• Recap: Red and White Awards Night 2016

    Posted by Thomas Shearman
    Chicago Swans 2016 award winners

    Saturday November 14th saw the 19th annual Chicago Swans awards - Red and White Night - recognizing the on and off-field contributions that make the club run.

    Our 2016 award winners included:

    • Rich Noty (Best Clubman): Stu Nicol
    • Oxford Landing Coaches Award: Jeremy Stark (also received the Runaway Train Award)
    • Rookie of the Year: Steve Stavropoulos
    • MacGlashan Medal (Leading Goalkicker): Trent Smith
    • Warwick Burgmann Medal (Metro MVP): Jeff Kraemer
    • Four Corner's Group Medal (Club MVP): Corey Barker

    Shoutout to Four Corners Group's Sidebar Grille for hosting the evening, and to all the folks who keep the club running, including referees Daniel Estes, Lisa Albergo and Paul Enzinger, and Executive Committee and coaches Bryan Hoyt, Stu Nicol, Andrew Woodman, Alastair Martin and Anthony Hendrie.

  • 2014 Red & White Night

    Posted by Thomas Shearman

    Red + White night details as follows:

    When: Saturday 15 November
    Where: SideBar & Grill – 221 N LaSalle
    Time: 7:30pm – 10:30pm (after party @ Benchmark)

    Cost: $40 per person (Food, beer & Oxford Landing wine ALL inclusive)

    Your payment will be via PayPal, click the button belowRight now, you should be making arrangements for sitters, dusting off your Red & White bag of fruit, and making sure your better halves are dolled up for this glamorous night of nights.

    The MVP count will be a really interesting this year, a number of players have put their hands up, none other than Pedro who had a stellar year. Stu Nicol must have at least one hand (or boot) on the Al MacGlashan Goal Kicking award, and of course the coveted Rich Noty award, awarded to the best clubman. These and others will be presented over dinner and stories from the weekend will be revealed on 15 Nov.





  • 2014 AFL Grand Final

    Posted by Thomas Shearman

    Who will raise the trophy?

    The AFL finals are underway with eight teams fighting it out to lift the AFL premiership cup on the last Saturday in September. You don’t need to fly to Australia to watch the game. The Chicago Swans and Brownstone Tavern are once again throwing the greatest AFL Grand Final party in the midwest.

    The night kicks off at 9pm on Friday, 26th September 2014 at the Brownstone Tavern. $20 entry includes food and drink specials all night, chances to win over $1000 in cash and prizes and the AFL Grand Final televised LIVE!

    Purchase tickets below ($20 per person):





    During the game we also have a Squares competition with prizes drawn every quarter. Proceeds of the squares competition goes towards the club for help with the expenses of running the club – permits, equipment, travel etc. So purchase a square or two and be in the running for some great prizes and support the club at the same time!

    https://www.superbowlsquares.org/p3b33/
    Username : Swans
    Password : Footy

  • 2014 Aussie Day Bash

    Posted by Thomas Shearman

    Come celebrate everything there is about being, knowing (or wanting to know) an Australian at the annual Australia Day party hosted by the Chicago Swans. This year we will be at the Kirkwood hotel (another of the Four Corners tavern group) with a great wristband deal ($35 draft beer, call spirits and wine from 8-11). For up to date event details, check the official Chicago Swans Facebook page.

    We can’t promise the 40C weather back in Oz right now, but slip on your coat, slop on some green and gold, and slap on a Kirkwoods wristband and party Australian style Saturday 25th from 8pm onwards at Kirkwoods (2934 N Sheffield).

  • 2013 Red & White Night

    Posted by Thomas Shearman

    Time to break out the Red & White suit, get the missus all dolled up and pay tribute to our award winners for 2013!

    Join us for the final event of the season on Saturday 23 November at Sidebar & Grill, LaSalle & Wacker. Party starts at 7pm. Dinner served from 7:30pm. Drink package until 11pm. Party bus picks us up at 11pm to continue at the Benchmark Tavern on Wells.





    $40 per person for financial members & guests





    $60 per person for NON financial members & guests

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