Rowan McKenzie

Perth, Western Australia 3 posts

Over to you Chief

Little did Callum Sinclair know towards the end of last season, that 2018 would prove to be a career defining one for him. With the unfortunate season-ending ACL injury sustained by promising ruckman Sam Naismith, Sinclair has been entrusted with carrying the Swans' ruck hopes all on his own. With the Crayfish sidelined for the entire 2018 season, the spotlight will be on the enigmatic ... Continue Reading »

The Evolution of the Chief

Image courtesy of harolad Two years ago, the relatively inexperienced mature aged ruckman Callum Sinclair joined the Swans. Considered at the time to be a massive win for the Eagles, he swapped places with homesick speedster Lewis Jetta, as the Swans battled their salary cap and trade restrictions. Both players filled roles both teams needed. The Swans needed a backup ruckman that could kick goals, ... Continue Reading »

Papley the unsung Plumber

When the Sydney Swans selected Tom Papley with their first selection in the 2016 Rookie Draft, not many people would have dreamed the apprentice plumber becoming one of the Swans most influential players so early in his career. But that's exactly what the former Gippsland Power prospect has become. The well documented grandson of former South Melbourne players Max Papley and Jeff Bray, the 19-year-old ... Continue Reading »