Get to know our draft hopefuls - Nyra Anderson

Monday, October 5, 2020 - 10:33 AM - by Matthew Ogg

If Nyra Anderson is to be taken in the 2020 AFLW draft, it would have to be one of the feel good stories of the year.

Hailing from a rural town, Nyra has already had to face obstacles and responsibilities that some wouldn’t experience in their lifetime, including having to save up her own money to pay for her Read More [+]

From Swans to Swans to Sandover – Sam Fisher takes out WA’s top football honour

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 4:44 PM - by Matthew Ogg

Sam Fisher has taken out the Sandover Medal in just his first season of WAFL football, polling a total of 13 votes in the shortened 2020 fixture.

Originating from Canberra, the 22-year old’s career has already seen him:

  • Play for Canberra Demons in the NEAFL,
  • Be part of the GWS Giants Academy since the age of 13,
  • Represent the Allies in the under Read More [+]

Swans shine in final game before the AFLW Draft

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 9:55 AM - by Matthew Ogg

Western Australia’s brightest female under 18s talent have taken a 17-point win over its WAFLW opposition in WA’s state NAB AFLW All Stars match at Provident Financial Oval in Joondalup on Saturday.

Watched closely by recruiters ahead of the AFLW 2020 Draft on October 6th, this game was the last opportunity for potential draftees to shine in front of those who can make their football dreams come true.

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Swans WAFLW players recognised as All Stars of the competition

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 9:35 AM - by Matthew Ogg

Seven Swan Districts League players have been named to play in this Saturdays WA NAB AFLW All Stars game.

The traditional NAB AFLW Under-18 Championships have been restructured this year due to restrictions around the COVID-19 pandemic, with WA holding an interstate exhibition match in its place.

The game will see two teams battle it out, with the opportunity to showcase their skills ahead of this Read More [+]

3 Swans fly into the WAFL Team of the Year for 2020

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 10:54 AM - by Matthew Ogg

Based on performance, every week of the 2020 Optus WAFL Premiership Season saw the best players named in the Team of the Round.

Over the nine round shortened season, a total of 98 players across all clubs received this honour at least once throughout the year. Nine of those players were from Swan Districts.

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Swan Districts – More than just your local footy club!

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 12:36 PM - by Matt Ogg

The Swan Districts Football Club are working hard behind the scenes to redevelop their facilities for the benefit of the community.

Not only does Steel Blue Oval draw large numbers of people into the Town of Bassendean on Saturdays and Sundays during the WAFL season, it has become a core meeting place for non-football related activities during the week as well. Read More [+]

Seven Swans invited to the 2020 Draft Combine

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 9:45 AM - by Matthew Ogg, Photos by The Sports Photo

Almost 180 AFL Draft hopefuls will test themselves around the country after personally being invited to participate in their respective states Draft Combines.

Clubs were asked to nominate their preferred list of attendees, with male and female players from the Swan Districts Football Club making up almost a third of those invited to participate in WA’s testing on September 30th.

Each Combine is designed to assess each Read More [+]

Vale Joseph Lawson

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:08 AM

The Swan Districts Round 9 Wrap-Up

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 9:25 AM - by Matthew Ogg

Round 9 of the 2020 Optus WAFL Premiership Season was the last chance for all three Swan Districts men’s sides to take to the field, having failed to qualify for finals this year.

It also saw the retirement of Steven Payne, along with Matt Riggio playing his 200th game in the black and white.

Check out the breakdown of each game below…

 

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Round 9, 2020 WAFL League Team Selection

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 11:36 AM - by Matthew Ogg

Although the Swan Districts and East Fremantle league side cannot make finals, they both still have plenty to play for this weekend.

Sunday afternoon will see co-captain, Matt Riggio, run out for his 200th game in the black and white in his 10th year at the Swans, while Shark Jonathon Griffin will hang up the boots having announced his retirement earlier in the week.

Brayden Noble comes into the Read More [+]