The Sydney Swans VFLW side are back in action this Sunday, when they head to Melbourne to face the Box Hill Hawks at Box Hill on Sunday, April 28.

The Round 6 rebel VFLW fixture will be the Swans fourth appearance of the competition, having secured dominant victories over the Bulldogs, Kangaroos and Casey Demons over the past three weeks.

AFLW Senior Coach Scott Gowans has made five changes for the clash, welcoming back experienced players Lisa Steane and Lauren Szigeti and young draftees Holly Cooper and Lara Hausegger.

Ruck Ally Morphett also makes her return for the first time since suffering an injury against the Hawks in Round 7 of the 2023 AFLW competition.

The five changes see Lexi Hamilton (suspended), Alana Woodward, Sofia Hurley, Laura Gardiner and Brooke Bailey omitted.

The Hawks enter the competition after five wins to start their season and currently sit first on the ladder after an undefeated start.

Box Hill v Sydney Swans VFLW
3:35pm, Sunday, April 28
Box Hill City Oval, Box Hill

INS: Ally Morphett, Lisa Steane, Lauren Szigeti, Holly Cooper, Lara Hausegger
Alana Woodward, Lexi Hamilton (suspended), Sofia Hurley, Laura Gardiner, Brooke Bailey

Backs Alice Mitchell Kiara Hillier  
Half Backs Ruby Sargent-Wilson Ella Heads Paris McCarthy
Centreline Eliza Vale Paige Sheppard Montana Ham
Half Forwards Bella Smith Cynthia Hamilton Sarah Grunden
Forwards Montana Beruldsen Giselle Davies  
Followers Ally Morphett Chloe Molloy Lauren Szigeti
Interchange Holly Cooper Lara Hausegger Tanya Kennedy
  Lisa Steane Aimee Whelan  
Emergency Laura Gardiner    

All matches in the 2024 rebel VFLW season will be live streamed free via the AFL website, AFL Live Official App and VFL App.

The Swans will feature in five games this season, with next week’s Round Seven clash with Collingwood hosted at Tramway Oval their last for the competition. The game feature before the AFL Sydney Derby against the GWS Giants at the SCG.

Round Seven
R7 v Collingwood, Tramway Oval - Saturday, May 4 12pm

The 2024 NAB AFLW Season will commence during the final week of August, with opening round set to coincide with the AFL season's pre-finals bye. The countdown to the side's official pre-season begins on Monday, June 3 but players have begun returning on their own accord to begin their preparations ahead of the 2024 season.

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