Sydney Swans – The Bye: Reflection and Anticipation

The bye gives Jan Courtin the opportunity to reflect on the Swans’ season that has been and what is left to come.

Round 1 – GWS v Western Bulldogs: A windy day in Canberra

William Westerman files from “convivial” and “intimate” Manuka Oval, Canberra. While the Dogs’ premiership was just 23 games ago, this game was dominated by the Giants.

Round 1 – Port Adelaide v Fremantle: Welcome back football, my old friend.

Chris Michaels has bought into the potential of this Port Adelaide side, who were a class above Fremantle. Could it be the start of something special in 2018?

Before Round 1: “The billion shards of light…”

For little Jimmy, little Ezgi, for little all of us – now is the time to be swept up in the possible. Cusp-of-season meanderings from David Wilson.