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Stay up-to-date with all the news and announcements out of the QBE Sydney Swans Academy: 

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Academy teens pursue their footy dream

Three young QBE Sydney Swans Academy players have left the comforts of home as part of an Academy program to help them pursue their dream of becoming AFL players.

9:26am Feb 23, 2018

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Swans academy super sessions kick off in Coffs

Aspiring young AFL players on the North Coast will benefit from training ‘super sessions’ to be held in Coffs Harbour as part of a revamped QBE Sydney Swans Academy program.

4:18pm Feb 2, 2018

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Academy: Graduates in demand

Graduates from the QBE Sydney Swans Academy have been in demand ahead of the 2018 football season.

1:40pm Jan 14, 2018

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Academy: Gabila aims for the sky

At the start of each football season, QBE Sydney Swans Academy member Kale Gabila writes down his short-term and long-term goals.

12:39pm Dec 8, 2017

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Academy duo make the grade

Academy players Jake Brown and James Bell have been pre-selected as Category B rookies.

2:35pm Nov 27, 2017

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Persistence pays off for Rogers

Code hopper Felix Rogers didn't let his initial setback thwart his desire to join the QBE Sydney Swans Academy.

6:12pm Nov 23, 2017

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Dent's new challenge

Lachlan Dent has played only 10 games of football but has shown such promise he’s been invited to take part in the QBE Sydney Swans Academy’s elite benchmark program.

11:18am Nov 17, 2017

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Academy: Youth Girls selected

The QBE Sydney Swans Academy’s Youth Girls Program is pleased to announce 130 girls have been accepted to take part when the inaugural program kicks off in 2018.

4:25pm Oct 11, 2017

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Brown a shining light

Sydney Swans Academy member Jake Brown has been awarded the Round 17 NEAFL Rising Star nomination after his classy performance against NT Thunder at the SCG.

1:30pm Jul 26, 2017

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Academy: Six earn first NSW Blues jumper

Six boys from the QBE Sydney Swans Academy Under 12 group have been chosen to represent NSW at the School Sport Australia national football carnival next month.

12:39pm Jul 24, 2017

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Gallery: Academy's nights of nights

Check out the best snaps from the QBE Sydney Swans Academy's biggest nights on the calendar, the U10/11/12 Open Athlete Assessment Trials.

10:48am Jul 13, 2017

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Manly junior shows size is no big deal

Big is not always better when it comes to aspiring junior AFL players as Larkan Turner is testament to.

9:00am Jul 7, 2017

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Hundreds descend on Lakeside

Moore Park was chock-a-block full of budding athletes and aspiring footballers as this year's Open Athlete Assessment Trials kicked off on Monday night.

10:06am Jul 4, 2017

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Swans launch Youth Girls Academy

Young female footballers in New South Wales will have a new talent pathway with the Sydney Swans announcing the establishment of a Youth Girls Academy.

8:30am Jun 15, 2017

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Academy: Wicks taking NEAFL by storm

Impressive performances for QBE Sydney Swans Academy product Sam Wicks has earned him Rising Star honours in the NEAFL.

3:43pm Jun 14, 2017

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Academy boys urged to show resilience after tough rep selections

Seven players from the QBE Sydney Swans Academy have been selected in this year’s Under 15 NSW All-Schools team with a number of worthy players missing out.

11:08am Jun 9, 2017

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Academy: Two from two

The QBE Sydney Swans Academy are two wins from two games in this year's U/18 National Championships.

1:20pm Apr 3, 2017

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Academy gets glimpse of future

The QBE Sydney Swans Academy’s inaugural Under 14 Assessment was conducted last week, providing coaches a sneak peek of the promising talent coming through.

2:31pm Feb 21, 2017

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Academy series grows in 2017

The annual under-18 national carnival will have a different look this year after the AFL replaced the division two championship with an academy series.

3:39pm Feb 6, 2017

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Not just making up numbers

Academy coach Jared Crouch sheds light on the NEAFL Development Squad and how they'll benefit from a tough summer with the seniors.

5:08pm Jan 30, 2017