Swans CEO leading the way in helping the hungry

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 1:56 PM - by Matthew Ogg

Even before the recent COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity has been a daily reality for tens of thousands of West Australians.

Hunger can impact anyone at any time through circumstances including; illness, marriage breakdowns, job loss and more. It could be happening to a friend, family member, neighbour or colleague without you even knowing, as having a house, job and car can often mask the issue, often making their suffering invisible Read More [+]

WA Gold Swans even up the score in Game 2

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 11:22 AM - by Matthew Ogg

WA Gold have made an emphatic 110-point turn around in the second game of the West Australian NAB AFL U18s All Stars Exhibition.

Having gone down to WA Black by 55 points the week before, it was the Gold’s time to shine, winning game 2 by the same margin; 18.5 (113) to 8.10 (58).

Seven of the nine named Swans took Read More [+]

Get to know our draft hopefuls - Ty Sears

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 1:33 PM - by Matthew Ogg

When you think of quiet achievers, you can’t go past Swan Districts defender, Ty Sears. A talented backman with run, speed and skill, the South Bunbury product is being touted as one to watch in the lead up to this year’s AFL Draft.

With a background in athletics, where he has won a gold medal representing WA, Sears is comfortable rebounding off half-back and pushing up into the midfield.

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Being the Best You!- A Youth Engagement School Holiday Program with Swans

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 10:00 AM

Keeping active, trying new things, meeting new people and having fun along the way has been the trademark of the Swans School Holiday Program.

Our Community team have engaged with over 115 young people in the two week school holiday period from suburbs as far and wide as Woorooloo, Chidlow, Mundaring, Swan View and other Swan Districts zones.

WAFLW and WAFL players have been present in each activity joining Read More [+]

Get to know our draft hopefuls - Jamison Ugle

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 3:09 PM - by Matthew Ogg

It has been said that not all heroes wear capes, and young Swan Districts Colt, Jamison Ugle, most definitely fits this category.

An exciting and extremely talented footballer whose name has been thrown around in AFL draft circles this season, his name is now synonymous with his off field heroism that quite literally saved another man’s life earlier this year.

Coming to the rescue of Read More [+]

Grow Your Mo’ this November and join our team

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 1:18 PM - by Matt Ogg

Calling all Handlebars, Pencils, Horseshoes, Chevrons and Walruses… We Need You!

Movember is saving and improving men’s lives through projects focused on prostate cancer, testicular, mental health and suicide prevention. Each November thousands of guys around the world will grow their best Mothroughout the month of November, to help raise the awareness around the often ignored issue of mens health.

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Black & Whites change to Black & Gold in first game of U18’s Exhibition match

Monday, October 12, 2020 - 11:20 AM - by Matt Ogg

Game 1 of the NAB AFL U18s All Stars Exhibition games has been completed, with eight of the nine named Swan Districts players making an appearance.

Given the NAB AFL U18 National Championships were cancelled for season 2020 due to COVID-19, each state is hosting its own set of fixtures to showcase their talent before the AFL Draft later this year.

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John Cooper and John Todd honoured with signage upgrade

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 1:11 PM - by Matthew Ogg

The signage for the John Cooper-John Todd Stand at Steel Blue Oval has received a well-deserved upgrade, to highlight and recognise the significant contributions both men have made to the Swan Districts Football Club.

Originally displayed in smaller letters, the club have increased the size of the signage along with shifting it to a more prominent position on the stand.

It could be argued Read More [+]

8 young Swans ready to unleash ahead of this year’s AFL Draft

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 9:20 AM - by Matthew Ogg

With the traditional style of U18 National Championship games cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WA is hosting its own set of fixtures to showcase their young talent before this seasons AFL Draft.

Eight Colts from the Swan Districts Football Club have been named in this year’s WA State U18’s 2020 Squad, hoping to shine in front of the onlooking eyes of AFL clubs.

58 WA players Read More [+]

Swans soar in AFLW Draft

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 2:56 PM - by Matthew Ogg

Swan Districts supporters will continue to be torn on who to follow in the AFL women’s competition, with two more league players picked up in last night’s draft.

With only six picks taken between the WA sides, the black and whites made up a third of the home-grown talent drafted, with two players picked up in the second round. 

Shanae Davison (pick #18) and Mikayla Morrison (pick #30) Read More [+]