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KEY FACTS

Official name
Sydney Swans Limited

Known as
Sydney

Nickname
Swans

Former name
South Melbourne

Former name date
1982-01-01

Formed
1874 (as South Melbourne); 1982 (as Swans); 1983 (as Sydney Swans)

Colours
White and red

Associated clubs
Sydney Reserves; Albert Park (Original); Sydney WFC; Sydney Academy; Sydney Academy WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2022

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1879–1896

Home Ground
S.C.G.

AFL Premierships
2005, 2012 (2 total)

VFL Premierships
1909, 1918, 1933 (3 total)

VFA Premierships
1881, 1885, 1888-9-90 (5 total)

Senior Premierships
Championship of Australia - 1909; VFL Night Series - 1956-7, 1960, 1982 (4 total); McClelland Trophy - 1996, 2014, 2016 (3 total)

Most Games
372 - Adam Goodes (1999-2015)

Most Goals
681 - Bob Pratt (1930-39; 1946)

League Top Goalkickers
R.Pratt (109) 1933, (150) 1934 & (103) 1935; L.White (80) 1942; A.Lockett (121) 1996 & (109) 1998; B.Hall (80) 2005; L.Franklin (79) 2014 & (73) 2017 (5 winners/9 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Herbie Matthews 1940; Ron Clegg 1949; Fred Goldsmith 1955; Bob Skilton 1959, 1963 & 1968; Peter Bedford 1970; Graham Teasdale 1977; Barry Round 1981; Greg Williams 1986; Gerard Healy 1988; Paul Kelly 1995; Adam Goodes 2003 & 2006 (11 medallists/14 medals)

Headquarters
Light Tower #4 Driver Ave, Moore Park, NSW 2021

Postal Address
PO Box 173 Paddington, NSW, 2021

Phone: 1300 663 819 

Website
sydneyswans.com.au

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"In retrospect, the 1986-7 period can be seen as something of a false dawn for the Sydney experiment, with the ensuing seven seasons proving as bleak as almost any in the club's long and often tortured past. The private ownership experiment was also a failure. In the end, the club owners overstretched themselves and the club ended up in a much worse position financially than it had been before the move to Sydney...."

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1910 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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South Melbourne's 1910 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H South Melbourne 1.36.79.1111.12 78 WON Richmond 2.23.33.64.8 32 46 LAK Apr 30 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 A South Melbourne 2.63.84.135.16 46 LOST Collingwood 1.35.46.413.9 87 -41 VIC May 14 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 H South Melbourne 0.44.67.710.7 67 LOST Essendon 1.14.37.611.7 73 -6 LAK May 21 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 A South Melbourne 0.51.62.74.8 32 LOST Carlton 0.31.54.116.13 49 -17 PRI May 28 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 H South Melbourne 1.01.56.66.14 50 WON University 3.03.27.57.6 48 2 LAK Jun 4 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 A South Melbourne 3.03.24.36.6 42 LOST Geelong 4.34.79.1011.12 78 -36 COR Jun 6 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
7 H South Melbourne 3.45.127.1211.15 81 WON Melbourne 2.02.25.86.10 46 35 LAK Jun 11 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
8 A South Melbourne 0.31.83.96.13 49 WON St. Kilda 1.41.54.54.5 29 20 JUN Jun 18 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
9 A South Melbourne 3.06.26.311.6 72 WON Fitzroy 2.62.67.117.13 55 17 BWS Jun 25 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 A South Melbourne 2.44.58.810.11 71 WON Richmond 5.37.59.610.7 67 4 PUN Jul 2 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 H South Melbourne 5.27.89.1413.17 95 WON Collingwood 1.42.54.54.9 33 62 LAK Jul 9 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 A South Melbourne 2.14.15.15.4 34 LOST Essendon 2.53.64.96.9 45 -11 EME Jul 16 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 H South Melbourne 2.12.33.44.7 31 LOST Carlton 4.24.35.66.8 44 -13 LAK Jul 23 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 A South Melbourne 1.24.46.510.7 67 WON University 1.41.52.63.6 24 43 EME Jul 30 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
15 H South Melbourne 3.54.88.1111.12 78 WON Geelong 1.31.31.63.8 26 52 LAK Aug 6 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
16 A South Melbourne 0.33.67.78.10 58 WON Melbourne 1.04.27.48.6 54 4 MCG Aug 20 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
17 H South Melbourne 3.34.810.911.11 77 WON St. Kilda 2.06.17.210.5 65 12 LAK Aug 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
18 H South Melbourne 1.23.55.87.10 52 WON Fitzroy 1.13.33.54.5 29 23 LAK Sep 3 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2SF A South Melbourne 2.15.27.510.5 65 WON Carlton 1.42.115.126.17 53 12 MCG Sep 17 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF A South Melbourne 1.23.44.76.8 44 LOST Collingwood 2.14.35.68.7 55 -11 MCG Sep 24 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1910 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Barry, Dave 14                             2 0.1    
Belcher, Vic 20                             15 0.8    
Biehl, Francis 3                             1 0.3    
Bower, George 18                             0 0.0    
Caldwell, Jim 7                             0 0.0    
Callan, Hughie 1                             0 0.0    
Cameron, Jim 16                             7 0.4    
Carpenter, Fred 8                             7 0.9    
Casey, Dick 3                             5 1.7    
Charge, Les 6                             5 0.8    
Deas, Bob 19                             26 1.4    
Dolphin, Bill 16                             0 0.0    
Franks, Bert 6                             4 0.7    
Gough, Alf 20                             13 0.7    
Grimshaw, Tom 20                             0 0.0    
Hiskins, Arthur 19                             17 0.9    
Hosking, Toner 2                             0 0.0    
Jones, Jack 1                             1 1.0    
Kerr, Alex 20                             17 0.9    
Kirchner, Ted 6                             0 0.0    
Lynch, Jim 1                             0 0.0    
Mortimer, Len 18                             28 1.6    
Moxham, Billy 3                             1 0.3    
Pentland, Alan 20                             0 0.0    
Prince, Joe 18                             3 0.2    
Punshon, Arthur 4                             1 0.3    
Ricketts, Charlie 1                             0 0.0    
Scobie, Jack 17                             2 0.1    
Sloss, Bruce 11                             5 0.5    
Streckfuss, Bert 16                             5 0.3    
Thomas, Bill 'Sonna' 20                             0 0.0    
Wade, Ted 1                             0 0.0    
Walsh, Jack 5                             0 0.0    
Totals 360                             165 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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