SYDNEY champion Adam Goodes could make a spectacular return this week after surviving a gruelling training session. Goodes, who hasn’t played since round 13, had struggled to return to running following a knee injury. Swans coach John Longmire was optimistic that his star player could return. “He had a pretty dramatic improvement in the last [...]
In a day marred with controversy, there was still some action to be had on the trade tables as we countdown with two days remaining in the 2012 trade period. The AFL has launched an official investigation into Adelaide’s last contract with on-the-move forward Kurt Tippett after the Crows board revealed they had come [...]
HAWTHORN 4.5 4.6 9.10 11.15 (81) SYDNEY SWANS 1.4 7.4 10.5 14.7 (91) Sydney are the 2012 premiers, triumphing over Hawthorn in an absolute epic in front of 99,683 passionate AFL fans. Ryan O’Keefe took the Norm Smith medal as best on ground, but there were so many winners [...]
Well, it’s here. Grand Final Day. It’s been a spectacular 2012 and there’s no reason to expect that isn’t going to stop now, with two closely matched sides poised to fight out what will hopefully be a cracker at the MCG this afternoon. But what will be the difference for each side today? Since the [...]
WHERE AND WHEN: SCG, Saturday August 25, 4.40pm LAST TIME: Sydney Swans 16.10 (106) d Hawthorn 10.9 (69), round five, 2012 at Aurora Stadium In what looms as an absolutely mouth-watering clash of incredible importance, the Swans and the Hawks will do battle at the SCG on Saturday evening. Although we’ve seen first take on second towards [...]
WESTERN BULLDOGS 6.2 8.3 11.5 13.7 (85) SYDNEY SWANS 3.2 10.5 16.9 26.11 (167) The Sydney Swans have overcome a spirited Western Bulldogs, and an incredible club record 47-disposal game from Ryan Griffen, to take clear top spot on the AFL ladder with an 82-point victory. In a strange round of upsets, where two of [...]
Another blow-out looms for battling Bulldogs, with the Swans eyeing their fourth consecutive victory over the Dogs in the first clash between the two clubs at Etihad Stadium. The Dogs have to avoid their ninth straight loss in a row after a disappointing result against the Tigers last week. The Sydney Swans’ nine-match winning streak was broken [...]
CARLTON 3.1 5.3 6.6 10.11 (71) SYDNEY SWANS 4.4 8.6 11.8 14.9 (93) The Swans have continued on their merry way as they march towards a home final, doing what was needed against a solid Carlton at Etihad on Sunday. Their 22-point victory leaves Carlton with little hope of making the finals after a commanding [...]
GOLD COAST 2.1 5.2 7.4 8.6 (54) SYDNEY SWANS 6.3 8.7 16.9 19.12 (126) Once again Suns captain Gary Ablett has produced a masterclass yet has still been powerless to stop his Suns from being completely dismantled by a superior opponent. The Swans rotated opponents off the Brownlow Medallist, allowing their midfield group to quickly [...]
WHERE AND WHEN: Metricon Stadium, Saturday July 28, 7.40pm LAST TIME: Sydney Swans 15.16 (106) d Gold Coast 4.12 (36), round 16, 2011, at Metricon Stadium Gold Coast play host to what is quickly becoming one of the toughest tasks in the AFL on Saturday night, the rampaging Sydney Swans. The young Suns [...]
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