GAME DAY: Sydney v GWS at the SCG | 3AW Radio
GWS has dealt their crosstown rivals another blow, winning the Sydney Derby by 42 points.
Somewhat incredibly, the Swans have backed up their Grand Final appearance with five losses to start the season.
In some good news for the Swans, star forward Lance Franklin booted the 800th goal of his career, just the 12th player in history to reach that milestone.
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Kane Cornes said the Giants showed maturity to recover from Sydney’s fast start.
‘I thought it was a complete performance,’ Cornes said.
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The Giants lead by 32 points at the main break.
Sydney burst out of the blocks with four goals in the first four minutes of the match.
However, they haven’t added another one since then, with GWS piling on nine unanswered majors to the main break.
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Injured Giant Stephen Coniglio joined the 3AW box before the game.
The GWS vice-captain said he hopes the club has built a good enough culture to encourage young star Josh Kelly to stay.
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They say it doesn’t matter where the teams are on the ladder in a derby.
Today, there’s a chance to prove it.
The Swans (16th) are yet to win in 2017, and sit well below the Giants (5th).
But if they are to slip to 0-5, it won’t be without a fight.
Follow the Battle of the Bridge with the No. 1 commentary team in the game on 3AW Football.
TODAY’S LINE-UP from 5.30PM: Kane Cornes, Michael Christian, and Bruce Eva.
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