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Club Information

Known as
Swan Districts

Nickname
Swans

Abbreviation
SD

Formed
1934

Colours
Black and white

Website
swandistrictsfc.com.au

Current Affiliation
WAFL (WA) 1934-2014

Home Ground
Bassendean Oval

WAFL Premierships
1961-62-63, 1982-83-84, 1990, 2010 (8 total)

Senior Premierships
R.P. Rodriguez Shield: 1962, 1965, 1974-5, 1980

Most Games
305 - Bill Walker (1961-1976)

Most Goals
555 - Eric Gorman (1961-1969)

League Top Goalkickers
M.George (90) 1974; S.Beasley (97) 1980; B.Hutton (83) 1984

Sandover Medalists
George Krepp 1935; Jim Davies 1944; Haydn Bunton 1962; Bill Walker 1965, 1966, 1967 & 1970; Phil Narkle 1982; Mick Grasso 1990; Jeremy Wasley 1996; Shane Beros 2003; Andrew Krakouer 2010

Headquarters Postal Address
PO Box 61, Bassendean, WA, 6054

Swan Districts


Club Biography

Among the newcomers in 1961 to respond to the Bunton technique was rover Bill Walker, who would go on to become arguably the greatest player in the history of the club. Nevertheless, it was Bunton’s “genius (that was) solely responsible for the club’s dizzy climb from the bottom to the top of the premiership table in one winter”. Or perhaps, as one senior player archly put it, “He conned us into playing good football” ...

  • Swans might have been late arrivals in the WAFL but, as John Devaney writes, once they found their feet, they were hard to stop

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1960 Season

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Swan Districts' 1960 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 S R Opponent Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 S Mgn Grd Date MR
1 A Swan Districts 4.4 7.9 9.15 14.18 102 LOST Claremont 7.5 9.9 12.15 15.18 108 -6 CLM Apr 18 (Mon, 12:00) Report
2 H Swan Districts 6.2 8.2 11.5 11.6 72 LOST East Fremantle 3.0 8.6 10.7 21.10 136 -64 BAS Apr 23 (Sat, 12:00) Report
3 H Swan Districts 2.5 3.10 7.12 13.14 92 WON East Perth 2.4 4.6 8.10 10.11 71 21 BAS Apr 30 (Sat, 12:00) Report
4 A Swan Districts 4.5 7.8 8.12 15.14 104 LOST Subiaco 3.1 8.10 14.12 16.14 110 -6 SUB May 7 (Sat, 12:00) Report
5 H Swan Districts 3.6 6.10 11.12 12.15 87 WON South Fremantle 1.1 1.6 3.10 6.13 49 38 BAS May 14 (Sat, 12:00) Report
6 H Swan Districts 0.0 2.3 3.3 7.9 51 LOST Perth 3.3 5.6 8.9 10.11 71 -20 BAS May 21 (Sat, 12:00) Report
7 A Swan Districts 2.8 7.9 8.10 8.10 58 LOST West Perth 2.1 5.6 8.11 13.19 97 -39 LEE May 28 (Sat, 12:00) Report
8 H Swan Districts 3.0 8.3 8.8 10.14 74 LOST Claremont 6.8 8.9 12.12 13.17 95 -21 BAS Jun 4 (Sat, 12:00) Report
9 A Swan Districts 0.2 2.5 4.5 4.7 31 LOST East Fremantle 5.3 6.4 9.9 12.16 88 -57 EFR Jun 11 (Sat, 12:00) Report
10 A Swan Districts 4.5 5.13 10.18 10.18 78 LOST East Perth 4.1 9.5 19.7 27.15 177 -99 PER Jun 18 (Sat, 12:00) Report
11 H Swan Districts 1.3 4.7 8.7 13.11 89 LOST Subiaco 7.4 14.7 18.14 20.18 138 -49 BAS Jul 2 (Sat, 12:00) Report
12 A Swan Districts 2.7 3.7 5.11 9.15 69 LOST South Fremantle 5.4 13.12 17.17 19.26 140 -71 FRE Jul 9 (Sat, 12:00) Report
13 H Swan Districts 3.8 5.9 7.12 7.14 56 LOST Perth 1.5 5.8 7.11 11.15 81 -25 BAS Jul 16 (Sat, 12:00) Report
14 H Swan Districts 2.1 6.3 7.6 7.6 48 LOST West Perth 4.2 5.5 7.8 12.13 85 -37 BAS Jul 23 (Sat, 12:00) Report
15 A Swan Districts 1.3 1.8 5.10 10.15 75 LOST Claremont 2.8 4.9 12.12 14.17 101 -26 CLM Jul 30 (Sat, 12:00) Report
16 A Swan Districts 6.1 7.6 7.6 11.6 72 LOST East Fremantle 3.8 7.12 11.15 15.18 108 -36 EFR Aug 6 (Sat, 12:00) Report
17 A Swan Districts 5.1 7.5 7.9 8.10 58 LOST East Perth 8.4 16.10 21.18 26.26 182 -124 PER Aug 13 (Sat, 12:00) Report
18 H Swan Districts 6.5 8.8 11.13 13.16 94 LOST Subiaco 2.2 10.6 15.11 19.16 130 -36 BAS Aug 20 (Sat, 12:00) Report
19 H Swan Districts 5.2 7.5 9.6 15.9 99 LOST South Fremantle 6.4 10.11 15.17 16.20 116 -17 BAS Aug 27 (Sat, 12:00) Report
20 A Swan Districts 2.2 4.6 4.9 9.13 67 LOST Perth 6.2 8.7 13.12 19.17 131 -64 LAT Sep 3 (Sat, 12:00) Report
21 A Swan Districts 5.1 8.8 10.11 12.15 87 LOST West Perth 4.6 7.8 9.15 13.16 94 -7 LEE Sep 10 (Sat, 12:00) Report