The Sydney Swans have taken the imitative to nurture and develop skilled players allowing them every chance possible to play one day at the most elite of AFL levels.

This intense program boasts some of Sydney’s best junior coaching staff and gives the highly motivated and highly skilled kids a real chance to show case their wares and develop their skills.  It is a complimentary service to that of the clubs and allows the kids to still play at club level with their mates.  The program captures talent from the U9’s through into the early seniors years of up to the U19’s.

Here are the Forest Lions Players selected to participate in the 2013 Swans Academy Program:


Callum Hurst, Tom Barnes


Nic Parker, Bailey Beamish


Daniel Ritsinias


Sam Barros, Joel McGregor

The Forest Lions Club is always very proud of all our players and we are particularly pleased with the efforts of these young boys.

Go the Lions.”

For more information on the Swans Academy, please click on the link: Swans Academy