But it was a blessing in disguise, as younger players had to be dropped into important roles, including Tom McCartin making a successful move to defence. Lewis described it as a really mature comeback by Sydney. There was another controversial free kick during the third quarter, with Daniel Rioli penalized for prohibited contact despite appearing to make light contact with his Swans opponent during a stop in play. Whether youre a rookie or master, this is your essential guide to KFC SuperCoach pre-season advice. The 2016 NAB AFL Rising Star winner made his name as an intercepting half-back, but has flourished with a return to the position he dominated as a junior. Asked if the game shouldve been postponed, Bulldogs games record-holder Brad Johnson told Fox Footy: I dont think it shouldve been. In episode 6 of The Build, presented by realestate.com.au, the club enjoy a special afternoon at the Royal Hall of Industries, as family of staff and players were invited for an induction to our new home. Two QBE Sydney Swans Academy athletes have this weekend been part of the first instalment of the 2023 AFLW Academy training camp in Geelong. Sydney Swans 91 View Full Live Scores Melbourne 69 Match Complete Sydney Swans 91 Show Preview 325 Join the conversation Reckon you can pick the best team? Statistics courtesy of Champion Data show Longmire has crafted a gameplan to suit his young and athletic team. Sydney Collingwoods score of 7.8 (50) the last time they came to the SCG was its lowest of the season as the Sydney defence, led by Paddy McCartin with nine intercept possessions, shone in cutting off the supply into the Pies forward line at a ground they struggled to adjust to. Academy products Campbell and Gulden claimed the first two NAB AFL Rising Star nominations of the season and McDonald has made a promising start to the near-impossible task of being Franklin's long-term successor in the forward line. CONFIRMED: Chloe Molloy signs long-term deal. See a time-lapse of the progress over the past few months as we go from bare bones to our turf being laid. See all the latest photos from the field as the team prepare for the hit-out. Mills is averaging 24 highly efficient disposals, seven of them contested, and a goal a game through the first fortnight. Yet somehow, they turned a 35-point deficit into a 26-point victory, which now has them well within striking distance of a top-four berth. In episode eleven of Talking AFLW, presented by Bing Lee, we chat with sister duo Lexi and Cynthia Hamilton - a double act with more than a favourite footy club in common! How do you make maths exciting? To make matters worse for the Tigers, star midfielder Dion Prestia was substituted out for Daniel Rioli in the opening minutes due to a hamstring concern. A year earlier, they added Nick Blakey, Rowbottom and McInerney with their first three selections. It was risky, it was quick and it was direct. The Swans had their hearts broken late last week, going down to Fremantle in Perth by just two points. WebAt the conclusion of the home-and-away season, West Coast finished second on the AFL ladder behind Adelaide with 17 wins and five losses. Franklin now has 37 goals for the season from 13 games and 981 overall from 313 matches. Goals to Jack Riewoldt and Jason Castagna midway through the second term pulled Richmond back into the contest. As per colleague Max Laughton, the only two players in VFL/AFL history to kick 400 goals at two clubs are Franklin and the legendary Tony Lockett. Jordan Lewis added: Both teams have handled it professionally and as a player you understand the world we live in, theres going to be things thrown up that you have to be dealing with.. Callum Mills impressed with 31 disposals and three tackles while Luke Parker had 27 disposals, four tackles, seven clearances and a goal. New to Kayo? 7:20pmMarvel Stadium. And the blitz continued as Nick Blakey, who really sparked the fightback with his drive from half-back, nailed a bullet-like pass to Franklin, who converted a set-shot goal before adding another minutes later to make it three for the quarter. HF: 1 Jack Silvagni, 41 Levi Casboult, 44 Matthew Owies SHOULD THIS GAME HAVE EVEN BEEN PLAYED? These two sides met at the MCG in round 12, with Sydney the victors by 12 points. Venue: SCG Nick Blakey was a late out for Sydney with the flu, while Marlion Pickett was a late out for Richmond with a migraine. Sydney has erased a 33-point margin, led by a Lance Franklin masterclass, to record a gutsy win over Richmond at a parochial SCG on Friday night that was capped by a controversial finish. Thanks to bullet-like passes from the likes of Nick Blakey and Errol Gulden, Franklin got hot on the lead. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today. He kicked three goals in the third term and added another in the last quarter to finish with 4.2 from 11 disposals and six marks (five taken inside 50). WebHighest Score: Round 17, 1987 v Essendon, SCG Sydney 36.20 (236) d Essendon 11.7 (73) Lowest Score: Round 8, 1899 v Carlton, Princes Park Carlton 3.6 (24) d South Melbourne 0.5 (5) Leading Goalkicker: Bob Pratt 681 Top 10 Goal Kickers: 681 Bob Pratt (1930-39; 1946) In 2019, the Swans grabbed Stephens and Warner among their six picks. The QBE Sydney Swans Academy girls and boys teams take on the GIANTS Academy at Gungahlin Enclosed Oval this weekend. The midfield battle will be key to deciding who wins this game. Recap Sydney v Richmond in our blog below! C: 46 Matthew Cottrell, 9 Patrick Cripps (c), 43 Will Setterfield In that clash, Swans Jordan Dawson starred with three goals along with Will Hayward (2) and a handful of the Swans forwards also kicking goals. The Blues were a class above Hawthorn at the MCG in Round 10, but the Swans are up another level. I dont think it shouldve been pulled at all. THE NUMBERS BEHIND SWANS MATURE COMEBACK. WebGoals were scored by Sydney's Chad Warner (6th minute); Geelong's Jeremy Cameron (7th minute); Geelong's Brandan Parfitt, who was substituted into the game for Cam Guthrie in "They've just outnumbered (Richmond players) at every contest, it's been great to watch. But the Swans worked their way right back into the game late, with McInerney kicking his second and Papley snapping his third goal before Luke Parker converted a set-shot on the half-time siren to reduce the Giants lead to 16 points at the major break. Behinds to Nick Brewer, Joel Amartey and Dylan Stephens. Stay up to date with the latest from SwansHQ! Live stream: Kayo Sports, Foxtel Now, Foxtel Go The two teams then went goal for goal: Lloyd responded for the Giants before Justin McInerney kicked a terrific running goal for Sydney, then Hogan kicked his second from a set-shot to give the Giants. Buddy Franklin has moved past Gary Ablett Snr into fifth on the all-time goal kickers, bagging three in the Swans 33-point win over the Adelaide Crows in Sydney. IN: Levi Casboult, Jack Martin He replaces Jake Bowey. Nine Giants and six Swans players and staff were ruled out of the game after being reclassified as attending a tier 2 exposure site Tuesday nights Australia vs France rugby test at AAMI Park. The Demons and Swans are both blessed with having some of the most watchable players in the competition: Christan Petracca, Kysaiah Pickett & Max Gawn for Melbourne, Chad Warner, Isaac Heeney and of course Lance Franklin for Sydney. The Giants got the ideal start to the fourth term, with Finlayson snapping a goal to reduce the margin to 13 points. Sydney's dominance in their forward 50 left former Richmond defensive coach Justin Leppitsch stunned as he called the Tigers' defence "lifeless and disorganised". We know their midfield is incredible as far as depth goes and talentwise, they play a really strong brand of footy. All times AEDT (GMT +11). HF: 45 Sam Wicks, 5 Isaac Heeney, 11 Tom Papley In special feature episode of The Build, presented by realestate.com.au, we present you a virtual flythrough of the Royal Hall of Industries - a unique behind-the-scenes look of the new home of the Sydney Swans. Still, the game began as scheduled and Tom Papley gave Sydney the opening goal. The Sydney Swans will honour their South Melbourne roots by wearing the clubs iconic red-V guernsey as the away strip for all Victorian games going forward. 121-46. "Sydney have been outstanding but this is very sloppy from the Tigers. "It's a nice little reminder that things might be different this year because of the way the game has been played and they might have to change the way they play. On an unseasonably warm Melbourne afternoon, the Swans turned up the heat on the reigning premiers from the first bounce. We want to see it. Ultimately, the veteran superstar would take the points on Sunday night. Morrison extends the lead with his first goal of the afternoon. Ranked 3rd In a fierce contest, they could have been further ahead but had also blunted the Swans' scoring power. As four-time premiership Hawk Jordan Lewis pointed out on Fox Footy, all parts of their game werent functioning. Sydney's surge eventually arrived in the third term when it kicked four goals, but the Bulldogs responded to the challenge, with Weightman kicking a second and then a third after a spectacular leap and grab inside 50. Here, he speaks to Mindfull Aus CEO and Founder Matt Runnalls about how he deals with setbacks and managing his own energy levels. Franklin took a great contested mark and slotted a goal to repay his side on the stroke of halftime, with the Swans trailing by 25 points. WebRed-hot Gulden has Swans soaring. They were replaced by Colin ORiordan and Hugo Ralphsmith respectively. Luke Parker got the Swans back on track after a couple of misses from his teammates. Exciting forward Jack Martin returns for just his second match of the season, with a PCL injury having kept him out since Round 2. Kate Mahony, Executive General Manager AFLW has been selected in the newly established AFL Women in Football Talent Program, designed to strengthen pathways for women into mens footy departments and future-proof the game for generations. In an incredibly inaccurate display from the Dogs it was Weightman's efficiency and class that stood out to give the Dogs an 18-point buffer at the final change. Obviously missing out last year was disappointing, but Im feeling good, confident and ready to attack the second half of the year.. featured alongside some of Australias most prominent sports journalists. They met in the qualifying final at Domain Stadium, and There are some big inclusions in the Sydney Swans squad to face Brisbane Lions in tomorrow's match simulation at Moore Park. They had struggled to bury Adelaide, and needed someone to lift the team. "He's an icon of the sport, he's heading for legend status in the Hall of Fame," Brownlow medalist Gerard Healy said on Fox Footy. The Swans have converted almost 40 per cent of their rebound 50s into inside 50s, which is the top mark in the competition. For the Giants, Toby Greene and Matt de Boer (was to be the medical sub) were forced out, replaced by Tanner Bruhn and Zach Sproule (medical sub). Coming into the game with a 2-0 record after wins against Brisbane and Adelaide, the Swans' young brigade put the rest of the AFL on notice in the 17. Taylor Walker continues remarkable renaissance as six-goal haul helps Adelaide Crows topple Suns, Jade Gresham suffers Achilles injury in horror St Kilda outing against Essendon. His first came in the third quarter courtesy of a handball over the top from Isaac Heeney and the next came at the start of the fourth quarter with a quintessential goal from the pocket that curled through. Tom Papley and Reid kicked another couple of goals to reduce the margin to just one goal at the final change. *Odds are current as of 4th March 2023, 6:51pm AEST. See what assistant coach Jarrad McVeigh had to say following the Swans final pre-season hit out against Carlton last night. Become a member to join in Australia's biggest sporting debate, submit articles, receive updates straight to your inbox and keep up with your favourite teams and authors. The guernsey features a distinctive red V on a white jumper. It was worn by South Melbourne dating back to 1932 and made famous by Bloods legends including Bob Skilton, Peter Bedford, Bob Pratt, Ron Clegg and J. Herbie Matthews. Whatever contested ball dominance the Giants had early in the game evaporated in the second half, with the Swans +23 for contested possessions and +9 for inside 50s across the final two quarters. Suddenly the Swans have one of the most exciting young lists in the competition. But the real damage was done in the third quarter, kicking six unanswered goals to essentially pinch the game from the Giants grasp. Apr 3rd, 2021. The Swans and Blues clash at Blacktown International Sportspark. At half-time, Franklin was scoreless from four disposals, while Taylor had seven disposals and four intercepts. Sydney Swans West Coast Eagles Western Bulldogs Created By 2022 Toyota AFL Premiership Round 1 GWS Giants v Sydney Swans Friday 18 March 2022 11:10 PM (PDT) Accor Stadium Sydney 92 13.14 Full Time Swans by 20 112 17.10 Live and On-Demand on your favourite device 14:25 Mini-Match: GWS v Sydney The Sydney Swans acknowledge the traditional owners of country across the lands which we operate and play our great game. They reduced the lead to under four goals early in the final term and it looked as though a comeback was on the cards, before the Swans lifted, and turned the final term into a goal-for-goal shootout, before kicking the final two to hold on. Ranked 4th in Points Per Game. Join as a member and get better value, better match day and an all-round better experience. Coming to you in 2022, we bring you a special look at our build of the Royal Hall of Industries - a world-class facility and new home of the Sydney Swans. New to Kayo? It was a rare capitulation for the Tigers, who conceded 100 points before three-quarter time for the first time since 2017. When the teams meet at the MCG on Saturday afternoon, Hardwick and his Tigers will face a totally different Sydney to the one they encountered last July. In episode two of our latest series, 'Longmire', the Sydney Swans Head Coach John Longmire talks us through coaching during the pandemic.