Round 5 – Sydney v Greater Western Sydney: Sport. Sport. Sport.

Jan Courtin is back the SCG for the first time since June 2019 to see her beloved Swans in action on their home ground. While Sydney didn’t get the win, another of her favourites, the Queensland Bulls, triumphed in the Sheffield Shield final.

Almanac Footy: A decade on – was I Nostradamus?

Sam Steele reflects and comments on the thought provoking predications he made about the future of AFL footy in a piece he published on The Footy Almanac in 2009.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 1 Finals – Hawthorn v Adelaide: A game worthy of a full house

Tony Roberts got plenty of room to watch the 2007 Elimination Final between the Hawks and Crows. He was lucky to witness one of the great finals moments.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 13 – Collingwood v Hawthorn: Dirty Didak and mercurial Mitchell

Two resurging Victorian teams met in the last game of Round 13, 2007. Matt O’Connor reports on a nailbiting finish full of young and international talent.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 11 – Hawthorn v Sydney: A rugged away win

Lance Franklin looked to have Sydney on the ropes in their 2007 MCG clash. But Christopher Riordan reports on how the tough Sydney system got them back into the match.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 6 – Essendon v Hawthorn: The Buddy show slams the hapless Bombers

Vin Maskell went to the MCG for some Saturday arvo footy. With the game teetering each way, it was Lance Franklin who put on a heroic performance to push his Hawks to victory.

AFL in the 2010s – snapshot moments that created a decade of greatness and stories

Sean Mortell looks back over the past decade of footy highlighting some of the many key moments during that period of time.

Round 23 – Sydney v St Kilda: A thrill to witness

Passionate Swan fan Mathilde de Hauteclocque reports on the Sydney Swans win over the Saints in a match that farewelled some popular retiring Sydney greats at the SCG.

Round 23 – Sydney v St Kilda: Love is in the air!

An emotional day for Jan Courtin with many tears shed by her and fellow Swans supporters as they farewelled some of Sydney’s favourite sons in their final game with a great win over the Saints in their Round 23 match at the SCG.

Round 23 – Sydney v St Kilda: Pride, and the time to say goodbye (you couldn’t write this script any better).

The Swans farewell their retiring legends in true style with a big win over the Saints in their Round 23 match at the SCG.

Rough leaves with a legacy as grand as any

Jarryd Roughead’s forthcoming retirement has led Tom Harrington to pen his thoughts about the career of the champion footballer.

Round 14 – Sydney v Hawthorn: Never dies, always fights.

Caspar McLeod enjoys the spirit displayed by the current crop of Swans, and he sees bigger things happening for Sydney after their Round 14 win against Hawthorn.

Round 12 – Sydney v West Coast Eagles: Winning the best teacher!

Keiran Croker continues to love the way his developing Swans are playing at the moment as they account for the Eagles at the SCG in their Round 12 encounter.

Round 10 – Sydney v Collingwood: “How good are Collingwood?” Floreat Pica Society report

“How good are Collingwood?” asks John Ramsdale in his Floreat Pica Society Round 10 report of the match against Sydney.

Round 10 – Sydney v Collingwood: The Marn Grook Game

Keiran Croker reports from the Sir Doug Nicholls Round 10 Marn Grook Game between the Swans and Pies in Sydney, and although a little disaapointed by the result he sees a bright future for the Sydney Swans.

Round 9 – North Melbourne v Sydney: From Boys to Men at Blundstone Arena

Joe Moore likes what he sees in the next generation of Moores (his young bloke) and of the Swans coming through. Read his Round 9 report of the Roos and Swans match at Blundstone Arena in his home town of Hobart.

Round 4 – Previewish (again): A bit of Four Play

Tipsters, Sal’s preview of everything footy and horseracing for your consideration this weekend.

Round 3 – Carlton v Sydney Swans: A footy win is a tonic

Reflecting upon her road travelled to the Harbour City, Jan Courtin prepares for her return to Melbourne, but not before watching her Swans score a desparately needed win against an improving Carlton.

Round 2 – Sydney v Adelaide: One is a ballet, the other sea foam!

The contemporary footy landscape, recent cultural and politcal events, concern Mathilde de Hauteclocque as she grapples with the consequences of them. And, her beloved Swans going down to the Crows hasn’t helped either. Perhaps the Cotes du Rhone on Saturday night put Mathilde in a better frame of mind!

2018 AFL Player Previews: Revisited

How did they fare in 2018? Anna Pavlou revisits the player previews she made at the beginning of the 2018 AFL season to present an assessment of their performances for the year.