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AFL 2021 LIVE updates: Swans score upset win over Bulldogs as Tigers star Riewoldt kicks 700th goal

Darcy Cameron has kicked his second goal to keep his side in this match.

Cameron’s contested mark and goal has the Pies just 14 points down with plenty of time remaining.

The Magpies have a good talent to work with in Cameron, especially when they can find him in marking contests.

Tigers lead 63-49 with 16 mins to go.

Collingwood was jubilant when they beat Richmond by a single point in a nail-biter at the MCG.

But it could have been worse for the Tigers – at halftime three players were under an injury cloud.

Their main concern will be for defender Dylan Grimes, who left the ground clutching his hamstring in the dying minutes of the first quarter.

The 24-year-old immediately went down the race and spent the entire break out of view, then returned to the sidelines at the start of the second term where he could be seen being massaged by a physiotherapist.

He spent much of the rest of the match sitting at the back of the bench with an icepack strapped to his leg.

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Richmond maintained their advantage in the third term and will turn into the last aiming to finish strongly against a fearless but inconsistent Magpies side.

The Tigers desperately need not only a win but a shot of confidence so a big last term to close out Sunday afternoon would be a welcome end to the match for Richmond.

Trent Cotchin and Taylor Adams test the durability of each other’s jumpers out.

Trent Cotchin and Taylor Adams test the durability of each other’s jumpers out. Credit:Getty Images

Jack Crisp has 27 disposals for the Magpies and Jayden Short has 24 touches for Richmond.

Collingwood’s Jamie Elliott and Richmond duo Liam Baker and Tom Lynch have two goals each.

The Sydney Swans have taken down the high-flying Western Bulldogs at Marvel Stadium in a statement win for this young football side.

The win sees them move into sixth spot and they continue to find new players to step into key roles.

Swans defenders mob Bailey Dale.

Swans defenders mob Bailey Dale.Credit:Getty Images

Josh Kennedy told Fox Footy it was big win for his side who stood tall despite the news during the match that they will be stuck on the road for some time to come after Victoria announced it would close its border with New South Wales from 11.59pm tonight.

Jordan Dawson kicked three goals for the Swans and Will Hayward kicked two while Jake Lloyd had 33 touches for Sydney and Callum Mills had 31.

Caleb Daniel had 30 possessions for the Bulldogs who will lament this loss should it cost them a top-two or top-four spot.

Lance “Buddy’ Franklin has had a frustrating day in front of goal but he has marked and played on to kick a potentially game-sealing goal for the Swans.

With the Dogs starting to surge forward, the Swans pumped it forward and Franklin won his marking contest, saw the goal-square was open and kicked truly.

He has 33 goals for the season and his side’s lead is past 20 points again. This has been a great day for the Swans.

Swans lead 79-51 with five mins to go.

Lance Franklin celebrates

Lance Franklin celebratesCredit:Getty Images

The Swans have responded to Young’s goal with Will Hayward taking a strong mark and then going back under pressure and kicking the goal.

The Swans are right up for this battle although the Dogs can kick quick goals at any time.

Hayward is pumping his fists after that major. He senses a big win for his club.

Swans lead 70-51 with 11 mins to go.

The Bulldogs have a chance here as Lewis Young has won a free-kick in the forward line and kicked the goal from a tricky angle to cut the lead to 13 points.

A behind now has the lead at 12 points, the Dogs are coming, the Swans need to navigate through the pressure.

Swans lead 63-51 with 13 mins to go.

With their season rapidly slipping away, the Tigers have found some solid ground with an impressive first half against the Pies.

Richmond’s pressure has been strong and they’ve capitalised on Collingwood turnovers to take a 17-point lead to the long break.

Shai Bolton wins the ball on Sunday.

Shai Bolton wins the ball on Sunday.Credit:Getty Images

The Pies finally clicked into gear in the back half of the second term, cutting the gap to 11 on the back of uncharacteristically slick ball movement.

But a big mark and goal on the half-time siren from Jack Riewoldt – the 700th major of his career – has consolidated the Tigers’ position.

Lovely moment Richmond stalwart Jack Riewoldt who has kicked his 700th goal just before half-time at the MCG.

Riewoldt has been circling the milestone all season and he becomes the 24th player in AFL/VFL history to reach the milestone.

He looks like he has more goals left in him too.

Tigers lead 44-27 at half-time.

Jack Riewoldt leaps for a mark.

Jack Riewoldt leaps for a mark.Credit:Getty Images

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