This annual scholarship assists two Swans Academy players to further their football development. The general manager of the QBE Sydney Swans Academy, Chris Smith, nominated Michael for the scholarship based on his unparalleled commitment to improving his knowledge and skills. “Michael has to travel from the Central Coast to train and play, and he has shown extraordinary commitment,’’ Smith said. “We’ve been impressed with his speed and skill, and his highly competitive spirit.’’

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