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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

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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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1980 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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South Melbourne's 1980 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A South Melbourne 4.36.310.713.10 88 WON Geelong 4.18.711.1012.13 85 3 KAR Mar 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H South Melbourne 3.510.912.1414.17 101 WON Footscray 1.33.59.1010.13 73 28 LAK Apr 7 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
3 H South Melbourne 3.78.1410.1514.17 101 LOST Essendon 2.88.1016.1124.12 156 -55 VFL Apr 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A South Melbourne 4.45.87.1213.15 93 LOST Carlton 3.26.615.1322.18 150 -57 PRI Apr 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H South Melbourne 3.38.810.1417.20 122 WON St. Kilda 4.35.56.137.15 57 65 LAK Apr 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A South Melbourne 5.39.1012.1319.16 130 WON Melbourne 5.26.510.1115.14 104 26 MCG May 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H South Melbourne 1.68.912.1117.13 115 WON Collingwood 3.37.69.913.12 90 25 LAK May 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A South Melbourne 5.28.611.816.10 106 LOST North Melbourne 6.29.411.1415.19 109 -3 ARD May 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A South Melbourne 3.27.1110.1616.25 121 WON Fitzroy 3.66.913.1514.16 100 21 JUN May 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H South Melbourne 4.511.918.1128.15 183 WON Hawthorn 5.47.910.1414.15 99 84 LAK May 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A South Melbourne 3.45.57.710.8 68 LOST Richmond 4.56.910.918.13 121 -53 VFL Jun 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H South Melbourne 2.34.56.1112.12 84 LOST Geelong 8.312.1017.1721.21 147 -63 SCG Jun 15 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 A South Melbourne 3.55.98.1212.15 87 LOST Footscray 4.09.413.1215.14 104 -17 WES Jun 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H South Melbourne 2.22.63.65.9 39 LOST Carlton 1.63.66.1610.18 78 -39 LAK Jun 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A South Melbourne 3.34.65.116.14 50 WON St. Kilda 2.03.44.55.6 36 14 MOO Jul 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A South Melbourne 4.29.714.1619.19 133 WON Essendon 4.59.713.820.9 129 4 WIN Jul 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H South Melbourne 5.69.1013.1217.22 124 WON Melbourne 3.46.612.713.12 90 34 LAK Jul 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A South Melbourne 2.36.56.78.9 57 LOST Collingwood 3.104.138.2111.24 90 -33 VIC Aug 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H South Melbourne 3.46.78.1112.13 85 WON North Melbourne 3.25.38.611.7 73 12 LAK Aug 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H South Melbourne 5.28.414.1020.14 134 WON Fitzroy 4.49.712.1017.15 117 17 LAK Aug 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A South Melbourne 1.34.68.812.11 83 LOST Hawthorn 3.46.811.1416.17 113 -30 VFL Aug 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H South Melbourne 4.46.811.1016.11 107 WON Richmond 2.33.74.97.11 53 54 LAK Aug 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1980 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
9 Ackerly, David 22 214 9.7 117 5.3 331 15.0 49 2.2 0 0.0     53 35 1 0.0 2 8
11 Browning, Mark 20 271 13.6 100 5.0 371 18.6 55 2.8 0 0.0     45 31 5 0.3 13 43
49 Callery, Paul 1 5 5.0 1 1.0 6 6.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     1 3 0 0.0 0 0
23 Campbell, Russell 3 10 3.3 3 1.0 13 4.3 5 1.7 0 0.0     3 1 2 0.7 0 12
38 Carroll, Wayne 8 39 4.9 20 2.5 59 7.4 23 2.9 0 0.0     6 12 11 1.4 5 71
22 Carter, Peter 2 18 9.0 6 3.0 24 12.0 6 3.0 0 0.0     2 0 0 0.0 1 1
13 Carter, Rod 19 181 9.5 34 1.8 215 11.3 42 2.2 0 0.0     54 21 0 0.0 0 0
18 Dean, Robert 2 22 11.0 11 5.5 33 16.5 10 5.0 1 0.5     2 7 2 1.0 1 13
41 Eather, Stephen 2 9 4.5 9 4.5 18 9.0 4 2.0 0 0.0     1 1 0 0.0 0 0
15 Evans, Bernie 18 198 11.0 88 4.9 286 15.9 58 3.2 0 0.0     21 39 20 1.1 22 142
12 Fields, Neville 19 312 16.4 58 3.1 370 19.5 46 2.4 1 0.1     48 39 8 0.4 23 71
44 Fraser, Mark 6 64 10.7 13 2.2 77 12.8 13 2.2 0 0.0     23 3 0 0.0 1 1
7 Goss, Kevin 15 177 11.8 48 3.2 225 15.0 36 2.4 1 0.1     36 40 4 0.3 6 30
5 Green, Doug 6 50 8.3 20 3.3 70 11.7 19 3.2 9 1.5     7 9 0 0.0 0 0
39 Hugo, Victor 2 3 1.5 4 2.0 7 3.5 1 0.5 0 0.0     0 2 0 0.0 0 0
31 Jackson, Francis 22 259 11.8 105 4.8 364 16.5 69 3.1 1 0.0     61 24 1 0.0 2 8
27 James, Max 5 39 7.8 13 2.6 52 10.4 11 2.2 1 0.2     9 4 4 0.8 6 30
3 Jenkinson, Noel 5 29 5.8 9 1.8 38 7.6 6 1.2 0 0.0     7 6 0 0.0 0 0
47 Koop, Doug 9 81 9.0 29 3.2 110 12.2 10 1.1 0 0.0     22 14 12 1.3 7 79
34 Kruse, Max 9 51 5.7 28 3.1 79 8.8 20 2.2 0 0.0     8 10 3 0.3 3 21
1 McGhie, Robert 15 125 8.3 41 2.7 166 11.1 35 2.3 0 0.0     21 22 1 0.1 1 7
29 McLeish, David 8 79 9.9 26 3.3 105 13.1 23 2.9 0 0.0     7 14 0 0.0 1 1
35 Morrison, Peter 18 195 10.8 182 10.1 377 20.9 106 5.9 0 0.0     22 35 21 1.2 10 136
21 Morwood, Tony 21 241 11.5 85 4.0 326 15.5 115 5.5 1 0.0     44 29 47 2.2 24 306
32 Morwood, Paul 22 265 12.0 112 5.1 377 17.1 83 3.8 0 0.0     48 47 14 0.6 12 96
6 Murphy, Dale 7 43 6.1 32 4.6 75 10.7 7 1.0 2 0.3     14 10 0 0.0 1 1
19 O'Neill, Terry 1 7 7.0 2 2.0 9 9.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     2 1 0 0.0 0 0
4 Oaten, Michael 1 3 3.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 1 1.0 0 0.0     0 1 0 0.0 0 0
2 Plumb, Phillip 2 10 5.0 13 6.5 23 11.5 4 2.0 39 19.5     7 10 0 0.0 0 0
16 Quade, Ricky 9 120 13.3 47 5.2 167 18.6 29 3.2 3 0.3     13 11 3 0.3 2 20
40 Rhys-Jones, David 4 30 7.5 14 3.5 44 11.0 10 2.5 0 0.0     5 8 3 0.8 4 22
10 Roberts, John 22 181 8.2 55 2.5 236 10.7 115 5.2 7 0.3     25 50 67 3.0 47 449
17 Roberts, Ian 7 59 8.4 13 1.9 72 10.3 14 2.0 0 0.0     8 10 5 0.7 6 36
25 Round, Barry 21 173 8.2 159 7.6 332 15.8 126 6.0 230 11.0     49 50 21 1.0 9 135
28 Smith, Michael 7 63 9.0 38 5.4 101 14.4 23 3.3 1 0.1     7 10 8 1.1 13 61
46 Smith, Greg 18 227 12.6 80 4.4 307 17.1 54 3.0 0 0.0     36 39 9 0.5 9 63
20 Teasdale, Graham 22 220 10.0 112 5.1 332 15.1 132 6.0 324 14.7     64 68 8 0.4 7 55
26 Wright, Stephen 22 269 12.2 109 5.0 378 17.2 47 2.1 4 0.2     70 53 20 0.9 28 148
8 Wright, Michael 11 75 6.8 41 3.7 116 10.5 29 2.6 2 0.2     17 12 11 1.0 11 77
30 Zantuck, Shane 7 70 10.0 19 2.7 89 12.7 24 3.4 0 0.0     8 12 5 0.7 2 32
Totals 440 4487 10.2 1896 4.3 6383 14.5 1460 3.3 627 1.4     876 793 316 0.7 279 2175
 

Footnotes

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