The Swans offer hope

By Keiran Croker “There’s always next year”.  That’s what my Dad used to say.  And growing up a South Melbourne supporter in the 60’s, the hope of the next footy season was what you held onto.  That and perhaps a glimpse of seeing Bobby Skilton play.  In those days as kids we were only ever [Read more]

AFL Round 1 – Sydney v St Kilda: The Swans offer hope!

by Kieran Croker  “There’s always next year”.  That’s what my Dad used to say.  And growing up a South Melbourne supporter in the 60’s, the hope of the next footy season was what you held onto.  That and perhaps a glimpse of seeing Bobby Skilton play.  In those days as kids we were only ever [Read more]

AFL Round 1 – Sydney v St Kilda: Swans lose the toss again

by Neil Jackson As a devoted Swans supporter of 14 years, I was so excited about this Round 1 clash. Sydney had had its best preseason since 1856. Then there was the appearance of no less than 6 new recruits on board, (Bradshaw, Mumford, Seaby, Kennedy, McGlynn and Jetta), plus the return of the prodigal [Read more]