Ted Richards

Adam Goodes cannot be underestimated, says Ted Richards

Andrew Wu Underestimate Adam Goodes at your peril. That's the message from Ted Richards after one of the more difficult weeks in the dual Brownlow medallist's career.

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Swans defender Ted Richards ready for Bombers challenge

Swans defender Ted Richards.

Adam Pengilly Ted Richards knows all about the ''resting ruckman'', shuffling forward in his vicinity in search of a breather.

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Sydney Swans' defensive duo Ted Richards and Heath Grundy form a solid double act

Quite the pair: Heath Grundy and Ted Richards at the SCG.

Andrew Wu If pay packets were based on the adage that defence wins premierships then it would be Ted Richards and Heath Grundy on the megabucks instead of Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett.

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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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2014 AFL finals teams: week three

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

Hayden Ballantyne and Matt White may overcome jaw breaks

Hayden Ballantyne suffered a broken jaw.

Jesse Hogan Hayden Ballantyne and Matt White are both fast on their feet, but they will need to be even faster with their recovery to feature in Saturday evening's semi-final between Fremantle and Port Adelaide.

Sydney Swans select strongest team of the season to play Fremantle Dockers

Good to go: Lance Franklin.

Andrew Wu Sydney will open their September campaign with their strongest team for the season after recalling five star players, including Lance Franklin and Josh Kennedy, for their qualifying final with...

Damien Hardwick upbeat about Richmond's finals challenge in Sydney

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Jesse Hogan Damien Hardwick says his Richmond players have "got one more bridge to cross to get, hopefully, where we deserve to be" with their finals-defining clash away to Sydney.

2014 AFL finals teams: week one

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

Sydney Swans Heath Grundy and Craig Bird good to go against Fremantle Dockers

Good to go: Heath Grundy is set to play in the Swans’ qualifying final on Saturday.

Andrew Wu Sydney have declared Heath Grundy and Craig Bird will line up as selected after doubts emerged over the availability of the premiership-winning pair for the Swans' qualifying final against Fremantle.

Richmond Tigers beat Sydney Swans to reach back-to-back AFL finals

Brett Deledio

Andrew Wu There are times when eighth place is more important than first, and Sydney and Richmond proved that on Saturday night.

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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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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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AFL Express: Saturday 30 August

Essendon v Carlton AFL MCG , Dustin Fletcher , Bryce Gibbs and Dyson Heppell fly for a mark
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Sunday the 6th of April 2014

Ronny Lerner and Lee Crossley Follow all the action from today's five AFL matches.

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2014 AFL round 23 teams

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The selected teams for round 23 of the AFL season, including Saturday's all-important Fremantle v Port Adelaide clash.

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AFL: Longmire not a fan of rotation

Changes needed: Swans coach John Longmire.

Andrew Wu Darren Lehmann and John Longmire have already taken their teams to the top, now it seems they have another thing in common - an aversion to the rotation policy with selection.

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2014 round 21 AFL teams

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All the ins and outs for round 21 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

2014 AFL round 22 teams

The selected teams for round 22 of the AFL season, headlined by Geelong's clash with Hawthorn on Saturday night.

The Buddy show may pay for itself after all

Matthew Lloyd

Matthew Lloyd Lance Franklin is at ease with the world when he plays football, it is where he looks most relaxed and comfortable in life and after a shaky start to his career in Sydney, Buddy and the Swans now...

Age Footballer of the Year: Round 20 votes

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Round 20 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2014 premiership season.