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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

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"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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1901 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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South Melbourne's 1901 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A South Melbourne 3.33.55.126.13 49 WON St. Kilda 2.03.23.26.5 41 8 JUN May 4 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 A South Melbourne 0.33.74.85.10 40 WON Melbourne 3.43.44.65.6 36 4 MCG May 9 (Thu, 3:00) Scores
3 H South Melbourne 5.47.49.49.4 58 WON Collingwood 0.00.40.86.11 47 11 LAK May 11 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 A South Melbourne 2.22.43.53.7 25 LOST Carlton 1.12.24.34.3 27 -2 PRI May 18 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 H South Melbourne 2.02.13.53.7 25 LOST Fitzroy 2.14.45.56.5 41 -16 LAK May 25 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 H South Melbourne 1.13.15.35.5 35 LOST Essendon 1.61.121.163.23 41 -6 LAK Jun 1 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 A South Melbourne 0.00.01.13.4 22 LOST Geelong 4.57.78.109.11 65 -43 COR Jun 3 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
8 H South Melbourne 0.10.43.67.14 56 WON St. Kilda 0.11.11.11.1 7 49 LAK Jun 8 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
9 H South Melbourne 1.23.55.66.9 45 LOST Melbourne 2.35.39.69.7 61 -16 LAK Jun 22 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 A South Melbourne 0.11.43.77.9 51 WON Collingwood 3.03.04.05.1 31 20 VIC Jun 29 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 H South Melbourne 2.24.35.710.10 70 WON Carlton 0.13.13.23.2 20 50 LAK Jul 6 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 A South Melbourne 1.33.49.612.7 79 WON Fitzroy 1.45.66.89.11 65 14 BWS Jul 13 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 A South Melbourne 0.03.24.28.3 51 LOST Essendon 2.72.115.156.16 52 -1 EME Jul 20 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 H South Melbourne 2.43.93.96.9 45 LOST Geelong 2.32.55.116.13 49 -4 LAK Jul 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
SR1 H South Melbourne 1.01.11.21.3 9 LOST Essendon 2.25.56.910.9 69 -60 LAK Aug 10 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
SR2 A South Melbourne 2.23.23.54.6 30 LOST Geelong 1.33.65.107.12 54 -24 COR Aug 17 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
SR3 A South Melbourne 2.43.84.104.13 37 WON Carlton 0.10.11.43.6 24 13 PRI Aug 24 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1901 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Adamson, Dave 16                             3 0.2    
Bower, Harold 5                             0 0.0    
Burns, Allen 11                             7 0.6    
Colgan, Charlie 2                             0 0.0    
Cullen, Paul 1                             0 0.0    
Dowsing, Alf 4                             0 0.0    
Fraser, Bill 16                             1 0.1    
Garbutt Snr, Joe 15                             5 0.3    
Goding, Charlie 14                             19 1.4    
Hollis, Artie 4                             0 0.0    
Howson, Bert 13                             1 0.1    
Jackson, Lou 3                             1 0.3    
James, Charlie 17                             1 0.1    
Jeanneret, Henri 14                             3 0.2    
Lampe, Harry 12                             20 1.7    
O'Hara, Jim 1                             0 0.0    
O'Hara, Bill 5                             2 0.4    
O'Hara, Frank 3                             0 0.0    
O'Hehir, Mike 12                             2 0.2    
Pleass, Mick 15                             11 0.7    
Powell, Dave 9                             2 0.2    
Purdy Snr, Harry 12                             3 0.3    
Rippon, Norm 13                             1 0.1    
Robertson, Charlie 1                             0 0.0    
Rose, Alby 2                             0 0.0    
Scott, Bill 3                             0 0.0    
Smith, Arthur 9                             0 0.0    
Trim, Albert 17                             0 0.0    
Vernon, Les 2                             0 0.0    
Wenborn, Tom 17                             0 0.0    
Williamson, Jim 9                             0 0.0    
Windley, Bill 13                             11 0.8    
Worroll, Frank 16                             6 0.4    
Totals 306                             99 0.3    
 

Footnotes

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