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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) 1897–2023

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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1922 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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South Melbourne's 1922 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H South Melbourne 0.22.64.77.13 55 LOST Melbourne 2.52.77.118.12 60 -5 LAK May 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A South Melbourne 3.45.57.910.12 72 WON Collingwood 3.46.76.79.12 66 6 VIC May 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A South Melbourne 3.45.68.88.13 61 LOST Essendon 1.33.85.1212.12 84 -23 WIN May 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H South Melbourne 1.25.87.118.13 61 LOST St. Kilda 3.17.211.512.5 77 -16 LAK May 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H South Melbourne 1.52.65.88.15 63 WON Carlton 1.53.103.114.11 35 28 LAK Jun 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 South Melbourne       Bye        
7 H South Melbourne 2.35.87.910.14 74 LOST Richmond 2.14.111.712.7 79 -5 LAK Jun 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 A South Melbourne 2.22.55.88.8 56 LOST Fitzroy 2.36.77.119.13 67 -11 BWS Jun 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 A South Melbourne 0.31.42.44.6 30 LOST Geelong 5.611.816.1416.18 114 -84 COR Jul 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 A South Melbourne 4.27.79.189.18 72 LOST Melbourne 3.35.69.715.10 100 -28 MCG Jul 15 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 H South Melbourne 2.43.77.117.14 56 LOST Collingwood 1.32.94.138.16 64 -8 LAK Jul 22 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 H South Melbourne 2.45.99.1314.15 99 WON Essendon 2.47.69.711.8 74 25 LAK Jul 29 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 A South Melbourne 3.44.58.811.9 75 DRAW St. Kilda 2.23.87.1110.15 75 0 JUN Aug 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 A South Melbourne 1.26.77.910.15 75 LOST Carlton 5.116.1312.1714.19 103 -28 PRI Aug 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 South Melbourne       Bye        
16 A South Melbourne 3.35.46.99.10 64 LOST Richmond 3.27.58.613.8 86 -22 PUN Sep 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H South Melbourne 5.18.510.911.12 78 LOST Fitzroy 6.49.713.714.9 93 -15 LAK Sep 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H South Melbourne 5.310.515.821.10 136 WON Geelong 4.37.68.98.10 58 78 LAK Sep 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1922 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
33 Alexander, Harold 14                             10 0.7    
31 Beer, Leon 6                             1 0.2    
29 Bence, Roy 15                             6 0.4    
15 Brereton, Harry 8                             25 3.1    
2 Brown, Martin 2                             1 0.5    
1 Cazaly, Roy 16                             28 1.8    
21 Conlon, Sid 4                             3 0.8    
34 Connell, Maurie 1                             0 0.0    
27 Cullum, Jim 2                             0 0.0    
6 Doherty, Jock 1                             0 0.0    
7 Fleiter, Fred 5                             2 0.4    
12 Gambetta, Billy 4                             7 1.8    
16 Gunn, Bill 10                             1 0.1    
17 Hando, Arthur 11                             0 0.0    
8 Hiskins, Arthur 12                             0 0.0    
25 Hynes Snr, Tammy 7                             0 0.0    
10 Laird, Frank 15                             10 0.7    
11 Laird, Chris 13                             25 1.9    
22 Law, Tommy 2                             1 0.5    
14 Makin, Jim 12                             5 0.4    
35 Matthews, Wal 12                             1 0.1    
32 McDonald, Bob 14                             1 0.1    
18 Nicholson, Alex 5                             0 0.0    
6 O'Connell, Jack 9                             1 0.1    
24 Peters, Bill 4                             0 0.0    
20 Ross, Frank 14                             0 0.0    
23 Scanlan, Paddy 14                             10 0.7    
4 Smith, Basil 6                             5 0.8    
26 Tandy, Mark 16                             5 0.3    
9 Templeton, Don 1                             0 0.0    
3 Turner, Chip 13                             0 0.0    
28 Wood, Artie 15                             4 0.3    
25 Woodfield, Clarrie 1                             0 0.0    
36 Wootton, Stan 4                             3 0.8    
Totals 288                             155 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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