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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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1984 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 1984 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Sydney 2.55.710.1013.11 89 LOST Hawthorn 4.48.813.1517.22 124 -35 PRI Mar 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Sydney 7.611.813.1216.16 112 WON Melbourne 2.25.58.1413.20 98 14 SCG Apr 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 A Sydney 8.414.719.922.13 145 WON St. Kilda 2.38.713.818.8 116 29 MOO Apr 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A Sydney 5.19.214.317.4 106 WON Collingwood 1.44.611.1015.13 103 3 VIC Apr 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Sydney 5.57.910.1517.17 119 WON Fitzroy 2.36.1010.1115.14 104 15 SCG Apr 29 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 A Sydney 2.36.511.1011.11 77 LOST Footscray 3.48.108.1111.18 84 -7 WES May 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Sydney 3.39.713.1017.20 122 LOST Richmond 7.710.915.1718.21 129 -7 SCG May 13 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 A Sydney 6.613.1216.1719.20 134 WON North Melbourne 0.66.911.1618.19 127 7 ARD May 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Sydney 4.47.1212.1416.15 111 WON Geelong 1.74.125.187.27 69 42 SCG May 27 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 H Sydney 1.34.88.912.15 87 LOST Carlton 6.19.1114.1420.19 139 -52 SCG Jun 3 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 A Sydney 2.17.611.814.10 94 LOST Essendon 9.714.1116.1220.15 135 -41 WIN Jun 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A Sydney 1.62.93.115.16 46 LOST Melbourne 4.711.1117.1421.17 143 -97 MCG Jun 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Sydney 5.07.311.815.11 101 LOST St. Kilda 7.211.516.919.12 126 -25 SCG Jun 24 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 H Sydney 3.46.810.1014.16 100 LOST Collingwood 2.47.915.1219.17 131 -31 SCG Jul 1 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 A Sydney 1.25.57.614.12 96 WON Fitzroy 2.64.76.129.14 68 28 JUN Jul 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H Sydney 5.59.1012.1416.17 113 WON Footscray 2.45.59.812.15 87 26 SCG Jul 15 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 A Sydney 1.43.63.83.10 28 LOST Richmond 2.65.129.1512.19 91 -63 MCG Jul 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Sydney 2.16.316.317.6 108 LOST North Melbourne 5.68.914.1218.15 123 -15 SCG Aug 5 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
19 A Sydney 7.110.112.414.8 92 LOST Geelong 5.110.713.1316.17 113 -21 KAR Aug 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Sydney 3.25.89.1211.19 85 LOST Hawthorn 7.816.1321.2125.24 174 -89 SCG Aug 19 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
21 H Sydney 5.110.515.1123.17 155 WON Essendon 5.48.812.1314.15 99 56 SCG Aug 26 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
22 A Sydney 4.49.613.915.13 103 LOST Carlton 4.47.1413.1720.19 139 -36 PRI Sep 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1984 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 22 290 13.2 127 5.8 417 19.0 82 3.7 1 0.0     33 32 5 0.2 11 41
12 Braddy, Craig 18 129 7.2 70 3.9 199 11.1 66 3.7 13 0.7     22 26 21 1.2 22 148
11 Browning, Mark 22 331 15.0 143 6.5 474 21.5 55 2.5 2 0.1     51 25 22 1.0 10 142
39 Capper, Warwick 15 176 11.7 26 1.7 202 13.5 71 4.7 23 1.5     33 25 39 2.6 34 268
7 Carroll, Dennis 14 183 13.1 58 4.1 241 17.2 57 4.1 3 0.2     24 22 3 0.2 8 26
18 Carroll, Wayne 12 86 7.2 55 4.6 141 11.8 39 3.3 16 1.3     27 23 10 0.8 4 64
13 Carter, Rod 19 115 6.1 40 2.1 155 8.2 38 2.0 1 0.1     29 27 0 0.0 0 0
17 Chilcott, Arthur 11 69 6.3 36 3.3 105 9.5 24 2.2 1 0.1     11 7 14 1.3 6 90
19 Daniher, Anthony 22 148 6.7 81 3.7 229 10.4 58 2.6 17 0.8     27 18 4 0.2 2 26
48 Davis, Michael 1 4 4.0 2 2.0 6 6.0 2 2.0 0 0.0     1 0 1 1.0 2 8
15 Evans, Bernie 22 364 16.5 104 4.7 468 21.3 68 3.1 0 0.0     44 39 36 1.6 37 253
29 Foy, Patrick 7 43 6.1 27 3.9 70 10.0 21 3.0 0 0.0     11 9 1 0.1 0 6
50 Frangalas, Gary 14 105 7.5 47 3.4 152 10.9 45 3.2 0 0.0     17 20 12 0.9 10 82
34 Hawke, Paul 22 202 9.2 180 8.2 382 17.4 52 2.4 1 0.0     47 27 23 1.0 9 147
22 Holden, Craig 16 190 11.9 68 4.3 258 16.1 52 3.3 0 0.0     25 21 3 0.2 5 23
23 Hounsell, Colin 9 83 9.2 32 3.6 115 12.8 15 1.7 0 0.0     10 18 7 0.8 4 46
54 Hughes, Tony 2 12 6.0 3 1.5 15 7.5 3 1.5 0 0.0     0 4 2 1.0 0 12
3 Kruse, Max 12 119 9.9 59 4.9 178 14.8 44 3.7 2 0.2     24 24 1 0.1 2 8
28 Lucas, Jack 5 41 8.2 11 2.2 52 10.4 9 1.8 0 0.0     6 2 3 0.6 1 19
46 McBroom, Stephen 3 21 7.0 19 6.3 40 13.3 7 2.3 1 0.3     5 5 1 0.3 1 7
49 Mitchell, Barry 7 75 10.7 47 6.7 122 17.4 20 2.9 0 0.0     10 16 6 0.9 5 41
21 Morwood, Tony 20 197 9.9 78 3.9 275 13.8 91 4.6 1 0.1     30 23 30 1.5 20 200
35 Murphy, David 6 52 8.7 39 6.5 91 15.2 14 2.3 0 0.0     10 5 2 0.3 7 19
14 Picken, Billy 15 160 10.7 71 4.7 231 15.4 69 4.6 1 0.1     25 23 0 0.0 1 1
37 Potter, Craig 3 7 2.3 10 3.3 17 5.7 2 0.7 0 0.0     1 1 0 0.0 3 3
30 Rhys-Jones, David 19 178 9.4 127 6.7 305 16.1 64 3.4 7 0.4     43 61 23 1.2 13 151
5 Roberts, Ian 21 185 8.8 76 3.6 261 12.4 45 2.1 4 0.2     28 20 4 0.2 7 31
25 Round, Barry 15 102 6.8 59 3.9 161 10.7 72 4.8 100 6.7     20 29 28 1.9 19 187
6 Scott, Brett 9 98 10.9 39 4.3 137 15.2 24 2.7 0 0.0     16 9 5 0.6 11 41
50 Siddons, Jamie 2 21 10.5 3 1.5 24 12.0 5 2.5 0 0.0     3 0 1 0.5 1 7
8 Smith, Greg 19 256 13.5 89 4.7 345 18.2 64 3.4 2 0.1     33 26 6 0.3 6 42
24 Taubert, Stephen 21 202 9.6 125 6.0 327 15.6 128 6.1 584 27.8     66 28 1 0.0 4 10
33 Thripp, Terry 2 5 2.5 1 0.5 6 3.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     0 0 1 0.5 2 8
10 Vernon, Daryl 4 26 6.5 14 3.5 40 10.0 9 2.3 0 0.0     2 5 0 0.0 1 1
36 Whitzell, Mark 3 12 4.0 7 2.3 19 6.3 1 0.3 0 0.0     3 1 0 0.0 2 2
26 Wright, Stephen 6 76 12.7 38 6.3 114 19.0 8 1.3 0 0.0     15 7 6 1.0 4 40
Totals 440 4363 9.9 2011 4.6 6374 14.5 1424 3.2 780 1.8     752 628 321 0.7 274 2200
 

Footnotes

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