ABOUT THE SWANS

The Vietnam Swans are an inclusive, nationally focussed sporting and social club built around the sport of Australian Rules Football. We have an active membership across Vietnam, including Danang, Hanoi, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City and Vung Tau, in addition to the many supporters and former players in Australia and across the globe.

The Swans priorities include:

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  • 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

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:

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  • AFL Asian Championships
  • Indochina Cup
  • Manila Cup
  • Central Vietnam Games

latest articles

Guide for the Tiger's ANZAC Tour to Vung Tau

Xin Chào! The Vietnam Swans welcome you to Vietnam! We’ve tried to outline some basic information you will need for your stay. Some of you will arrive early to take in the sights of Vietnam, so …

Swans and Tigers Commemorate in Vung Tau

On 28 April 2018, the Vietnam Swans will be making the journey down to Vung Tau for Game 2 of the Anzac Memorial Series against the Thailand Tigers. ANZACs in Vietnam, Vung Tau and Long Tan Australia …

Vietnam Swans Head to Kanchanaburi

The Vietnam Swans return to Kanchanaburi this weekend. It's a significant place in the history of Australia, and very much so on ANZAC Day, when we pay tribute to the armed services of Australia and New Zealand. The …

The Cannonball Report 1 - So Many (Talking) Points

The Cannonball Run is (in)famous in Cambodian/Vietnamese footy circles and for good reason. Just a few hundred kms apart but an awkward 8 hour (depending on border incidents) bus ride separates Saigon and Phnom Penh. …

Night Training Commences

The Vietnam Swans are going into an intensive 10-week phase of games and its time to fine-tune our skills and fitness. Wednesday night training in Saigon is back under the lights at Australian International School! A Packed Schedule …

Vietnam Swans Women’s Team Launch - AFLW Hits Vietnam

AFL Womens (AFLW) was a runaway success in Australia last year and the current season looks to be following suit. With teams popping up across Asia, the movement has caught in Vietnam too! We're now …