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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...."

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1982 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 1982 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Sydney 3.610.718.920.17 137 WON Melbourne 2.35.911.1016.12 108 29 SCG Mar 28 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
2 A Sydney 4.48.119.1516.21 117 LOST North Melbourne 7.311.321.1024.13 157 -40 ARD Apr 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Sydney 6.58.916.1420.22 142 WON St. Kilda 2.49.913.1217.14 116 26 MOO Apr 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Sydney 3.312.1115.1724.18 162 WON Fitzroy 2.95.99.1414.22 106 56 SCG Apr 18 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 A Sydney 2.75.137.1511.16 82 LOST Geelong 2.33.67.1212.12 84 -2 KAR Apr 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H Sydney 3.75.1111.1715.21 111 LOST Essendon 4.210.412.918.9 117 -6 SCG May 2 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 A Sydney 5.411.616.820.11 131 WON Footscray 4.39.810.1715.20 110 21 WES May 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Sydney 5.711.1514.2015.25 115 WON Collingwood 3.44.95.1513.19 97 18 SCG May 16 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
9 A Sydney 2.15.412.912.11 83 LOST Carlton 12.517.1020.1527.23 185 -102 PRI May 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Sydney 2.54.711.1215.13 103 LOST Hawthorn 3.213.1018.1224.13 157 -54 SCG May 30 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 A Sydney 2.89.1414.1618.25 133 LOST Richmond 5.411.715.1020.14 134 -1 MCG Jun 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H Sydney 5.58.611.1115.15 105 LOST North Melbourne 3.17.613.1016.15 111 -6 SCG Jun 13 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 H Sydney 5.513.1122.1530.19 199 WON St. Kilda 6.410.812.1215.13 103 96 SCG Jun 20 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 A Sydney 4.09.214.720.13 133 WON Fitzroy 7.510.814.1216.16 112 21 JUN Jun 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Sydney 4.36.910.1418.18 126 WON Geelong 4.47.69.1312.15 87 39 SCG Jul 4 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 A Sydney 6.210.614.817.13 115 WON Essendon 4.29.69.912.10 82 33 WIN Jul 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Sydney 2.67.1010.1914.27 111 WON Footscray 4.38.613.715.8 98 13 SCG Jul 25 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 A Sydney 2.46.88.813.12 90 WON Collingwood 6.46.78.1312.13 85 5 VIC Jul 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Sydney 1.62.107.1415.16 106 WON Carlton 3.73.124.149.18 72 34 SCG Aug 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 A Sydney 2.26.66.98.14 62 LOST Hawthorn 5.48.912.1218.18 126 -64 PRI Aug 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Sydney 8.312.613.916.14 110 LOST Richmond 0.39.716.1119.13 127 -17 SCG Aug 22 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
22 A Sydney 5.612.915.1122.16 148 LOST Melbourne 5.311.818.1025.13 163 -15 MCG Aug 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1982 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 22 235 10.7 100 4.5 335 15.2 64 2.9 1 0.0     44 35 1 0.0 2 8
14 Allender, Stephen 14 100 7.1 38 2.7 138 9.9 28 2.0 125 8.9     25 19 18 1.3 8 116
20 Beecroft, Barry 7 43 6.1 11 1.6 54 7.7 13 1.9 27 3.9     14 8 0 0.0 0 0
12 Braddy, Craig 12 69 5.8 39 3.3 108 9.0 47 3.9 9 0.8     13 18 13 1.1 7 85
11 Browning, Mark 22 294 13.4 155 7.0 449 20.4 71 3.2 7 0.3     48 30 7 0.3 17 59
18 Carroll, Wayne 13 81 6.2 22 1.7 103 7.9 37 2.8 4 0.3     13 23 22 1.7 17 149
7 Carroll, Dennis 22 281 12.8 74 3.4 355 16.1 95 4.3 4 0.2     24 55 17 0.8 15 117
13 Carter, Rod 22 160 7.3 54 2.5 214 9.7 42 1.9 2 0.1     56 34 0 0.0 0 0
19 Daniher, Anthony 18 113 6.3 45 2.5 158 8.8 53 2.9 13 0.7     17 19 8 0.4 10 58
15 Evans, Bernie 18 216 12.0 90 5.0 306 17.0 55 3.1 2 0.1     33 35 23 1.3 31 169
6 Foschini, Silvio 21 233 11.1 66 3.1 299 14.2 50 2.4 2 0.1     23 29 42 2.0 38 290
23 Hounsell, Colin 18 202 11.2 82 4.6 284 15.8 34 1.9 0 0.0     22 28 15 0.8 17 107
27 James, Max 3 16 5.3 2 0.7 18 6.0 4 1.3 1 0.3     1 5 2 0.7 2 14
34 Kruse, Max 22 225 10.2 104 4.7 329 15.0 54 2.5 5 0.2     57 44 6 0.3 6 42
28 Lucas, Jack 2 11 5.5 1 0.5 12 6.0 2 1.0 0 0.0     0 2 1 0.5 1 7
21 Morwood, Tony 20 220 11.0 79 4.0 299 15.0 82 4.1 1 0.1     34 41 45 2.3 40 310
41 Morwood, Shane 13 94 7.2 43 3.3 137 10.5 27 2.1 0 0.0     12 11 9 0.7 14 68
32 Morwood, Paul 21 304 14.5 89 4.2 393 18.7 76 3.6 3 0.1     51 39 12 0.6 5 77
40 Mustey, Trevor 1 1 1.0 3 3.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 5 5.0     1 1 0 0.0 0 0
5 Neesham, Gerard 9 88 9.8 47 5.2 135 15.0 29 3.2 0 0.0     12 15 1 0.1 1 7
4 Oaten, Michael 4 25 6.3 3 0.8 28 7.0 17 4.3 0 0.0     4 4 8 2.0 5 53
22 Reid, John 5 36 7.2 13 2.6 49 9.8 13 2.6 1 0.2     6 14 0 0.0 0 0
30 Rhys-Jones, David 21 186 8.9 168 8.0 354 16.9 59 2.8 0 0.0     57 60 3 0.1 11 29
10 Roberts, John 7 31 4.4 10 1.4 41 5.9 20 2.9 1 0.1     7 14 17 2.4 8 110
17 Roberts, Ian 3 16 5.3 0 0.0 16 5.3 3 1.0 0 0.0     3 3 0 0.0 0 0
25 Round, Barry 21 191 9.1 200 9.5 391 18.6 130 6.2 383 18.2     68 37 18 0.9 14 122
38 Scott, Brett 19 228 12.0 43 2.3 271 14.3 45 2.4 1 0.1     41 31 15 0.8 17 107
8 Smith, Greg 21 329 15.7 118 5.6 447 21.3 103 4.9 4 0.2     51 42 22 1.0 22 154
24 Taubert, Stephen 12 124 10.3 31 2.6 155 12.9 58 4.8 119 9.9     33 20 21 1.8 16 142
39 Winbanks, David 5 15 3.0 7 1.4 22 4.4 3 0.6 0 0.0     5 7 1 0.2 1 7
26 Wright, Stephen 22 253 11.5 114 5.2 367 16.7 28 1.3 2 0.1     61 44 27 1.2 19 181
Totals 440 4420 10.0 1851 4.2 6271 14.3 1342 3.1 722 1.6     836 767 374 0.9 344 2588
 

Footnotes

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