Tag: Reserves

A 22-post collection

Shaun Edwards one step closer to AFL with promising comeback

Shaun Edwards will look to build after making a promising comeback from injury last weekend against Sydney University, when the Swans travel to Newcastle for NEAFL's round 9 clash against Gold Coast. Edwards, the ex-Bomber and Giant, arrived at the club through the 2016 rookie draft, injured his AC joint in the Swans' NEAFL clash against NT Thunder earlier this year. The injury didn't require ... Continue Reading »

Tippett, Naismith, a chance to miss Eagles clash

Swans ruckman Callum Sinclair could be forced to ruck solo against the Eagles on Thursday night, after Tippett and Naismith remained in Sydney to prove their fitness. Tippetts' ankle injury sustained against the Western Bulldogs in round 2, forced him out of the narrow loss against Collingwood in round 3. Naismith missing the important clash comes as a surprise, after he played well against the ... Continue Reading »

2016 in review part 5: the players

This is the 5th and final article in a series of 5, following on from part 4. You can read from the start by visiting part 1 here. This article will discuss the senior players' performance throughout the season. Few could argue that Josh Kennedy was a deserving winner of the Swans best and fairest award, with another stellar season and excellent finals campaign. Battered ... Continue Reading »

Xavier Richards among 3 to get the chop

In a colossal screw up by Richards and his Manager, Xavier has been delisted by the Swans. The club today announced their final list changes before the NAB Draft, with Hiscox and Davis joining Xavier. Richards played 10 games this season, for a career tally of 12, while Hiscox made his debut in '16 and Davis was yet to play for the senior team. Xavier ... Continue Reading »

The uncontractables

Now that the AFL's trade week has finished, the Swans have turned their attention to their out of contract players. Want-away forward Xavier Richards, who requested a trade to a Victorian era club, is still with the Swans after no other club courted him. It wasn't that the club was asking anything for the uncontracted forward, there wasn't any interest in him. Still, he can ... Continue Reading »

2016 in review part 2: first half of the season

This is the 2nd article in a series of 5, following on from part 1. This article will discuss the games in the first half of the season, expectations and overall performance. While the pre-season had shown glimpses of what was to come, there weren't many pundits and experts that fancied the Swans to do as well as they did. The Swans hit the bye ... Continue Reading »

AFL's Free Agent circus kicks off today

The 2016 Free Agent trade period circus kicks off today with 23 players available to be traded, picked up, swapped like cars and generally going wherever they like for the biggest pay packet they can get, according to the AFL. Some of the players on the list have already declared destinations, while a number of players are at the end of their careers. To kick ... Continue Reading »