The Vietnam Swans are based in both Hanoi and Saigon so we always have something happening…
2011 Hanoi training
- Thursday @ 6pm. Gym sessions at the Australian Embassy, 8 Dao Tan Str., Ba Dinh District (). Contact for further information and bring photo ID.
- Saturdays from 1-3pm (Please note, on 28 May 2011, it will be 11am-1pm). On the pristine oval of the UN International School (UNIS), Ciputra (). Contact for further information.
2011 Saigon Training
Training is held on Saturdays from 2.30pm – 4.00pm at RMIT University’s campus in District 7 ().
Every Sunday at Parklands, District 2, 9am – 10am. Contact for full details.
- 17 January, Saigon – Queensland Floods Fundraiser
- 21 January, Hanoi – Queensland Floods Fundraiser
- 22 January, Saigon – Australia Day 2011
- 3 March, Saigon – Christchurch Earthquake Fundraiser
- 8 March, Saigon - Farewell to Danny Armstrong, National Treasurer
- 19 March, Hanoi - Christchurch Earthquake Fundraiser
- 26 March, Saigon – Internal Scratch Match
- 23 April, Vung Tau – The 2011 ANZAC Friendship Match: Vietnam Swans Vs Hong Kong Dragons
- 14 May, Hoi An – Swing to Swim Charity Golf Day, Montgomerie Links, Hoi An. Will follow on from Royal Life Saving Sociey of Australia’s to be held in Danang from 10-13 May. (Click here for more information on the Swannies’ support for swimming initiatives in Vietnam.)
- 14 May, Saigon – Gaelic Football Tournament (yes, same day as the Swing to Swim Golf Day)
- 1 June, Saigon - Vietnam Swans Vs AFL Masters (twilight match)
- 15 June, Saigon – Swans / Auscham / Austrade / Sponsors Night at Consul General’s Residence for a “Dog Eat Dog” Production of the 2010 ANZAC Friendship Match
- 16 June, Hanoi – Battle of the Sporting Codes Trivia Night. Proceeds donated to Swim Vietnam
- 18 June, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia Warriors Vs Vietnam Swans
- 7 July, Hanoi – Swans / Auscham / Austrade / Sponsors Night at Consul General’s Residence for a “Dog Eat Dog” Production of the 2010 ANZAC Friendship Match
- 23 July, Hanoi – Heritage Round Match, Hanoi Vs Saigon.
- 13 August, Bangkok – 12th Annual Asian Championships
- 10-11 September, Hoi An – . Proceeds to Swim Vietnam
17 September, Saigon- Auscham’s Circus Spectacular Ball
- 1 October, Hanoi & Saigon – Vietnam Swans 2011 AFL Grand Final Parties
- 11 October, Saigon – Vietnam Swans Vs Royal Australian Navy (HMAS Yarra and Huon) for Phoenix Cup Perpetual Trophy.
- 22 October, Saigon – Vietnam Swans Vs Guangzhou Scorpions
- 30 October, Saigon –
- 26 November, Lao – 5th Annual Indochina Cup
- 3 December, Saigon – Swannies’ Best & Fairest and Christmas Party, Boomarang Bistro. From 2pm.
- 4 December, Saigon – Auscham and Swannies Recovery Chrissie Party, Boomarang Bistro. From 2pm
- 10 December, Hanoi - Swannies’ Best & Fairest and Christmas Party, Jaspas. From 6pm.
- 16 December, Hanoi – Auscham and Swannies Chrissie Party, Chez Xuan. From 6pm.
- 28 December, Melbourne – The 5th Vietnam Swans Annual Cricket Day. MCG Boxing Day Test Match, Australia Vs India.
- 29 December, Melbourne – The 7th Vietnam Swans Annual Ryan Jefferey Golf Classic, Royal Ivanhoe Golf Links, Melbourne
- 7 Jan, Saigon – Vietnam Swans vs Southern Dragons (Melbourne based team with Vietnamese Australian players)
- 11/12 Feb., Vung Tau – ANZAC Boot Camp
- 3 March, Phnom Penh – Cambodian Eagles Vs Vietnam Swans
- 17th March, Hoi An - The 2nd Annual Swing to Swim Charity Golf Day to raise funds for swimming initiatives in Vietnam to reduce the number of child drownings. 12.30pm shotgun start.
- 1 April, Hanoi – ANZAC Qualifier Intra Club Match
- 21 April, Vung Tau – 3rd Annual ANZAC Friendship Match, Vietnam Swans Vs China Reds
- May, Guangzhou, China – Guangzhou Scorpions Vs Vietnam Swans
- 29 Sept, Hanoi and Saigon – Vietnam Swans AFL Grand Final Parties
Last year’s events (2010)
- 30 January, Saigon – Big Day Out
- 20 March, Vientiane, Lao – Lao Elephants Vs Vietnam Swans
- 14 March, Saigon – Channel 7 (Australia), Nathan Buckley and Gary O’Donnell training session with Vietnam Swans
- 20 March, Vientiane, Lao – Lao Elephants Vs Vietnam Swans
- March / April, Hanoi & Saigon – Launch of program to support swimming training program for Vietnamese youth
- 10 April, Hanoi – UN International School Spring Fair, including Auskick
- 24 April, Vung Tau, Ba Ria – Hanoi Vs Saigon, Inaugural ANZAC Friendship Match (1.30pm Greyhound Racing Track) followed by the Dawn Service at Long Tan on 25 April
- 16 May, Hanoi – Viet Celts Vs Vietnam Swans, Gaelic Football, UNIS
- 22 May, Hong Kong – Hong Kong Dragons Vs Vietnam Swans
- 30 May, Hanoi - Vietnam Swans Family Day and BBQ at Australian Embassy
- 10 July, Saigon – 4th Kainey Cup – Vietnam Swans Vs Jakarta Bintangs
- 25 July, Melbourne – Vietnam Swans reunion, MCG, Melbourne Demons Vs Sydney Swans
- 31 July, Phnom Penh – Cambodian Cobras Vs Vietnam Swans
- 21 August, Saigon – “Back of the Car Sale” fundraiser with Vietnam Homewares. The SNAP Cafe, , 8-4pm. All your Home Needs answered.
- 28 August, Hanoi – Heritage Round, Hanoi Hawks Vs Saigon Saints
- 4 September, Saigon – Vietnam Swans Vs Cambodian Cobras
- 4 September, Hanoi – Gaelic Football, Indochina Invitational (tbc)
- 25 September, Hanoi and Saigon – The Vietnam Swans 2010 AFL Grand Final Parties. Click here for full details.
- 26 September, Saigon – The Grand Final Recovery and Welcome to Tarrawingee Football Club, La Cantine On the 6.
- 2 October, Saigon & Hanoi – The 2010 AFL Grand Final Replay Parties
- 16 October, Shanghai, China – The 11th Annual Asian Championships
- 30 October, Saigon – Touch Rugby Tournament
- 6 November, Saigon – “Vietnam Housewares Sale” fundraiser with Vietnam Housewares. The SNAP Cafe, , 8-2pm.
- 12-14 November, Vung Tau – Indochina Footy Boot Camp. Club Sponsor, Strategic Marine, will send boat to Saigon to pick up players and families.
- 27 November, Saigon – The 4th Annual Indochina Cup
- 28 November, Saigon – The Vietnam Swans 2010 Best & Fairest Awards
- 4 December, Saigon – Swannies End of Season Christmas BBQ
- 10 December, Hanoi – Swannies End of Season Christmas BBQ
- 11 December, Saigon – Loretofest, Auskick Clinic
- 28 December, Melbourne – The 6th Vietnam Swans Annual Golf Classic, Royal Ivanhoe Golf Links, Melbourne
- 29 December, Melbourne – The 4th Vietnam Swans Annual Cricket Day, MCG (Australia Vs The Poms)
Last year’s events (2009):
- 27 March, Saigon – The Black Saturday Bushfire Fundraiser
- 28 March, Saigon – The Bushfire Bash; Vietnam Swans Vs Bali Geckos.
- 25 April, Kanchanaburi, Thailand – Thailand Tigers Vs Vietnam Swans (ANZAC Day match).
- 23 May, Hanoi – The Kainey Cup, Vietnam Swans Vs Jakarta Bintangs.
- 27 June, Hanoi – Gaelic Football Tournament
- 18 July, Hoi An – Internal match: Hanoi V Saigon
- 8 August, Hanoi – Craig Senger Memorial Match: Vietnam Swans Vs Lao Elephants
- 5 September, Kuala Lumpur – 10th Annual Asian Championships
- 24 September, Hanoi – 4th Annual Vietnam Swans Grand Final Cyclo Parade
- 26 September, Hanoi & Saigon – The Vietnam Swans 2009 AFL Grand Final Parties
- 29 September, Saigon - The Phoenix Perpetual Cup: Vietnam Swans V HMAS DARWIN
- 24 October, Hanoi – Fun Australia Day
- 31 October, Jakarta – The Kainey Cup: Jakarta Bintangs V Vietnam Swans
- 28 November, Bangkok – 3rd Annual Indochina Cup
- 12 December, Saigon – Swannies End of Season Function
- 28 December, Melbourne – The 2nd Vietnam Swans Cricket Day, MCG
- 29 December, Melbourne – The 5th Vietnam Swans Annual Golf Classic
Scores from the 2007 Tri Nations Tournament:
1. Vietnam Swans 5.2.32 def. Lao Elephants 3.5.23
2. Lao Elephants 4.4.28 def by Thailand Tigers 10.3.63
3. Vietnam Swans 3.?.18+ def by Thailand Tigers 13.?.78+
Official and comprehensive winners of the Tri Nations Tournament were the Thailand Tigers.