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KEY FACTS

Official name
Swan Districts Football Club

Known as
Swan Districts

Nickname
Swans

Formed
1934

Colours
Black and white

Associated clubs
Swan Districts Reserves; Swan Districts U19s; Swan Districts WFC

Affiliation (Current)
West Australian Football League (WAFL) 1934–2024

Home Ground
Bassendean Oval

WAFL Premierships
1961-62-63, 1982-83-84, 1990, 2010 (8 total)

Senior Premierships
R.P. Rodriguez Shield: 1962, 1965, 1974-5, 1980 (5 total)

Most Games
305 - Bill Walker (1961-1976)

Most Goals
555 - Eric Gorman (1961-1969)

League Top Goalkickers
M.George (90) 1974; S.Beasley (97) 1980; B.Hutton (83) 1984 (3 total)

Sandover Medalists
George Krepp 1935; Jim Davies 1944; Haydn Bunton 1962; Bill Walker 1965, 1966, 1967 & 1970; Phil Narkle 1982; Mick Grasso 1990; Jeremy Wasley 1996; Shane Beros 2003; Andrew Krakouer 2010; Samuel Fisher 2020 (10 medallists/13 medals)

Headquarters
Old Perth Road, Bassendean, WA 6054

Postal Address
PO Box 61, Bassendean, WA, 6054

Phone: (08) 9279 8700 

Email
reception@swandistrictsfc.com

Website
swandistrictsfc.com.au

President
B. Manning

Swan Districts



Among the newcomers in 1961 to respond to the Bunton technique was rover Bill Walker, who would go on to become arguably the greatest player in the history of the club. Nevertheless, it was Bunton’s “genius (that was) solely responsible for the club’s dizzy climb from the bottom to the top of the premiership table in one winter”. Or perhaps, as one senior player archly put it, “He conned us into playing good football” ...

  • Swans might have been late arrivals in the WAFL but, as John Devaney writes, once they found their feet, they were hard to stop

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1996 Season (WASFL) Fixture

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Swan Districts' 1996 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Swan Districts 2.39.612.819.14 128 WON East Fremantle 7.58.811.1011.13 79 49 BAS Apr 6 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
2 A Swan Districts 3.34.47.712.12 84 LOST East Perth 2.56.912.1113.14 92 -8 POV Apr 13 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
3 H Swan Districts 3.69.915.1120.14 134 WON Subiaco 3.14.76.911.12 78 56 BAS Apr 20 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
4 H Swan Districts 5.56.78.1212.18 90 LOST Claremont 5.210.814.1217.14 116 -26 RUS Apr 27 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
5 A Swan Districts 3.65.126.127.14 56 WON South Fremantle 1.13.36.48.6 54 2 ROC May 4 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
6 H Swan Districts 6.411.815.819.10 124 WON Perth 1.02.26.210.4 64 60 BAS May 11 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
7 A Swan Districts 3.36.912.1112.13 85 LOST West Perth 5.36.711.916.12 108 -23 AJO May 18 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
8 A Swan Districts 5.58.69.615.7 97 LOST East Fremantle 5.010.214.717.15 117 -20 EFO May 25 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
9 H Swan Districts 4.59.79.1413.17 95 LOST East Perth 2.55.810.1016.12 108 -13 BAS Jun 1 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
10 A Swan Districts 2.46.712.716.11 107 LOST Subiaco 6.311.415.619.7 121 -14 SUB Jun 8 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
11 A Swan Districts 3.66.89.1012.14 86 WON Claremont 0.10.31.51.7 13 73 CLM Jun 15 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
12 H Swan Districts 3.511.520.1028.16 184 WON South Fremantle 2.56.69.109.10 64 120 BAS Jun 22 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
13 A Swan Districts 1.22.55.811.11 77 LOST Perth 2.65.910.914.9 93 -16 LAT Jul 6 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
14 H Swan Districts 7.39.412.516.8 104 WON West Perth 4.05.37.79.10 64 40 BAS Jul 13 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
15 H Swan Districts 1.16.36.98.14 62 LOST East Fremantle 5.09.111.416.7 103 -41 BAS Jul 20 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
16 A Swan Districts 2.53.54.74.9 33 LOST East Perth 1.25.48.68.12 60 -27 POV Jul 27 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
17 H Swan Districts 6.416.1221.1432.15 207 WON Subiaco 1.52.67.910.12 72 135 BAS Aug 3 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
18 H Swan Districts 3.47.79.1313.15 93 LOST Claremont 5.48.1012.1316.15 111 -18 BAS Aug 11 (Sun, 12:00) Scores
19 A Swan Districts 3.27.613.916.13 109 WON South Fremantle 4.68.1011.1112.12 84 25 FRE Aug 17 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
20 H Swan Districts 2.53.65.87.9 51 LOST Perth 6.09.213.516.6 102 -51 BAS Aug 24 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
21 A Swan Districts 1.14.26.311.14 80 LOST West Perth 4.77.1110.1413.18 96 -16 AJO Aug 31 (Sat, 12:00) Scores
 

Footnotes

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