Hall of Fame
  •  April 29, 2021

    The 2021 ANZAC Friendship McMillan Dinner saw long time player (the only to feature in every single Friendship Match over the last 13 years!), captain, committee member and passionate Swan inducted to the club Hall of Fame. The Hall of […]

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  •  April 25, 2017

    (Induction speech made by Mick Francis) It’s a great honour to be able to speak on behalf of the Vietnam Swans to introduce Travis into the Hall of Fame.  Trav’s journey started way back at the inception of the footy […]

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  •  April 25, 2015

    Rowan Luke was huge part of the ongoing success of the Vietnam Swans. As the lynchpin of the Commonwealth Bank in it’s Vietnam heyday Rowan unassumedly took the reigns of the Swans finances when Danny Armstrong headed off to China. […]

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  •  April 25, 2014

    Three most influential people: Dave Kainey for introducing me to the world of footy across Asia. Scott Stacey and Mark Stennett for being key allies in establishing the Vietnam Swans and AFL Asia respectively. Most significant year: 2009. (Now the […]

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  •  April 25, 2013

    Years Active – 2003-present Inducted – 2013 Position/s – Bench, Flank Awards/Honours – National Captain 2006-2008, Life Member 2009

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  •  April 25, 2013

    Having heard about a mythical group that had once played a 3-team tournament and now watched footy in Ha Noi, I climbed 4 flights of stairs at Pepperoni’s to find a dark room and a bewildered staff member saying “not […]

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  •  April 25, 2012

    David ‘Flyer’ Kainey originally from Jakarta Bintangs, Robert Spur (one of Asia’s greatest footballers) bestowed on him the nick name of the ‘Bogor Flyer’, likening the trip from Bogor to Jakarta with the trip from Geelong to Melbourne (ala Bobbie […]

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  •  April 25, 2012

    Mick Francis launched Friday night footy in Vietnam at Pepperoni’s in Hanoi. He played at full forward in the Swans inaugural tour in Malaysia, memories of those days are a little sketchy but he may have even kicked a goal. […]

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