Sydney Swans

Franklin struck down by hamstring injury at training

The return of Sydney superstar Lance Franklin has once again been pushed back, after the forward suffered a hamstring injury at training.

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5 days ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

When will Lance Franklin return to full training?

Sydney Swans defender Dane Rampe has confirmed star forward Lance Franklin is set to return to full contact training this week. Franklin suffered an injury setback late in 2019 after returning early to pre-season training following a knee complaint during last season. The league’s hiatus has proven beneficial...

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5 days ago, SEN, Sydney Swans

Sydney coach Longmire slams football department critics

Sydney Swans coach John Longmire has labelled suggestions AFL gameplay will improve because of forced cuts to football departments as "naive".

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2 weeks ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

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

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

The Sydney Swans would be disappointed with the season that they had in 2019, finishing with eight wins, which left them languishing at 15th on the ladder. Despite the fact they were disappointing, they still have some quality players to pick from, so selecting the ten players they can least afford to...

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2 weeks ago, The Roar, Sydney Swans

A Buddy big deal: Swans superstar Lance Franklin will be ready when AFL returns, and Sam Reid may follow

Sydney superstar Lance Franklin is ready for round two of the AFL season, while fellow forward Sam Reid may also be in the mix after recovering from knee surgery during the COVID-19 stoppage.

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3 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Sydney Swans

Franklin ready, Reid in the mix as Swans prepare for AFL restart

The suspension of the AFL season came at a good time for both the forward duo, both of whom missed the Swans' round-one win over Adelaide.

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3 weeks ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

Clarkson “wore thin” on Franklin during final season at Hawthorn

Jordan Lewis has given an insight into the relationship between Alastair Clarkson and Lance Franklin during their final year together at Hawthorn. Speaking on SEN Breakfast, Lewis says Clarkson’s attempts to pull Franklin “into line” eventually “wore thin” on the forward who completing a shock move...

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3 weeks ago, SEN, Hawthorn Hawks, Sydney Swans

Franklin ready for restart

Franklin ready for restart

Sydney forward Lance Franklin. (Sports Media Image/Marcel Berens) SYDNEY superstar Lance Franklin is ready for round two of the AFL season, while fellow forward Sam Reid may also be in the mix after recovering from knee surgery during the COVID-19 stoppage. Franklin underwent a knee arthroscopy in January...

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3 weeks ago, K-Rock Football, Sydney Swans

Hawthorn attempted to trade Buddy Franklin in 2012

?? The post Hawthorn attempted to trade Buddy Franklin in 2012 appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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3 weeks ago, Zero Hanger, Hawthorn Hawks, Sydney Swans

‘Can’t believe he even knows’: Collingwood’s Jack Madgen reveals brutal Buddy Franklin sledge on debut

Collingwood defender Jack Madgen has revealed the rough sledge - with some research behind it - he copped on debut when he went up against Lance Franklin.

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3 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Collingwood Magpies, Sydney Swans

Franklin finds 'silver lining' in AFL holding pattern

Sydney superstar Lance Franklin could be playing in the Swans' next AFL match, as he continues his rehabilitation after knee surgery.

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1 month ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

Sydney Swans pull out of $70 million headquarters deal in major coronavirus blow

Sydney has put plans for a new $70 million AFL headquarters on hold because of the financial impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

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1 month ago, Fox Sports, Sydney Swans

All eyes on goal 1000: Buddy Franklin looks ready for AFL return — meaning history is within reach

Sydney is confident Lance Franklin will be fully fit for when the 2020 AFL season recommences, with the superstar forward now running normally.

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1 month ago, Fox Sports, Sydney Swans

Longmire defends Heeney’s isolation antics

Sydney coach John Longmire has defended AFL star Isaac Heeney in response to criticism of his isolation behaviour, saying now is the time to take a breath and hold back on strong opinions.

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1 month ago, Herald Sun, Sydney Swans

Longmire backs isolation hub

AFL: Sydney Swans coach John Longmire says he is all for an isolation hub if it means getting footy back underway as soon as possible.

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1 month ago, Herald Sun, Sydney Swans

Hawthorn legend Jason Dunstall explains why he rates Gary Ablett Jr ahead of Lance Franklin

Hawthorn legend Jason Dunstall has rated Gary Ablett as the best player to play the game this millennium, ahead of Lance Franklin and Nick Riewoldt.

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

How long has Buddy Franklin got left?

AFL: The Fox Footy crew look at how long Buddy Franklin can play at an elite level.

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2 months ago, Herald Sun, Sydney Swans

AFL: Round 1, Adelaide Crows vs Sydney Swans

A new-look, younger Sydney outfit has got off to a perfect start to 2020.

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2 months ago, Fox Sports, Adelaide Crows, Sydney Swans

Longmire hails Swans' effort in holding off Crows for thrilling win

There aren't many doubts about Sydney's long-term future on the field. Their short-term fortunes might be better than was first thought as well.

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2 months ago, The Age, Adelaide Crows, Sydney Swans

'It's unprecedented': Longmire delivers Swans presser via app

Swans coach broadcast his weekly press conference on a video webinar platform, as measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus kick in across the AFL.

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2 months ago, The Age, Sydney Swans

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