Tag: Contracts

A 42-post collection

Sydney Swans insist Aliir Aliir and Kurt Tippett are going no where

Sydney Swans Head of Football Tom Harley insists that Kurt Tippett and Aliir Aliir are staying put with the Swans. Kurt Tippett played nine games in an injury-interrupted 2017, dogged by ankle issues throughout the year, eventually missing the finals with Callum Sinclair and Sam Naismith preferred over him. Tippett's extension has been incorrectly reported for months now, with the big man extending his stay ... Continue Reading »

Veteran Jarrad McVeigh signs on for another season

Former captain Jarrad McVeigh has extended his career with the Swans into a 16th year by signing a 1-year contract extension. Speculation was rife through July and August as to his future, with many media commentators and journalists claiming that he was as good as gone, while we here at the blog commented that his future was uncertain. Fortunately, the 32-year-old has put pen to ... Continue Reading »

Swans in the running for Stevie J

Retiring Steve Johnson has found himself somewhat in demand, fielding offers from the AFL and A-League for coaching positions once his playing career comes to an end. Having announced his retirement last Thursday, the former Geelong premiership star has been linked to a number of clubs, with the Swans the front-runners. Discussing the matter on Melbourne's Triple M on Saturday afternoon, Damien Barrett said that ... Continue Reading »

Swan champion Jarrad McVeigh's future in doubt

The Sydney Swans champion and former captain's future with the harbour side club is in doubt, coming out of contract at years' end. Despite great form and a considerable influence on the backline, especially their return to form after round 6, McVeigh has yet to sign an extension with the club. More recently Sporting News suggested the former captain could seek pastures anew, with an ... Continue Reading »

Swing man Reid extends with the Swans for four more years

The Swans last night announced the contract extension of the elusive, in-demand swing man Sam Reid, signing on for another four years. It's fantastic news for the football club, who had to stave off interest from Collingwood, as well as the constant media circus surrounding the player in Victoria. Reid was due to become a restricted free agent at the end of this season, but ... Continue Reading »

Proud Swan speaks to the media after inking new contract

Zak Jones today spoke to the media, fresh after signing on for two more years with the Swans. The rumours surrounding contract saga recently picked up steam, with McVeigh mooted as a possible addition in a trade with the Demons. Thankfully, Zak and his management put those rumours to an end, and much to the delight of the Swans faithful, repaid their faith and will ... Continue Reading »

Zippy Zak Jones signs on for two more years

In a huge boost for the Swans today, attacking defender Zak Jones put ink to paper, and signed on with the club for another two years. The exciting defender was the centre piece of the on-again, off-again pursuit from Melbourne, with the Jones family connection strong with this one. Various reports in the media suggested he was good as gone, with the latest rumour picking ... Continue Reading »

Exciting promoted rookie shows Sam Reid and Zak Jones how its done

Sydney Swans exciting defender Lewis Melican, who has his own cult following on Facebook, has capped off an impressive debut season by signing on with the Swans for three more years. With Zak Jones and Sam Reid tied to chairs and forced to watch, he skilfully flicked, swished and swiped his pen across the dotted line, giving off satisfied grunts with every movement. Like many ... Continue Reading »

Sydney Swans lock down promising youngsters on new deals

Sydney has moved quickly to secure two of its more promising players, with Oliver Florent, taken in last years NAB AFL Draft with pick 11 and Jordan Dawson re-committing to the club. Florent, the Swans first pick in last years draft, has signed a two year extension to keep him at the Swans until the end of 2020. Dawson has also penned a two year ... Continue Reading »

Tom Harley pours cold water on Jones speculation

Sydney Swans Football Manager Tom Harley has all but ended speculation about Jones's future today, after announcing the the young Swan is close to re-signing while speaking with SEN. Jones, the 21-year-old brother of Melbourne captain Nathan Jones, has enjoyed a stellar break-out season, averaging 21 disposals in a variety of roles through the midfield and across half back. The emerging star in his fourth ... Continue Reading »

Victorian sharks are circling Jones, according to Niall

Without any real evidence, and casually linking Jones to his brother at Melbourne, well, just because, Jake Niall has indicated that Essendon, North Melbourne, Melbourne and St Kilda will be interested in the gun youngster. The 22-year-old is out of contract at the end of this season and he's been making waves with his dashing performances. With his stock on the rise, several Victorian-based reporters ... Continue Reading »

Big fat Buddy makes Swans skinny, according to Roos, Niall

According to those in the know, and one of those a respected Swans legend, the recruitment of Lance "Buddy" Franklin from Hawthorn for 10 million over 9 years, could be contributing to the Swans' decline this season. It's a fair argument to make, with former Swans fringe players like Biggs and Membrey playing well for the Western Bulldogs and St Kilda respectively, as well as ... Continue Reading »

John Longmire with Foxtel's On The Couch

Sydney Swans coach John Longmire tonight appeared on AFL: On The Couch, speaking with Gerard Healy, Jason Dunstall and Jason Brown. He fielded questions on the start to the season, Kieren Jack, Aliir Aliir and Dane Rampe, as well as managing expectations and evolving as a coach. As expected, with questions over Kieren's performances in recent weeks, Gerard Healy asked John if he had any ... Continue Reading »

Darcy Cameron extends contract, without playing a senior game

Following the Swans tradition, Darcy Cameron has signed a 1 year contract extension without playing a senior game, having played just one for the NEAFL side, and he's injured! There must be something about the young man that the Swans want to lock down, after several impressive outings in the JLT cup, he would have come into the team for the Eagles clash if he ... Continue Reading »

Clubman of the year goes around another year

In fantastic news for club and supporters, Alex Johnson has put pen to paper and signed on for another season. The 24-year-old's recovery is on track, having undergone an incredible 5th knee reconstruction earlier this year. Signing the extension repays the faith the club has put in him, with Tom Harley absolutely rapt for the unlucky defender. “We have always been committed to giving AJ ... Continue Reading »