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.

Injury update: Naismith ruled out, Kennedy in doubt

Coach John Longmire confirmed today, ahead of Thursday's main training session, that ruck man Sam Naismith has been ruled out of Saturday's clash against Fremantle. Naismith continues to recover from a hip injury he suffered against Hawthorn in round 19, and sat out last Friday nights win against Geelong. Meanwhile, captain Josh Kennedy will be put through his paces today during the main session in ... Continue Reading »

Injury update: Kennedy in doubt for Fremantle clash

Sydney Swans captain Josh Kennedy will be a wait-and-see prospect throughout the week, in his bid to prove his fitness ahead of the Fremantle clash on Saturday afternoon. Kennedy was a notable absentee from last weekend's win against the Cats, after the skipper suffered a mild hamstring strain in the first half against Hawthorn two weeks ago. With a full weekend's rest, the 29-year-old has ... Continue Reading »

Injury update: Key Swans in race against time

The Swans could welcome back a bevy of players for the Friday night clash agains the Cats at Skilled Stadium, with injuries to key players not as bad as first feared. Captain Josh Kennedy has been cleared of any serious injury and still remains in the frame to take on the Cats, with the Wednesday training session being pivotal. Speaking with HCF, Swans Head of ... Continue Reading »

Three's company: Longmire faces selection headache with an embarrassment of riches ahead of Hawks clash

Longmire faced the press earlier today in his scheduled Monday conference and answered the burning questions ahead of the crucial clash against the Hawks on Friday night. Despite Callum Sinclair playing a blinder, kicking 5 goals with 8 contested marks, the best contested performance since Barry Hall in 2008, his position in the team is far from assured. Kurt Tippett is banging down the door ... Continue Reading »

Franklin's super human effort

It was revealed on Monday that Franklin's match winning performance for the Swans against the Giants almost never happened, having sustained a knee injury in Thursday's main training session. The superstar booted four goals and collected 18 disposals, 8 marks, had 10 score involvements and 607 metres gained, in a best aground display that saw him take back the lead in the coleman medal race. ... Continue Reading »

Injury update: Bondi Billionaire duo to be monitored

Injured forwards Kurt Tippett (groin) and Sam Reid (groin) are set to be monitored throughout the week ahead of Saturday's Pride Game against St Kilda. Reid played limited game time against the Giants in the Swans 13 point victory on Saturday night after tweaking his groin early in the game. Sydney Swans Head of Football Tom Harley said a decision on whether the forward faced ... Continue Reading »

Swans Injury Update: Mills in doubt for Suns clash, Hayward to miss

The Swans are set to be without exciting forward Will Hayward and 2016 Rising Star Callum Mills for the Swans clash against the Gold Coast Suns at the SCG this Saturday afternoon. Hayward was the surprise omission following the Essendon clash in round 14, but it was revealed that he had been suffering foot soreness, and will miss at least another week. “He’s had ... Continue Reading »

Much loved defender Alex Johnson set to play in Swans Demons NEAFL match

After ten operations, five knee reconstructions, almost five years without a senior AFL game and 1736 days on the sidelines, Alex Johnson will line up for the Sydney Swans NEAFL side in Saturday's clash with the Canberra Demons at Manuka Oval. The tough, courageous and resilient 25-year-old defender, just a few words that describe the much-loved defender, he's had to overcome infections and a myriad ... Continue Reading »

Alex Johnson on the verge of NEAFL return

Sydney Swans premiership defender Alex Johnson, according to Peter Ryan of AFL.com.au, is on the verge of making his long-awaited comeback from five knee reconstructions. While he hasn't played a game since 2014, AFL.com.au's Peter Ryan believes the Swans are considering selecting him ahead of their NEAFL clash against Canberra on Saturday. While nothing is certain, the prospect of Alex returning ... Continue Reading »

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 »