Jude Bolton

Jude Bolton

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St Kilda almost traded Lenny Hayes to Sydney for Jude Bolton, says Tim Watson

Lenny Hayes tackles Jude Bolton during 2003.

Daniel Cherny Lenny Hayes' 16-year career at St Kilda nearly ended after just one season.

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Jude Bolton thinks Kevin Bartlett's criticism of Canberra unfair

Sport.  Crowd at Manuka Oval for the match between Greater Western Sydney and Port Adelaide. 3 May 2014  Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan

David Polkinghorne Will the Canberra crowds come when they start to win regularly?

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.

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

Past master: Former Sydney Swan Jude Bolton is now an ambassador for the AFL 9s.

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

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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 veteran Adam Goodes tight-lipped on AFL future

Undecided: Adam Goodes.

Andrew Wu The fairytale script decrees that Adam Goodes leave the field in his 350th game a winner with a grand final to play the following week but there is the distinct possibility that Friday night will be...

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Lenny Hayes sets tackle record as Crows beat Saints

Lenny Hayes finishes his AFL career with the tackling record.

Ashley Porter St Kilda great Lenny Hayes set an AFL record but his struggling club collected the wooden spoon as it was trounced by 79 points by Adelaide.

Know your Sydney Swans players: a guide for newbies boarding the bandwagon

Malcolm Knox

Malcolm Knox It's not too late to ride the Sydney Swans express.

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Tackling record within the grasp of ultimate 'warrior' Lenny Hayes

Lenny Hayes

Matt Murnane Lenny Hayes could finish his career with the record for the most tackles ever.

Ryan O'Keefe's a realist but the challenge still beckons

Consummate professional: Ryan O'Keefe.

Andrew Wu Some footballers retire when there is something left in the tank, others when the writing is on the wall. Ryan O'Keefe clearly does not belong in either category.

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AFL Express: Sunday 31 August

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Ronny Lerner Follow all the action from today's AFL matches.

Dual premiership Swan Roberts-Thomson retires

Mr Fix-it: Lewis Roberts-Thomson.

Andrew Wu Tony Lockett will forever be remembered for how many goals he kicked and Bob Skilton the Brownlows he won but for Lewis Roberts-Thomson it will be for two Saturdays in September.

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Craig Bolton says Sydney Swans well equipped to win third premiership in 10 years

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Andrew Wu Former premiership-winning defender Craig Bolton believes Sydney's current crop is the best the club has assembled and the Swans are as well placed for a tilt at this year's flag as the successful...

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AFL Express: Sunday, 10 August

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 10: Sam Fisher of the Saints marks the ball as teamate Billy Longer and Tom Campbell of the Bulldogs collide during the round 20 AFL match between the St Kilda Saints and the Western Bulldogs at Etihad Stadium on August 10, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Ronny Lerner All the action from Sunday's three compelling AFL matches in round 20.

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Eddie McGuire-Andrew Pridham feud intensifies

War of words: Swans chairman Andrew Pridham.

Andrew Wu Andrew Pridham will not be accepting any peace offering from Eddie McGuire, who escalated the feud between Sydney and Collingwood by labelling the Swans: "The greatest protectors of their...

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Luke Parker to join Swans' fab four

Andrew Wu Sydney's fab four midfield is about to expand to a famous five with Luke Parker on track to earn his first All Australian jumper this year, according to former greats Jude Bolton and Garry Lyon.

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Jack Viney to appeal two-match suspension on rough conduct charges

Melbourne's Jack Viney

Jesse Hogan Melbourne will appeal after its young midfielder Jack Viney was given a two-match suspension by the AFL Tribunal for his part in a collision that broke the jaw of an opponent.

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The Jack Viney bump controversy, at a glance

Melbourne's Jack Viney (number 7) collides with Tom Lynch and Alex Georgiou.

Will Brodie Ex-players, commentators and fans fear that vigorous body contact, a cornerstone of the game, is threatened by the Viney verdict.

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AFL bump rules in place to prevent class action, says leading sports lawyer

Greg Williams' case is one of the several high-publicised instances of former players suffering as a result of head knocks sustained during their careers

Daniel Cherny The lawyer who defended Brett Deledio at the tribunal immediately after the potentially game-changing Jack Viney decision, believes that the AFL's rule changes in recent seasons have likely shielded...

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Stay of execution for the bump

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Greg Baum The bump is not in mortal danger, after all. It hasn't even changed nature, particularly.