The Swans have a major flaw to fix if they are to realise their potential this season, writes News Corp football guru Mick McGuane.
Adam Goodes’ presence at Saturday’s Swans premiership reunion was widely celebrated but what does it mean for his future football involvement?
Tom Hickey made a successful return from injury in the VFL last weekend but the Swans are yet to confirm when he will be back in the senior side.
The Brisbane Lions delivered Sydney a reality check last week but one of the Swans’ best young players believes they can compete for this year’s premiership.
There are injury reinforcements on the way for the Swans but a reliable member of their backline is in doubt for Saturday’s match against Gold Coast.
One thing really stands out when looking at Aquinas College’s team ahead of their round-one clash against fellow Alcock Cup contenders Wesley College on Saturday.
The high-flying Swans face a stiff test against fellow top-four side Brisbane at the SCG on Sunday but will regain a key player for the clash.
Paddy McCartin has been pictured slumped against the lockers in Sydney’s changerooms after being substituted out with what appeared to be the ninth concussion of his AFL career.
Sam Landsberger and James Bresnehan
Isaac Heeney is the talk of the AFL world with his string of outstanding performances for flag fancy Sydney but the man himself prefers to escape the spotlight.
The Swans were already favourites to continue their strong start to the season against Hawthorn, but they have extra reason to be confident now.
Josh Kennedy’s been at the forefront of the Swans’ success for more than a decade but, at age 33, the times are a-changin’, Mick McGuane writes
The Swans will have to wait another week to regain Tom Papley but they may not have to be as patient with Lance Franklin.
Sydney young gun Logan McDonald reminded WA footy fans why he should be on their key forward wish list with a promising display in his first game in his home state.
The Eagles say they will conduct a normal review process of Friday’s night’s disastrous loss to Sydney and have ruled out any early-season purge of veteran players as the season slips away.
West Coast’s teetering season appears in danger of collapse after being exposed in a disastrous 63-point hammering from Sydney in the heaviest home defeat of coach Adam Simpson’s nine-year reign.
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Chad Warner might be best known for kicking the ball to Lance Franklin for his 1000th goal, but the 20-year-old is starting to make a name for himself with his impressive start to 2022.
The Swans played Nick Blakey in a series of positions before sending him into defence in an attempt to get more out of him. The rest is history.
The Swans are struggling to win contested possessions this year and this must change if they are to be a flag force, Mick McGuane writes.
Tim English played the game of his life against the Swans, simultaneously breathing new life into the Bulldog’s campaign and creating a problem for the club. SUBSCRIBE for all the news out of the big Thursday night clash.
Jay Clark and Ronny Lerner
Lance Franklin has ticked off a major career milestone but still has a huge goal in mind before he hangs up the boots as a Swan.
The fan who snaffled the ball Lance Franklin kicked his 1000th goal with has delivered the souvenir Sherrin to the Swans superstar.
The lucky Swans fan, Alex Wheeler, who snaffled the Sherrin that Lance Franklin put through the SCG uprights on Friday night for his 1000th career goal has returned it to the Swans superstar.
West Coast’s history is decorated with red-letter days, but the 15-point loss on Sunday will sit alongside some of the club’s finest wins, writes Braden Quartermaine.
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