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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

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...."

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

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2003 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 2003 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Sydney 2.410.715.1122.14 146 WON Carlton 2.33.66.1010.12 72 74 STA Mar 29 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
2 A Sydney 4.15.65.98.12 60 LOST Fremantle 3.28.410.912.14 86 -26 SUB Apr 5 (Sat, 5:40) Scores
3 H Sydney 2.34.59.611.10 76 LOST Adelaide 6.611.813.1115.13 103 -27 SCG Apr 13 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
4 A Sydney 4.27.68.710.8 68 LOST Hawthorn 4.18.211.417.8 110 -42 MCG Apr 19 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
5 H Sydney 2.36.47.417.7 109 WON Melbourne 3.25.410.613.7 85 24 SCG Apr 25 (Fri, 6:45) Scores
6 A Sydney 4.28.614.717.7 109 WON Collingwood 3.35.68.913.11 89 20 DOC May 3 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
7 H Sydney 5.19.510.815.8 98 WON Brisbane 2.24.68.911.13 79 19 SCG May 11 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
8 H Sydney 5.210.812.917.10 112 WON Geelong 1.04.18.611.7 73 39 SCG May 18 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
9 A Sydney 3.24.45.98.11 59 LOST North Melbourne 5.17.311.612.12 84 -25 MAN May 25 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
10 A Sydney 2.26.411.416.8 104 WON Richmond 2.44.89.910.12 72 32 MCG May 31 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
11 H Sydney 4.07.216.421.7 133 WON Essendon 1.27.39.512.7 79 54 STA Jun 7 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
12 A Sydney 3.27.313.1019.13 127 WON Western Bulldogs 5.28.59.69.9 63 64 SCG Jun 14 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
13 A Sydney 1.52.94.108.12 60 LOST Port Adelaide 1.14.59.1414.15 99 -39 FBP Jun 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H Sydney 4.68.911.1213.14 92 WON West Coast 1.24.48.1012.12 84 8 SCG Jul 6 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
15 H Sydney 2.76.1010.1615.22 112 WON St. Kilda 3.36.68.69.7 61 51 SCG Jul 12 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
16 A Sydney 7.212.515.618.7 115 WON Carlton 2.23.58.812.12 84 31 PRI Jul 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Sydney 3.29.611.717.9 111 WON Fremantle 2.46.712.914.13 97 14 SCG Jul 27 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
18 A Sydney 2.27.311.714.9 93 LOST Adelaide 5.510.712.914.13 97 -4 FBP Aug 3 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
19 H Sydney 2.34.69.714.9 93 LOST Hawthorn 4.410.513.717.8 110 -17 SCG Aug 9 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
20 A Sydney 2.15.511.514.6 90 WON Brisbane 4.36.88.1210.16 76 14 GAB Aug 17 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
21 H Sydney 2.15.49.812.9 81 LOST Collingwood 5.39.712.1114.15 99 -18 STA Aug 23 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
22 A Sydney 1.23.56.914.10 94 WON Melbourne 3.15.46.59.6 60 34 MCG Aug 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
1QF A Sydney 4.411.514.815.10 100 WON Port Adelaide 3.24.710.813.10 88 12 FBP Sep 7 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
1PF H Sydney 2.24.48.78.8 56 LOST Brisbane 2.76.78.1014.16 100 -44 STA Sep 20 (Sat, 7:30) Scores
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2003 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
20 Ablett, Luke 4 10 2.5 7 1.8 17 4.3 6 1.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 1 1 0.3 0 6
27 Ball, Jason 17 125 7.4 90 5.3 215 12.6 85 5.0 261 15.4 22 1.3 16 13 7 0.4 7 49
21 Barry, Leo 24 182 7.6 152 6.3 334 13.9 133 5.5 2 0.1 56 2.3 14 27 0 0.0 2 2
24 Bolton, Jude 24 266 11.1 212 8.8 478 19.9 104 4.3 21 0.9 76 3.2 42 21 13 0.5 6 84
6 Bolton, Craig 24 177 7.4 108 4.5 285 11.9 93 3.9 1 0.0 35 1.5 15 12 0 0.0 0 0
8 Cresswell, Daryn 19 217 11.4 159 8.4 376 19.8 91 4.8 0 0.0 31 1.6 10 8 21 1.1 6 132
28 Crouch, Jared 24 153 6.4 90 3.8 243 10.1 37 1.5 2 0.1 94 3.9 18 17 6 0.3 2 38
2 Davis, Nick 24 211 8.8 105 4.4 316 13.2 91 3.8 1 0.0 35 1.5 8 9 32 1.3 19 211
15 Doyle, Stephen 4 6 1.5 0 0.0 6 1.5 2 0.5 12 3.0 2 0.5 2 2 2 0.5 1 13
12 Fosdike, Nic 24 267 11.1 114 4.8 381 15.9 57 2.4 1 0.0 75 3.1 17 8 9 0.4 9 63
37 Goodes, Adam 24 304 12.7 127 5.3 431 18.0 142 5.9 299 12.5 52 2.2 30 36 20 0.8 13 133
1 Hall, Barry 24 218 9.1 73 3.0 291 12.1 167 7.0 87 3.6 22 0.9 9 32 64 2.7 35 419
18 James, Heath 2 7 3.5 4 2.0 11 5.5 6 3.0 1 0.5 3 1.5 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
17 Kennelly, Tadhg 24 206 8.6 163 6.8 369 15.4 85 3.5 1 0.0 38 1.6 11 14 8 0.3 2 50
31 Kirk, Brett 24 168 7.0 208 8.7 376 15.7 44 1.8 3 0.1 140 5.8 27 28 9 0.4 5 59
4 Mathews, Ben 23 237 10.3 152 6.6 389 16.9 94 4.1 0 0.0 59 2.6 18 8 4 0.2 0 24
11 Maxfield, Stuart 22 271 12.3 87 4.0 358 16.3 56 2.5 0 0.0 48 2.2 22 16 10 0.5 7 67
13 McPherson, Daniel 3 20 6.7 15 5.0 35 11.7 8 2.7 0 0.0 10 3.3 0 1 1 0.3 0 6
43 Meiklejohn, James 5 5 1.0 6 1.2 11 2.2 1 0.2 23 4.6 6 1.2 1 2 0 0.0 0 0
23 Nicks, Matthew 18 125 6.9 58 3.2 183 10.2 62 3.4 7 0.4 34 1.9 13 10 16 0.9 11 107
5 O'Keefe, Ryan 16 74 4.6 35 2.2 109 6.8 41 2.6 0 0.0 22 1.4 3 6 17 1.1 5 107
19 O'Loughlin, Michael 16 132 8.3 55 3.4 187 11.7 90 5.6 1 0.1 16 1.0 13 12 41 2.6 20 266
29 Powell, Mark 5 8 1.6 8 1.6 16 3.2 5 1.0 1 0.2 7 1.4 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
30 Roberts-Thomson, Lewis 16 46 2.9 45 2.8 91 5.7 29 1.8 44 2.8 12 0.8 9 10 5 0.3 4 34
22 Saddington, Jason 14 83 5.9 80 5.7 163 11.6 58 4.1 1 0.1 9 0.6 7 6 0 0.0 0 0
25 Schauble, Andrew 23 104 4.5 98 4.3 202 8.8 92 4.0 10 0.4 11 0.5 10 12 1 0.0 2 8
36 Schneider, Adam 24 187 7.8 75 3.1 262 10.9 94 3.9 0 0.0 38 1.6 6 11 30 1.3 23 203
7 Seymour, Brad 2 4 2.0 3 1.5 7 3.5 3 1.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 0 0 0.0 2 2
16 Stevens, Scott 11 47 4.3 25 2.3 72 6.5 32 2.9 2 0.2 7 0.6 2 9 5 0.5 3 33
35 Sundqvist, Jarrad 8 25 3.1 13 1.6 38 4.8 14 1.8 0 0.0 4 0.5 2 1 1 0.1 2 8
33 Warfe, Rowan 13 47 3.6 42 3.2 89 6.8 26 2.0 0 0.0 13 1.0 7 6 0 0.0 0 0
10 Williams, Paul 23 263 11.4 154 6.7 417 18.1 66 2.9 0 0.0 72 3.1 28 15 20 0.9 9 129
Totals 528 4195 7.9 2563 4.9 6758 12.8 1914 3.6 781 1.5 1050 2.0 361 354 343 0.6 195 2253
 

Footnotes

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