Adelaide have handed GWS their heavy defeat since 2015 in a superb performance at Adelaide Oval on Sunday.
James Buckley writes on AFL for The Sydney Morning Herald
Port Adelaide have caused a major boilover at the SCG, downing the Swans by 28 points in a huge upset.
Tendai Mzungu's remarkable turnaround from Docker discard to Giants rookie is almost complete.
The Sydney Swans will be looking to go one better in 2017 after losing last year's grand final.
Sam Naismith has won the Swans ruck battle, Kieren Jack is fit and Oliver Florent will debut against the Power.
Ex-Fremantle utility Tendai Mzungu is on the verge of making an earlier-than-expected debut for the Giants.
No. 2 draft pick Tim Taranto will make his AFL debut against the Adelaide Crows on Sunday.
Kieren Jack is expected to line up for the Swans in round one against Port Adelaide on Saturday.
The Giants are eyeing the AFL Women's trade period in a bid to strengthen their playing list.
The GWS Giants will start as flag favourites after narrowly losing last year's prelim final against the Dogs.