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Girlfriend Jesinta Campbell speaks out about Lance Franklin being booed

Will Brodie Lance Franklin’s girlfriend Jesinta Campbell has taken to the airwaves to express her disappointment at Hawthorn fans booing her superstar partner.

Allowance to favour Swan youth

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Jake Niall Every Sydney player who isn't paid more than $300,000 will receive a net payment of $10,000 next season and in 2016, under the AFL's new version of the cost of living allowance (COLA).

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Kurt Tippett and Lance Franklin align for Sydney Swans for Hawthorn clash at MCG

Stars align for Hawks clash: Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett.

Andrew Wu Sydney will field its all-star forward line against Hawthorn after welcoming back Kurt Tippett for Saturday night's clash at the MCG.

Sam Reid finally fitting in on field with Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett for Sydney Swans

Key personnel: Kurt Tippett, Buddy Franklin and Sam Reid.

Andrew Wu Sam Reid has been told by Jarrad McVeigh don't be afraid to leap over Sydney's million-dollar twin towers.

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Sydney star Lance Franklin splits with manager Liam Pickering according to reports

Lance Franklin has split with his manager according to reports.

Daniel Cherny Just nine months after securing his client an unprecedented nine-year deal, Liam Pickering has been axed as Sydney superstar Lance Franklinfrom his longstanding role as Franklin's manager, according...

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Hawthorn proved catalyst for Lance Franklin finding form

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Rohan Connolly If a week is a long time in football, three months might as well be a lifetime - more than enough for the most sweeping of statements to be forgotten.

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Lance Franklin now a 'faceless man' to us, says Alastair Clarkson

Lance Franklin - just another

Jon Pierik While appreciative of the service he gave, Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson says Lance Franklin is now a "faceless man" to the Hawks as the superstar forward aims to inflict more pain on his former...

Hawthorn's Josh Gibson hopes to return from injury to take on best friend Lance Franklin

Calendar circled: Josh Gibson has declared he is fit enough to return for the clash with flag favourites Sydney on Saturday week, where he could be set for another battle with best mate Lance Franklin.

Andrew Wu Gun Hawthorn defender Josh Gibson has declared he is fit enough to return for the clash with flag favourite Sydney on Saturday week, where he could be set for another battle with best mate Lance...

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Swans star Lance Franklin stands tall in win over GWS Giants

Celebrate good times, come on: Swans spearhead Lance Franklin reacts after potting a major.

Andrew Wu Lance Franklin could not stop the Sydney derby from turning into a fizzer but the Swans restored natural order at the SCG on Saturday night.

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Sydney Swans love Lance Franklin's defence

Buddy Franklin.

Coach and teammates are lauding star forward for his defensive efforts rather than his goalkicking feats

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Lance Franklin on fire in all the wrong places

Wrong place, right time: Lance Franklin's latest wonder goal shouldn't have been.

Andrew Wu Lance Franklin's latest contender for goal of the year would not have happened had the prized Sydney recruit not been in the wrong place at the right time.

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Lance Franklin fires late as Swans notch up ninth straight win

Richmond's Nathan Foley is tackled by Sydney's Nick Malceski during Friday's round 14 match.

Jake Niall AFL premiership favourites Sydney survived a scare from struggling Richmond to post an 11-point win at the MCG on Friday night for their ninth consecutive victory.

Lance Franklin threat prompts tag team defence

Lance Franklin.

Matt Murnane Lance Franklin in red and white is proving more dangerous than his last days in brown and gold, and opposition clubs know it, switching to more sophisticated methods to curb his influence.

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Lance Franklin sees positive steps on racism heading into indigenous round

Bomber basher: Buddy Franklin prepares to inflict more pain on Essendon.

Chris Barrett Lance Franklin says it is "pretty devastating" for teammate Adam Goodes to be racially abused on an AFL ground for the second time in a year, but he is looking forward to the game's indigenous round,...

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Lance Franklin's form spike mirrors Swans rise up ladder

Content in his new home: Swans star Lance Franklin.

Andrew Wu After a slow start to life as a Swan, Lance Franklin has reaffirmed himself as one of the competition's elite key forwards in the past month.

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Lance Franklin faces bump trouble as Swans overcome Suns

Lance Franklin celebrates a goal with his teammates.

Matt Murnane Sydney's red-hot run has continued with a 35-point victory over Gold Coast.

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Form, not Lance Franklin, to blame for early season slump, says Dan Hannebery

Hey Buddy: Lance Franklin and close mate Dan Hannebery.

Andrew Wu Dan Hannebery says Lance Franklin has not been a bad influence on him but acknowledged his poor run at the start of the season left him open to criticism about his off-field lifestyle.

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John Longmire hopeful Lance Franklin, Kurt Tippett will face Hawthorn

Swans coach John Longmire.

Andrew Stafford Swans coach John Longmire is hopeful of fielding Kurt Tippett and Lance Franklin together for the first time in next week’s much-anticipated clash against Hawthorn, after his side easily...

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Lance Franklin, Kurt Tippett on track but Mike Pyke injury a worry for Swans

Jarrad McVeigh spoils for the Swans in their win over Brisbane.

Andrew Wu Lance Franklin is not considered a certain starter to face Hawthorn and Kurt Tippett is edging closer to a return but it's the injury to Mike Pyke which threatens to be Sydney's biggest concern...

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Sydney Swans' Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett make debut as double strike force

Back in business: Lance Franklin.

Andrew Wu Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett will join forces for the first time on Friday night – and they will have a star-studded midfield ready to deliver silver service to the most expensive goal square...

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