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2014 AFL round five teams

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The selected teams for the Easter weekend of footy.


Kurt Tippett ruled out for Swans as Ted Richards cleared to play

Kurt Tippett.

Andrew Wu Kurt Tippett has been ruled out of Sydney's team for the preliminary final with Fremantle on Saturday night.

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AFL Express: Saturday 19 April

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Ronny Lerner All the action from today's four AFL matches.

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AFL 2014 round four teams


All the teams for round four of the 2014 AFL season.


Lewis Roberts-Thomson credits versatility for his longevity in AFL with Sydney Swans

Andrew Wu Lewis Roberts-Thomson's says his ability to be a jack of all trades has been a key to his long career - and it could be the ace up his sleeve to keep him in the side when Sydney's big guns are all...


What cost the high-priced recruit?

Wayne Carey.

Wayne Carey Lance Franklin's big salary may not be popular with some of his teammates.


Sydney Swans won't rush Kurt Tippett back into action against Adelaide Crows

Out of action: Kurt Tippett will miss the winless Swans' crunch match against his old club, the Adelaide Crows.

David Sygall Kurt Tippett will not be fit to take on his former club and help the Swans try to break their duck for the season after coach John Longmire confirmed the power forward's rehabilitation from knee...

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Rumours of Swans' demise are Buddy ridiculous

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Garry Lyon What has Sydney done wrong in recent times to suggest that it is incapable of handling the issues that seemingly accompany Buddy Franklin’s arrival at the club?

AFL Express: Saturday 29 March

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Ronny Lerner Follow all the live coverage of the round two clashes between the Saints and Giants, Crows and Power, Dockers and Suns and the Swans and Magpies.

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2014 AFL round one teams

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All the teams for round one of the 2014 season.


Jostling at the back as Swans look to stage comeback

AFL. Sydney Swans training at Lakeside oval, Moore Park.
Lance Franklin and Ted Richards training
Tuesday 18th February, 2014
Photos: Anthony Johnson

David Sygall The Swans' bevy of glamour forwards has provided an ample supply of early-season theatre, but a very separate drama has been unfolding among the side's less alluring defensive stocks.

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Lance Franklin will be a raging success for Sydney Swans in AFL


Jude Bolton There have always been a few beat-ups in football - after all, there are more media covering the AFL than the Australian political scene.


Land of the Giants: GWS to unleash its three-pronged forward line-up

Jonathon Patton

GWS Giants will finally unleash their celebrated trio of power forwards together for the first time when No.1 draft pick Tom Boyd makes his senior bow on Friday.


AFL practice match squads

The full squads for this weekend's AFL practice matches, at Punt Road Oval, Blacktown, Visy Park, Simonds Stadium, Alberton Oval, Casey Fields and Burpengary.


Swans beat Brisbane Lions in AFL practice match

Jonathan Brown of the Lions and Heath Grundy of the Swans.

Andrew Stafford It's not every day - ever, really - that you get to watch footballers of the calibre of Jonathan Brown and Lance Franklin play on open suburban grounds.


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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Swans happy if Buddy kicks four on debut

Lance Franklin.

Sydney defender Ted Richards says the Swans will be happy with a four-goal haul from forward Lance Franklin on debut against GWS, and he's encouraged by their star recruit's pre-season nerves.

2014 NAB Challenge squads


The squads for the opening games of the 2014 NAB Challenge.


Aliir Aliir ready to seize AFL shot with Sydney Swans after NAB Challenge call-up

AFL. Sydney Swans. Recruited defender Aliir Aliir at Swans HQ.
Wednesday 26th February, 2014
Photos: Anthony Johnson

David Sygall He has a smile that's hard to miss and it has hardly left his face since he was named to play his first competitive match for the Swans, against West Coast in a pre-season hit-out at Blacktown...

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Young Swan loves to fly

Swans defender Aliir Aliir.

David Sygall Aliir Aliir could be a replacement for defenders Ted Richards or Heath Grundy when the time is right.