Executive GM of AFLW- Kate Mahony and AFLW Senior Coach and Head of Women’s Coaching Development Scott Gowans. Image: Phil Hillyard

It’s Game On for the Sydney Swans entry into the AFLW competition, with the AFL Commission granting the club a licence for entry into Season 7, commencing in late 2022.

The Swans will be one of four new teams to enter AFLW next season, completing the national 18-team competition.

There have been several key appointments in the AFLW program with Kate Mahony the Executive General Manager of AFLW and experienced AFLW coach Scott Gowans to head up the club’s inaugural women’s team, appointed AFLW Senior Coach and Head of Women’s Coaching Development.

With Season 6 of the AFLW currently underway and the AFLW NSW/ACT Summer Series in action too, their eyes will be on talent to add to the team's first list build.

The club has also passed 4000 AFLW members - the highest of any team in the league. This is an incredible achievement with the club not yet in the competition. To become a Sydney Swans Foundation AFLW Member click here.

In other fantastic news, Sydney Swans long-standing partner QBE has extended its commitment to the club, becoming the Sydney Swans AFLW foundation Principal Partner. 

Stay tuned to this page and the Sydney Swans social media channels for all AFLW news as the club enters a new and exciting chapter.