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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) 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

CEO
Mullaly, Dick

Sydney



"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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1930 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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South Melbourne's 1930 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H South Melbourne 2.45.96.119.16 70 LOST Melbourne 5.36.68.1613.17 95 -25 LAK May 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A South Melbourne 4.36.48.511.12 78 LOST St. Kilda 6.29.512.716.10 106 -28 JUN May 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H South Melbourne 5.47.58.712.12 84 LOST Collingwood 4.59.1311.1716.19 115 -31 LAK May 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A South Melbourne 2.64.116.1511.18 84 LOST Carlton 6.514.917.1420.18 138 -54 PRI May 24 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 H South Melbourne 0.51.105.146.15 51 LOST Essendon 2.47.610.915.14 104 -53 LAK May 31 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 A South Melbourne 1.53.76.129.12 66 LOST Richmond 5.37.78.911.15 81 -15 PUN Jun 9 (Mon, 2:45) Scores
7 H South Melbourne 7.312.514.817.11 113 WON Hawthorn 2.23.56.59.10 64 49 LAK Jun 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 H South Melbourne 4.48.1012.1215.19 109 WON Footscray 4.46.76.118.12 60 49 LAK Jun 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 A South Melbourne 6.18.310.411.6 72 LOST Geelong 2.29.412.914.12 96 -24 COR Jun 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 H South Melbourne 2.14.810.1213.16 94 WON Fitzroy 2.36.610.812.12 84 10 LAK Jul 5 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 A South Melbourne 2.73.167.1710.20 80 WON North Melbourne 0.11.12.56.9 45 35 ARD Jul 12 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A South Melbourne 6.37.411.916.12 108 WON Essendon 2.28.811.1515.16 106 2 WIN Jul 19 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H South Melbourne 3.34.67.811.11 77 WON Richmond 1.33.46.810.11 71 6 LAK Jul 26 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 A South Melbourne 5.48.59.714.10 94 WON Hawthorn 1.26.58.611.7 73 21 GLE Aug 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 A South Melbourne 1.24.108.1411.18 84 WON Footscray 5.35.56.128.18 66 18 WES Aug 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H South Melbourne 2.75.912.1512.16 88 LOST Geelong 1.45.610.715.14 104 -16 LAK Aug 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A South Melbourne 4.07.211.614.8 92 LOST Fitzroy 4.88.1112.1615.19 109 -17 BWS Sep 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H South Melbourne 3.25.96.1315.19 109 WON North Melbourne 3.33.44.55.6 36 73 LAK Sep 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1930 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
9 Austin, Jack 11                             2 0.2    
3 Avery, Bert 5                             3 0.6    
15 Bennett, Reg 13                             0 0.0    
24 Brain, Terry 9                             11 1.2    
Callick, Alf 1                             2 2.0    
Cassidy, Roy 1                             0 0.0    
6 Clarke, Harry 16                             7 0.4    
13 Condon, George 2                             0 0.0    
19 Coutts, Dave 5                             0 0.0    
32 Fagan, Dinny 8                             0 0.0    
4 Hillis, Ron 17                             0 0.0    
16 Hogg, Syd 15                             1 0.1    
23 Johnson, Ted 16                             30 1.9    
10 Jordan, Bill 3                             1 0.3    
5 Knight, Tasman 4                             0 0.0    
Lawler, Stan 1                             4 4.0    
7 Leffanue, Richard 1                             1 1.0    
8 Martin, Ron 4                             3 0.8    
2 McKay, Hec 17                             0 0.0    
17 McLaughlin Snr, Hugh 16                             0 0.0    
29 McMahon, Tom 11                             4 0.4    
28 O'Brien, Bill 2                             0 0.0    
22 O'Brien, Jack 6                             1 0.2    
31 Pettiona, Cecil 12                             2 0.2    
11 Pratt, Bob 18                             43 2.4    
25 Reville, Peter 16                             26 1.6    
27 Richardson, Jack 16                             0 0.0    
30 Robertson Snr, Austin 13                             54 4.2    
18 Rosenbrock, Eddie 3                             0 0.0    
1 Scanlan, Joe 16                             1 0.1    
20 Shapter, Ron 17                             8 0.5    
21 Shelton, Jack 7                             2 0.3    
12 Thomas, Len 18                             0 0.0    
14 Troughton, Charlie 7                             6 0.9    
21 Wheelahan, Martin 6                             3 0.5    
34 Wheelahan, Danny 9                             2 0.2    
Totals 342                             217 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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