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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: 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

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Academy: Stars shine on camp

QBE Sydney Swans Academy General Manager Chris Smith could not have been prouder of the under-18s members' efforts at last month's camp.

3:41pm Feb 21, 2019

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Academy: Taking the right fork in the road

The Top End under 18 squad found that not all the lessons were about footy during their recent three-day Academy camp held in Sydney.

11:16am Feb 21, 2019

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Academy: Drink Up, Play Better

The Sydney Swans' dietician, Elise Anderson, has some tips for our Swans Academy players and all young footballers.

12:00am Feb 17, 2019

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Academy: Footy the pinnacle

QBE Sydney Swans Academy youngster Hugo Roles juggles Aussie rules as a player and an umpire, basketball, tennis, school and two casual jobs, but footy takes ultimate priority among the hustle and bustle.

4:08pm Feb 12, 2019

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High marks on and off the ground

Draft-bound QBE Sydney Swans Academy star Josh Rayner has been achieving big things on and off the ground.

3:39pm Feb 11, 2019

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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