Kieren Jack

Swans on notice: 'Hawks a different team'

Jon Pierik Hawthorn maestro Shaun Burgoyne✓ has warned the Swans that the Hawks will have a rejigged midfield and will be a ''different'' team when they seek recompense in Saturday night's blockbuster at...


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.


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.


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 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.


Winning streak fuels self-belief in Swans, says Kieran Jack

Sydney Swans Kieren Jack with members of the NSW Under 12 AFL team on top of the Harbour Bridge on Tuesday. Photo:

Andrew Wu Kieren Jack says Sydney's near record-winning streak has helped create a self-belief within the team which was missing even for much of their successful premiership campaign of 2012.


Age Footballer of the Year: Round 18 votes (split round)


Votes for the first weekend of round 18 in the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2014 premiership season.


Sydney's balance still getting the job done

Balance and consistency continue to pervade virtually every aspect of Sydney’s on-field operation.

Rohan Connolly Sydney could hardly be better-placed for a tilt at a third premiership in 10 seasons than it is right now.


Good things come in small forward packages

Silky left-footer Chad Wingard.

Will Brodie Why one player on the sidelines could be the most important consideration in the finals mix.


AFL Express: Saturday 12 July

Live coverage.

Ronny Lerner All the action from today's five matches in AFL round 17.

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Sydney Swans red-hot in putting Carlton Blues to the sword

Whooping it up: Sam Reid enjoys booting a major against the Blues.

Andrew Wu At half time, Sydney were in the midst of a red-hot contest, their hopes of equalling a club record of 12 consecutive wins on the line, against a Carlton team taking the game up to the flag...

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2014 Round 17 AFL teams


All the ins and outs for round seventeen of the 2014 AFL premiership season.


Swans bring out the best in champion Chris Judd

Big shoes: Chris Judd's career includes stellar performances against Sydney in 2010 and 2011.

Andrew Wu It takes some players an entire career to prove they are a champion. In Chris Judd's case, the point could be made simply by going through his games against Sydney.

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Midfield the ultimate goal for Rising Star Harry Cunningham

Permanent fixture: Young Swan Harry Cunningham wants to become a key part of the Sydney midfield.

Andrew Wu Sydney youngster Harry Cunningham has set himself the goal of becoming a long-term member of the Swans' powerful midfield after being nominated for the Rising Star award.


2014 AFL round 16 teams


All the ins and outs for round sixteen of the AFL premiership season.


AFL Round 16: Sunday 6 July

Live coverage.

Ronny Lerner Two certain finalists and four bottom-half battlers search for wins.

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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.


Age Footballer of the Year: Round 12 votes


Round 12 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2014 premiership season.