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.

latest articles

Training is back in Hanoi and Saigon!!!

That’s right we’re back. With some precautions we’re able to get out for a kick again and let’s all hope things keep improving! We’re hoping to resume domestic leagues in both cities in coming weeks …

Where Are The Swans Now? Mark Stennet

Mark Stennet was a deadly small forward for the Swans and left a big mark on footy in the region. Stenno was a big driving force behind Auskick with his co-Mayor of Thao Dien Kevin …

Rick Olarenshaw - Episode 15 of Keep Honking - The Vietnam Swans Podcast

Grand Final Week 2021 we decided to get our first ever AFL Premiership player onto the podcast. Rick Olarenshaw played in the 1993 Baby Bombers premiership winning team and for Collingwood and North Melbourne in …

Where Are The Swans Now? Danny Monk

Year first got involved with Swans? 2008 Year left Vietnam? 2010 Playing Number(s) worn? 19 - Had to dig the jumper out to remember that one. Positions played most often? Generally wandered around the middle. What got you involved with the Swans? Jo Armstrong …

Sean & Nathan Milner - Episode 14 of Keep Honking - The Vietnam Swans Podcast

The Milner Bros are an incredible pairing on and off the field. The boys from a 1000 person country town have ended up in Vietnam together and are finding ways to empower others whilst powering …

MERRICK WATTS - EPISODE 13 OF KEEP HONKING - THE VIETNAM SWANS PODCAST

Merrick joins us on the Keep Honking Podcast sharing incredible insights into his early days, entertainment career, passion for Vietnam, the SAS experience including some tensions on the set! Merrick Watts is a staple of the …