Finals Week 1 – Sydney v GWS: What’s the definition of a bad loser and do I fit the mould?

Jan Courtin emerges from three days of post-GWS mourning to reveal herself. Is she a bad loser?

No footy this weekend? I saw plenty when SWANZ took a trip to Rooty Hill.

Jan Courtin made the trip to Rooty Hill to watch the Swans Reserves in the NEAFL and qualify for next week’s Grand Final against the Giants.

Round 23 – Sydney v Richmond: We’re Minor Premiers! Is it best to finish first?

The Sydney Swans finish the year as Minor Premiers, however Jan Courtin is not sure if top of the ladder leads to a Flag, favouritism doesn’t sit kindly with her.

Almanac Books: My Lifelong Love Affair with the Swans

Those that know Jan Courtin know of her passion for the Swans. Jan has published a book about her life and this passion, based around her Footy Almanac postings and with some great photos.

Round 22 – North Melbourne v Sydney: A 10-day Road Trip and two Wins! I’m happy!

A road trip for Jan Courtin, Melbourne and Hobart, two Swans’ wins and a happy Jan, only after a slight ticket tussle.

Round 21 – St Kilda v Sydney: A road trip, thoughts of death, and a wonderful Swans victory

From Surry Hills to St Kilda is an overnight trip for Jan Courtin and Marshall, giving the mind much time to wander. “There is nothing really that can compare to a road trip…”

Round 20 – Sydney v Port Adelaide: Am I greedy? I wanted more than a 67-point win

Sydney superfan, Jan Courtin, braved the rain and learnt that, when it comes to football, she might be greedy after all.

Round 19 – Fremantle v Sydney: We sure needed that percentage boost!

As it turns out, Jan was nervous for no reason as the Swans rolled to an easy win.

Round 18 – Sydney v Carlton: Only one word describes it… RELIEF!

Jan Courtin is exhausted after her Swannies sneak over the line.

Round 17 – Sydney v Hawthorn: A horrible night at the SCG

Sick to the stomach, Jan Courtin is in no mood to dissect Sydney’s loss to Hawthorn, a game that shoulda woulda coulda but didn’t.

Round 16 – Geelong v Sydney: How Was THAT?! Yes! The Bloods Inflict Pain at the Cattery

After last week’s cursing, slaying the Cats at the Cattery generated extra Cheer Cheer in Swans fan Jan Courtin this week.

Round 15 – Sydney v Western Bulldogs: I am very angry and I don’t care what you think!

Jan Courtin lets fly after the Swans terrible loss to the Dogs. She’s still very angry and she doesn’t care what anyone thinks.

Almanac Soccer: No Farting Allowed in the Round Ball Game

Jan Courtin shares a recent outburst of flatulence heard around the world

Round 14 – Collingwood v Fremantle: Never mind the result. Missing Collingwood fans should be ashamed of themselves!

Where were those 80,000 members? Jan Courtin asks why there was so many empty seats at the MCG on Friday night

Round 13 – Sydney v Melbourne: The weather gods and Craig Joubert have their say

Jan Courtin prepares for the Swans game against Melbourne with a replay of the Rugby International and her hopes for a percentage boost made difficult by the weather.

Round 12 – Greater Western Sydney v Sydney: Boos and Cheers either side of a $100,000 kick win the battle

Jan Courtin has been reminded in the Swans loss to GWS that any team can beat any other team on any given day.

Round 11 – Gold Coast v Sydney: A Wet, Wild, Windy, Wicked Weekend

Jan Courtin braved a cold, a miserable plane journey and torrential rain to cheer cheer the red and the white in what can best be described as Gold Coast’s slush pit.

Round 10 – Sydney v North Melbourne: One with the Lot

Road trips by car and bike and the finer points of burgerless burgers. All provide the context for a good Sydney win at the SCG

Round 9 – Hawthorn v Sydney: Yes Bloods – what a win! And a trip down memory lane.

Jan Courtin returned to Melbourne to watch her Swans against Richmond and Hawthorn, a journey that included a win and a loss and a trip down memory lane.

Round 8 – Richmond v Sydney: Why do we play so badly against the yellow and black?

There are two things you should never challenge Jan Courtin with, spreadsheets and her Swans.