“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke

There is a ripple running through the AFL waters at the moment that Sydney hopes will gather momentum and turn into a tsunami by the time the 2020 season rolls around.

For the first time since he left Hawthorn and commenced the second half of his storeyed career in Sydney, Lance Franklin is going to have a pre-season as a Swan. Not a good pre-season, but A pre-season.

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