11.13 (79)
11.14 (80)


The Swans are 0-2 and after an improved showing last week in the grand final rematch, they’ll be looking to register their first points of the season against a Collingwood side who’ve been competitive, but at the same time, haven’t looked like winning in the opening two rounds.

Kurt Tippett will miss due to an ankle injury with either Callum Sinclair and Darcy Cameron in line to be his replacement as Collingwood lack of key talls could be put to the test as Lance Franklin – playing his 250th game – and Sam Reid come into the game in ominous form.

The Pies could ring in a host of changes with Jamie Elliot a chance to make his debut for the season while Travis Varcoe will return from suspension. Mason Cox, Lynden Dunn and Matthew Scharenberg are all chances to be included in the squad.

It could be an old school backyard battle between the Reid brothers should they line up on each other during the match – one that’ll have viewers glued to their TVs given the form of the pair.

Sydney were impressive in parts last week and will be looking to string together four quarters and should take home the four points.

Swans by 18.

Team Line-Ups

IN Callum Sinclair, Jordan Foote, Jordan Dawson
OUTH. Cunningham, Jeremy Laidler, Kurt Tippett
IN Travis Varcoe, Levi Greenwood
OUTJames Aish, Jarryd Blair
FB 40 Nick Smith 36 Aliir Aliir 28 Nic Newman
FF 1 Alex Fasolo 30 Darcy Moore 21 Tom Phillips
HB 14 Callum Mills 39 Heath Grundy 31 Harrison Marsh
HF 18 Travis Varcoe 9 Jesse White 29 Tim Broomhead
C 10 Zak Jones 12 Josh P. Kennedy 44 Jake Lloyd
C 22 S. Sidebottom 10 S. Pendlebury 32 W. Hoskin-Elliott
HF 42 Robbie Fox 23 Lance Franklin 26 Luke Parker
HB 40 Josh Smith 20 Ben Reid 37 Brayden Maynard
FF 18 Callum Sinclair 50 Sam Reid 9 Will Hayward
FB 38 Jeremy Howe 41 Henry Schade 6 Tyson Goldsack
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Team Stats

366 Disposals 436
161 Contested Possessions 162
190 Kicks 237
176 Handballs 199
11 Free Kicks 13
40 Clearances 40
11 Centre Clearances 11
29 Stoppages 29
52 Inside 50 57
67 Marks 101
12 Marks in 50 14
6 Contested Marks 11
88 Tackles 115
45 Hit-Outs 48

Player Stats

Sydney Swans

Aliir Aliir10212516
Callum Mills14721315
Callum Sinclair628314161
Dan Hannebery11203141911
George Hewett5121726
Harrison Marsh791621
Heath Grundy107175
Jake Lloyd17173452
Jordan Dawson6410331
Jordan Foote21113226
Josh P. Kennedy14183212212
Kieren Jack76132132
Lance Franklin125177143
Luke Parker11122336
Nic Newman1582341411
Nick Smith52733
Oliver Florent7292131
Robbie Fox781511271
Sam Naismith281043112
Sam Reid44821411
Will Hayward62831131
Zak Jones1210224215

Collingwood Magpies

Adam Treloar121628211511
Alex Fasolo108186241
Ben Reid1331610211
Brayden Maynard1071727
Brodie Grundy121123243117
Chris Mayne561125
Darcy Moore5510422
Henry Schade10616326
Jack Crisp13132641411
Jackson Ramsay5111634
Jeremy Howe12102251
Jesse White10515852412
Josh Smith1451962
Levi Greenwood13619611313
Scott Pendlebury1313263110
Steele Sidebottom1213255121
Taylor Adams141731611111
Tim Broomhead11152661142
Tom Phillips1512274151
Travis Varcoe51015142
Tyson Goldsack11213513
Will Hoskin-Elliott125171031


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