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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

CEO
Harley, Tom

President
Pridham, Andrew

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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2019 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 2019 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Sydney 1.21.55.69.11 65 LOST Western Bulldogs 4.56.89.1411.16 82 -17 DOC Mar 23 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
2 H Sydney 1.26.66.108.14 62 LOST Adelaide 4.56.109.1512.16 88 -26 SCG Mar 29 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
3 A Sydney 6.19.511.914.9 93 WON Carlton 5.46.58.810.14 74 19 DOC Apr 6 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
4 H Sydney 5.48.109.1111.12 78 LOST Melbourne 3.28.412.715.10 100 -22 SCG Apr 11 (Thu, 7:20) Scores
5 A Sydney 2.14.26.310.7 67 LOST Richmond 3.39.511.913.11 89 -22 DOC Apr 20 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
6 H Sydney 3.17.310.612.7 79 LOST Greater Western Sydney 5.57.813.1018.12 120 -41 SCG Apr 27 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
7 A Sydney 1.27.610.612.9 81 LOST Brisbane 5.67.811.1514.19 103 -22 GAB May 4 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
8 H Sydney 2.66.89.911.11 77 WON Essendon 2.37.38.610.12 72 5 SCG May 10 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
9 A Sydney 1.48.610.1011.11 77 WON North Melbourne 3.15.36.710.12 72 5 BEL May 18 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
10 H Sydney 3.15.110.211.7 73 LOST Collingwood 1.45.107.1211.14 80 -7 SCG May 24 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
11 A Sydney 3.35.86.128.15 63 LOST Geelong 5.17.211.413.7 85 -22 KAR Jun 1 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
12 H Sydney 4.19.614.718.8 116 WON West Coast 3.26.37.810.11 71 45 SCG Jun 9 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
13 Sydney       Bye        
14 H Sydney 6.17.48.912.10 82 WON Hawthorn 3.16.37.79.9 63 19 SCG Jun 21 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
15 H Sydney 2.26.310.614.9 93 WON Gold Coast 2.35.56.77.9 51 42 SCG Jun 29 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
16 A Sydney 1.23.67.89.12 66 LOST Essendon 2.34.57.511.10 76 -10 MCG Jul 6 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
17 H Sydney 2.53.105.128.14 62 LOST Carlton 2.55.86.139.15 69 -7 SCG Jul 13 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
18 A Sydney 1.45.45.67.9 51 LOST Fremantle 1.13.66.77.10 52 -1 PER Jul 20 (Sat, 6:10) Scores
19 H Sydney 3.36.57.612.8 80 LOST Geelong 1.16.510.1016.11 107 -27 SCG Jul 28 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
20 A Sydney 5.06.410.512.9 81 LOST Greater Western Sydney 3.48.510.1012.11 83 -2 SSH Aug 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Sydney 3.44.107.127.14 56 LOST Port Adelaide 4.47.712.1015.13 103 -47 ADO Aug 10 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
22 A Sydney 4.17.310.315.5 95 WON Melbourne 3.13.33.75.12 42 53 MCG Aug 16 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
23 H Sydney 6.26.311.417.7 109 WON St. Kilda 2.55.97.128.16 64 45 SCG Aug 24 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
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2019 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
36 Aliir, Aliir 22 222 10.1 124 5.6 346 15.7 104 4.7 93 4.2 44 2.0 21 35 1 0.0 0 6
32 Bell, James 2 9 4.5 5 2.5 14 7.0 7 3.5 0 0.0 5 2.5 1 4 1 0.5 1 7
22 Blakey, Nick 21 153 7.3 68 3.2 221 10.5 50 2.4 0 0.0 48 2.3 31 19 19 0.9 14 128
4 Clarke, Ryan 14 122 8.7 118 8.4 240 17.1 41 2.9 0 0.0 44 3.1 8 15 1 0.1 1 7
7 Cunningham, Harry 9 121 13.4 63 7.0 184 20.4 52 5.8 0 0.0 25 2.8 4 8 0 0.0 1 1
34 Dawson, Jordan 20 249 12.5 127 6.4 376 18.8 109 5.5 1 0.1 60 3.0 20 10 15 0.8 1 91
13 Florent, Oliver 21 248 11.8 156 7.4 404 19.2 78 3.7 0 0.0 43 2.0 9 20 6 0.3 6 42
42 Fox, Robbie 11 65 5.9 63 5.7 128 11.6 25 2.3 1 0.1 47 4.3 5 11 3 0.3 1 19
23 Franklin, Lance 'Buddy' 10 96 9.6 21 2.1 117 11.7 55 5.5 0 0.0 16 1.6 8 14 27 2.7 18 180
39 Grundy, Heath 1 7 7.0 4 4.0 11 11.0 3 3.0 3 3.0 2 2.0 2 1 0 0.0 0 0
9 Hayward, Will 13 89 6.8 58 4.5 147 11.3 43 3.3 0 0.0 35 2.7 9 8 12 0.9 16 88
5 Heeney, Isaac 22 237 10.8 204 9.3 441 20.0 126 5.7 1 0.0 85 3.9 27 20 26 1.2 15 171
29 Hewett, George 22 190 8.6 291 13.2 481 21.9 56 2.5 0 0.0 98 4.5 21 28 1 0.0 0 6
15 Jack, Kieren 8 56 7.0 24 3.0 80 10.0 17 2.1 0 0.0 25 3.1 5 4 4 0.5 3 27
10 Jones, Zak 17 217 12.8 163 9.6 380 22.4 68 4.0 0 0.0 66 3.9 12 26 3 0.2 7 25
12 Kennedy, Josh 19 233 12.3 271 14.3 504 26.5 52 2.7 0 0.0 126 6.6 16 21 7 0.4 9 51
44 Lloyd, Jake 22 431 19.6 246 11.2 677 30.8 137 6.2 0 0.0 37 1.7 13 8 3 0.1 4 22
30 McCartin, Tom 19 127 6.7 64 3.4 191 10.1 79 4.2 0 0.0 28 1.5 18 10 11 0.6 10 76
27 McInerney, Justin 1 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
41 McLean, Hayden 4 23 5.8 20 5.0 43 10.8 12 3.0 53 13.3 19 4.8 5 7 0 0.0 1 1
3 McVeigh, Jarrad 6 57 9.5 51 8.5 108 18.0 24 4.0 0 0.0 7 1.2 2 3 1 0.2 0 6
43 Melican, Lewis 17 109 6.4 66 3.9 175 10.3 56 3.3 0 0.0 36 2.1 11 20 0 0.0 0 0
2 Menzel, Daniel 7 47 6.7 22 3.1 69 9.9 27 3.9 0 0.0 9 1.3 5 6 7 1.0 8 50
14 Mills, Callum 22 231 10.5 174 7.9 405 18.4 136 6.2 0 0.0 58 2.6 6 12 1 0.0 0 6
38 O'Riordan, Colin 12 86 7.2 83 6.9 169 14.1 52 4.3 0 0.0 27 2.3 11 13 1 0.1 1 7
11 Papley, Tom 22 241 11.0 99 4.5 340 15.5 106 4.8 0 0.0 62 2.8 24 20 37 1.7 28 250
26 Parker, Luke 22 302 13.7 256 11.6 558 25.4 91 4.1 0 0.0 114 5.2 28 32 13 0.6 7 85
24 Rampe, Dane 21 265 12.6 155 7.4 420 20.0 123 5.9 0 0.0 60 2.9 14 24 0 0.0 1 1
20 Reid, Sam 22 143 6.5 109 5.0 252 11.5 110 5.0 126 5.7 63 2.9 20 9 28 1.3 13 181
25 Ronke, Ben 13 86 6.6 49 3.8 135 10.4 36 2.8 0 0.0 28 2.2 5 4 9 0.7 8 62
1 Rose, James 5 45 9.0 22 4.4 67 13.4 17 3.4 0 0.0 10 2.0 1 2 2 0.4 2 14
8 Rowbottom, James 12 90 7.5 74 6.2 164 13.7 32 2.7 0 0.0 59 4.9 3 6 4 0.3 5 29
18 Sinclair, Callum 14 106 7.6 62 4.4 168 12.0 38 2.7 350 25.0 44 3.1 20 21 5 0.4 2 32
33 Stoddart, Ryley 2 5 2.5 7 3.5 12 6.0 2 1.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 0 3 0 0.0 0 0
6 Thurlow, Jackson 9 89 9.9 42 4.7 131 14.6 37 4.1 0 0.0 21 2.3 2 8 0 0.0 0 0
Totals 484 4798 9.9 3361 6.9 8159 16.9 2001 4.1 628 1.3 1455 3.0 389 452 248 0.5 183 1671
 

Footnotes

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