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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) 1897–2023

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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1986 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 1986 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Sydney 3.112.316.420.6 126 WON North Melbourne 4.15.312.915.11 101 25 MCG Mar 31 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
2 H Sydney 5.59.1014.1519.20 134 WON Collingwood 4.25.612.615.10 100 34 SCG Apr 6 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 A Sydney 3.26.612.1019.18 132 WON Geelong 4.67.911.1415.15 105 27 KAR Apr 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Sydney 8.713.1116.1720.22 142 WON Footscray 1.34.56.89.12 66 76 SCG Apr 20 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 A Sydney 4.210.713.1016.14 110 WON Melbourne 2.55.98.1414.17 101 9 MCG Apr 25 (Fri, 2:10) Scores
6 H Sydney 5.29.713.918.12 120 WON Carlton 4.47.79.1613.20 98 22 SCG May 4 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 A Sydney 4.48.511.915.10 100 LOST Hawthorn 4.510.1412.1918.25 133 -33 PRI May 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Sydney 6.38.713.1116.15 111 LOST Richmond 4.310.912.1116.16 112 -1 SCG May 18 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
9 A Sydney 2.44.76.116.11 47 WON St. Kilda 1.23.63.85.8 38 9 MOO May 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Sydney 4.49.813.1118.18 126 WON Fitzroy 5.38.912.1414.17 101 25 SCG Jun 1 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 A Sydney 3.54.98.1610.18 78 WON Essendon 4.17.37.39.4 58 20 WIN Jun 9 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 H Sydney 5.38.411.813.13 91 LOST North Melbourne 3.35.713.714.11 95 -4 SCG Jun 13 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
13 A Sydney 4.26.810.914.12 96 WON Collingwood 5.210.613.914.11 95 1 VIC Jun 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H Sydney 6.27.614.817.11 113 WON Geelong 4.26.68.713.13 91 22 SCG Jun 29 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 A Sydney 1.33.811.1112.14 86 WON Footscray 4.05.17.211.4 70 16 WES Jul 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H Sydney 3.58.915.1624.18 162 WON Essendon 4.16.710.1015.13 103 59 SCG Jul 13 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 H Sydney 7.614.722.1229.15 189 WON Melbourne 0.23.77.89.11 65 124 SCG Jul 27 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 A Sydney 1.35.88.1112.15 87 LOST Carlton 5.46.713.915.14 104 -17 PRI Aug 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Sydney 1.56.86.1110.13 73 LOST Hawthorn 6.414.418.827.9 171 -98 SCG Aug 10 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 A Sydney 6.310.817.1421.18 144 WON Richmond 2.35.58.914.12 96 48 MCG Aug 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Sydney 8.411.1016.1720.20 140 WON St. Kilda 5.48.1012.1216.15 111 29 SCG Aug 24 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
22 A Sydney 1.34.75.98.15 63 LOST Fitzroy 4.95.128.179.19 73 -10 VIC Aug 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
QF A Sydney 5.17.612.815.14 104 LOST Carlton 5.112.717.1218.12 120 -16 MCG Sep 7 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
1SF A Sydney 3.28.511.813.11 89 LOST Fitzroy 4.46.88.1413.16 94 -5 MCG Sep 14 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
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1986 Player Stats

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