as sydney re-establish themselves as the league's defensive kings, one of the club's backline stalwarts says the swans lost trust in each other during their horror start to the season.their season seemingly shot to bits 11 weeks ago, the swans are now the form team of the competition and daring to dream of a top-four berth. the swans launch their diversity action plan leading into the first pride game played for premiership points in sydney. the momentum they have generated after nine wins from their past 10 starts means talk now is not whether they can hold on to their place in the eight, but how high they can climb.such speculation is fraught with danger in such an unpredictable season, but the swans – unlike many of their rivals – have sustained their strong form over months rather than weeks. the swans are returning to their standing as the kings of defence after their poor start to the year. photo: getty imagesbut they are in danger of losing key forward sam reid, who is under an injury cloud for saturday night's clash against st kilda. reid is battling groin tightness and did not train on tuesday. it could pave the way for ruckman callum sinclair to return after missing the last three games.sydney coach john longmire said the swans were ruining their reputation after their 0-6 start but their brand is well and truly back. their defence is again the b...