Jude Bolton

Jude Bolton


Jude Bolton wants to see Shane Mumford throw his weight around against their old club

David Polkinghorne Jude Bolton is excited about watching Shane Mumford throw his weight around against their old club, Sydney.

Jude Bolton readies for his first Sydney to Hobart yacht race

David Sygall Jude Bolton and Perpetual Loyal have something in common. They have both been smashed up plenty of times over the years but keep turning up.


Jude Bolton: Sydney's Superman

Sam Lonergan is tackled by Jude Bolton.

Peter Hanlon The Swans feared he was gone in 2007, but he's still going.


Sydney Swans coach John Longmire criticised for slump

Coach John Longmire

Andrew Wu John Longmire has come under fire for the first time in his successful coaching career as Sydney captain KIeren Jack challenged himself and the team's star-studded midfield to lift the club out of...

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North Melbourne beats Sydney at its own game at SCG

Brent Harvey tangles with Nick Malceski.

Andrew Wu Sydney could have benefited from having the retired Jude Bolton in its ranks.


Lance Franklin fizzles as the Sydney Swans are swamped by Kangaroos

Lance Franklin

Andrew Wu On the day that Sydney farewelled Jude Bolton, the team he left behind could have benefited from having the retired warrior on the other side of the boundary line.

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Sydney veteran slams media scrutiny on Lance Franklin

Off and running: Lance Franklin skips clear of Adelaide's Daniel Talia on Saturday.

Greg Buckle Sydney's much-discussed culture has won the day over a series of "garbage" media reports about Lance Franklin, says former Swans star Jude Bolton.


Bolton slams off-field media focus on Swans

Lance Franklin celebrates with teammates during the match against Adelaide on Saturday.

Sydney's much-discussed culture has won the day over a series of ''garbage'' media reports about Lance Franklin, according to former Sydney star Jude Bolton.


Sydney Swans' signing of Lance Franklin a double-edged sword

Malcolm Knox dinkus

Malcolm Knox There's always been a bit of cross-purposes in the Sydney Swans' recruitment of Sir Lancelot Franklin.

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Jarrad McVeigh re-signs with Swans

Jarrad McVeigh at Swans training.

Andrew Wu Jarrad McVeigh has given the Lance Franklin era at Sydney a massive tick of approval by signing a contract extension that will all but ensure he remains a Swan for life.


Jimmy Bartel says 'macho culture' is on the wane

Jimmy Bartel

Jon Pierik Geelong great Jimmy Bartel believes the "macho culture" that once prompted players to remain on the field after a heavy head knock is abating, as Swedish researchers discover a new way to test for...


Swans' John Longmire says living allowance was on agenda before Lance Franklin deal

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 17:  John Longmire, coach of the Swans looks on during a Sydney Swans AFL training session at Sydney Cricket Ground on September 17, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

David Sygall, Sydney Axing of the AFL's cost-of-living allowance was in the planning 'well before' Buddy deal.


AFL season 2014: The most even in recent memory

The premiership battle will be much closer in 2014.

Rohan Connolly The list of clubs that came close will be truly remarkable when the siren sounds on season 2014.


AFL planned to cut cost of living allowance before Sydney Swans signed Lance Franklin, says coach John Longmire

Lance Franklin.

David Sygall Swans coach John Longmire believes the axing of the AFL's cost of living allowance was in the planning well before the multimillion-dollar deal with Lance Franklin went ahead.

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Lance Franklin headlines strong Sydney Swans outfit

Lance Franklin headlines a strong Swans outfit for this weekend's opener against GWS.

Andrew Wu Lance Franklin will make his eagerly anticipated season debut for his new club in a strong Sydney team almost unrecognisable from the injury-ravaged side of last year's finals.

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Jarrad McVeigh poised to be a Swan for life

Jarrad McVeigh makes a break during the game against the Greater Western Sydney Giants.

Sydney co-captain Jarrad McVeigh is all but certain to remain with the Swans for his entire career after extending his contract until the end of the 2017 season.


Players' association calls for 'cultural shift' on concussion

Past players will be surveyed and, if any issues emerge that may be related to concussion, they will be referred to a variety of experts.

Samantha Lane Ever concerned about the potentially devastating long-term effects of concussion, the AFL Players Association is urging a profound 'cultural shift' in how footballers measure toughness among...


Craig Bolton calls for more Sydney derby clashes in Canberra

AFL. Sydney Swans training at Lakeside Oval, opposite the SCG. Image shows Craig Bolton <second from left> during training.   12 February 2010. Sun Herald Sport. Photo by Simon Alekna. SPECIAL 122258

David Polkinghorne Craig Bolton has urged more regular games between the Swans and GWS in Canberra.


AFL season preview 2014: Sydney

Sydney Swans

The Swans only need a good run with injury to challenge strongly for the flag.


Ryan O'Keefe says Sydney Swans' points must come from all over park this year

Ryan O'Keefe

David Sygall The Swans must continue to share the goals around and avoid the temptation to bomb long towards dream targets Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett if they are to play at their peak, Ryan O'Keefe says.