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Carlton Blues vs Sydney Swans: AFL live scores, blog

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20th May, 2022
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Sydney Swans


Fourth Quarter
24:32L. McDonald
23:45L. McDonald
Z. Fisher20:21
A. Cerra19:56
Z. Fisher18:44
14:57J. Bell
13:20T. Papley
6:59T. Papley
1:58N. Blakey
27:51L. Franklin
26:06S. Wicks
23:52T. Papley
20:09E. Gulden
M. Owies16:22
15:25L. McDonald
C. Curnow12:50
8:26W. Hayward
5:17J. McInerney
C. Durdin35:12
3:33T. Papley
32:10L. Franklin
M. Owies30:45
Z. Fisher25:33
T. D. Koning23:06
20:39W. Hayward
C. Curnow17:42
J. Motlop16:01
J. Motlop15:32
13:32L. McDonald
J. Motlop11:35
C. Curnow9:53
M. Kennedy6:45
C. Curnow4:09
C. Durdin1:49
C. Curnow29:27
27:08T. Papley
C. Curnow24:24
C. Durdin22:49
20:09L. McDonald
J. Motlop17:10
S. Docherty15:32
P. Cripps13:33
11:37L. McDonald
6:05L. Parker
M. Owies1:30
C. Curnow0:56

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Round 10 of the AFL season sees two maor finals contenders in Carlton and Sydney locking horns under the roof at Marvel Stadium. Join The Roar for live scores and rolling coverage from 7:50pm (AEST).

Both teams are vying for a spot in Top Four, so this looks to be a match of the round contender this weekend.

The Blues had a tight contest with a struggling GWS side last weekend, but they were able to spoil Leon Cameron’s farewell match with a flurry of goals coming in the final quarter.

The Blues won all key statistics, including clearances (36-28), inside 50s (64-47) and contested possessions (164-129). This was a dominant performance around the ball, particularly late and it further proved their credentials as they march toward September. However, losing Zac Williams to a long-term calf injury is going to hurt.

Sam Walsh starred in the midfield with 31 disposals, 16 contested possessions and eight score involvements, while George Hewett had 30 touches and eight clearances of his own.


Young goalsneak and Rising Star nominee Corey Durdin, along with Walsh, lead the goalkickers with two apiece, while Charlie Curnow bagged two in the final term after a quiet day and will again be the Blues’ focal point tonight in the absence of Harry McKay.

The Swans dominated Essendon from start to finish last week, leading the scoreboard at the end of every term of the match. They won almost all of the major statistical categories, including clearances (33-28) and tackles (54-30). They dominated the Bombers in intercept posessions and they were able to score 44 points from this area to make it the key factor in their win

Chad Warner and Callum Mills dominated the possession count with 32 and 29 touches respectively. Mills is now in the conversation to be included in the All-Australian team, enjoying a brilliant season in the Swans’ engine room. Stopping him will be crucial for the Blues’ strong on-ball brigade tonight.



This game is a coin flip, but I can see the Swans coming away with a six-point victory.

Game information

Opening bounce: 7:50pm (AEST)
Venue: Marvel Stadium, Melbourne
TV: Fox Footy, Channel 7
Live streamKayo Sports, Foxtel Now, Foxtel Go
Betting: Blues $2.12, Swans $1.75 (odds via PlayUp)



B: L. Young, J. Weitering, L. Stocker

HB: A. Saad, L. Plowman, N. Newman

C: L. O’Brien, P. Cripps (c), S. Walsh

HF: J. Motlop, C. Curnow, C. Durdin


F: M. Owies, J. Silvagni, Z. Fisher

FOLL: T. De Koning, M. Kennedy, G. Hewett

I/C: A. Cerra, S. Docherty, J. Carroll, M. Cottrell

EMG: P. Dow, B. Kemp, J. Boyd, W. Setterfield


IN: Young, Stocker, Cottrell (R9 medi-sub)

OUT: Kemp, Newnes, Williams


B: P. McCartin, D. Rampe (c), C. O’Riordan

HB: J. McInerney, T. McCartin, J. Lloyd

C: I. Heeney, C. Warner, N. Blakey

HF: E. Gulden, L. McDonald, W. Hayward

F: T. Papley, L. Franklin, P. Ladhams

FOLL: T. Hickey, C. Mills (c), L. Parker (c)

I/C: J. Kennedy, O. Florent, S. Wicks, J. Bell

EMG: H. McLean, D. Stephens, B. Campbell, M. Roberts

IN: O’Riordan

OUT: Rowbottom

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