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Longmire’s praise for pioneer Jack

Originally published by the Sydney Swans. Sydney Swans coach John Longmire has lauded the impact of retiring premiership hero Kieren Jack on the growth of Australian rules football in NSW. Jack grew up in Cherrybrook in Sydney’s north-west, played junior

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Oh, brother: Kick back now knowing you changed the footy landscape

Originally published in The Age, written by Brandon Jack. Growing up we had a lightpost across the road and it copped a battering. Every afternoon I’d hear this loud, dull thud. It was relentless. I’d wander outside and there I’d

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Swans celebrate Grassroots Appreciation Round

The Sydney Swans are this week celebrating Grassroots Appreciation Round, to acknowledge everyone involved in community football: the many players, coaches, umpires, parents and volunteers who make the running of junior clubs possible. During the week, the Swans have undertaken a

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Swans and GIANTS Youth Girls sides announced

The Under-16 Sydney Swans and GIANTS Female Academy sides have been announced ahead of the upcoming Academy Series in Blacktown. The two sides were selected following the Regional Academy Games held on April 13-14 in Newcastle, and will travel to

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Sydney Derby stats: who won and how

Ahead of Sydney Derby XVII, we take a look back at some of the stats from the 16 previous encounters between the Sydney Swans and the GWS GIANTS. For the record, the Swans hold an 11-5 wins margin over their

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NAB League: Swans topple Tassie Devils

Written by Madison La Pira The Sydney Swans and GIANTS Academies played their inaugural NAB League matches over the weekend, taking on fellow competition newcomers the Tasmania Devils and the Brisbane Lions Academy. It was all the Swans’ way in

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See double the footy at Blacktown this weekend

To celebrate Blacktown International Sportspark hosting both JLT Community Series and NAB AFL Women’s Competition matches this weekend on March 2 and 3, the AFL is pleased to announce the JLT Community Series match between the GWS GIANTS and Sydney Swans

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Sydney Swans set foot in community

Originally published by Sydney Swans Media. The Sydney Swans have spread far and wide across NSW communities over the past two days, greeting schools, visiting clubs and hosting independent footy clinics for young boys and girls. The 2019 AFL Community

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Swans ready for AFL Community Camps

Originally published by Sydney Swans Media. The Sydney Swans have been looking forward to spreading their wings throughout NSW in the 2019 AFL Community Camps next week – and the specific locations in which they’re set to touch down are

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NEAFL practice match schedule announced

The countdown to the 2019 NEAFL season is in full swing with practice matches set to kick off on March 2. The four AFL NSW/ACT based NEAFL teams – the Canberra Demons, Sydney University, the Sydney Swans and GWS GIANTS

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