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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; Sydney U19s; Sydney WFC (VFLW)

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2024

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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2023 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 2023 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Sydney 5.47.713.1016.14 110 WON Gold Coast 2.13.26.49.7 61 49 CRR Mar 18 (Sat, 7:00) Scores
2 H Sydney 4.68.713.1117.16 118 WON Hawthorn 1.52.72.94.13 37 81 SCG Mar 26 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
3 A Sydney 1.36.69.912.12 84 LOST Melbourne 6.19.314.421.8 134 -50 MCG Apr 2 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
4 H Sydney 3.24.67.109.10 64 LOST Port Adelaide 0.34.65.89.12 66 -2 SCG Apr 8 (Sat, 7:32) Scores
5 A Sydney 4.47.511.1018.14 122 WON Richmond 2.23.810.911.12 78 44 ADO Apr 14 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
6 A Sydney 2.05.45.55.7 37 LOST Geelong 6.311.318.520.10 130 -93 KAR Apr 22 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
7 H Sydney 3.27.513.916.10 106 LOST Greater Western Sydney 4.19.312.317.5 107 -1 SCG Apr 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Sydney 1.25.85.106.12 48 LOST Collingwood 3.54.66.911.11 77 -29 MCG May 7 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
9 H Sydney 3.15.29.513.8 86 LOST Fremantle 1.17.312.416.7 103 -17 SCG May 13 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
10 A Sydney 3.67.711.714.9 93 WON North Melbourne 3.35.310.414.6 90 3 DOC May 20 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
11 H Sydney 4.16.28.811.11 77 WON Carlton 3.44.86.126.15 51 26 SCG May 26 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
12 Sydney       Bye        
13 H Sydney 0.05.57.109.12 66 LOST St. Kilda 1.14.27.412.8 80 -14 SCG Jun 8 (Thu, 7:10) Scores
14 A Sydney 4.26.68.612.9 81 LOST Brisbane 2.27.510.1313.19 97 -16 GAB Jun 16 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
15 H Sydney 9.414.925.1431.19 205 WON West Coast 1.04.14.35.4 34 171 SCG Jun 24 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
16 H Sydney 1.64.125.156.18 54 DRAW Geelong 3.34.46.87.12 54 0 SCG Jun 30 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
17 A Sydney 4.48.610.811.9 75 LOST Richmond 2.15.68.1212.16 88 -13 MCG Jul 6 (Thu, 7:20) Scores
18 H Sydney 2.36.78.911.12 78 WON Western Bulldogs 5.46.49.611.10 76 2 SCG Jul 13 (Thu, 7:20) Scores
19 A Sydney 6.210.513.716.9 105 WON Fremantle 2.15.19.212.4 76 29 PER Jul 22 (Sat, 5:40) Scores
20 A Sydney 5.110.514.715.11 101 WON Essendon 5.27.410.615.9 99 2 DOC Jul 29 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
21 A Sydney 5.011.013.215.6 96 WON Greater Western Sydney 4.27.610.912.13 85 11 SSH Aug 5 (Sat, 7:30) Scores
22 H Sydney 3.29.215.418.6 114 WON Gold Coast 4.19.411.613.12 90 24 SCG Aug 12 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
23 A Sydney 4.39.511.711.8 74 WON Adelaide 1.34.36.510.13 73 1 ADO Aug 19 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
24 H Sydney 2.53.87.127.14 56 LOST Melbourne 3.25.47.811.11 77 -21 SCG Aug 27 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
1EF A Sydney 1.52.67.99.14 68 LOST Carlton 3.27.510.611.8 74 -6 MCG Sep 8 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
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2023 Player Stats

Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Amartey, Joel 15 78 5.2 39 2.6 117 7.8 58 3.9 46 3.1 25 1.7 12 6 20 1.3 15 135
Blakey, Nick 24 318 13.3 175 7.3 493 20.5 98 4.1 0 0.0 32 1.3 21 14 2 0.1 1 13
Buller, Jack 1 1 1.0 1 1.0 2 2.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Campbell, Braeden 23 238 10.3 123 5.3 361 15.7 99 4.3 0 0.0 63 2.7 13 19 8 0.3 9 57
Clarke, Ryan 16 51 3.2 72 4.5 123 7.7 24 1.5 0 0.0 32 2.0 5 10 5 0.3 3 33
Cunningham, Harry 24 171 7.1 148 6.2 319 13.3 85 3.5 0 0.0 68 2.8 10 15 3 0.1 2 20
Florent, Oliver 24 272 11.3 205 8.5 477 19.9 95 4.0 0 0.0 45 1.9 11 19 5 0.2 1 31
Fox, Robbie 20 152 7.6 151 7.6 303 15.2 61 3.1 2 0.1 39 2.0 11 19 2 0.1 3 15
Francis, Aaron 15 88 5.9 53 3.5 141 9.4 61 4.1 0 0.0 19 1.3 14 10 1 0.1 4 10
Franklin, Lance 'Buddy' 13 84 6.5 38 2.9 122 9.4 53 4.1 0 0.0 29 2.2 18 27 19 1.5 13 127
Gould, Will 4 17 4.3 9 2.3 26 6.5 9 2.3 0 0.0 5 1.3 2 2 0 0.0 0 0
Gulden, Errol 24 464 19.3 179 7.5 643 26.8 126 5.3 0 0.0 119 5.0 40 34 22 0.9 20 152
Hayward, Will 23 177 7.7 92 4.0 269 11.7 99 4.3 0 0.0 72 3.1 20 11 25 1.1 19 169
Heeney, Isaac 23 214 9.3 143 6.2 357 15.5 110 4.8 0 0.0 99 4.3 19 15 30 1.3 19 199
Hickey, Tom 12 62 5.2 84 7.0 146 12.2 26 2.2 284 23.7 29 2.4 15 22 0 0.0 3 3
Ladhams, Peter 9 75 8.3 62 6.9 137 15.2 29 3.2 182 20.2 18 2.0 13 14 4 0.4 1 25
Lloyd, Jake 23 372 16.2 163 7.1 535 23.3 138 6.0 0 0.0 54 2.3 13 9 3 0.1 1 19
McAndrew, Lachlan 2 4 2.0 8 4.0 12 6.0 2 1.0 27 13.5 6 3.0 1 1 0 0.0 1 1
McCartin, Tom 15 89 5.9 100 6.7 189 12.6 60 4.0 0 0.0 21 1.4 12 10 0 0.0 0 0
McCartin, Paddy 4 30 7.5 9 2.3 39 9.8 15 3.8 0 0.0 3 0.8 1 2 0 0.0 0 0
McDonald, Logan 20 131 6.6 63 3.2 194 9.7 84 4.2 5 0.3 31 1.6 13 7 32 1.6 15 207
McInerney, Justin 19 183 9.6 142 7.5 325 17.1 87 4.6 0 0.0 42 2.2 16 12 13 0.7 5 83
McLean, Hayden 22 150 6.8 121 5.5 271 12.3 97 4.4 213 9.7 55 2.5 15 28 21 1.0 14 140
Melican, Lewis 8 47 5.9 33 4.1 80 10.0 19 2.4 0 0.0 19 2.4 6 5 0 0.0 0 0
Mills, Callum 20 207 10.4 196 9.8 403 20.2 95 4.8 0 0.0 88 4.4 13 8 7 0.4 5 47
Papley, Tom 23 254 11.0 90 3.9 344 15.0 74 3.2 0 0.0 42 1.8 23 23 37 1.6 24 246
Parker, Luke 23 269 11.7 274 11.9 543 23.6 86 3.7 0 0.0 114 5.0 29 26 9 0.4 5 59
Rampe, Dane 15 140 9.3 93 6.2 233 15.5 62 4.1 0 0.0 33 2.2 7 12 0 0.0 0 0
Roberts, Matt 6 28 4.7 13 2.2 41 6.8 12 2.0 0 0.0 9 1.5 2 2 1 0.2 1 7
Rowbottom, James 24 238 9.9 192 8.0 430 17.9 27 1.1 0 0.0 176 7.3 32 28 6 0.3 6 42
Sheather, Marc 3 5 1.7 6 2.0 11 3.7 2 0.7 0 0.0 6 2.0 1 3 1 0.3 0 6
Sheldrick, Angus 7 49 7.0 58 8.3 107 15.3 19 2.7 0 0.0 24 3.4 6 2 3 0.4 3 21
Stephens, Dylan 13 113 8.7 63 4.8 176 13.5 37 2.8 0 0.0 32 2.5 13 8 3 0.2 3 21
Warner, Chad 21 309 14.7 209 10.0 518 24.7 65 3.1 0 0.0 90 4.3 22 28 15 0.7 15 105
Warner, Corey 3 6 2.0 6 2.0 12 4.0 3 1.0 0 0.0 4 1.3 1 0 1 0.3 0 6
Wicks, Sam 11 65 5.9 52 4.7 117 10.6 19 1.7 0 0.0 59 5.4 4 10 10 0.9 9 69
 

Footnotes

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