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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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1977 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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South Melbourne's 1977 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A South Melbourne 6.111.215.921.15 141 WON Melbourne 4.36.88.910.12 72 69 MCG Apr 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H South Melbourne 9.314.818.1027.13 175 WON Essendon 4.17.312.615.8 98 77 LAK Apr 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H South Melbourne 5.46.68.911.13 79 LOST Richmond 3.38.510.1013.13 91 -12 LAK Apr 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H South Melbourne 2.28.69.812.15 87 LOST Geelong 7.410.914.1716.18 114 -27 VFL Apr 25 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
5 A South Melbourne 3.27.511.816.11 107 LOST Carlton 5.311.317.521.8 134 -27 PRI Apr 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H South Melbourne 6.412.1115.1621.19 145 WON Fitzroy 4.38.715.919.12 126 19 LAK May 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A South Melbourne 3.45.812.1314.14 98 DRAW St. Kilda 2.35.87.1214.14 98 0 MOO May 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H South Melbourne 5.27.67.67.13 55 LOST Hawthorn 2.16.213.618.7 115 -60 LAK May 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H South Melbourne 1.45.911.1014.14 98 WON Footscray 3.47.511.1111.13 79 19 LAK May 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A South Melbourne 7.210.917.1420.16 136 WON Collingwood 3.49.710.1015.20 110 26 VIC Jun 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H South Melbourne 3.35.510.812.9 81 WON North Melbourne 3.26.46.89.11 65 16 LAK Jun 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H South Melbourne 3.55.127.158.22 70 WON Melbourne 3.45.79.89.10 64 6 LAK Jun 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A South Melbourne 1.53.86.126.15 51 LOST Essendon 3.46.68.79.9 63 -12 WIN Jun 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A South Melbourne 3.25.65.69.10 64 WON Geelong 1.33.85.137.15 57 7 KAR Jul 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A South Melbourne 2.14.48.610.11 71 LOST Richmond 2.47.811.1414.16 100 -29 VFL Jul 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H South Melbourne 1.15.111.312.4 76 LOST Carlton 3.36.39.513.7 85 -9 LAK Jul 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A South Melbourne 5.59.1113.1516.21 117 WON Fitzroy 0.41.84.107.13 55 62 JUN Jul 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H South Melbourne 6.313.515.821.12 138 WON St. Kilda 2.13.68.1112.11 83 55 LAK Jul 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A South Melbourne 5.26.511.616.7 103 WON Hawthorn 4.27.89.1610.18 78 25 VFL Aug 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A South Melbourne 2.36.99.1014.12 96 WON Footscray 4.35.68.149.19 73 23 WES Aug 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H South Melbourne 4.04.75.78.9 57 LOST Collingwood 4.34.711.1312.17 89 -32 LAK Aug 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A South Melbourne 2.07.79.915.13 103 WON North Melbourne 3.56.613.814.9 93 10 ARD Aug 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
EF A South Melbourne 2.36.76.107.12 54 LOST Richmond 5.47.611.813.10 88 -34 VFL Sep 3 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1977 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
8 Beecroft, Barry 2 3 1.5 4 2.0 7 3.5 1 0.5 0 0.0     0 0 0 0.0 1 1
24 Blair, John 11 57 5.2 18 1.6 75 6.8 28 2.5 0 0.0     10 17 11 1.0 9 75
7 Brice, Gary 18 220 12.2 60 3.3 280 15.6 38 2.1 0 0.0     29 39 6 0.3 5 41
43 Browning, Mark 22 271 12.3 125 5.7 396 18.0 68 3.1 0 0.0     47 42 6 0.3 4 40
22 Carter, Peter 2 9 4.5 3 1.5 12 6.0 2 1.0 0 0.0     2 2 0 0.0 4 4
2 Daniher, Terry 18 126 7.0 32 1.8 158 8.8 44 2.4 9 0.5     36 54 22 1.2 15 147
18 Dean, Robert 17 165 9.7 68 4.0 233 13.7 83 4.9 9 0.5     47 47 26 1.5 23 179
46 Demetriou, Andy 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
13 Dempster, Graham 13 71 5.5 28 2.2 99 7.6 38 2.9 3 0.2     10 18 13 1.0 1 79
36 Elliott, Chris 3 48 16.0 9 3.0 57 19.0 8 2.7 0 0.0     8 6 1 0.3 5 11
15 Evans, Wayne 11 83 7.5 58 5.3 141 12.8 16 1.5 0 0.0     12 17 7 0.6 10 52
28 Goodingham, Barry 10 75 7.5 41 4.1 116 11.6 24 2.4 123 12.3     22 26 3 0.3 3 21
12 Goss Jnr, Norm 21 406 19.3 43 2.0 449 21.4 37 1.8 1 0.0     84 72 28 1.3 21 189
34 Gull, Stewart 12 64 5.3 14 1.2 78 6.5 41 3.4 8 0.7     8 21 17 1.4 9 111
17 Hodges, Russ 5 53 10.6 20 4.0 73 14.6 14 2.8 0 0.0     8 11 1 0.2 1 7
26 Hoffman, Steve 12 130 10.8 51 4.3 181 15.1 13 1.1 0 0.0     16 34 14 1.2 11 95
27 Hounsell, Colin 15 108 7.2 30 2.0 138 9.2 9 0.6 0 0.0     19 27 10 0.7 11 71
31 Jackson, Francis 15 176 11.7 68 4.5 244 16.3 41 2.7 2 0.1     30 32 2 0.1 0 12
4 Jamieson, Ray 4 31 7.8 5 1.3 36 9.0 4 1.0 0 0.0     7 10 5 1.3 6 36
33 Lambert, Greg 14 137 9.8 37 2.6 174 12.4 48 3.4 0 0.0     26 19 6 0.4 5 41
29 McLeish, David 18 176 9.8 66 3.7 242 13.4 43 2.4 0 0.0     24 30 1 0.1 0 6
35 Morrison, Peter 22 302 13.7 93 4.2 395 18.0 93 4.2 1 0.0     54 43 22 1.0 9 141
39 Morwood, Paul 4 20 5.0 5 1.3 25 6.3 4 1.0 0 0.0     2 3 2 0.5 0 12
19 O'Neill, Terry 23 193 8.4 108 4.7 301 13.1 82 3.6 6 0.3     50 26 1 0.0 1 7
16 Quade, Ricky 22 362 16.5 110 5.0 472 21.5 94 4.3 12 0.5     40 44 5 0.2 13 43
5 Rantall, John 23 227 9.9 66 2.9 293 12.7 60 2.6 0 0.0     63 36 0 0.0 0 0
23 Robertson, Max 9 77 8.6 21 2.3 98 10.9 12 1.3 1 0.1     18 20 1 0.1 0 6
25 Round, Barry 23 214 9.3 140 6.1 354 15.4 138 6.0 182 7.9     57 71 12 0.5 22 94
8 Scarlett, John 10 62 6.2 45 4.5 107 10.7 22 2.2 2 0.2     30 10 0 0.0 0 0
49 Smith, Michael 2 11 5.5 1 0.5 12 6.0 3 1.5 0 0.0     4 3 5 2.5 0 30
20 Teasdale, Graham 22 314 14.3 56 2.5 370 16.8 167 7.6 226 10.3     68 67 38 1.7 18 246
10 Woodman, Brian 15 131 8.7 77 5.1 208 13.9 31 2.1 0 0.0     27 36 14 0.9 9 93
14 Young, David 19 213 11.2 63 3.3 276 14.5 44 2.3 1 0.1     56 62 23 1.2 18 156
30 Zantuck, Shane 22 212 9.6 89 4.0 301 13.7 58 2.6 0 0.0     45 51 15 0.7 12 102
Totals 460 4747 10.3 1654 3.6 6401 13.9 1408 3.1 586 1.3     959 996 317 0.7 246 2148
 

Footnotes

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