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Match Day Instagram: GWS versus Sydney

Eighth-placed Sydney Swans beat second-placed GWS Giants 14-12 (96) to 12-11 (83).

Giants have extended their non-winning streak to three (two draws and a loss). A tough but scrappy game in which much of their dazzling teamwork of late was absent. Buddy Franklin was the difference, as he often is.

A ground record of 21924 people were at the game, beating the NRL record of 21895 (Canterbury v Parramatta 2001) and BBL's 21500 (Sydney Thunder v Adelaide, 2015). Together with 83221 across the road for Arsenal versus Western Sydney Wanderers made for a busy night getting home from Sydney Olympic Park.

In the early game in the NEAFL, ftrst-placed Sydney beat last-placed GWS. Early in the third quarter (when I arrived at the ground) the Giants were within a goal of Sydney but barely scored after that.

This is the closest you'll get to a selfie from me

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"Sydney created, not relocated." #aflgiantsswans

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Sorry to tell you this Swans but that doesn't rhyme. #aflgiantsswans

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Let's make them surrender

Sydney Derby 13 under way. It will be unlucky for some (especially if it's another draw). #aflgiantsswans

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GWS v Sydney AFL:
GWS match report
AFL website match stats

GWS v Sydney NEAFL:
NEAFL match centre