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KEY FACTS

Official name
Sydney Swans Football Club

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) –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...."

John Devaney retraces the history of South Melbourne's 'bloodstained angels' - and their modern incarnation into the Sydney Swans

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1941 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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South Melbourne's 1941 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A South Melbourne 2.27.98.912.15 87 LOST St. Kilda 4.45.510.1712.20 92 -5 JUN Apr 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 H South Melbourne 3.46.69.713.15 93 LOST Melbourne 5.48.1010.1714.17 101 -8 LAK May 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A South Melbourne 2.34.75.107.16 58 LOST Footscray 3.18.312.416.4 100 -42 WES May 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H South Melbourne 2.48.911.1415.19 109 WON Fitzroy 2.45.510.712.10 82 27 LAK May 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A South Melbourne 3.105.1312.2113.25 103 WON Geelong 2.27.99.914.12 96 7 KAR May 31 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H South Melbourne 1.44.66.78.13 61 LOST Essendon 3.45.811.1413.18 96 -35 LAK Jun 7 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
7 A South Melbourne 2.17.79.913.12 90 WON Hawthorn 1.72.115.156.20 56 34 GLE Jun 14 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
8 H South Melbourne 2.53.96.148.16 64 WON North Melbourne 1.24.44.56.6 42 22 LAK Jun 21 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
9 A South Melbourne 1.44.65.119.16 70 LOST Richmond 5.19.812.1115.13 103 -33 PUN Jun 28 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
10 A South Melbourne 4.26.310.411.13 79 WON Collingwood 1.15.77.1010.12 72 7 VIC Jul 5 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
11 H South Melbourne 5.18.513.916.13 109 WON Carlton 5.39.313.814.9 93 16 LAK Jul 12 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
12 H South Melbourne 3.26.710.1014.12 96 WON St. Kilda 0.23.36.58.6 54 42 LAK Jul 19 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
13 A South Melbourne 2.44.510.910.13 73 LOST Melbourne 5.28.614.1118.16 124 -51 MCG Jul 26 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
14 H South Melbourne 1.62.74.107.13 55 LOST Footscray 2.63.116.1610.21 81 -26 LAK Aug 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A South Melbourne 2.38.611.1111.14 80 LOST Fitzroy 3.87.911.1316.17 113 -33 BWS Aug 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H South Melbourne 3.25.57.810.10 70 WON Geelong 4.28.310.710.9 69 1 LAK Aug 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A South Melbourne 2.12.23.27.4 46 LOST Essendon 2.45.107.1812.23 95 -49 WIN Aug 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H South Melbourne 1.33.65.127.12 54 LOST Hawthorn 4.35.118.1511.17 83 -29 LAK Aug 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1941 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
12 Barrett, Kevin 4                             6 1.5    
15 Baxter, Archie 11                             16 1.5    
10 Benison, Alf 13                             11 0.8    
19 Broadley, Alan 3                             1 0.3    
20 Cleary, Jim 16                             0 0.0    
31 Collard, George 13                             12 0.9    
28 Coyle, Reg 12                             1 0.1    
26 Deans, Billy 1                             1 1.0    
18 Dempsey, Jack 4                             2 0.5    
16 Dineen, Ken 13                             15 1.2    
Engellenner, Dave 1                             0 0.0    
24 Evans, Owen 3                             8 2.7    
17 Gibson, Reg 1                             0 0.0    
22 Graham, Jack 17                             33 1.9    
2 Grieve, Jeff 11                             0 0.0    
25 Grossman, Don 2                             0 0.0    
29 Hacker, Jack 17                             0 0.0    
32 Hall, Grahame 2                             0 0.0    
30 Hall, Tom 2                             5 2.5    
33 Harris, Wilbur 6                             1 0.2    
14 Huxtable, Eric 13                             1 0.1    
9 Jasper, Howard 15                             3 0.2    
31 Kelly, Brian 18                             7 0.4    
12 King, Billy 16                             0 0.0    
23 Linden, Alan 8                             3 0.4    
26 Lucas, Bert 4                             6 1.5    
8 Martin, Des 9                             6 0.7    
1 Matthews Snr, Herbie 16                             2 0.1    
24 McCrory, Alan 3                             2 0.7    
23 Moore, Roy 1                             0 0.0    
21 Mullenger, Allan 8                             3 0.4    
27 Mulligan, Jack 8                             17 2.1    
25 Palmer, Ian 1                             0 0.0    
18 Pearsall, Allan 2                             0 0.0    
19 Porter, Roy 1                             1 1.0    
5 Reiffel, Lou 2                             4 2.0    
11 Richards, Reg 17                             3 0.2    
4 Ritchie, Rex 16                             0 0.0    
12 Sawley, Gordon 7                             8 1.1    
16 Sweet, Eric 2                             1 0.5    
32 Traynor, Harold 18                             10 0.6    
30 Whitfield, Ted 3                             2 0.7    
5 Young, Syd 2                             0 0.0    
Totals 342                             191 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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