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Club Information

Known as
Swan Districts

Nickname
Swans

Abbreviation
Swan

Formed
1934

Colours
Black and white

Emblem
Swans

Website
www.swandistrictsfc.com.au

Current Affiliation
WAFL (WA) 1934-2014

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
P.O. Box 61, Bassendean, 6054. WA.

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 Home Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 S R Away Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 S Mgn Grd Date  
1 Claremont 7.5 9.9 12.15 15.18 108 def Swan Districts 4.4 7.9 9.15 14.18 102 -6 CO Apr 18 (Mon, 12:00) Details
2 Swan Districts 6.2 8.2 11.5 11.6 72 def by East Fremantle 3.0 8.6 10.7 21.10 136 -64 BO Apr 23 (Sat, 12:00) Details
3 Swan Districts 2.5 3.10 7.12 13.14 92 def East Perth 2.4 4.6 8.10 10.11 71 21 BO Apr 30 (Sat, 12:00) Details
4 Subiaco 3.1 8.10 14.12 16.14 110 def Swan Districts 4.5 7.8 8.12 15.14 104 -6 S May 7 (Sat, 12:00) Details
5 Swan Districts 3.6 6.10 11.12 12.15 87 def South Fremantle 1.1 1.6 3.10 6.13 49 38 BO May 14 (Sat, 12:00) Details
6 Swan Districts 0.0 2.3 3.3 7.9 51 def by Perth 3.3 5.6 8.9 10.11 71 -20 BO May 21 (Sat, 12:00) Details
7 West Perth  2.1 5.6 8.11 13.19 97 def Swan Districts 2.8 7.9 8.10 8.10 58 -39 LO May 28 (Sat, 12:00) Details
8 Swan Districts 3.0 8.3 8.8 10.14 74 def by Claremont 6.8 8.9 12.12 13.17 95 -21 BO Jun 4 (Sat, 12:00) Details
9 East Fremantle 5.3 6.4 9.9 12.16 88 def Swan Districts 0.2 2.5 4.5 4.7 31 -57 EFO Jun 11 (Sat, 12:00) Details
10 East Perth 4.1 9.5 19.7 27.15 177 def Swan Districts 4.5 5.13 10.18 10.18 78 -99 PO Jun 18 (Sat, 12:00) Details
11 Swan Districts 1.3 4.7 8.7 13.11 89 def by Subiaco 7.4 14.7 18.14 20.18 138 -49 BO Jul 2 (Sat, 12:00) Details
12 South Fremantle 5.4 13.12 17.17 19.26 140 def Swan Districts 2.7 3.7 5.11 9.15 69 -71 FO Jul 9 (Sat, 12:00) Details
13 Swan Districts 3.8 5.9 7.12 7.14 56 def by Perth 1.5 5.8 7.11 11.15 81 -25 BO Jul 16 (Sat, 12:00) Details
14 Swan Districts 2.1 6.3 7.6 7.6 48 def by West Perth  4.2 5.5 7.8 12.13 85 -37 BO Jul 23 (Sat, 12:00) Details
15 Claremont 2.8 4.9 12.12 14.17 101 def Swan Districts 1.3 1.8 5.10 10.15 75 -26 CO Jul 30 (Sat, 12:00) Details
16 East Fremantle 3.8 7.12 11.15 15.18 108 def Swan Districts 6.1 7.6 7.6 11.6 72 -36 EFO Aug 6 (Sat, 12:00) Details
17 East Perth 8.4 16.10 21.18 26.26 182 def Swan Districts 5.1 7.5 7.9 8.10 58 -124 PO Aug 13 (Sat, 12:00) Details
18 Swan Districts 6.5 8.8 11.13 13.16 94 def by Subiaco 2.2 10.6 15.11 19.16 130 -36 BO Aug 20 (Sat, 12:00) Details
19 Swan Districts 5.2 7.5 9.6 15.9 99 def by South Fremantle 6.4 10.11 15.17 16.20 116 -17 BO Aug 27 (Sat, 12:00) Details
20 Perth 6.2 8.7 13.12 19.17 131 def Swan Districts 2.2 4.6 4.9 9.13 67 -64 LP Sep 3 (Sat, 12:00) Details
21 West Perth  4.6 7.8 9.15 13.16 94 def Swan Districts 5.1 8.8 10.11 12.15 87 -7 LO Sep 10 (Sat, 12:00) Details
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1960 Player Stats

J Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
There are no players statistics for Swan Districts for the 1960 season.