Swans response to COVID 19 Lockdown

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 9:02 AM

Effective from 6pm last night, Sunday, 31 January 2021 until 6pm Friday, 5 February, the Perth metropolitan area and the Peel and South West regions will enter a 5-day lockdown, based on health advice. These measures are being implemented due to a fast evolving situation in Western Australia with the positive COVID-19 case detected in a hotel quarantine worker.

The Swan Districts Football Club COVID-19 Taskforce reconnected on Sunday to establish an urgent club response to Read More [+]

Meet our New Recruit – Jesse ‘Chook’ Palmer

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 9:37 AM - by Matthew Ogg

Originally from Ballarat, Jesse was picked up by the Port Adelaide Football Club with their third selection, pick #78 overall, in the 2014 draft. He spent three seasons with the Power before signing on with the Northern Blues for 2018 and 2019, where he was named in VFL Team of the Year in his first season at the club.

Attempting to switch to the black and Read More [+]

SDFC 2020 Financial Results

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 5:37 PM

In what has been a globally unprecedented year, Swan Districts Football Club would like to announce that a $902,794 surplus has been posted for the club in 2020. This was unexpected, and should be considered in the context of many extraordinary factors relating to the pandemic.

Club President Peter Hodyl said, “2020 has seen us all navigate uncharted waters as we grappled with the uncertainty of the global pandemic. Health Read More [+]

Swan Districts in 2020 – A year to remember!

Monday, December 28, 2020 - 9:00 AM - by Matthew Ogg

The Swan Districts Football Club have produced some great successes throughout the unprecedented 2020 season… particularly once the final siren had sounded.

In a tough year on the field, the men’s League, Reserves and Colts sides were only able to put 3, 1 and 2 wins on the board respectively, in the shortened eight-game format. Our women’s sides played seven games, with the League side making it to Week 1 Read More [+]

Swans at Foodbank

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 11:31 AM

Swans volunteers were at Foodbank WA again this week for the final time in 2020, and were involved in packing hampers and what would seem like a lifetime supply of meat pies. Food that is close to its best before date, or for whatever reason is not suitable for sale, is donated to Foodbank by the major supermarkets, food manufacturers and producers.

Foodbank WA Partnerships Manager, Read More [+]

Trew Blue talent picked up by West Coast at a steal

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 10:46 AM - by Matthew Ogg

Zane Trew went into Wednesday night’s draft with a quiet confidence of being given the chance to begin his football dream on an AFL list.

Predicted to be selected between pick’s 20-30, and having spoken to most AFL clubs throughout the year, it was a shock to see the draft conclude without his name being called out.

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Denver Grainger-Barras – Ready to fly at the Hawks

Monday, December 14, 2020 - 9:23 AM - by Matthew Ogg

Denver Grainger-Barras has become the highest Swan Districts player selected in the AFL National Draft since Stephen Coniglio went to the Giants in 2011 with pick two.

He was selected by Hawthorn with pick No.6, which was the club’s first top 10 draft pick in over a decade, and is ready to make an immediate impact at his new club.

Denver played all Read More [+]

Swans turn on the ‘Jetts’ with latest signing

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 1:10 PM - by Matthew Ogg

In what has already been a successful recruiting campaign for the Swan Districts Football Club, their latest signing could be seen as a homecoming of sorts.

After 11 years and two premierships in the AFL system, 200-game champion Lewis Jetta returns to the black and whites for season 2021.

Playing his junior football with Bunbury-side Carey Park, Jetta made his way to Swan Districts as part of the Read More [+]

Swans continue to lead the way in access and inclusion

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 9:19 AM - by Matthew Ogg

In 2017, the Swan Districts Football Club reset its purpose, vision and values, asserting their focus on building communities and developing people throughout WA.

As we look to celebrate International Day of People with Disability on Thursday December 3rd, the club continues to explore ways to stand by their four core values of 1) We act with integrity, 2) Everyone matters, 3) Raise the bar and 4) We fly together.

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NAIDOC 2020

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 9:34 AM

Swans Community team were very active during this year’s rescheduled NAIDOC celebrations.

Painting Boomerangs (Kylies) with dreamtime story themes, teaching Marn Grook (meaning: Game Ball) and coaching, playing and umpiring a NAIDOC football match were a part of our engagement tasks.

The painting of the ‘Kylies’ was a popular activity amongst the students and some fantastic designs have been produced.

The Marn Grook lesson and game was Read More [+]