Kieren Jack

Sydney Swans at full strength and fresh for Fremantle Dockers, says Kieren Jack

Andrew Wu Kieren Jack believes Sydney will enter Saturday's qualifying final much fresher than the side "ambushed" by Fremantle in last year's finals series, but it's the Swans' rebranded all-star forward line...


Swans confident Kieren Jack not injured

No injury: Kieren Jack.

Andrew Wu Sydney are confident Kieren Jack has escaped injury after an episode which has re-established Greater Western Sydney's Tomas Bugg as one of the best nigglers in the competition.


Lance Franklin will bounce back: Kieren Jack

Swans coach John Longmire talks to Lance Franklin at training.

Sydney co-captain tips Buddy to bounce back against Collingwood.


Kieren Jack lauds midfield depth in Swans pursuit of flag

Andrew Wu There is more to Sydney's midfield than their All Australian fab four - and Kieren Jack says this extra depth has the Swans better placed for their tilt at the flag this year.


Kieren Jack keen for Swans-Giants rivalry to grow in ACT

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 30:  Kieren Jack of the Swans breaks clear of Curtly Hampton of the Giants during the round one AFL match between the Greater Western Sydney Giants and the Sydney Swans at ANZ Stadium on March 30, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne Swans star Kieren Jack wants to play against GWS at Manuka Oval for AFL premiership points.


Scrapping cost-of-living allowance 'disappointing', says Kieren Jack

Lance Franklin of the Swans

Swans co-captain says scrapping of cost-of-living allowance is unjust punishment for luring Lance Franklin.


Kieren Jack named as Swans co-captain

Adam Goodes has stepped down as co-captain of AFL club Sydney, with Kieren Jack promoted to partner Jarrad McVeigh in the job.

Adam Goodes rolls back the years as Sydney Swans reach grand final


Andrew Wu The Sydney faithful came to see Lance Franklin kick their side into a grand final, instead they were given a two-for-one meal deal and also taken for a trip down memory lane by their last superstar.

2014 AFL finals teams: week three


The selected line-ups for week three of the 2014 AFL finals series.

Buddy Franklin as important to Sydney Swans as Tony Lockett, says Kevin Sheedy

Headline act: Lance Franklin.

Andrew Wu Kevin Sheedy says Lance Franklin is a worthy recipient of the baton once carried by Tony Lockett and will follow in the footsteps of the goal-kicking great by becoming one of the AFL's most important...

Once a sad case, Sydney became a September specialist

The Swans and Kangaroos battle out the 1996 grand final.

Rohan Connolly When Sydney plays North Melbourne in Friday night's preliminary final, memories of a much darker chapter in the Swans' history will be revived.

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Sydney v North: the expert's view

Opposition Analyst What John Longmire wants; what Brad Scott wants.

Midfield depth keeps Hawthorn and Sydney on top

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Michael Voss The Hawks lead football's evolution, and rivals are scrambling to catch up to them.

North Melbourne wary of Sydney's midfield

North skipper Andrew Swallow.

Roos considering recalling Joel Tippett and Lachie Hansen to bolster their backline against Sydney's big men.

North Melbourne defender Nathan Grima wary of more than just Franklin and Tippett

Lindsay Thomas, Nathan Grima, Todd Goldstein and Aaron Black sing the club song in the rooms after their win on Friday night.

Emma Quayle North Melbourne's defenders have more than just Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett to worry about, says backman Nathan Grima.

It's not the Brownlow, but the players' association MVP has serious clout

Jordan Lewis.

Liam Mannix The AFL Players Association’s most valuable player award has serious clout among the 18 clubs. We assess the front-runners.

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Sydney v North Melbourne: the final questions

Key Swan: Kurt Tippett.

Matt Murnane Can North Melbourne hold Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett?

Sydney Swans v Fremantle Dockers - the six key questions of the qualifying final

Buddy Franklin shows off his ball skills at the SCG this week.

Andrew Wu, Brad Elborough Six key issues for Sydney's qualifying final with Fremantle.

AFL qualifying final: Sydney Swans v Fremantle

Swans v Dockers

Ronny Lerner It's that time of year - AFL finals in September. This is a compelling clash between top four teams Sydney and Fremantle.

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Sydney Swans hound persistent Freo out of final

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Malcolm Knox Until recently, my dog Bruce had a toy rubber chicken. Bruce's idea of playtime was to take the chicken in his teeth and shake it and thrash it mercilessly.

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