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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...."

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

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1974 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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South Melbourne's 1974 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H South Melbourne 1.37.311.715.10 100 WON North Melbourne 2.46.99.1311.14 80 20 LAK Apr 6 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
2 A South Melbourne 1.13.46.1310.18 78 LOST Essendon 6.814.1418.1821.24 150 -72 WIN Apr 15 (Mon, 2:00) Scores
3 H South Melbourne 2.43.116.168.18 66 LOST Hawthorn 8.510.814.1120.15 135 -69 LAK Apr 20 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
4 A South Melbourne 2.62.75.77.9 51 LOST Footscray 2.07.211.415.6 96 -45 WES Apr 27 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
5 H South Melbourne 1.86.1212.1414.16 100 DRAW Fitzroy 4.18.612.815.10 100 0 LAK May 4 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
6 A South Melbourne 4.48.510.512.9 81 LOST Carlton 4.49.913.1419.21 135 -54 PRI May 11 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
7 H South Melbourne 4.97.1211.1413.16 94 WON Melbourne 4.38.59.611.10 76 18 LAK May 18 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
8 H South Melbourne 2.35.57.88.9 57 LOST St. Kilda 3.44.55.710.10 70 -13 VFL May 25 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
9 A South Melbourne 1.17.212.417.7 109 WON Geelong 8.411.712.1216.12 108 1 KAR Jun 1 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
10 H South Melbourne 5.25.87.119.13 67 LOST Richmond 8.013.115.523.9 147 -80 LAK Jun 8 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
11 H South Melbourne 1.16.69.1010.13 73 LOST Collingwood 7.510.813.1015.14 104 -31 LAK Jun 15 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
12 A South Melbourne 4.17.69.612.7 79 LOST North Melbourne 6.610.920.1328.17 185 -106 ARD Jun 22 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
13 H South Melbourne 4.54.68.1211.16 82 LOST Essendon 3.36.610.914.12 96 -14 LAK Jun 29 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
14 H South Melbourne 2.66.1512.2319.27 141 WON Footscray 6.47.98.1312.19 91 50 LAK Jul 6 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
15 A South Melbourne 1.32.63.74.7 31 LOST Hawthorn 4.37.910.1316.14 110 -79 PRI Jul 13 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
16 A South Melbourne 4.79.914.1219.19 133 WON Fitzroy 3.17.48.910.13 73 60 JUN Jul 20 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
17 H South Melbourne 2.37.79.1014.17 101 WON Carlton 4.76.99.1211.14 80 21 LAK Jul 27 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
18 A South Melbourne 2.26.77.1114.13 97 WON Melbourne 2.65.108.1111.17 83 14 VFL Aug 3 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
19 A South Melbourne 2.34.68.1013.15 93 WON St. Kilda 6.56.78.109.13 67 26 MOO Aug 10 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
20 H South Melbourne 2.34.59.713.7 85 LOST Geelong 2.27.410.512.14 86 -1 LAK Aug 17 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
21 A South Melbourne 2.106.1510.2217.27 129 LOST Richmond 10.115.721.1423.24 162 -33 MCG Aug 24 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
22 A South Melbourne 3.211.411.815.10 100 WON Collingwood 4.36.512.913.15 93 7 VFL Aug 31 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
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1974 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
2 Aanensen, Vic 13 92 7.1 52 4.0 144 11.1 64 4.9 10 10.0     22 33 9 0.7 12 66
31 Ball, Ray 3 21 7.0 4 1.3 25 8.3 5 1.7         10 4 0 0.0 0 0
11 Bedford, Peter 19 256 13.5 143 7.5 399 21.0 99 5.2         36 26 34 1.8 41 245
8 Beecroft, Barry 18 135 7.5 17 0.9 152 8.4 60 3.3 1 1.0     31 26 6 0.3 2 38
24 Bell, Bob 2 8 4.0 4 2.0 12 6.0 2 1.0         3 4 0 0.0 1 1
36 Beus, Alf 5 20 4.0 14 2.8 34 6.8 12 2.4         4 5 0 0.0 6 6
7 Brice, Gary 17 246 14.5 56 3.3 302 17.8 55 3.2 1 1.0     52 45 8 0.5 8 56
32 Brown, Peter 16 142 8.9 43 2.7 185 11.6 55 3.4         23 24 0 0.0 0 0
17 Cook, Russell 17 210 12.4 73 4.3 283 16.6 102 6.0 1 1.0     21 23 6 0.4 11 47
13 Dempster, Graham 4 8 2.0 5 1.3 13 3.3 5 1.3         0 3 0 0.0 0 0
28 Doyle, Robert 16 90 5.6 42 2.6 132 8.3 42 2.6 8 8.0     22 34 11 0.7 6 72
14 Franklin, Tony 16 166 10.4 54 3.4 220 13.8 59 3.7         30 27 2 0.1 6 18
27 Gleeson, Reg 19 151 7.9 36 1.9 187 9.8 37 1.9         22 24 0 0.0 0 0
12 Goss Jnr, Norm 22 514 23.4 74 3.4 588 26.7 91 4.1         84 49 37 1.7 32 254
24 Grima, Robert 5 35 7.0 3 0.6 38 7.6 18 3.6         7 3 10 2.0 8 68
34 Gull, Stewart 21 259 12.3 60 2.9 319 15.2 102 4.9 1 1.0     69 49 25 1.2 23 173
47 Hodges, Russ 18 178 9.9 47 2.6 225 12.5 56 3.1         58 44 9 0.5 8 62
26 Hoffman, Steve 20 328 16.4 107 5.4 435 21.8 54 2.7         23 32 23 1.2 13 151
33 Lambert, Greg 22 394 17.9 46 2.1 440 20.0 84 3.8         65 42 3 0.1 12 30
29 McLeish, David 22 299 13.6 119 5.4 418 19.0 52 2.4         47 44 2 0.1 3 15
5 Miller, Greg 17 103 6.1 26 1.5 129 7.6 40 2.4         29 26 0 0.0 0 0
6 Norris, Michael 5 19 3.8 7 1.4 26 5.2 4 0.8         2 4 2 0.4 1 13
21 Pitura, John 6 71 11.8 29 4.8 100 16.7 22 3.7         14 18 14 2.3 12 96
19 Prentice, Jim 6 70 11.7 13 2.2 83 13.8 27 4.5         9 3 3 0.5 6 24
16 Quade, Ricky 18 278 15.4 69 3.8 347 19.3 57 3.2         23 34 18 1.0 17 125
23 Robertson, Max 22 228 10.4 67 3.0 295 13.4 70 3.2         45 51 0 0.0 0 0
9 Stibbard, Robert 6 29 4.8 8 1.3 37 6.2 3 0.5         2 4 1 0.2 2 8
25 Stibbard Jnr, Neville 11 75 6.8 23 2.1 98 8.9 9 0.8         6 7 14 1.3 5 89
20 Thomson, Ian 22 191 8.7 105 4.8 296 13.5 120 5.5         22 56 24 1.1 28 172
4 Wilson, Graeme 10 118 11.8 26 2.6 144 14.4 36 3.6         14 9 13 1.3 15 93
10 Woodman, Brian 22 255 11.6 118 5.4 373 17.0 45 2.0         65 47 0 0.0 0 0
Totals 440 4989 11.3 1490 3.4 6479 14.7 1487 3.4 22 0.1     860 800 274 0.6 278 1922
 

Footnotes

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