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NAB Challenge Preview: Sydney Swans v Brisbane Lions

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Continuing the second week of the NAB Challenge campaign is the Sydney Swans and the Brisbane Lions from Coffs Harbour International Stadium on Friday night. 1,034 more words

Not fair? Too bad, the Northern Academies are indispensable

As any hardened AFL fan from colder climes will tell you, finding a footy fix in Sydney is harder than finding a match up for Buddy Franklin. 735 more words

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Farewell to football's odd couple

Sydney’s Jude Bolton and St Kilda’s Stephen Milne announced their retirement this week in a fitting representation of the game’s great diversity.

While Bolton and Milne juxtapose each other in so many ways, they are two of football’s great players and a testament to the different characters and skills that flourish in the game. 597 more words

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2014 Grand Final: Sydney v Hawthorn review


“The best team of the modern era, the last 50 years, produces its masterpiece! They’ve never been better than this!” – Bruce McAvaney, 2014.

The classic call will forever be linked to the Hawks stunning premiership victory over the heavily fancied Swans. 805 more words

Soup of This Day #395: Would You Stand Up


A Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) footy crowd looks pretty amorphous but you can still make out the individual voices – Photo: AsianFC, 2007. AsianFC is not affiliated with Longworth72. 1,635 more words

Soups Of These Days

The AFL have punished Sydney for following their rules

Sure, the COLA (Cost of Living Allowance) is outdated and inherently unfair to the AFL’s other seventeen clubs, but the League’s trade ban on the Swans is astounding. 339 more words

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Sydney Swans and the COLA

So, the AFL has come out and stated that if the Swans trade any players within the next two seasons, and bring in any players through means other than draft picks, then the COLA will be decreased to 0. 736 more words

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