ABOUT THE SWANS

The Vietnam Swans love Australian Rules football and we play all over Vietnam. We also represent Vietnam in AFL Asia’s league of 18 teams.

Our priorities include:

  • Playing and growing Australian Rules Football in Vietnam
  • Introducing Vietnamese locals to ‘our great game’
  • Strengthening Australian ties in Vietnam, while encouraging people of all backgrounds to participate
  • Supporting and improving the community we live in
  • Travelling to play football games throughout the region
  • On field success – winning matches & tournaments

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YOU SHOULD JOIN US!

In addition to weekly training, highlights of our year include the annual ANZAC Friendship Match in Vung Tau, hosting official AFL Grand Final Parties, home fixtures in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, and travelling around the Asian region for games and tournaments including the Indochina Cup and the Asian Championships.

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SAFL Round 2 Talking Points

NOTE - AS OF 8:30pm ON FRIDAY 21/5/2021 ALL SPORTING FIELDS ARE CLOSED. THIS IS COMPLETELY UNDERSTANDABLE AND WE'RE ALL SO THANKFUL FOR THE INCREDIBLE WORK THE VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENT HAVE DONE OVER THE LAST 18 …

Round 1 SAFL Game Report

A great Round 1 of the SAFL was played at Hoa Lu on the 8th of May. Despite growing Covid concerns the outdoor fixture was able to proceed and player numbers were sufficient for 4 …

SAFL Round 1 Talking Points

Well it’s finally arrived. WIth only 2 competitive hit-outs in 2020 vs the Hanoi Swans contingent and no international travel on the horizon AND the emergence of the HAFL the Saigon Swans committee have gone …

Vietnam League Games - Round 1 2021

2021 saw The Swans not being able to play another international rival on ANZAC Day, this has presented us a unique opportunity - the (re)launch of the Vietnam Football League which was initially played on …

2021 ANZAC Day Friendship Weekend Wrap

The 2021 ANZAC Friendship Weekend saw the Swans return to Vung Tau (we had to cancel in 2020) for the 11th time. An incredible weekend from start to finish! Friday Orphanage Visit Visit to the Long Hai …

6 Life Members Inducted in Vung Tau in 2021

The McMillan Dinner on Saturday Night in Vung Tau is the biggest evening we have each season from a national perspective. Given the disrupted 2020 this year's dinner gave the perfect platform to continue building …