Adam Goodes

Adam Goodes getting closer for Sydney Swans

Almost back: Adam Goodes of the Sydney Swans during training this week.

Adrian Warren The Sydney Swans have moved closer to finally fielding all of their celebrated quartet of AFL key forwards, with Adam Goodes having his first team training session for three months.

Adam Goodes closing on a return to Swans side

Adam Goodes

Emma Quayle Adam Goodes is closing on a return to the Sydney side, almost nine months after his last game.

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Adam Goodes wants the AFL's indigenous player camp to become an annual event

Adam Goodes.

Emma Quayle The AFL's indigenous players' hope to enhance the value of their players camp by holding it once a season.

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Sydney Swans duo Adam Goodes and Kurt Tippett likely to miss start of AFL season

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Sydney champion Adam Goodes may not start his 16th AFL campaign until round four, while fellow key forward Kurt Tippett is unlikely to play in the Swans' season opener.

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Adam Goodes the best I ever played beside, says Craig Bolton

David Polkinghorne Craig Bolton rates Australian of the Year and Sydney Swans legend Adam Goodes as the best player he played with and says the dual Brownlow medallist could play on for another five years.

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Adam Goodes: the right man for Australian of the Year

Adam Goodes

Andrew Webster Let's silence any ripple of discontent with a litany of reasons why this is a top choice.

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Adam Goodes to leave decision on playing future until after 2014 season

Adam Goodes.

Andrew Wu Adam Goodes will wait until after this season to decide whether he will play on, but said he would treat 2014 like any other – as if it was his last.

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Adam Goodes takes his career one season at a time

Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett at Sydney Swans training on Monday.

Andrew Wu Sydney Swans star will treat 2014 like any other - as if it were his last.

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Adam Goodes has right stuff to light the way for us all

Martin Flanagan

Martin Flanagan The standout piece for me in the 2008 AFL official history was an essay by Adam Goodes.

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Adam Goodes may not play for Sydney Swans again this year

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 14:  Adam Goodes runs during a Sydney Swans AFL training session at Sydney Cricket Ground on August 14, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Andrew Wu Adam Goodes is hopeful rather than confident of playing in the finals as Sydney brace for the prospect of defending their flag without any further assistance from their inspirational champion.

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Sydney's Adam Goodes in doubt for rest of AFL season

Adam Goodes.

Sydney Sydney veteran Adam Goodes remains upbeat about his chances of returning for the reigning premiers this AFL season, despite struggling to make progress in his recovery from a knee injury.

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Adam Goodes left out of Sydney Swans' side for AFL finals

Adam Goodes

Andrew Wu Sydney will have to defend their premiership without Adam Goodes after the injured champion lost his race against the clock on Thursday and was ruled out for the rest of the season.

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Adam Goodes' 300-match milestone

A young Adam Goodes

A pictorial history of the Sydney Swans captain's rapid journey to 300 games.

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Adam Goodes says he can lift

Sydney champion Adam Goodes believes he can lift his already-stellar game to another level this season by displaying improved efficiency in his goalkicking and skill levels.

AFL injuries ahead of round six

Club-by-club injury list ahead of AFL round six:

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Kurt Tippett to miss Dees clash with broken rib

Sydney's Kurt Tippett

Andrew Wu Kurt Tippett's eagerly awaited return has been put on ice for at least another week due to a broken rib the star start forward sustained in his comeback game.

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Sam Reid also chance to return for Sydney Swans

Sam Reid.

Andrew Wu Sydney Swans selectors face the prospect of having three big names returning from injury this week.

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Sydney Swans to monitor Kurt Tippett's back ahead of possible return

Kurt Tippett

Andrew Wu Sydney will monitor Kurt Tippett's back before deciding whether they will unleash the forward alongside Lance Franklin for the club's first clash with former coach Paul Roos on Saturday.

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AFL injury list

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The following are the players on the injury list ahead of round five of the AFL premiership season 2014.

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Dockers to sweat on Mundy, Mayne in AFL

Fremantle are sweating on the fitness of star midfielder David Mundy and forward Chris Mayne heading into Saturday night's AFL clash with Sydney at the SCG.