Two more added as Swans WAFLW coaching team grows

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 11:34 AM - by Matt Ogg

New Swan Districts WAFLW head Coach, Adam Dancey, has wasted no time in starting to build a strong, professional team around him for the 2021 women’s season.

Less than a week after being announced to the position at the 2020 McSherry Medal, he added Oliver Beath as Head of Development and Travis Jones as a Development Coach. He is also calling on applications for assistant and line-based coaching roles.

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Swans looking at keeping up with the Jones’ next season

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 4:00 PM - by Matthew Ogg

The Swan Districts have wasted no time in searching for ways to improve in 2021.

Having failed to make a finals appearance since 2017, the Swans have taken steps to rectify and fill the gaps required to see them return to being a top five team again next season.

Part of this effort has seen them recruit tall swingman, Chris Jones, to their defensive stocks.

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Black & Whites add another Blue to their list with latest recruit

Monday, November 9, 2020 - 4:30 PM - by Matthew Ogg

Chicken or Fish? It’s usually a conundrum you face when eating at your favourite restaurant… yet Swan Districts league coaches may face the same question in 2021 when voting for best on ground honours.

With the nickname of ‘Chooka’ (and before that ‘Chicken Parma’), Jesse Palmer will re-join VFL team mates Sam Fisher and Frank Anderson, along with former Northern Blue Deven Costigan, in the black and white for the upcoming WAFL Read More [+]

BHP Parts Company With Swans

Monday, November 9, 2020 - 4:00 PM

The Swan Districts Football Club’s 14 year partnership with BHP will not be continued after the current agreement expires at the end of Term 4, 2020. BHP funded the club’s highly regarded award winning V Swans Active Education Programs including Kicking Goals, Shooting Goals and Shooting Hoops throughout the Pilbara, and also more recently its REACH program in South Hedland Senior High School. These school-based programs will no longer be delivered in the Read More [+]

Men’s Award Winners for 2020

Monday, November 9, 2020 - 9:48 AM - by Matthew Ogg

Corey Gault has become just the 20th player in the clubs long history to have won the coveted Swan Medal on two or more occasions, taking out the count by 30 votes at Mandoon Estate on Friday night.

Corey was drafted by Collingwood with pick No.65 in the 2011 AFL Draft. He spent five years at the Magpies before calling time on his AFL career Read More [+]

Vale David Holmes

Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 11:32 AM

New WAFLW Head Coach ready to take Black & Whites back to the final Dance-y

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 9:19 AM - by Matthew Ogg

It is with great pleasure that the Swan Districts Football Club welcomes new WAFLW head coach, Adam Dancey, to the club.

Having been involved with both male and female teams around Australia, Adam comes with an incredible resume of over 18 years’ experience in football development, player performance, opposition analysis and coaching.

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Women’s Award Winners for 2020

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 9:15 AM - by Matthew Ogg

Shanae Davison has topped off a stellar season, taking home her maiden 2020 McSherry Medal on Saturday night at the Swan Districts women’s Fairest & Best awards.

The McSherry Medal is an award named after foundation captain, WA representative and dual Reserves Premiership coach – Mandy McSherry. A 3x time Club Fairest and Best winner herself, McSherry is the clubs longest serving captain and has seen the women’s teams through a Read More [+]

Swans 2020 Board Election Results

Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 4:11 PM

Swans Districts Football Club welcomes Ian Westmore and Joanne Taylor to the Club’s Board.

There were eight candidates for four positions and 383 valid ballots were received. The results were:

 

Peter Hodyl – 363 votes

Des Hardiman – 307 votes

Matt Hewitson – 259 votes

Ian Westmore – 178 votes

Joanne Taylor – 178 votes

Kim Doust – 90 votes

John Komorowski – 83 votes

David Abbott – 74 votes

 

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Former Swan makes it a triple treat

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 10:59 AM - by Matthew Ogg

Nathan Broad has staked his claim on being one of the most successful Swan Districts draftees, claiming his third AFL Premiership in just four seasons over the weekend, as Richmond knocked off Geelong to become 2020’s champions.

Coming to Swans from Upper Swan JFC, he was overlooked in the 2011 draft but did not let this deter him from his AFL goal, continuing to play in the Read More [+]