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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: Youngsters hit the track

More than 100 QBE Sydney Swans Academy members began their five-week Benchmark pre-season program with a two-kilometre time-trial last Sunday.

10:51am Nov 21, 2018

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Academy players get call-up for Allies

Six players from the QBE Sydney Swans Academy’s U16 and U17 squads have been selected in the first round of the new-look national AFL Academy program.

3:22pm Oct 29, 2018

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Academy: Swans welcome girls for 2019

The QBE Sydney Swans Academy has finalised its 2019 intake of Youth Girls Program athletes.

2:10pm Oct 17, 2018

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Academy: Davis on the lookout for talented athletes

Nick Davis will have his eyes peeled for potential young AFL champions when he heads to Coffs Harbour next week for the Australian junior Oztag championships.

9:40am Oct 11, 2018

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Academy: Swans take on Giants rivals

A highlight of the QBE Sydney Swans Academy’s program is the annual Joss State Trials, where the Swans youngsters get their first taste of rivalry with the GWS Giants.

1:09pm Oct 8, 2018

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Academy: Better players, better people ... and a dab of deodorant

What life lessons have a group of 15-year-old boys learned from being in the QBE Sydney Swans Academy for the past five years?

1:57pm Sep 19, 2018

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NEAFL: Academy young gun eyes Grand Final

Hamish Ellem was running around for the Grafton Tigers in 2017 and on Sunday will pull on the red and white as the Sydney Swans chase NEAFL Grand Final glory.

2:46pm Sep 14, 2018

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Rogers' football pedigree runs deep

QBE Sydney Swans Academy product Mitch Rogers will pull on the red and white in Sunday's NEAFL Grand Final against Southport, but the youngster has family ties to the Sharks.

11:46am Sep 14, 2018

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Academy: Girls trial for 2019

Excitement was in the air as a host of budding footballers took to Lakeside Oval to trial for the 2019 QBE Youth Girls Program this week.

3:05pm Sep 13, 2018

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Academy: Talent rises to the top

When the Swans reserves play the Canberra Demons this Saturday for a place in the NEAFL Grand Final, half the team will be talented teenagers from the QBE Sydney Swans Academy.

4:42pm Sep 6, 2018

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Youth Girls shine in Academy Cup finals

There was fierce tackling, strong contested marking and several freakish goals when the QBE Sydney Swans Youth Girls squads played their final Academy Cup games on Monday.

3:40pm Aug 24, 2018

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Academy: Frank Burton Scholarships awarded to U15 role models

Two of the most committed members of the QBE Sydney Swans Academy have been awarded the 2018 Frank Burton Scholarships.

11:16am Aug 2, 2018

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Academy: Duo named in All Australian team

Two of the QBE Sydney Swans Academy’s brightest prospects, Errol Gulden and Braeden Campbell, have been named in the 2018 All Australian U16 team.

4:14pm Jul 19, 2018

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Academy: Manly juniors lead the pack

The Manly Bombers Football Club is achieving great results from its junior program, with six players taking the field for the U16 QBE Sydney Swans Academy.

10:38am Jun 14, 2018

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Academy: Dunstan juggles all the balls

We preview some of the U16 boys chosen from the QBE Sydney Swans Academy to represent NSW-ACT in the upcoming National Championships.

10:27am Jun 8, 2018

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Academy: Rising star Campbell finds his voice

We preview some of the U16 boys chosen from the QBE Sydney Swans Academy to represent NSW-ACT in the upcoming National Championships.

6:00am Jun 8, 2018

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Academy: The apprentice takes long track

We preview some of the U16 boys chosen from the QBE Sydney Swans Academy to represent NSW-ACT in the upcoming National Championships.

12:00pm Jun 7, 2018

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Academy: Roseby learns to play the pressure game

We preview some of the U16 boys chosen from the QBE Sydney Swans Academy to represent NSW-ACT in the upcoming National Championships.

8:50am Jun 7, 2018

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Academy: Crouch pledges persistence

QBE Sydney Swans Academy head coach Jared Crouch has pointed those sidestepped by early opportunities to two of the Club’s biggest stars.

12:30pm Jun 5, 2018

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Academy: Six Swans earn Allies selection

A host of QBE Sydney Swans Academy stars bound for the Draft will go under the microscope of recruitment when the AFL Under-18 Championships take off.

4:26pm May 17, 2018