Tag: Opinion

A 108-post collection

SwansCast Episode 30 - Another Carlton Friday night fizzer

Good evening all, it’s Sunday night, time for our very first Sunday SwansCast review show! It’s a full-on episode tonight, as we review the intriguing Swans win on Friday night, that had as many positives as negatives, while we look at the handful of players and where their future lies. Report – Ratings – POTY – Talking points - Longmire I think it's worthwhile taking a ... Continue Reading »

SwansCast Extra Episode 4 - Callum Mills, WTF!?

Good morning everyone, it is Friday and we’re 12 hours behind with the podcast, but it’s here! Time for another instalment of your favourite Sydney Swans weekend preview podcast, the SwansCast Extra. What a way to start the weekend though. Here we are, waiting for teams, and the Swans media department thought it would be a terrific idea to take a giant dump ... Continue Reading »

SwansCast Episode 28 - All is well at the SCG

Good evening all, it’s Monday and time for another instalment of your favourite Sydney Swans fans podcast, The Swans Blog’s SwansCast. It’s going to be a quick one tonight, given we recorded late and had a quick chat with Adam Curley from the AFL. From a SwansCast side of things, it's been a very busy night! Report – Ratings – POTY – Talking points - ... Continue Reading »

Old and new alike, Swans belt Fremantle off the park

It was an emphatic return to form at the Swans’ home ground, the SCG, that we all knew was coming. Thankfully, no repeats of the dreadful 2017 start, despite writing about the unwanted records looming for the Swans this year. Report – Ratings – POTY – Talking points - Longmire This time around, Fremantle had to play the role of patsy for the Swans faithful, gallantly returning to ... Continue Reading »

SwansCast Extra Episode 3 - Trolled by a pro

Good evening everyone, it's Thursday night and that means it's time for another instalment of your favourite Swans preview show, the SwansCast Extra! The team announcement was made at 6.10pm and it would be the understatement of the year to saw that the Swans faithful were surprised. Flabbergasted would be more appropriate, for they were well and truly trolled by a master. Rick Rolling ... Continue Reading »

SwansCast Episode 27 - Nothing Ronke with this rookie

Good evening all, it’s Monday and time for another instalment of your favourite Sydney Swans fans podcast, The Swans Blog’s SwansCast. It’s going to be a quick one tonight, given we recorded a few hours later than we wanted to, but a big thanks goes to Penny Jackson for filling in! Report – Ratings – POTY – Talking points It’s great to finally get ... Continue Reading »

SwansCast Extra Episode 2 - McCartin makes his debut

Good evening everyone, it's Thursday night and that means it's time for another instalment of your favourite Swans preview show, the SwansCast Extra! The team announcement was made at 6.25pm tonight, certainly to a mixed reception, a joyous and confused one you could say, with Tom McCartin making his debut this weekend against the Hawks. He's been killing it in the NEAFL and it ... Continue Reading »

What’s all this fuss about a game plan anyway?

After a terrific barnstorming final-quarter win against Geelong in Round 6, the Swans, clear favourites against the Roos, shot themselves in thee foot with another disappointing home ground performance. Not for the first time this season the Swans been expected to win and made a mess of things. It continues a long, storied chapter in of the club’s history of its aversion to favouritism. ... Continue Reading »

SwansCast Extra Episode 1 - He boldly predicts where no man has predicted before

It's finally here! Our very first episode of the SwansCast Extra, our weekend preview show, coming at you every week after the teams have been announced. It's a great week to kick start the Extra cast as well, with Nick Blakey informing North Melbourne and Brisbane of his intentions to remain with the Swans. He's a terrific young talent and will no doubt slot straight ... Continue Reading »

SwansCast Episode 25 - Kennedy is the king of Sydney

Evening all, it’s Monday night and time for another instalment of your favourite Sydney Swans podcast, The Swans Blogs’ SwansCast. We settle into this week on the back of a tremendous come-from-behind win at the Cattery on Saturday afternoon, making it three in a row at GMHBA and thoroughly shocking the local faithful. Report – Ratings – POTY – Talking points – Review It’s hard to put ... Continue Reading »

No Plan B? No worries

After weeks, nay months, seasons even, of criticism for lacking a mythical ‘plan b’, for when things go wrong, the Sydney Swans smashed the Cats in the last quarter on Saturday afternoon. They booted seven-goals-to-one in the last stanza, storming home and in the process, over-turning a 22-point deficit. They became the first team since West Coast in round 10, 2006, to beat the Cats ... Continue Reading »