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Kurt Tippett

The remarkable turnaround of Kurt Tippett and why he is in All-Australian contention

Fox Sports - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Sydney big man Kurt Tippett has produced a string of glittering performances to start the 2016 season - one that has eradicated all doubts over his ability to fulfil his lofty pay-packet at the Swans.

The AFL dinosaurs who are thriving on-field

The Age - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Which brings us to Friday night's game at the SCG that pits two of the best, Goldstein and Kurt Tippett, against each other.
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Sydney, where the big men fly like swans

The Roar - ‎11 hours ago‎
When Kurt Tippett arrived in Sydney amid great fanfare and some controversy in 2013, it was as a key forward, having kicked nearly 200 goals in his five seasons with Adelaide.

Connolly: Swans new guard making a massive difference

SEN - ‎19 hours ago‎
This follows on from the recruitment of experienced players from older clubs in the mid to late 2000's and then the big name recruiting of Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett in 2013 and 2014. “They've changed the nature of it. I mean for years it was ...

Tippett, Cloke and the death of the power forward

The Roar - ‎May 22, 2016‎
He was followed by three other contested marking beasts: Tom Hawkins, Kurt Tippett and Drew Petrie. Cloke, Hawkins, and Petrie also featured in the top seven goal-kickers that year.
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Sydney coach John Longmire believes he's got the forward line to trouble AFL heavyweights - ‎May 23, 2016‎
“Guys who are really good on the deck but who also can take a mark. Guys like Isaac and Gary really compliment what Lance has been doing and Kurt Tippett pushing forward as well has been important for us.” Tall centre-half-forward Reid was a huge part ...

Is Lance Franklin the best indigenous AFL player of the past 30 years?

ESPN - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Compared to Kurt Tippett's $800,000, it is fair value, especially when you take into account that Sydney's membership has been at record levels the past two years, and corporate interest stronger than ever, too.

Sydney v North Melbourne: Scott Thompson ready for Lance Franklin challenge

The Age - ‎May 22, 2016‎
While Franklin has reaffirmed his status as arguably the league's best player, the Roos will also be wary of the Swans' other goalkicking weapons.

Lance looms large

North Melbourne Football Club (press release) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Not only is Franklin dangerous, his teammates are also threatening in front of goal. "They have obviously got some other guys.

Opposing Threat: Sydney

North Melbourne Football Club (press release) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Kurt Tippett, now playing as a ruck-forward instead of the opposite, has still kicked 15 goals for the season. At ground level players like Papley (11 goals), Ben McGlynn (nine goals) and Hewett (eight goals) have all chipped in, while the midfielders ...

Coaches' votes: Round 9

Hawthorn Hawks - ‎May 23, 2016‎
HAWTHORN forward Jack Gunston was the lone Hawk among the coaches' votes from Friday night's loss to the Sydney Swans. Gunston was one of six players to receive votes from the match.

Who is the AFL's best ruckman – Gawn, Naitanui or Goldstein?

The Roar - ‎May 21, 2016‎
With nine goals in the first eight rounds, only Sydney's Kurt Tippett has kicked more goals than him among regular ruckmen this season.
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Swans score emotional AFL win over Hawks

SBS - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Fellow tall Kurt Tippett was also important with 19 possessions, 35 hit-outs and two goals, while Dan Hannebery (33 disposals) and Luke Parker (30) were busy around the stoppages.
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Crunch month looms for undefeated Roos - ‎May 21, 2016‎
The All Australian big man will face a sterner test against an in-form Kurt Tippett and Callum Sinclair combination at the SCG next week, but Scott was pleased with Goldstein asserting his authority over Blues debutant Daniel Gorringe.

Nine things we learned in round nine

Melbourne FC - ‎May 22, 2016‎
With the likes of Josh Jenkins and Taylor Walker to combat in round 10, then Geelong's Tom Hawkins, and Sydney Swans' stars Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett to follow over the coming weeks, GWS will be sorely tested. Haynes, Joel Patfull and Davis will ...

AFL results: Sydney Swans beat Hawthorn Hawks - Yahoo7

The West Australian - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Fellow tall Kurt Tippett was also important with 19 possessions, 35 hit-outs and two goals, while Dan Hannebery (33 disposals) and Luke Parker (30) were busy around the stoppages.
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Tigers' storm insurance flags late changes - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Ruckman Shaun Hampson was one of the unsung heroes in last week's one-point win against the Sydney Swans, winning his match-up with Kurt Tippett and giving the Tigers an edge in the midfield. Five of the team's goals against the Swans came direct ...
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It's not always sunny on the Gold Coast

The Roar - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Aside from Ablett, the Suns have failed to sell the club to any real big fish such as Buddy Franklin, Kurt Tippett or even Nick Riewoldt and it is widely accepted that the long-term on-field success of a footy club can and often is built around a star ...
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Alex Rance gets last laugh in battle with Lance Franklin in Richmond's win over Sydney

Herald Sun - ‎May 14, 2016‎
Kurt Tippett, whose first goal of the game came from a pass from Franklin, marked strongly and kicked a goal with seven minutes remaining to give the Swans a 10-point break and Rance's heroic efforts against the game's best key forward looked like they ...

Holmes upgraded

St Kilda - ‎May 18, 2016‎
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 30: Jason Holmes of the Saints and Kurt Tippett of the Swans compete in a ruck contest during the 2015 AFL round 22 match between the St Kilda Saints and the Sydney Swans at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia ...