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.
Blake Collard said
Im comin gto vietnam in mid june to mid july wondering if any games were on wouldnt mind watching or even playing, i currently play for macquarie in Sydney
If u could give me a buzz would be very much appreciatated.
mick singleton said
please advise details of the G/F cyclo parade in hanoi