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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...."

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1928 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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South Melbourne's 1928 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H South Melbourne 3.66.711.1014.16 100 WON Footscray 2.26.410.715.9 99 1 LAK Apr 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A South Melbourne 5.59.912.1317.15 117 WON St. Kilda 4.35.69.1114.12 96 21 JUN Apr 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 A South Melbourne 3.63.73.105.11 41 LOST Essendon 4.37.99.1012.13 85 -44 WIN May 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H South Melbourne 4.56.510.710.9 69 LOST North Melbourne 1.15.37.510.10 70 -1 LAK May 12 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A South Melbourne 2.57.910.1111.15 81 LOST Geelong 3.57.711.1115.15 105 -24 COR May 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H South Melbourne 5.36.311.812.10 82 LOST Carlton 3.17.59.812.13 85 -3 LAK May 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A South Melbourne 3.25.47.711.11 77 LOST Fitzroy 2.26.611.817.11 113 -36 BWS Jun 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 H South Melbourne 3.44.78.99.14 68 LOST Collingwood 3.15.49.613.7 85 -17 LAK Jun 4 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
9 A South Melbourne 1.44.66.79.12 66 LOST Richmond 6.610.915.1321.16 142 -76 PUN Jun 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 H South Melbourne 4.66.79.1211.12 78 LOST Melbourne 2.46.57.713.12 90 -12 LAK Jun 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 A South Melbourne 1.36.69.1015.10 100 WON Hawthorn 5.15.47.1014.11 95 5 GLE Jun 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A South Melbourne 1.17.211.613.11 89 LOST Footscray 5.310.712.1113.13 91 -2 WES Jul 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H South Melbourne 3.06.58.810.10 70 LOST St. Kilda 4.45.810.1218.13 121 -51 LAK Jul 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 H South Melbourne 4.67.99.1411.17 83 LOST Essendon 6.212.414.818.11 119 -36 LAK Jul 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A South Melbourne 5.810.910.1411.14 80 LOST North Melbourne 3.27.511.812.10 82 -2 ARD Aug 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H South Melbourne 2.43.510.715.14 104 WON Geelong 2.36.98.129.13 67 37 LAK Aug 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A South Melbourne 3.17.38.58.8 56 LOST Carlton 3.66.106.179.20 74 -18 PRI Aug 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H South Melbourne 2.48.99.1314.16 100 WON Fitzroy 5.27.510.1113.12 90 10 LAK Sep 1 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1928 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
3 Avery, Bert 11                             1 0.1    
4 Barlow, Arthur 5                             0 0.0    
29 Barnes, Jack 16                             34 2.1    
7 Berryman, Bill 16                             0 0.0    
11 Bollman, Les 10                             0 0.0    
24 Brain, Terry 11                             11 1.0    
18 Brown, Martin 6                             4 0.7    
26 Cameron, Paul 6                             7 1.2    
14 Churchill, Bill 8                             11 1.4    
6 Clarke, Harry 18                             5 0.3    
21 Condon, George 5                             0 0.0    
32 Crossan, Jim 4                             4 1.0    
25 Fairley, Rolland 2                             0 0.0    
27 Ferguson, Jack 3                             0 0.0    
17 Hogg, Syd 1                             0 0.0    
33 Hogg, Len 9                             18 2.0    
16 Jacobsen, Alby 11                             2 0.2    
23 Johnson, Ted 15                             60 4.0    
Kennett, Fred 1                             0 0.0    
Mannion, Bill 1                             0 0.0    
28 McDonald, Charles 3                             0 0.0    
10 McKay, Hec 15                             0 0.0    
15 Murphy, Tommy 3                             0 0.0    
28 O'Brien, Jack 1                             0 0.0    
1 Pannam Jnr, Charlie 13                             11 0.8    
1 Petchell, Jack 15                             11 0.7    
31 Pettiona, Cecil 4                             0 0.0    
26 Poulter, Joe 13                             7 0.5    
19 Powell, Cyril 8                             0 0.0    
25 Reville, Peter 18                             15 0.8    
30 Richardson, Jack 1                             0 0.0    
30 Robertson Snr, Austin 3                             2 0.7    
2 Scanlan, Joe 17                             1 0.1    
9 Stanbridge, Charles 18                             2 0.1    
20 Tebble, Pat 3                             0 0.0    
12 Thomas, Len 18                             0 0.0    
34 Wheelahan, Danny 12                             0 0.0    
Totals 324                             206 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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