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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

CEO
Andrew Ireland

President
Richard Colless

Head of Football Operations
Dean Moore

Recruiting Manager
Kinnear Beetson

List Manager
Dennis Carroll

Coach
John Longmire

Assistant Coaches
John Blakey, Stuart Dew, Leigh Tudor, Henry Playfair, George Stone, Jared Crouch

Fitness Staff
Rob Spurrs (head conditioning coach)

Club Doctors
Nathan Gibbs

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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2012 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 2012 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Sydney 4.18.413.814.16 100 WON Greater Western Sydney 1.23.33.45.7 37 63 STA Mar 24 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
2 H Sydney 4.49.711.914.10 94 WON Fremantle 2.23.39.412.9 81 13 SCG Apr 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Sydney 5.28.410.616.9 105 WON Port Adelaide 3.35.69.912.11 83 22 FBP Apr 14 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
4 H Sydney 5.59.714.917.11 113 WON North Melbourne 1.36.77.1110.17 77 36 SCG Apr 22 (Sun, 3:15) Scores
5 A Sydney 2.25.49.716.10 106 WON Hawthorn 5.38.68.610.9 69 37 YOR Apr 29 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
6 H Sydney 1.27.612.714.10 94 LOST Adelaide 5.28.311.615.9 99 -5 SCG May 5 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
7 A Sydney 0.22.76.98.14 62 LOST Richmond 5.67.98.1113.13 91 -29 MCG May 12 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
8 H Sydney 7.111.416.921.12 138 WON Melbourne 0.31.52.75.7 37 101 SCG May 19 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
9 A Sydney 4.45.48.612.11 83 LOST St. Kilda 3.18.714.1416.15 111 -28 DOC May 26 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
10 H Sydney 9.010.516.920.12 132 WON Western Bulldogs 1.13.14.55.10 40 92 SCG Jun 3 (Sun, 3:15) Scores
11 A Sydney 5.38.611.813.8 86 WON Essendon 1.51.112.1511.16 82 4 DOC Jun 9 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
12 Sydney       Bye        
13 H Sydney 7.08.210.612.8 80 WON Geelong 1.13.36.611.8 74 6 SCG Jun 22 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
14 H Sydney 3.48.614.1019.18 132 WON Greater Western Sydney 1.22.54.75.8 38 94 STA Jun 30 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
15 H Sydney 4.210.715.1216.14 110 WON Brisbane 3.47.48.79.9 63 47 SCG Jul 7 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
16 A Sydney 5.110.413.818.13 121 WON West Coast 4.37.78.810.9 69 52 SUB Jul 15 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
17 H Sydney 1.65.139.1315.15 105 WON St. Kilda 5.15.47.910.16 76 29 SCG Jul 22 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
18 A Sydney 6.38.716.919.12 126 WON Gold Coast 2.15.27.48.6 54 72 CRR Jul 28 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
19 A Sydney 4.48.611.814.9 93 WON Carlton 3.15.36.610.11 71 22 DOC Aug 5 (Sun, 3:15) Scores
20 H Sydney 1.34.78.119.16 70 LOST Collingwood 3.25.49.412.6 78 -8 STA Aug 11 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
21 A Sydney 3.210.516.926.11 167 WON Western Bulldogs 6.28.311.513.7 85 82 DOC Aug 19 (Sun, 3:15) Scores
22 H Sydney 4.38.510.714.11 95 LOST Hawthorn 0.17.610.1115.12 102 -7 SCG Aug 25 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
23 A Sydney 4.55.87.1211.12 78 LOST Geelong 4.37.512.717.10 112 -34 KAR Sep 1 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
2QF A Sydney 2.27.28.411.5 71 WON Adelaide 1.32.73.105.12 42 29 FBP Sep 8 (Sat, 3:15) Scores
2PF H Sydney 5.57.99.1413.18 96 WON Collingwood 2.33.65.810.10 70 26 STA Sep 21 (Fri, 7:45) Scores
GF A Sydney 1.47.410.514.7 91 WON Hawthorn 4.54.69.1011.15 81 10 MCG Sep 29 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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2012 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
19 Armstrong, Tony 8 64 8.0 40 5.0 104 13.0 22 2.8 0 0.0 10 1.3 2 2 2 0.3 2 14
14 Bird, Craig 25 220 8.8 207 8.3 427 17.1 69 2.8 0 0.0 105 4.2 16 21 12 0.5 12 84
24 Bolton, Jude 22 183 8.3 253 11.5 436 19.8 70 3.2 4 0.2 117 5.3 24 12 23 1.0 10 148
44 Cunningham, Harry 1 4 4.0 0 0.0 4 4.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
8 Dennis-Lane, Trent 8 37 4.6 16 2.0 53 6.6 21 2.6 0 0.0 25 3.1 3 8 9 1.1 3 57
13 Everitt, Andrejs 12 66 5.5 50 4.2 116 9.7 17 1.4 4 0.3 25 2.1 6 3 9 0.8 8 62
37 Goodes, Adam 19 217 11.4 115 6.1 332 17.5 103 5.4 4 0.2 56 2.9 16 18 37 1.9 19 241
39 Grundy, Heath 24 258 10.8 166 6.9 424 17.7 117 4.9 0 0.0 25 1.0 13 26 2 0.1 0 12
4 Hannebery, Dan 25 261 10.4 335 13.4 596 23.8 95 3.8 0 0.0 84 3.4 14 21 10 0.4 8 68
15 Jack, Kieren 25 359 14.4 242 9.7 601 24.0 65 2.6 0 0.0 140 5.6 30 35 27 1.1 13 175
32 Jetta, Lewis 25 278 11.1 118 4.7 396 15.8 84 3.4 0 0.0 69 2.8 17 10 45 1.8 17 287
34 Johnson, Alex 25 209 8.4 142 5.7 351 14.0 108 4.3 0 0.0 65 2.6 13 12 0 0.0 4 4
12 Kennedy, Josh 25 307 12.3 401 16.0 708 28.3 73 2.9 1 0.0 125 5.0 31 28 29 1.2 13 187
9 Malceski, Nick 22 295 13.4 106 4.8 401 18.2 68 3.1 1 0.0 77 3.5 13 17 6 0.3 5 41
29 Mattner, Martin 24 205 8.5 122 5.1 327 13.6 81 3.4 0 0.0 74 3.1 17 16 1 0.0 3 9
21 McGlynn, Ben 22 206 9.4 119 5.4 325 14.8 80 3.6 1 0.0 73 3.3 32 13 30 1.4 24 204
3 McVeigh, Jarrad 25 352 14.1 264 10.6 616 24.6 108 4.3 0 0.0 80 3.2 16 19 18 0.7 13 121
10 Morton, Mitch 5 23 4.6 19 3.8 42 8.4 13 2.6 0 0.0 15 3.0 1 5 5 1.0 2 32
41 Mumford, Shane 17 60 3.5 115 6.8 175 10.3 52 3.1 459 27.0 75 4.4 29 26 12 0.7 4 76
5 O'Keefe, Ryan 24 329 13.7 271 11.3 600 25.0 72 3.0 4 0.2 156 6.5 35 22 20 0.8 7 127
26 Parker, Luke 19 140 7.4 164 8.6 304 16.0 54 2.8 1 0.1 53 2.8 10 19 5 0.3 5 35
38 Pyke, Mike 18 70 3.9 112 6.2 182 10.1 59 3.3 384 21.3 48 2.7 16 21 8 0.4 8 56
20 Reid, Sam 22 115 5.2 91 4.1 206 9.4 68 3.1 0 0.0 43 2.0 23 12 31 1.4 19 205
25 Richards, Ted 25 198 7.9 160 6.4 358 14.3 125 5.0 0 0.0 51 2.0 22 22 0 0.0 0 0
30 Roberts-Thomson, Lewis 22 125 5.7 98 4.5 223 10.1 76 3.5 36 1.6 47 2.1 23 17 25 1.1 10 160
16 Rohan, Gary 4 15 3.8 24 6.0 39 9.8 8 2.0 0 0.0 15 3.8 2 4 3 0.8 2 20
1 Seaby, Mark 5 18 3.6 41 8.2 59 11.8 9 1.8 132 26.4 19 3.8 9 5 1 0.2 1 7
2 Shaw, Rhyce 24 300 12.5 149 6.2 449 18.7 71 3.0 0 0.0 57 2.4 7 17 1 0.0 2 8
40 Smith, Nick 22 162 7.4 164 7.5 326 14.8 67 3.0 0 0.0 87 4.0 15 12 0 0.0 3 3
17 Walsh, Tommy 3 13 4.3 11 3.7 24 8.0 7 2.3 0 0.0 6 2.0 5 6 3 1.0 2 20
18 White, Jesse 3 19 6.3 10 3.3 29 9.7 12 4.0 28 9.3 7 2.3 2 9 2 0.7 0 12
Totals 550 5108 9.3 4125 7.5 9233 16.8 1876 3.4 1059 1.9 1830 3.3 462 459 376 0.7 219 2475
 

Footnotes

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