Sydney Swans

Manager behind Buddy deal reveals how Swans and Franklin kept deal secret

"I said if it gets out it won't happen, there will be too many issues if it gets out. It was a real needs to know basis of who knew."

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4 days ago, Zero Hanger, Sydney Swans

AFL trade news, rumours, whispers 2021: Adam Cerra vs Jordan Dawson, Fremantle offer, Sydney Swans contract, Carlton deal, Adelaide Crows

Adam Cerra, for months, has widely been regarded as the headline act of this year’s trade period and the best player available on the open market.

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3 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Adelaide Crows, Carlton Blues, Fremantle Dockers, Sydney Swans

Unexpected delights: Sydney Swans season review

In the latest of my series of annual reviews is a side that flew up the ladder from an ignominious bottom-four finish last year to being a premiership smokey in 2021: the Sydney Swans. As always, we will begin with what worked for the Swans before looking at what failed, the questions that remain and...

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3 weeks ago, The Roar, Sydney Swans

The five players your team can least afford to lose: Sydney Swans

The Sydney Swans finished sixth on the ladder with 15 wins and seven losses in the home-and-away season. But for the purpose of this exercise they are effectively seventh overall as a result of their elimination final loss to the Giants in season 2021, by a solitary point. More...

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1 month ago, The Roar, Sydney Swans

Almanac Footy – The 2016 Grand Final: Western Bulldogs v Sydney Swans

In the lead-up to Saturday's big match, The Footy Almanac continues its coverage of Grand Finals involving either or both of this year's combatants. Today it's the turn of the Western Bulldogs and their landmark 2016 victory over the Sydney Swans.

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1 month ago, The Footy Almanac, Sydney Swans, Western Bulldogs

AFL 2021 finals week one: Sydney Swans v GWS Giants – live!

Updates from the elimination final at York ParkStart time in Launceston is 3.20pm AESTAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 5.53am BST 8 GIANTS set to enter the finals stage for the first time #AFLSwansGIANTS #BigBigSound pic.twitter.com/g9ggT6swiz 5.50am BST It’s been a significant year for footy...

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2 months ago, The Guardian, Greater Western Sydney Giants, Sydney Swans

Live AFL Finals 2021, Second Elimination Final, Sydney Swans vs GWS Giants: Live scores, updates, blog, stats, stream, video, news

One of 2021’s surprise packets will overcome the adversity of months on the road to advance into a semi-final as Sydney faces GWS in the first AFL final played in Tasmania.

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2 months ago, Fox Sports, Greater Western Sydney Giants, Sydney Swans

Best Buddy: How love for red-and-white family gives Franklin shot at greatness

Lance Franklin now stands to reap the rewards of last year’s sacrifices - as all footy lovers count down the goals he needs to join the exclusive 1000 club.

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2 months ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

‘It’s about winning’: Sellout crowd to see Franklin’s return to the finals

Ideally, this game would be taking place in front of a heaving full house at the SCG, but Tasmanians have not passed up the opportunity to witness history on Saturday.

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2 months ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

Franklin, seven Dees in AFL All Australian squad

Sydney’s Lance Franklin could become the first AFL star to win a ninth All Australian blazer after being named in the 40-man squad alongside seven players from minor premiers Melbourne. Reigning premiers Richmond are one of three clubs without a nominee this year, along with bottom sides North...

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2 months ago, The Roar, Melbourne Demons, Sydney Swans

Longmire unsure on the fitness of Mills & Kennedy

AFL: Sydney Swans coach John Longmire remains unsure whether star duo Callum Mills and Josh Kennedy will be fit for their Finals clash against the Giants.

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2 months ago, Herald Sun, Sydney Swans

COVID set to take shine off Franklin’s 1000th goal celebrations

After a weekend which saw AFL legends Alastair Clarkson, Shaun Burgoyne and Eddie Betts bid farewell to empty stadiums, another magical moment threatens to be marred by COVID-19.

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2 months ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

Six-goal haul takes flying Franklin into the nervous 990s

Lance Franklin is now just eight goals away from reaching the 1000-goal milestone, raising the increasingly real possibility of knocking it over this September - provided the Swans go deep enough in the finals.

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2 months ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

Live AFL 2021, Sydney Swans vs Gold Coast Suns, Round 23: Live scores, updates, blog, stats, stream, video, news

Sydney will try and keep the pressure on teams above it in preparation for a return to the finals with a tune-up against Gold Coast.

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2 months ago, Fox Sports, Gold Coast Suns, Sydney Swans

‘Do you want a tip?’: Franklin giving opponents on-field lessons

Not content with being an on-field mentor for Sydney’s young forward line, the greatest goalkicker of the 21st century is also telling rivals during games what to do.

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2 months ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

Swans give Franklin pre-finals freshen up

In a blow to the chances of Lance Franklin kicking his 1000th goal this year, the Swans are resting the superstar forward this week.

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2 months ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

Franklin out for Sydney as Cameron returns for Cats

North Melbourne defenders can sleep a little easier on Friday night after Sydney champion Lance Franklin was ruled out of Saturday night’s match against the Kangaroos.

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2 months ago, The Age, Geelong Cats, Sydney Swans

How Swans will manage Franklin in run to finals

The bye after round 23 is shaping as the ace up the Swans’ sleeve as they aim to have the champion forward ready to fire in the club’s return to the finals.

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2 months ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

Longmire talks life for nomadic Swans

AFL: Sydney Swans coach John Longmire admits his side are mentally prepared to be away from their New South Wales homes until the end of the 2021 season.

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2 months ago, Herald Sun, Sydney Swans

Sydney Swans set for a salary cap squeeze

AFL: Senior foxfooty.com.au reporter Tom Morris provides an update on the Swans' cap squeeze and how they're placed heading into the trade period

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2 months ago, Herald Sun, Sydney Swans

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