Round 3 – Sydney v Greater West Sydney: Bring your own food

The SCG: not the place to be if you’re hungry and fancy a bite during the game, but a brilliant place to be to watch the Swans claim bragging rights over the new kids on the block from Sydney’s west.

Round 2 – Richmond v Bulldogs: Watch the memberships burn

After observing the two teams in Round 1, Torchbearer anticipated a closely fought game between the Dogs and the Tiges, and that’s exactly what he got. With the right result. He’s looking forward to the Hawthorn clash next week.

Round 1 – Sydney v Essendon: The juice ran out

For three quarters, the “match-day experience” at ANZ Stadium left much to be desired for longtime Swans supporter Gavin Ward. The fourth was better.