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Lance Franklin speaks about Sydney future after emergence of Brisbane trade rumours

Lance Franklin has revealed contract talks with Sydney have been shelved amid rumours the superstar forward could play at Brisbane in 2023. The 35-year-old has been linked with a move to the Gabba in the past week with nine-year contract in the Harbour City concluding at the end of the season.
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AFL trade news and rumours: Brisbane comment on Lance Franklin pursuit

As we near the AFL finals in 2022, rumours and speculation on the future of players at certain clubs begins to circulate throughout the media. Stay tuned to Sporting News to ensure you don't miss any of the latest news. Latest AFL rumours. Buddy speaks on future, closes down contract...
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AFL trade news and rumours: Lance Franklin and Sydney to part ways?

As we near the AFL finals in 2022, rumours and speculation on the future of players at certain clubs begins to circulate throughout the media. Stay tuned to Sporting News to ensure you don't miss any of the latest news. Latest AFL rumours. Buddy and Sydney to part ways?. Thursday...
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Lance Franklin contract: Sydney superstar set to be rewarded with new deal

Sydney star Lance Franklin is close to agreeing a new contract at the Swans that will ensure his AFL career continues in 2023. The 35-year-old's nine-year, $10 million contract that he signed to move from Hawthorn to Sydney as a free agent in 2013 is due to expire at the end of the season.
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AFL apologises after Sydney star Lance Franklin labelled 'cowardly'

The AFL has issued an unprecedented apology to Sydney superstar Lance Franklin after its legal counsel at the Tribunal labelled him 'cowardly'. Franklin was at the AFL Tribunal contesting a one-week suspension given to him by the Match Review Panel for striking Richmond captain Trent Cotchin during last Friday night's match at the SCG.
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Lance Franklin set to face MRP scrutiny after striking Trent Cotchin

Sydney star Lance Franklin could find himself in trouble with the Match Review Panel after an errant strike to Trent Cotchin's chin during Friday night's clash at the SCG. Franklin and Cotchin were found bumping one another until the legendary goal-kicker took things further late in the second quarter as the Swans were going inside their forward 50.
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Lance Franklin suffers suspected broken finger against North Melbourne

Lance Franklin was subbed out half-way through the third term with an apparent finger injury during Sydney's clash with North Melbourne at the SCG on Saturday. Small forward Ben Ronke replaced the superstar after he went down following a tackling attempt. Sydney coach John Longmire confirmed it was a suspected...

Lance Franklin kicks 1,000th AFL goal to spark wild scenes at SCG

Sydney star Lance Franklin has kicked his 1,000th career goal, becoming just the sixth VFL/AFL player to reach the milestone. Franklin achieved the feat with his fourth goal in Friday night’s game against Geelong as spectators ran onto the SCG turf in the final quarter. The 35-year-old joins Tony...