News Swans Talk in the Media 2020

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Kennedy Parker

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1-4 Jan 2020
Stephens Breakout Prediction ~ https://www.theage.com.au/sport/afl...-who-could-create-a-buzz-20200101-p53o0f.html

5-11 Jan 2020
Wallace's big improvers ~ https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/01...e-believes-could-make-a-quantum-leap-in-2020/
Wallace's big improvers ~ https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/01...e-believes-could-take-a-quantum-leap-in-2020/
Buddy Injured ~ https://www.afl.com.au/news/365142/buddy-big-blow-superstar-swan-undergoes-knee-surgery
Buddy Injured ~ https://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/af...s/news-story/335ac795aa1c72141beaa93f81536a22
Blog on Buddy & Danger moves ~ https://themongrelpunt.com/afl-season-2020/2020/01/07/legacy-in-danger/
Franklin ~ https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/01/08/swans-will-not-put-a-cap-on-franklin-in-2020/
Swans on Charity SoO Game ~ https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/01/08/swans-support-charity-state-of-origin-game-but-want-a-say/
Charlie Gardiner on Sen ~ https://player.whooshkaa.com/episode?id=543827
Pre-season ~ https://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/af...s/news-story/6e1c5d5eec16541ecaa742c93dafac9f
Lewis regarding Franklin ~ https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/01/09/why-lewis-is-confident-franklin-will-have-huge-2020/
Horse = All-Stars Coach ~ https://www.afl.com.au/news/365462/all-stars-coach-thrilled-to-play-a-part-to-help-bushfire-victims
Replacements ~ https://www.afl.com.au/news/365186/the-replacements-who-will-step-up-to-fill-the-void-at-your-club-

12-19 Jan 2020
Bushfires ~ https://www.afl.com.au/news/365694/face-to-face-with-flames-sydney-pair-s-brush-with-nsw-bushfires
Horse on forward line ~ https://www.sydneyswans.com.au/news/553059/forward-line-a-strong-point-longmire
Cornes' 18 Breakouts ~ https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/01/14/kane-cornes-18-breakout-players-for-2020/
Daniher's Groin ~ https://www.theage.com.au/sport/afl...gain-to-visit-groin-guru-20200115-p53rif.html
Priorities ~ https://www.afl.com.au/news/366067/january-focus-your-club-s-biggest-pre-season-priority
SoO Selection Criteria ~ https://www.sydneyswans.com.au/news/553718/state-of-origin-selection-criteria-revealed

20-26 Jan 2020
Season Preview ~ https://themongrelpunt.com/afl-seas...ad-and-ugly-sydney-swans-2020-season-preview/
Tommy Walsh ~ https://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2020/0122/1110221-its-harder-to-be-a-gaa-footballer-than-an-afl-player/
Swans Podcasts On Sen ~ https://www.sydneyswans.com.au/news-and-media/podcasts
Richards Report w/ Chris Keane ~ Papley @ Training ~ https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/01...t-swans-training-following-failed-blues-move/
Forwards ~ https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/01/24/who-are-you-clubs-six-most-dangerous-forwards/

27-31 Jan 2020
The Blakeys ~ https://www.afl.com.au/news/366791/coach-dad-best-mate-how-the-blakeys-juggle-footy-and-family
Heeney Injury ~ https://www.afl.com.au/news/368109/star-swan-set-for-surgery-after-awkward-landing-at-training
Heeney Injury ~ https://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/af...y/news-story/c387d1121232e2936782d65629b0d78e
Round 1 Best 22 ~ https://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/af...s/news-story/eb41053f4ed260c4bc0dbb84302c0137
Longmire Podcast ~ https://player.whooshkaa.com/episode?id=545888
1 Feb 2020
Most Important Defenders ~ https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/01/31/who-are-your-clubs-most-important-defenders/
Point to prove ~ https://www.afl.com.au/news/367924/who-has-a-big-point-to-prove-in-2020-

2-8 Feb 2020
Round 1 Ready Draftees ~ https://www.afl.com.au/news/368731/plug-and-play-the-10-draftees-ready-for-round-one
2020 Predictions ~ https://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/af...m/news-story/acdff4e6977e6727025ea818ad85b343
Wallace Worried ~ https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/02...s-worried-about-heading-into-the-2020-season/
Swans Review @ 33:33 ~ https://footyology.com.au/footyology-podcast-the-sore-points-of-this-summer/
Hayward and Paps 2020 goals ~ https://www.foxsports.com.au/video/afl/afl/swans-goals-for-2020!763866
Best Ever @ Each Club ~ https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/02/07/who-is-the-best-ever-player-at-your-club/

9-15 Feb 2020
Midfield Rankings ~ https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/02/10/champion-data-ranks-all-18-afl-teams-by-each-position/
Buddy Update ~ https://www.afl.com.au/news/371980/round-one-unlikely-despite-buddy-good-progress
Heeney Update ~ https://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/sy...e/news-story/3c63aca542772d73628ed39c41b6b00f
Franklin ~ https://au.yahoo.com/sports/buddy-franklin-resume-running-next-week-234904312--spt.html

16-22 Feb 2020
Matthew Ling ~ https://www.sydneyswans.com.au/news...OegmZnmepo0MAj64HpomFIJeg6EmRZbHF7fuZ55gqLAGQ
Toughest Players of 80s and 90s ~ https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/02...me-their-toughest-players-of-the-80s-and-90s/

23-29 Feb 2020
Amazon ~ https://www.theage.com.au/sport/afl...d-shake-up-the-afl-on-tv-20200224-p543v4.html
List Ratings ~ https://www.espn.com/afl/story/_/id/28732045/afl-club-list-rated-short-long-term
Australian Dream ~ https://footyology.com.au/footyology-podcast-australian-dream-or-nightmare/
Maths ~ https://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/af...n/news-story/cab387292378f5181f62e14e23b8b177
Draftees For Round 1 ~ https://www.afl.com.au/news/377973/your-club-s-draftees-who-s-flying-who-s-r1-ready-who-needs-time-
Amazon Doco ~ https://www.theage.com.au/sport/afl...bs-in-documentary-series-20200225-p544ao.html
Teddy ~ https://www.afl.com.au/news/378448/2012-flag-hero-among-four-swans-added-to-club-hall-of-fame
Joe D ~ https://www.theage.com.au/sport/afl...e-daniher-than-the-swans-20200226-p544oz.html
Collissions ~ https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/02...hat-live-with-umpire-chamberlain-to-this-day/
Goodes Docos ~ https://www.eurekastreet.com.au/article/adam-goodes--in-retrospectives?amp=1
Marsh 1 ~ https://www.afl.com.au/news/379457/giants-send-early-warning-by-crushing-crosstown-rivals
Kirk Presser ~ https://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/af...s/news-story/1b863847eba1566e618a640dd860e7bd
Longmire Extension ~ https://wwos.nine.com.au/afl/jake-n...-preview/7327f7b9-74c2-4259-9867-9b10a4a263e3
1-7 Mar 2020
Goodesy Interview ~ https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/mar/02/adam-goodes-interview-racism-walk-away-afl
Wallace ~ https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/03/03/the-four-clubs-that-must-fire-up-in-final-marsh-series-games/
Pass Mark ~ https://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/af...n/news-story/a97e86c59893da586062113a2ac05ed2
Amazon Doco ~ https://www.theage.com.au/sport/afl...tarts-filming-this-month-20200304-p546wt.html
Harley ~ https://www.sen.com.au/news/2020/03/06/swans-ceo-confident-they-can-do-some-damage-in-2020/
16th Ranked Midfield ~ https://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/af...g/news-story/1aa72906e9a2c0da4c525212f4ca4f6f
Parker Speech ~ https://www.sydneyswans.com.au/vide...dal=true&type=video&publishFrom=1583372949001

8-14 Mar 2020
COR ~ https://amp.irishexaminer.com/break...entment-986289.html?__twitter_impression=true
Best Spine ~ https://www.foxsports.com.au/afl/af...s/news-story/da43b4974c90cb5632410b103d992c32
Kennedy's Expectations ~ https://www.theage.com.au/sport/afl...pes-for-rebounding-swans-20200311-p548yu.html
Real Estate ~ https://www.realestate.com.au/news/...t-at-auction/?rsf=syn:news:nca:news:spa:strap

15-21 Mar 2020
Next Captain Mills? ~ https://www.afl.com.au/news/384857/your-club-s-next-captain-current-skippers-earmark-their-successor
Rampe Interview ~ https://www.afl.com.au/news/384837/if-you-heard-clarko-sooking-it-up-on-the-radio-then
Gray and Paps ~ https://www.afl.com.au/news/387562/look-out-crows-the-gray-and-paps-show-is-coming
Safety Measures ~ https://www.theage.com.au/sport/afl...res-for-away-game-travel-20200320-p54c52.html

22-28 Mar 2020
Swans beat Crows ~ https://www.afl.com.au/news/387964/tex-sprays-sealer-swans-survive-crow-scare

29-31 Mar 2020
Doomsday ~ https://www.theage.com.au/sport/afl...this-time-with-17-others-20200328-p54etl.html
 
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SeanM

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I think the swans referred it to the afl. So they would be the ones to make any decision. Worst case scenario the club could just let him play out his contract in the reserves whilst giving him counseling for his first incident.
 

Jewelsbon

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I think the swans referred it to the afl. So they would be the ones to make any decision. Worst case scenario the club could just let him play out his contract in the reserves whilst giving him counseling for his first incident.
If she doesn't go to the police then he has no case to answer and therefore no action can or should be taken.

And us, the gossipy keyboard warriors, so many of whom have him hung out to dry, will never know the truth.
 

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Kapers

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It's not a bad interview, not good either though.

Can't expect much revelatory from a young kid.

Dwayne somehow found a way to talk more about Carlton than the Swans....
 

SeanM

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I enjoyed the latest Callum Sinclair podcast with Barry O'Connor and Ling as guests. Usually gives a better insight into the players than the standard media interviews.
 

TheMase

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I enjoyed the latest Callum Sinclair podcast with Barry O'Connor and Ling as guests. Usually gives a better insight into the players than the standard media interviews.
Wicks new nickname “tickets” lol
 

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caesar88

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Oh my bad. This might get deleted by mods but here ya go:

"The likes of Port wrecking ball Zak Butters, Western Bulldogs high-flyer Aaron Naughton and mature Sydney leader James Rowbottom headline the squad.

SWANS’ LEADER AT JUST 19
Sydney Swans’ breakout star James Rowbottom has already been expedited to leadership status at just 19 years of age.

When one of the other teenagers at the club, Elijah Taylor, was busted for his COVID-19 breach in Perth, Swans coach John Longmire contrasted his lack of maturity to Rowbottom, who has looked at home in the AFL as an old head on young shoulders.

That is confirmed by the fact Rowbottom, just 26 matches into his career, has been encouraged to take on an active leadership role among his older peers – such is the esteem in which he is held at the Swans.

Rowbottom will on Tuesday be unveiled in the AFLPA’s under 22 team of the year, and he is the face of the Swans’ quiet revolution.

Sydney have endured another tough year in terms of injuries and results, but the future suddenly looks a lot brighter – with Rowbottom, the centrepiece of the next generation.

“The coaching staff and the established leaders have been onto me about becoming a better leader as well and working towards more leadership among the group,” said Rowbottom.

“And that’s where I’ve taken messages out of the team meetings and been trying to be the sort of bridge for the senior players and the younger players to try and develop my leadership in that sense.”

Rowbottom has emerged as one of the rising stars of the competition and one of the best up-and-coming midfielders going around.

If he had only played 10 matches in his rookie year in 2019 rather than 12 (therefore making him ineligible), he would have been an overwhelming favourite for the Rising Star.

However, Rowbottom is more than a player, but potentially on track to become one of the youngest captains the game has seen.

Rowbottom says it hasn’t been easy to be a leader to young men who are older and more experienced.

“It’s been a bit of a challenge. It’s a bit hard to stand up in front of a group and speak up but the group and senior players and coaches made it clear that anyone is entitled to,” he said.

“If you see something you’re better off saying it than not saying it, because most likely someone else is thinking the same thing.


“Everyone very much on the same page about supporting each other with their views and driving each other to be the best that we can be. That’s been the main message.

“No one really takes a backward step or sits there waiting.”

Rowbottom says his art to adjusting to AFL football is to try and focus on one knew skill every week.

“I just really wanted to work towards putting together some four quarter games and I’ve done that,” he said.

“I think throughout the last six weeks or seven weeks has been the most satisfying.

“I’ve set a goal every week and done everything to achieve it and ticking off goals along the way to being as good as I can be.

“Ticking off things each week and adding something to my bow as well as maintain what I’ve developed.”
 

GoTheSwannies

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Not at all , it's a good read. He was no angel though off the field. We let down Goodes
I thought about the whole goodes saga in hindsight, and you're right... He was let down by an organisation he gave everything to... the AFL needed to go harder on this... they felt they had to tip-toe on the issue... unfortunately for goodes it was a lesson learned too late.. How disappointing for our country that something like this happened in this day and age... and CONTINUES to happen too regularly
 

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