Tag: södermalm blues

Swans back in action this weekend

After bye (rain) comes game time (sunshine) as the old saying goes!

After a bye weekend for the Swans, where some squad members has had the chance to recuperate from minor knocks, and some players participated in the Swedish Elks vs. Stockholm Dynamite game, it’s finally footy time again!

This Friday will see the Swans go head to head with Södermalm blues at the JCG, in what promises to be a thrilling clash between a young and promising Swans squad and an established Söder squad. The Swans will prepare throughly with training on Tuesday, and a light session on Thursday.

Ball up is 18:30 (Friday) at the JCG, come down and support the Swans!

Årsta Swans Logo

First game of the season, and ANZAC celebrations.

On Saturday (27th of April) it’s finally time for the first game of the season, and ANZAC celebrations!

The activities will take place on the back pitch of Årstafältet where we start of with a game
against Norrtälje Dockers at 14:00 (Årsta players should be there by 13:00!). Our game is followed by a game, played at 16:00, between Bromma Vikings and Södermalm Blues.

Solna Axemen will be handling the BBQ, and the umpiring for both games, so all the Stockholm teams will be present.

Come on down for a good day out with footy, good BBQ, and good people!

Go Årsta!

First match this Saturday

As ANZAC Day arrives each year in Stockholm, the days are growing longer and the weather has started warming up – all in all, you know it’s time for Aussie Rules to start again in Stockholm!

This Saturday is the season opening double-header ANZAC clash between Södermalm and Årsta, with the first bounce at 12:00 11:30. The Last Post will be played before the match as we honour and remember all those who served and died in military operations for their countries.

Årsta players, please arrive at the ground at 10:30 to help setup the field, prepare the BBQ and get warmed up. Directions to the ground here. We are hosting the BBQ after the match, so hang around, have a burger and watch the 2nd match – Solna vs Bromma.

Bring your friends and family down and enjoy a great day out!

Photos from training with Brett Kirk

Brett Kirk taking training at Årstafältet in Stockholm
Brett Kirk taking training at Årstafältet in Stockholm

The photos from training with Brett Kirk on the 24th of May are developed. Our photographer was down at training armed only with his phone’s camera to capture the session.

Brett’s presence meant that all four Stockholm teams were present, allowing us to do some great, but different drills with the 35 guys  present.

Everyone involved had a great time and I’m sure everyone (both old and new) learnt plenty from Brett.

As described earlier, Brett is travelling the world as an AFL Ambassador promoting AFL football and the 2011 International Cup.

Go to the Årsta Swans Facebook page to see all the photos from the evening.