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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

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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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1975 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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South Melbourne's 1975 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A South Melbourne 1.24.37.58.7 55 LOST Collingwood 3.74.128.1412.19 91 -36 VIC Apr 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H South Melbourne 4.37.512.815.12 102 LOST Essendon 4.57.814.1119.17 131 -29 LAK Apr 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A South Melbourne 0.32.115.139.17 71 LOST St. Kilda 6.98.1211.2011.21 87 -16 MOO Apr 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H South Melbourne 3.34.46.79.15 69 LOST Hawthorn 3.65.117.1613.21 99 -30 LAK Apr 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A South Melbourne 2.65.109.1212.14 86 LOST Richmond 6.59.712.1319.23 137 -51 MCG May 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A South Melbourne 6.48.810.1113.12 90 LOST Melbourne 4.49.914.1422.23 155 -65 MCG May 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H South Melbourne 5.27.68.1111.11 77 LOST Carlton 3.45.712.919.14 128 -51 LAK May 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A South Melbourne 2.16.47.511.12 78 LOST Fitzroy 7.49.713.1113.13 91 -13 JUN May 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H South Melbourne 2.66.128.2111.26 92 WON Geelong 3.44.74.107.13 55 37 LAK May 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A South Melbourne 1.42.109.1212.15 87 LOST Footscray 4.27.511.813.11 89 -2 VFL Jun 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H South Melbourne 4.45.109.1212.16 88 LOST North Melbourne 7.210.714.816.12 108 -20 LAK Jun 16 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 H South Melbourne 4.28.38.611.11 77 LOST Collingwood 3.25.78.1112.13 85 -8 VFL Jun 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A South Melbourne 7.48.615.917.12 114 LOST Essendon 5.59.1011.1119.18 132 -18 WIN Jun 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A South Melbourne 1.22.54.65.9 39 LOST Hawthorn 3.55.86.99.10 64 -25 VFL Jul 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H South Melbourne 1.34.47.810.10 70 LOST St. Kilda 4.49.1110.1319.16 130 -60 LAK Jul 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H South Melbourne 2.32.44.128.12 60 LOST Richmond 6.112.716.826.11 167 -107 LAK Jul 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H South Melbourne 6.26.47.511.9 75 LOST Melbourne 3.47.510.1113.13 91 -16 VFL Jul 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A South Melbourne 4.37.612.1115.13 103 LOST Carlton 8.310.815.1019.17 131 -28 PRI Aug 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H South Melbourne 4.47.1310.1713.20 98 LOST Fitzroy 6.110.1012.1416.19 115 -17 LAK Aug 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A South Melbourne 5.47.911.1015.15 105 WON Geelong 4.36.510.1412.16 88 17 KAR Aug 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H South Melbourne 2.45.98.1210.15 75 LOST Footscray 6.410.414.718.7 115 -40 LAK Aug 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A South Melbourne 3.56.910.1312.15 87 LOST North Melbourne 3.57.910.1515.19 109 -22 ARD Aug 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1975 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
2 Aanensen, Vic 8 51 6.4 21 2.6 72 9.0 24 3.0 11 5.5     11 20 6 0.8 4 40
11 Bedford, Peter 21 323 16.2 153 7.7 476 23.8 98 4.9 0 0.0     47 31 36 1.7 34 250
8 Beecroft, Barry 16 137 8.6 17 1.1 154 9.6 48 3.0 5 0.7     28 28 3 0.2 3 21
36 Beus, Alf 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0         0 0 0 0.0 0 0
24 Blair, John 1 4 4.0 4 4.0 8 8.0 3 3.0         1 3 0 0.0 0 0
46 Brand, Alan 2 5 2.5 5 2.5 10 5.0 4 2.0 0 0.0     1 0 0 0.0 1 1
7 Brice, Gary 18 230 13.5 45 2.6 275 16.2 69 4.1 0 0.0     39 36 19 1.1 20 134
32 Brown, Peter 16 157 10.5 34 2.3 191 12.7 53 3.5 1 0.5     19 20 0 0.0 2 2
43 Browning, Mark 13 102 7.8 38 2.9 140 10.8 29 2.2 0 0.0     16 21 14 1.1 16 100
30 Carlton, Phil 10 45 5.0 10 1.1 55 6.1 20 2.2 1 0.3     7 6 2 0.2 0 12
15 Coelli, Rod 3 17 5.7 3 1.0 20 6.7 3 1.0 0 0.0     5 6 0 0.0 0 0
17 Cook, Russell 18 156 9.2 53 3.1 209 12.3 68 4.0 1 0.2     14 34 1 0.1 7 13
1 Cowmeadow, Garry 3 2 1.0 1 0.5 3 1.5 1 0.5         1 1 0 0.0 0 0
38 Dean, Jack 4 28 7.0 6 1.5 34 8.5 3 0.8         6 6 0 0.0 0 0
13 Dempster, Graham 8 28 3.5 13 1.6 41 5.1 17 2.1 0 0.0     6 7 1 0.1 5 11
28 Doyle, Robert 7 41 5.9 29 4.1 70 10.0 22 3.1         16 26 8 1.1 5 53
35 Ewin, Wayne 4 49 16.3 7 2.3 56 18.7 16 5.3         9 12 1 0.3 0 6
14 Franklin, Tony 16 148 9.3 48 3.0 196 12.3 51 3.2 0 0.0     23 33 9 0.6 13 67
27 Gleeson, Reg 20 202 10.6 36 1.9 238 12.5 51 2.7 0 0.0     32 35 3 0.2 6 24
12 Goss Jnr, Norm 22 495 23.6 49 2.3 544 25.9 71 3.4 0 0.0     105 50 37 1.7 45 267
34 Gull, Stewart 10 54 6.0 11 1.2 65 7.2 25 2.8 9 1.8     18 16 11 1.1 7 73
47 Hodges, Russ 8 43 5.4 12 1.5 55 6.9 12 1.5 0 0.0     9 13 0 0.0 2 2
26 Hoffman, Steve 18 254 14.9 115 6.8 369 21.7 48 2.8 1 0.1     37 28 13 0.7 18 96
22 Hounsell, Colin 3 19 6.3 2 0.7 21 7.0 3 1.0 0 0.0     1 2 1 0.3 2 8
31 Jackson, Francis 9 83 10.4 26 3.3 109 13.6 21 2.6 0 0.0     17 15 1 0.1 0 6
33 Lambert, Greg 20 302 15.9 70 3.7 372 19.6 78 4.1 0 0.0     63 39 0 0.0 7 7
29 McLeish, David 19 250 13.9 86 4.8 336 18.7 55 3.1 0 0.0     26 35 2 0.1 6 18
5 Miller, Greg 20 137 7.2 48 2.5 185 9.7 44 2.3 0 0.0     43 25 0 0.0 0 0
19 O'Neill, Terry 4 51 12.8 11 2.8 62 15.5 13 3.3 0 0.0     9 11 0 0.0 2 2
3 Officer, Stephen 2 13 6.5 5 2.5 18 9.0 8 4.0         2 7 2 1.0 3 15
6 Pagan, Denis 7 77 12.8 7 1.2 84 14.0 10 1.7         17 5 0 0.0 0 0
16 Quade, Ricky 3 47 15.7 17 5.7 64 21.3 17 5.7         1 9 2 0.7 1 13
25 Roberts, Brian 15 172 12.3 71 5.1 243 17.4 128 9.1 240 30.0     48 44 2 0.1 2 14
23 Robertson, Max 16 158 10.5 49 3.3 207 13.8 53 3.5 0 0.0     27 38 0 0.0 2 2
48 Russ, Stephen 5 38 7.6 18 3.6 56 11.2 7 1.4 0 0.0     6 2 1 0.2 0 6
39 Scott, Garry 6 47 7.8 17 2.8 64 10.7 20 3.3 0 0.0     7 7 7 1.2 2 44
25 Stibbard Jnr, Neville 2 9 4.5 1 0.5 10 5.0 2 1.0         1 0 1 0.5 0 6
42 Stilo, Michael 10 103 10.3 33 3.3 136 13.6 23 2.3 0 0.0     17 16 3 0.3 0 18
20 Teasdale, Graham 15 94 6.7 16 1.1 110 7.9 51 3.6 6 0.8     20 24 38 2.5 18 246
20 Thomson, Ian 13 89 7.4 44 3.7 133 11.1 46 3.8 0 0.0     13 25 13 1.0 14 92
4 Wilson, Graeme 3 29 9.7 4 1.3 33 11.0 9 3.0         4 3 1 0.3 3 9
10 Woodman, Brian 21 220 10.5 134 6.4 354 16.9 61 2.9 2 0.3     58 48 12 0.6 5 77
Totals 440 4509 10.2 1369 3.1 5878 13.4 1385 3.1 277 0.6     830 787 250 0.6 255 1755
 

Footnotes

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