Tag: Injuries

All the injury news for Sydney Swans senior, reserve and academy players. Weekly updates with the current injury list, as well as articles for new injuries.

Swans Injury Update: McVeigh, Aliir set to return, Tippett two weeks away

Sydney will be spoiled for choice on Thursday afternoon with McVeigh and Aliir both putting their hands up to return. Aliir, who narrowly missed out on selection last week, has been deemed fully fit and is expected to be available for Melbourne on Friday night, or the NEAFL on Saturday. The 22-year-old was still feeling the effects of a tweaked medial ligament, suffered in the ... Continue Reading »

Swans injury update - veteran midfielder set to return

The Sydney Swans are set to welcome back veteran midfielder and former captain Jarrad McVeigh this week, after overcoming the latest in a long line of soft tissue injuries. The 289-game-player will be a welcome return to the Swans senior side, having played just two games so far for the Sydney side, given he makes it through Wednesday's training session unscathed. “Jarrad’s done a ... Continue Reading »

Swans post match injuries and suspensions - NEAFL and AFL

The Swans thrilling come-form-behind win on Saturday afternoon has been soured by the news that Zak Jones has been offered 1 week for a supposed elbow to the head of Butler off the ball. The inconclusive video evidence shows Jones and Butler tangling off the ball, with Jones jogging away while Butler was rolling around in the grass. If you can stomach the annoying host ... Continue Reading »

Injury Update: Emerging talent to miss rest of season

Swans emerging ruck talent Darcy Cameron has been ruled out of the rest of the season, having dislocated his shoulder against GWS Giants in the NEAFL on Saturday. The 21-year-old will require corrective surgery and won't be expected to return until post-season. Swans Head of Football Tom Harley says that it's a disappointing setback for the young ruckman. “It’s rotten luck for Darcy Cameron ... Continue Reading »

Dan Robinson's rotten run of luck continues

The developing midfielder can't quite catch a break these days, and could miss up to another month off football after a clash on Friday night broke his jaw. The 22-year-old was struck in a marking contest, an incident that was cited by the umpires and referred directly to the tribunal. Scans on Saturday revealed the full extent of the injury, another unfortunate injury for a ... Continue Reading »

Injury Update: Kieren Jack making good progress

Former Sydney Swans captain Kieren Jack is making good progress in his recovery from injury, and may make his return to senior football this weekend. The 29-year-old Swans veteran has been sidelined since the round 5 clash against GWS, having battled through the first five rounds with a hip injury he sustained in the pre-season. Swans Head of Football Tom Harley said that the midfielder ... Continue Reading »

Injury update: Cunningham to miss six, Jack and Naismith in contention

John Longmire today confirmed that 23-year-old midfielder Harry Cunningham will be sidelined for six weeks as he recovers from a partial Lisfranc ligament tear in his ankle. The young midfielder, who had kicked two goals and had 12 disposals in the match until he was forced off, was lucky to avoid a lengthy spell off the field, with Michael Talia missing 12 months and Dane ... Continue Reading »

Longmire fronts the press, confirms Cunningham 6-week injury

A silky performance by the Swans on Saturday afternoon has been somewhat soured by the news that Harry Cunningham has suffered an ankle injury and will miss at least 6 weeks. Longmire fronted the press today and confirmed the bad news, that the midfielder had suffered a partial ligament tear in his ankle. https://twitter.com/sydneyswans/status/866441476502282240 It's terrible timing for the 23-year-old ... Continue Reading »

Teams: Sydney vs St Kilda, Saturday May 20th, 1:45pm AEST

The Swans will welcome back three of its biggest names, including milestone man Dane Rampe, set to play his 100th game, for their crucial clash against the Saints on Saturday afternoon at Etihad stadium. The Swans have been without Dane Rampe since round 2 when he injured himself in a freak running accident, Kurt Tippett since round 4 when he injured his hip on return ... Continue Reading »

Key pair in line for recall

The Swans could be boosted before their clash with the Saints this weekend, with the return of senior stars Kurt Tippett and Dane Rampe. Dane Rampe played in just the first game of this season, before a bizarre injury while on a recovery run with the group around Moore Park, where he tripped and fell over a chain fence, breaking his arm. Swans' coach John ... Continue Reading »

Injury update: McVeigh sidelined with hamstring strain

Swans veteran Jarrad McVeigh has been ruled out of this weekend's match against St Kilda, having strained his hamstring last weekend in the first quarter against North Melbourne. Despite treatment early in the game, Jarrad McVeigh struggled to play through the first half, kicking two goals as a forward before he spent the rest of the match on the sidelines. Swans head of football Tom ... Continue Reading »

McVeigh in doubt for crucial Saints clash

Former Swans captain Jarrad McVeigh is in doubt to face St Kilda at Etihad this Saturday, after struggling through the Swans' 42 point win against North Melbourne match on Sunday evening with hamstring tightness. McVeigh, 32, played in attack and kicked two crucial goals in the second quarter, despite looking hampered. He was easily chased down on the lead by Ed Vickers-Willis, but used his ... Continue Reading »

Swans rookie to miss 3 with shoulder injury

Swans rookie and AFL journeyman Shaun Edwards is expected to be sidelined for 3 weeks, having suffered a shoulder injury on Friday night against NT Thunder. Edwards was forced off the ground in the second quarter and failed to return to the field, after being on the receiving end of a robust hip-and-shoulder, and the bad news was confirmed later with scans revealing a grade ... Continue Reading »

Rohan ruled out of Lions clash

The Swans have today confirmed that Gary Rohan has been ruled out of Sunday's clash against the Lions, after his spectacular fall against Carlton last week. Rohan suffered concussion and whiplash when he landed on his neck, after cartwheeling over Sam Rowe in an attempted spoil in the 3rd quarter. https://twitter.com/AFL/status/858198154662952960 The latest injury is another in a long list ... Continue Reading »

Swans injury update

This weeks Swans injury update brings good news, with Jarrad McVeigh set to return to the senior side for the first time this season. He'll be the first in a long line of players to leave the Swans burgeoning medical ward, and could be joined by Harry Marsh, Gary Rohan and Kurt Tippett, if they're able to pass fitness tests on Friday, ahead of Sunday's ... Continue Reading »