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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...."

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1907 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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South Melbourne's 1907 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H South Melbourne 1.12.24.26.5 41 LOST Melbourne 1.24.57.59.6 60 -19 LAK Apr 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 A South Melbourne 3.15.27.47.5 47 LOST Fitzroy 1.33.75.107.15 57 -10 BWS May 4 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 H South Melbourne 5.46.68.119.12 66 WON Collingwood 0.13.54.65.8 38 28 LAK May 11 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 A South Melbourne 1.24.75.86.11 47 WON Essendon 3.33.36.76.8 44 3 EME May 18 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 A South Melbourne 4.04.38.59.7 61 WON Carlton 2.32.103.125.16 46 15 PRI May 25 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 H South Melbourne 3.44.86.96.9 45 WON Geelong 0.10.31.64.9 33 12 LAK Jun 3 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
7 A South Melbourne 1.14.14.17.2 44 WON St. Kilda 2.22.44.74.8 32 12 JUN Jun 15 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
8 A South Melbourne 0.31.53.105.10 40 LOST Melbourne 2.17.27.57.10 52 -12 MCG Jun 22 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
9 H South Melbourne 0.32.54.86.8 44 LOST Fitzroy 2.45.75.87.10 52 -8 LAK Jun 29 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 A South Melbourne 1.04.76.77.8 50 LOST Collingwood 3.53.68.68.9 57 -7 VIC Jul 6 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 H South Melbourne 2.26.47.98.11 59 WON Essendon 2.52.95.106.11 47 12 LAK Jul 13 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 H South Melbourne 1.22.52.83.9 27 LOST Carlton 1.42.82.94.12 36 -9 LAK Jul 20 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 A South Melbourne 1.23.65.67.8 50 WON Geelong 5.35.36.46.6 42 8 COR Aug 3 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 H South Melbourne 1.65.95.108.16 64 WON St. Kilda 1.44.65.145.14 44 20 LAK Aug 10 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
SR1 H South Melbourne 0.03.43.78.9 57 WON Carlton 3.73.103.134.16 40 17 LAK Aug 17 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
SR2 A South Melbourne 3.45.87.1010.14 74 WON Melbourne 2.14.34.67.8 50 24 MCG Aug 24 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
SR3 A South Melbourne 6.211.614.615.9 99 WON Essendon 2.13.45.66.7 43 56 EME Aug 31 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
1SF H South Melbourne 3.34.77.712.10 82 WON Collingwood 0.22.53.106.12 48 34 MCG Sep 7 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
GF A South Melbourne 1.33.54.76.9 45 LOST Carlton 1.44.66.106.14 50 -5 MCG Sep 21 (Sat, 2:50) Scores
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1907 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Anderson, George 19                             0 0.0    
Atkins, Bert 17                             0 0.0    
Belcher, Vic 19                             7 0.4    
Bourke, Peter 2                             0 0.0    
Buist, Teddy 1                             0 0.0    
Callan, Hughie 14                             6 0.4    
Cameron, Jim 15                             4 0.3    
Casey, Dick 17                             23 1.4    
Curran, George 2                             0 0.0    
Dolphin, Bill 19                             0 0.0    
Drane, Horrie 10                             0 0.0    
Franks, Bert 15                             10 0.7    
Gent, Billy 13                             9 0.7    
Goddard, Bill 14                             4 0.3    
Howson, Bert 1                             1 1.0    
Jackson, Johnny 7                             2 0.3    
Kerr, Alex 4                             6 1.5    
Kerr, Bill 15                             8 0.5    
Lacey, Jim 1                             0 0.0    
Lampe, Harry 17                             0 0.0    
Main, Jack 1                             1 1.0    
Maine, Lindsay 13                             0 0.0    
McCabe, Dick 3                             0 0.0    
Mortimer, Len 18                             37 2.1    
Moxham, Billy 13                             1 0.1    
Ricketts, Charlie 13                             5 0.4    
Roach, Wally 1                             0 0.0    
Strang, Bill 15                             18 1.2    
Thomas, Bill 'Sonna' 4                             0 0.0    
Wade, Ted 17                             1 0.1    
Weate, Les 1                             0 0.0    
Wilson, Harry 8                             2 0.3    
Wood, Phonse 13                             0 0.0    
Totals 342                             145 0.4    
 

Footnotes

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