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KEY FACTS

Official name
Swan Districts Football Club

Known as
Swan Districts

Nickname
Swans

Formed
1934

Colours
Black and white

Affiliations (Current)
WAFL (WA) 1934-2015

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

Postal Address
PO Box 61, Bassendean, WA, 6054

Website
swandistrictsfc.com.au

Swan Districts



 

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 (WANFL ) Fixture

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Swan Districts' 1960 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Swan Districts 4.47.99.1514.18 102 LOST Claremont 7.59.912.1515.18 108 -6 CLM Apr 18 (Mon, 12:00) Scores
2 H Swan Districts 6.28.211.511.6 72 LOST East Fremantle 3.08.610.721.10 136 -64 BAS Apr 23 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
3 H Swan Districts 2.53.107.1213.14 92 WON East Perth 2.44.68.1010.11 71 21 BAS Apr 30 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
4 A Swan Districts 4.57.88.1215.14 104 LOST Subiaco 3.18.1014.1216.14 110 -6 SUB May 7 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
5 H Swan Districts 3.66.1011.1212.15 87 WON South Fremantle 1.11.63.106.13 49 38 BAS May 14 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
6 H Swan Districts 0.02.33.37.9 51 LOST Perth 3.35.68.910.11 71 -20 BAS May 21 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
7 A Swan Districts 2.87.98.108.10 58 LOST West Perth 2.15.68.1113.19 97 -39 LEE May 28 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
8 H Swan Districts 3.08.38.810.14 74 LOST Claremont 6.88.912.1213.17 95 -21 BAS Jun 4 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
9 A Swan Districts 0.22.54.54.7 31 LOST East Fremantle 5.36.49.912.16 88 -57 EFO Jun 11 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
10 A Swan Districts 4.55.1310.1810.18 78 LOST East Perth 4.19.519.727.15 177 -99 PER Jun 18 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
11 H Swan Districts 1.34.78.713.11 89 LOST Subiaco 7.414.718.1420.18 138 -49 BAS Jul 2 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
12 A Swan Districts 2.73.75.119.15 69 LOST South Fremantle 5.413.1217.1719.26 140 -71 FRE Jul 9 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
13 H Swan Districts 3.85.97.127.14 56 LOST Perth 1.55.87.1111.15 81 -25 BAS Jul 16 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
14 H Swan Districts 2.16.37.67.6 48 LOST West Perth 4.25.57.812.13 85 -37 BAS Jul 23 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
15 A Swan Districts 1.31.85.1010.15 75 LOST Claremont 2.84.912.1214.17 101 -26 CLM Jul 30 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
16 A Swan Districts 6.17.67.611.6 72 LOST East Fremantle 3.87.1211.1515.18 108 -36 EFO Aug 6 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
17 A Swan Districts 5.17.57.98.10 58 LOST East Perth 8.416.1021.1826.26 182 -124 PER Aug 13 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
18 H Swan Districts 6.58.811.1313.16 94 LOST Subiaco 2.210.615.1119.16 130 -36 BAS Aug 20 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
19 H Swan Districts 5.27.59.615.9 99 LOST South Fremantle 6.410.1115.1716.20 116 -17 BAS Aug 27 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
20 A Swan Districts 2.24.64.99.13 67 LOST Perth 6.28.713.1219.17 131 -64 LAT Sep 3 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
21 A Swan Districts 5.18.810.1112.15 87 LOST West Perth 4.67.89.1513.16 94 -7 LEE Sep 10 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.