Anthony Swann

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Anthony Swann
Personal information
Full name Anthony Gilbert Swann
Born 1975
Playing information
Position Centre
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1994 Waitakere City 6 0 0 0 0
1996–98 Auckland Warriors 36 6 0 0 24
1999 North Sydney Bears 8 1 0 0 4
2000–01 Canberra Raiders 19 6 0 0 24
2001 Warrington Wolves 3 1 0 0 4
Total 72 14 0 0 56
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1996 New Zealand 3 0 0 0 0
2000 Samoa 4 0 0 0 0

Anthony Gilbert Swann[1] (born 1975) is a New Zealand former rugby league player who represented both New Zealand and Samoa in international rugby league. He was educated at Liston College, Henderson.

Playing career[edit]

Swann's career started with the Waitakere City Raiders in the 1994 Lion Red Cup, before he signed with the Auckland Warriors, joining there reserve grade side.[2] He made the Warriors' first grade side in 1996 and played 36 times for the club. He was a New Zealand representative in 1996, playing in three test matches.

After this Swann spent a year with the North Sydney Bears where he was in the lineup for North Sydney's last ever first grade game against The North Queensland Cowboys in Townsville scoring a try.[3] And spent a season and a half with the Canberra Raiders before moving to England to join the Warrington Wolves. Swann played for Samoa at the 2000 World Cup.

In 2002 he switched to rugby union and played for the Bay of Plenty Steamers.

In 2004 Swann returned to Auckland, playing rugby league for the Mt Albert Lions in the Bartercard Cup and representative football for the Auckland side.[4]

Later years[edit]

Swann is now a teacher at Overseas Family School in Singapore located at Pasir Ris.

Personal life[edit]

His brother, Willie, and his cousin, Logan Swann, both played for the Auckland Warriors.


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