Asian Champs
  •  July 19, 2007

    In those heady days immediately prior to the Asian Champs, a message wishing the the Swans luck was received from our first ever Jim Beam winner in Saigon, Kerry Armstrong. But, unbelievably, it wasn’t published on the blog!  Kerry, who has […]

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  •  July 18, 2007

    Final Score: We’re trying to find out!   After a less than perfect start in Game 1, it was imperative the team got off to a positive, attacking start and that it did. The first half of the game was […]

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  •  July 17, 2007

    Perched in a stand high above the ground on Saturday were the Australian Ambassador to Thailand, Bill Patterson and Thailand Tiger’s President, Ryan “Rhino” Collett. In an email just received from Rhino, he has written: It was great that (the […]

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  •  July 17, 2007

    The Thailand Tigers have just advised that ESPN’s Sportscenter will screen a segment on the Asian Champs tonight. Check your local guides for details and see if you can master the fine art of making sense of times on satellite TV.

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  •  July 17, 2007

    The Swans’ favourite son, Wayne “Bubbles” Tinlin has just announced the birth of his own son, Alexander Thang Long Tinlin! Bubbles says Alexander is strong and fit weighing in at 4.1 kgs. The Match Committee of Micky J and Super […]

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  •  July 16, 2007

    Do you need a visual feed of the Champs? If you do, you’re in luck. The Swans have marshalled together significant resources to bring you the following pictorial review of our inaugural assault. Please click on The Champs – A Pictorial Review  for all […]

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  •  July 16, 2007

    Yesterday’s Bangkok Post ran an article on the Asian Champs written by Alan Parkhouse. We seem to have misplaced the scanner in the Swans Control Room, so, it’s been retyped below:  “The Hong Kong Dragons hung on to win their first […]

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  •  July 16, 2007

    The day was Saturday, 14th July, 2007. The event was the 8th Annual Asian Championships in Bangkok. The significance was that Vietnam, with its first National AFL Team, was making its first appearance at an Asian Championships. The touring party […]

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  •  July 14, 2007

    The 2007 Asian Champs have been played and won! Vietnam Swans President, Phil Johns rang Hanoi on the Red Line to pass on the results. Hong Kong v Bali in the Grand Final……………..34 points each. YES thats right folks, the […]

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  •  July 14, 2007

    You’ll always hear it here first! The Asian Champs Grand Final kicks of at 4.10pm BKK time and this year it will be Bali Gecko’s v Hong Kong Dragon’s Shortly after the final siren, we’ll have the results here for […]

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  •  July 13, 2007

    (See postings below from Bobby Skilton and Clark Crackers Keating)  To all of our friends Thank you for supporting the Vietnam Swans as we are about to make our inaugural appearance at the Asian Championships. We have 44 people joining us from Hanoi, […]

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  •  July 13, 2007

    Triple Premiership Player with the Brisbane Lions in 2001, 2002 and 2003, Clark Crackers Keating has written to the Vietnam Swans, not just to wish us luck – but to tell us what we need to be thinking and doing […]

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  •  July 13, 2007

    In the words of former Hanoi Swans President, Dary Taber, Bobby Skilton is arguably the greatest South/Sydney player ever – and he has now emailed the Vietnam Swans to wish us well (see below) at the Asian Championships this weekend. […]

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  •  July 13, 2007

    Who are the two Mega AFL names who are seein’ us? We are just 20 minutes from finding out…

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  •  July 12, 2007

    Growds Growder who played such a vital role in the Swans recent attack on the Jim Beam at JASPAS in Hanoi last Friday has advised the Swans Blog that… “Given the Swans fundraiser in Hanoi was such a hit, JASPAS (in the […]

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