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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: Testing times

QBE Sydney Swans Academy’s 2019 Open Assessment Trials were held this week at the Lakeside Oval opposite the SCG.

9:00am Jul 20, 2019

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Academy: McClennan learning from the best

QBE Sydney Swans Academy young gun Cooper McClennan is thriving on the opportunity of being coached by greats of the game.

5:26pm Jul 16, 2019

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Gibbeson's mighty fight

Ben Gibbeson is determined to shatter the mental-health stigma after his cousin ended his own life.

12:44pm Jul 5, 2019

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Academy: Crouch highlights bright signs

The Allies fell to Western Australia by 25 points in the AFL Under-18 Championships on Saturday, but QBE Sydney Swans Academy head coach Jared Crouch is thrilled with the signs he saw.

11:00am Jun 26, 2019

Academy: Supplement Reminder

As we enter into the mid-winter season it seems a fitting time to remind you all about the risks of taking both medications and nutritional supplements from an anti-doping perspective.

6:00am Jun 24, 2019

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Academy: Upsall up for the journey

QBE Sydney Swans Academy young gun Kyall Upsall won't ever let a five-and-a-half-hour trip from the Mid North Coast to the Harbour City stop him from chasing his AFL dream.

5:24pm Jun 20, 2019

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Academy: Thorne takes the prize

Wollongong product Sam Thorne has been voted the QBE Sydney Swans Academy’s Most Valuable Player at the end of their five-game series in the elite under 18 interstate competition.

2:22pm May 8, 2019

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Academy: Four down, Falcons ahead

QBE Sydney Swans Academy head coach Jared Crouch is calling on Melbourne-based fans to get behind the club’s young stars when the Academy under 18s take on the Geelong Falcons next Sunday.

2:48pm Apr 29, 2019

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Academy: Comparing apples with apples

When the QBE Sydney Swans Academy under-18s play the Sandringham Dragons in Melbourne tomorrow, it will bring back strong memories for the team’s assistant coach, Nick Davis.

12:08pm Apr 12, 2019

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Academy: Geddes passing with flying colours

QBE Sydney Swans Academy young gun Max Geddes has been inundated with tests at both footy and school, but the rising defender is conquering every step of the way.

12:40pm Apr 11, 2019

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Academy: Swans dwarf Giants

The QBE Sydney Swans Academy under-18s have steamrolled the GWS Academy, kicking 12 goals to two after half-time in their NAB League game to set up victory in Canberra on Saturday.

10:47am Apr 9, 2019

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Academy: Swans to face arch-rival

The QBE Sydney Swans Academy under-18s will be strengthened by the return of key forward Hamish Ellem when they take on NSW rivals the Giants Academy in Canberra tomorrow.

10:49am Apr 5, 2019

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Academy: Parks sculpts successful future

Star 18-year-old defender Luke Parks is blitzing his QBE Sydney Swans Academy journey, but the youngster is also kicking big goals in the classroom.

11:23am Apr 4, 2019

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Academy: Coach Cunningham showing the way

Sydney Swans star Harry Cunningham is showing the way for a host of QBE Sydney Swans Academy boys as they pursue their childhood dreams of one day running out for the Swans.

2:37pm Apr 2, 2019

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Academy: Pressure footy sets right tone

A team-first approach was the catalyst for the QBE Sydney Swans Academy's NAB League win on Saturday.

11:27am Apr 2, 2019

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Academy: Swans primed to face top talent

A new era will on Saturday begin for the QBE Sydney Swans Academy’s under-18s team when it takes on on the Tasmania Devils in an interstate competition featuring the top draft-age talent in the country.

9:09am Mar 29, 2019

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Academy: Thorne to lead into new era

At the end of last year, Swans Academy U18 captain Sam Thorne had an idea that wouldn't have occurred to many 17 year-olds.

9:40am Mar 28, 2019

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Academy: Lugsdin takes big leap

A pair of QBE Sydney Swans Academy stars relished the opportunity to hand out jumpers at the 2019 Guernsey Presentation.

5:45pm Mar 21, 2019

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Academy: England to red and white

QBE Sydney Swans Academy youngster Paddy Mulvey was born in a country where the the sight of a Sherrin is rare.

10:56am Mar 14, 2019

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Gallery: Academy Youth Girls impress

Check out some of the best images of Monday night's QBE Sydney Swans Academy Youth Girls Program Academy Cup.

6:04pm Mar 7, 2019