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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

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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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1914 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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South Melbourne's 1914 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A South Melbourne 5.29.412.1114.14 98 WON University 1.04.44.56.8 44 54 MCG Apr 25 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 H South Melbourne 2.65.108.118.14 62 WON Geelong 0.33.56.77.9 51 11 LAK May 2 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 A South Melbourne 4.36.57.811.8 74 WON Fitzroy 2.25.36.89.12 66 8 BWS May 9 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 H South Melbourne 2.15.27.48.4 52 DRAW Carlton 1.34.56.97.10 52 0 LAK May 16 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 H South Melbourne 2.25.58.811.11 77 WON St. Kilda 4.36.87.119.12 66 11 LAK May 23 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 A South Melbourne 1.71.103.125.13 43 WON Essendon 1.34.64.85.11 41 2 EME May 30 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 A South Melbourne 1.23.55.117.12 54 WON Richmond 2.32.53.84.12 36 18 PUN Jun 6 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
8 H South Melbourne 2.55.95.135.13 43 LOST Collingwood 2.23.55.66.10 46 -3 LAK Jun 8 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
9 A South Melbourne 3.28.613.813.12 90 WON Melbourne 3.05.37.58.7 55 35 MCG Jun 13 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 H South Melbourne 3.44.96.119.16 70 WON University 0.44.47.78.7 55 15 LAK Jun 20 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 A South Melbourne 2.23.73.76.9 45 LOST Geelong 3.64.107.179.20 74 -29 COR Jun 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 H South Melbourne 2.16.18.110.4 64 WON Fitzroy 3.44.65.87.12 54 10 LAK Jul 4 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 A South Melbourne 3.25.46.59.6 60 LOST Carlton 2.24.68.1111.14 80 -20 PRI Jul 11 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 A South Melbourne 3.24.64.77.15 57 LOST St. Kilda 5.16.310.712.7 79 -22 JUN Jul 18 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
15 H South Melbourne 2.13.33.44.8 32 LOST Essendon 3.57.812.1215.14 104 -72 LAK Jul 25 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
16 H South Melbourne 3.35.77.88.9 57 WON Richmond 2.44.75.105.13 43 14 LAK Aug 1 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
17 A South Melbourne 4.35.46.98.9 57 WON Collingwood 2.13.64.74.12 36 21 VIC Aug 22 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
18 H South Melbourne 3.58.108.1410.18 78 WON Melbourne 1.11.24.55.5 35 43 LAK Aug 29 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
1SF H South Melbourne 1.71.92.125.14 44 WON Geelong 0.22.44.65.7 37 7 MCG Sep 5 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF H South Melbourne 1.43.64.125.13 43 WON Carlton 0.13.53.63.6 24 19 MCG Sep 19 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
GF A South Melbourne 2.52.53.114.15 39 LOST Carlton 2.35.85.86.9 45 -6 MCG Sep 26 (Sat, 2:50) Scores
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1914 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
1 Belcher, Vic 21                             0 0.0    
4 Bennett, Harold 7                             0 0.0    
12 Bollard, Tom 9                             0 0.0    
3 Bower, George 2                             0 0.0    
2 Caldwell, Jim 17                             4 0.2    
5 Charge, Les 21                             18 0.9    
8 Deas, Bob 19                             0 0.0    
7 Eastick, Bill 2                             0 0.0    
9 Freeman, Jack 19                             36 1.9    
6 Hair, Ben 18                             1 0.1    
11 Hennington, Bill 6                             0 0.0    
12 Hiskins, Arthur 4                             1 0.3    
15 Hiskins, Stan 16                             11 0.7    
32 Jackson, Percy 8                             5 0.6    
13 Jones, Charlie 4                             1 0.3    
28 Joolen, Herb 1                             1 1.0    
14 Kelly, Harvey 21                             21 1.0    
7 Laidlaw, Wally 2                             0 0.0    
Matthews, Herb 1                             0 0.0    
24 Morgan, Harry 21                             27 1.3    
16 Mortimer, Len 3                             1 0.3    
17 Mullaly, Dick 18                             3 0.2    
28 O'Brien, Jack 2                             2 1.0    
26 O'Donoghue, Alan 17                             8 0.5    
29 Payne, George 7                             3 0.4    
19 Prince, Joe 16                             0 0.0    
20 Rademacher, Arthur 21                             0 0.0    
18 Rusich, Les 16                             7 0.4    
22 Saltau, Harry 16                             0 0.0    
21 Sloss, Bruce 18                             14 0.8    
27 Tandy, Mark 17                             3 0.2    
30 Thomas, Claude 8                             0 0.0    
Totals 378                             167 0.4    
 

Footnotes

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