Sydney Swans

How Longmire has been able to “re-engineer” the Swans

Tim Watson was full of praise for Sydney after they dismantled GWS on Thursday night. The Swans secured their fourth win of the season when beating the Giants by 41 points at Optus Stadium with a team that had an average experience of just 68 games, almost 30 less than their more experienced opponents. Watson...

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13 hours ago, SEN, Sydney Swans

Live AFL scores: Sydney Swans v GWS Giants

Follow the live action as the Swans meet the Giants in Perth from 8.10pm AEST.

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1 day ago, The Age, Greater Western Sydney Giants, Sydney Swans

GWS, Sydney Swans play it cool in Perth

Battle lines are normally drawn during the lead-up to an AFL derby in Perth, but GWS and Sydney have taken a more civil approach heading into Thursday night’s clash at Optus Stadium. From the Demolition Derby in 2000 to Andrew Gaff’s brutal punch on Andrew Brayshaw in 2018 – there’s...

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2 days ago, The New Daily, Greater Western Sydney Giants, Sydney Swans

Lance Franklin aiming to play again this year, despite mystery around Swans’ injury timeline

Lance Franklin is aiming to play again this year, but the Sydney Swans are still unable to guarantee it.

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4 days ago, Fox Sports, Sydney Swans

Sydney Swans debutant escapes metal studs sanction after Magpies’ injury

The AFL has written to its clubs to reinforce rules that ban metal boot studs after Sydney conceded Sam Wicks had worn them on Thursday night. Sydney player Sam Wicks and his club have escaped AFL sanction after the debutant wore non-compliant boots that Collingwood believe caused Isaac Quaynor’s...

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1 week ago, The Roar, Collingwood Magpies, Sydney Swans

Shorter games, seasons could extend some AFL careers: Longmire

Swans coach John Longmire was in favour of reduced gametime and shorter seasons before the COVID-19 pandemic - and he's seen nothing since to change his mind.

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1 week ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

Live AFL 2020, St Kilda vs Sydney Swans, Round 9 | Live scores, updates, stats, video, live stream, live blog

One of the AFL’s hottest teams, St Kilda, will try to keep its impressive season going against a tricky Sydney side on Saturday evening.

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1 week ago, Fox Sports, St Kilda Saints, Sydney Swans

Slip of the tongue: Franklin could be back for Sydney derby

Sydney boss Tom Harley may have let slip when Lance Franklin will return this season - and the good news for Swans fans is it could be sooner rather than later.

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2 weeks ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

'He's still building': Swans confident 2020 won't be a wipeout for Franklin

The Swans are also sweating on the fitness of co-captain Dane Rampe, who is a chance to face St Kilda this weekend just days after having surgery on a broken hand.

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2 weeks ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

Live AFL, Round 8, Sydney Swans vs Hawthorn | Live scores, stats, updates, video, live stream, live blog

Hawthorn simply must respond on Saturday afternoon against recent rival Sydney or else the scrutiny upon it will only increase.

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2 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Hawthorn Hawks, Sydney Swans

‘He can give a good cook’: Cheeky Damien Hardwick opens up on the ‘terrible tirade’ he received from John Longmire

A cheeky Damien Hardwick says he a copped a “terrible dressing down” from John Longmire after the Richmond coach’s veiled swipe at his Sydney counterpart following the two teams’ dour Round 6 clash.

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3 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Sydney Swans

'Help us get through': Swans coach Longmire joins call for extended bench

Clubs are concerned that shorter turnarounds will impact the ability of the AFL's superstars to back up for every game amid a condensed fixture.

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3 weeks ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

AFL 2020 live updates: GWS Giants vs Brisbane Lions, Sydney Swans vs Gold Coast Suns, Richmond Tigers vs North Melbourne Kangaroos

Follow a big Saturday of live action for round seven of the 2020 AFL season with the GWS Giants taking on the Brisbane Lions, Sydney Swans playing the Gold Coast Suns and Richmond Tigers meeting the North Melbourne Kangaroos.

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3 weeks ago, The Age, Brisbane Lions, Gold Coast Suns, Greater Western Sydney Giants, North Melbourne Kangaroos, Richmond Tigers, Sydney Swans

Live AFL, Round 7, Sydney Swans vs Gold Coast Suns | Live scores, stats, updates, video, live stream, live blog

Gold Coast returns to the scene of one of its most famous victories to face an injury-stricken Sydney side on Saturday afternoon.

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4 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Gold Coast Suns, Sydney Swans

Longmire responds to Hardwick’s “unnecessary and unwarranted” comments

Sydney coach John Longmire has issued a strong response to Damien Hardwick’s criticism of the Swans after Sunday night’s dour contest at the Gabba. Hardwick labelled the game “horrendous” and said the Swans were “no chance of scoring” in what was the second lowest-scoring match in the AFL era. The...

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1 month ago, SEN, Sydney Swans

'Unnecessary and unwarranted': Longmire hits back at Hardwick as Heeney ruled out for season

The Swans coach took aim at his Richmond counterpart after criticism of Sydney's game style in a dour, low-scoring defeat to the Tigers on Sunday.

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1 month ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

Live AFL, Round 6, Richmond vs Sydney Swans | Live scores, stats, updates, video, live stream, live blog

An injury-ravaged Richmond will look to begin hub life with a bang when it faces Sydney at the Gabba on Sunday afternoon.

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1 month ago, Fox Sports, Richmond Tigers, Sydney Swans

West Coast find winning edge over Sydney Swans

Sydney coach John Longmire says an injury list full of key position players left them exposed in Saturday's 34-point loss to the West Coast Eagles.

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1 month ago, The Age, Sydney Swans, West Coast Eagles

'There is life after a couple of knee reconstructions': Longmire backs Naismith to play again

Sam Naismith's AFL career isn't over despite his second ACL tear adding to a lengthy injury history, according to Sydney Swans coach John Longmire.

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1 month ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

The alarming stat for the Sydney Swans

Terry Wallace has uncovered some worrying numbers for the Sydney Swans. What once was a fortress of a home ground at the SCG is now actually a hindrance such is their subpar form at the venue. On the back of their 28-point loss to the Western Bulldogs on Thursday night, Wallace went through the alarming...

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1 month ago, SEN, Sydney Swans

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