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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

Sydney



"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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2000 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 2000 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Sydney 4.27.515.821.8 134 WON St. Kilda 2.38.510.815.10 100 34 DOC Mar 12 (Sun, 7:40) Scores
2 A Sydney 2.57.610.912.10 82 WON West Coast 2.27.58.610.10 70 12 SUB Mar 19 (Sun, 5:40) Scores
3 H Sydney 6.312.618.919.12 126 WON Melbourne 5.48.512.1017.12 114 12 SCG Mar 26 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 H Sydney 3.27.612.915.11 101 LOST Collingwood 3.37.612.915.16 106 -5 SCG Apr 1 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
5 A Sydney 5.510.914.1018.12 120 LOST North Melbourne 4.28.616.1019.14 128 -8 SCG Apr 9 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 H Sydney 5.410.611.916.10 106 LOST Richmond 5.49.614.917.10 112 -6 SCG Apr 16 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
7 H Sydney 2.38.612.715.9 99 LOST Geelong 3.37.315.317.6 108 -9 SCG Apr 22 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
8 A Sydney 4.36.67.79.10 64 LOST Carlton 4.28.615.1016.13 109 -45 PRI Apr 30 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
9 H Sydney 5.59.812.1116.15 111 WON Port Adelaide 6.17.59.1011.19 85 26 SCG May 7 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 A Sydney 5.18.411.512.7 79 LOST Western Bulldogs 6.213.418.921.11 137 -58 SCG May 14 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 H Sydney 7.311.613.915.17 107 LOST Brisbane 3.36.511.816.14 110 -3 SCG May 21 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
12 A Sydney 1.22.45.47.6 48 LOST Adelaide 3.66.912.1014.14 98 -50 FBP May 27 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
13 H Sydney 4.27.313.716.13 109 WON Hawthorn 4.38.710.911.12 78 31 SCG Jun 4 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
14 H Sydney 3.35.69.1011.10 76 LOST Essendon 3.27.67.1012.17 89 -13 SCG Jun 11 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 A Sydney 2.19.412.1014.12 96 LOST Fremantle 9.211.314.320.3 123 -27 SUB Jun 18 (Sun, 1:20) Scores
16 H Sydney 5.45.68.814.9 93 WON St. Kilda 2.14.36.410.5 65 28 SCG Jun 24 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
17 H Sydney 7.513.817.1622.19 151 WON West Coast 3.16.59.712.8 80 71 SCG Jul 2 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 A Sydney 4.17.211.615.9 99 LOST Melbourne 3.57.811.919.11 125 -26 MCG Jul 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Sydney 3.27.414.915.14 104 WON Collingwood 5.26.68.912.12 84 20 MCG Jul 16 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 H Sydney 6.48.1315.1421.19 145 WON North Melbourne 3.15.511.714.7 91 54 SCG Jul 22 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
21 A Sydney 5.27.710.1012.12 84 WON Richmond 2.46.610.812.11 83 1 DOC Jul 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A Sydney 5.311.515.918.12 120 LOST Geelong 5.611.816.1318.16 124 -4 KAR Aug 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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2000 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
9 Ah Mat, Robbie 19 128 6.7 98 5.2 226 11.9 64 3.4 0 0.0 26 1.4 5 8 23 1.2 17 155
15 Allison, Brett 9 57 6.3 14 1.6 71 7.9 23 2.6 1 0.1 3 0.3 3 8 9 1.0 7 61
27 Ball, Jason 9 47 5.2 22 2.4 69 7.7 25 2.8 21 2.3 8 0.9 5 7 9 1.0 7 61
21 Barry, Leo 17 112 6.6 76 4.5 188 11.1 63 3.7 4 0.2 18 1.1 5 15 15 0.9 5 95
42 Bennett, Gerrard 6 19 3.2 11 1.8 30 5.0 7 1.2 3 0.5 2 0.3 3 3 0 0.0 0 0
24 Bolton, Jude 16 126 7.9 73 4.6 199 12.4 36 2.3 1 0.1 27 1.7 11 8 15 0.9 3 93
17 Bomford, Andrew 6 36 6.0 26 4.3 62 10.3 16 2.7 0 0.0 6 1.0 4 8 1 0.2 1 7
8 Cresswell, Daryn 22 364 16.5 202 9.2 566 25.7 108 4.9 4 0.2 31 1.4 17 18 23 1.0 11 149
28 Crouch, Jared 22 180 8.2 111 5.0 291 13.2 43 2.0 0 0.0 40 1.8 20 21 4 0.2 7 31
32 Doyle, Stephen 2 3 1.5 4 2.0 7 3.5 2 1.0 7 3.5 2 1.0 1 1 0 0.0 1 1
6 Dunkley, Andrew 15 96 6.4 95 6.3 191 12.7 77 5.1 4 0.3 15 1.0 28 11 1 0.1 0 6
26 Feast, Simon 4 17 4.3 6 1.5 23 5.8 9 2.3 41 10.3 2 0.5 2 4 3 0.8 1 19
10 Filandia, Peter 3 15 5.0 12 4.0 27 9.0 4 1.3 0 0.0 3 1.0 4 3 1 0.3 0 6
18 Fitzgerald, Ryan 10 45 4.5 8 0.8 53 5.3 27 2.7 9 0.9 5 0.5 5 9 15 1.5 4 94
40 Fixter, Ben 2 2 1.0 1 0.5 3 1.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
12 Fosdike, Nic 17 143 8.4 49 2.9 192 11.3 35 2.1 0 0.0 24 1.4 2 12 9 0.5 9 63
37 Goodes, Adam 22 228 10.4 67 3.0 295 13.4 98 4.5 115 5.2 28 1.3 17 23 40 1.8 22 262
14 Kelly, Paul 8 67 8.4 38 4.8 105 13.1 31 3.9 1 0.1 16 2.0 5 9 10 1.3 2 62
31 Kirk, Brett 7 45 6.4 33 4.7 78 11.1 13 1.9 2 0.3 18 2.6 3 2 1 0.1 3 9
3 Lewis, Dale 12 105 8.8 45 3.8 150 12.5 45 3.8 8 0.7 11 0.9 13 6 6 0.5 8 44
34 Luff, Troy 20 183 9.2 108 5.4 291 14.6 104 5.2 10 0.5 17 0.9 19 16 11 0.6 5 71
36 Mathews, Ben 22 270 12.3 164 7.5 434 19.7 102 4.6 0 0.0 30 1.4 22 7 2 0.1 4 16
11 Maxfield, Stuart 22 227 10.3 62 2.8 289 13.1 57 2.6 0 0.0 36 1.6 15 14 8 0.4 7 55
13 McPherson, Daniel 10 97 9.7 84 8.4 181 18.1 40 4.0 0 0.0 14 1.4 4 5 6 0.6 5 41
23 Nicks, Matthew 19 229 12.1 86 4.5 315 16.6 107 5.6 0 0.0 29 1.5 28 17 13 0.7 13 91
5 O'Brien, Craig 4 20 5.0 9 2.3 29 7.3 5 1.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 4 1 3 0.8 4 22
16 O'Connor, Ryan 7 25 3.6 31 4.4 56 8.0 20 2.9 77 11.0 6 0.9 4 9 1 0.1 0 6
39 O'Keefe, Ryan 5 14 2.8 10 2.0 24 4.8 9 1.8 0 0.0 4 0.8 1 2 1 0.2 0 6
19 O'Loughlin, Michael 22 282 12.8 122 5.5 404 18.4 142 6.5 2 0.1 23 1.0 25 16 53 2.4 24 342
22 Saddington, Jason 21 192 9.1 144 6.9 336 16.0 98 4.7 2 0.1 13 0.6 18 9 6 0.3 5 41
25 Schauble, Andrew 22 151 6.9 132 6.0 283 12.9 108 4.9 11 0.5 29 1.3 19 20 5 0.2 3 33
2 Schwass, Wayne 22 347 15.8 195 8.9 542 24.6 102 4.6 5 0.2 65 3.0 30 26 12 0.5 14 86
7 Seymour, Brad 13 102 7.8 73 5.6 175 13.5 65 5.0 0 0.0 18 1.4 9 9 2 0.2 2 14
1 Stafford, Greg 20 189 9.5 120 6.0 309 15.5 125 6.3 346 17.3 29 1.5 11 34 14 0.7 12 96
20 Stevens, John 14 114 8.1 48 3.4 162 11.6 36 2.6 0 0.0 14 1.0 10 12 9 0.6 4 58
33 Warfe, Rowan 13 76 5.8 59 4.5 135 10.4 29 2.2 2 0.2 15 1.2 10 9 2 0.2 0 12
Totals 484 4353 9.0 2438 5.0 6791 14.0 1875 3.9 676 1.4 629 1.3 383 382 333 0.7 210 2208
 

Footnotes

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