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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

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...."

John Devaney retraces the history of South Melbourne's 'bloodstained angels' - and their modern incarnation into the Sydney Swans

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1962 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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South Melbourne's 1962 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H South Melbourne 3.68.912.1014.13 97 WON North Melbourne 2.56.910.1213.13 91 6 LAK Apr 23 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
2 A South Melbourne 2.28.711.713.7 85 WON St. Kilda 5.26.310.610.13 73 12 JUN Apr 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 H South Melbourne 1.14.55.97.14 56 LOST Collingwood 3.66.711.915.10 100 -44 LAK May 5 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 A South Melbourne 1.36.67.810.11 71 LOST Footscray 3.76.1214.1417.17 119 -48 WES May 12 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 H South Melbourne 3.35.57.910.13 73 LOST Fitzroy 0.63.98.1213.16 94 -21 LAK May 19 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 A South Melbourne 1.21.41.71.11 17 LOST Melbourne 0.42.77.108.15 63 -46 MCG May 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 H South Melbourne 0.73.76.107.11 53 LOST Essendon 4.311.614.916.15 111 -58 LAK Jun 2 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A South Melbourne 3.35.45.76.8 44 LOST Geelong 2.13.45.69.10 64 -20 KAR Jun 9 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 H South Melbourne 3.46.88.1110.13 73 LOST Richmond 5.17.610.911.13 79 -6 LAK Jun 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 H South Melbourne 1.32.46.67.8 50 LOST Hawthorn 3.57.711.1112.14 86 -36 LAK Jun 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 A South Melbourne 1.22.54.106.12 48 LOST Carlton 1.46.612.1017.14 116 -68 PRI Jul 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 A South Melbourne 1.52.104.135.15 45 LOST North Melbourne 3.66.128.1512.22 94 -49 ARD Jul 14 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 H South Melbourne 4.46.69.99.9 63 LOST St. Kilda 2.42.93.911.14 80 -17 LAK Jul 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 A South Melbourne 2.19.59.710.12 72 LOST Collingwood 6.37.410.811.10 76 -4 VIC Jul 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 H South Melbourne 1.32.76.79.9 63 LOST Footscray 1.57.88.1410.20 80 -17 LAK Aug 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 A South Melbourne 2.312.517.722.11 143 WON Fitzroy 6.710.813.1017.16 118 25 BWS Aug 11 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 H South Melbourne 1.43.45.97.10 52 LOST Melbourne 2.15.57.89.13 67 -15 LAK Aug 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 A South Melbourne 4.37.88.913.10 88 LOST Essendon 3.55.68.1313.15 93 -5 WIN Aug 25 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1962 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
36 Alexander, Harry 15                             2 0.1    
15 Bennett, Brian 17                             1 0.1    
34 Burke, Dick 18                             5 0.3    
48 Castlehow, Trevor 5                             0 0.0    
33 Chisholm, Bob 6                             3 0.5    
2 Colvin, Ken 16                             3 0.2    
9 Crough, Gerald 7                             0 0.0    
46 Dann, Gordon 2                             0 0.0    
35 Deacon, Cliff 3                             0 0.0    
39 Dolling, Peter 12                             1 0.1    
38 Dunn, Albie 8                             2 0.3    
32 Fogarty, John 4                             0 0.0    
1 Forge, Neville 2                             0 0.0    
37 Goonan, Clem 17                             2 0.1    
5 Gunstone, Henry 4                             2 0.5    
21 Heriot, John 15                             14 0.9    
11 Heyme, Geoff 5                             0 0.0    
18 Hopkins, Bill 2                             0 0.0    
20 Hotchkin, Allan 8                             0 0.0    
12 Howland, Darryl 3                             1 0.3    
16 Hynes Jnr, Tom 5                             1 0.2    
8 Johnson, Frank 9                             14 1.6    
23 Kingston, Bob 15                             7 0.5    
6 Magee, Stuart 6                             2 0.3    
49 McGee, Terry 5                             2 0.4    
3 McGowan, Brian 18                             25 1.4    
43 McKenzie, Norm 2                             0 0.0    
25 McLaughlin Jnr, Hugh 15                             3 0.2    
3 Mithen, Kevin 4                             1 0.3    
44 Munn, Bob 10                             13 1.3    
19 Oaten, Max 11                             12 1.1    
17 Plumridge, John 8                             0 0.0    
22 Porter, Bob 3                             0 0.0    
45 Pumphrey, Jim 7                             2 0.3    
35 Reilly, Elkin 12                             1 0.1    
42 Rice, Peter 8                             0 0.0    
51 Self, Alan 5                             3 0.6    
14 Skilton Jnr, Bob 16                             36 2.3    
28 Tomlinson, Brian 4                             0 0.0    
26 Trethowan, Pat 10                             2 0.2    
20 Trethowan, John 13                             5 0.4    
45 Tulloch, Russell 4                             1 0.3    
31 Woolley, John 1                             0 0.0    
Totals 360                             166 0.5    
 

Footnotes

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