Tag: Reserve Players

A 23-post collection

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 »

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 »

Swans rookie to miss 3 with shoulder injury

Swans rookie and AFL journeyman Shaun Edwards is expected to be sidelined for 3 weeks, having suffered a shoulder injury on Friday night against NT Thunder. Edwards was forced off the ground in the second quarter and failed to return to the field, after being on the receiving end of a robust hip-and-shoulder, and the bad news was confirmed later with scans revealing a grade ... Continue Reading »

Trading places, a Jack of all trades

Injury to former Swans captain Kieren Jack, has paved the way for his younger brother Brandon Jack to make his long awaited return to the senior team, playing his first AFL game in over 12 months. The enigmatic forward-turned-midfielder has always turned heads, especially with his dominating performances in the NEAFL, and while he's showed glimpses of undoubted potential and ability in the AFL, he ... 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 »

Player Ratings: vs Greater Western Sydney Round 5, 2017

It's fair to say that GWS are the best team in Sydney at the moment, and with three losses in a row its hard to argue. Apart from 30 minutes of good football from the Swans, the Giants dominated. Take away the first 5 minutes of the first quarter, and it was arguably the worst half of football the Swans played in well over a ... 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 »