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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...."

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1989 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 1989 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Sydney 4.36.711.1412.17 89 WON Richmond 3.38.59.611.7 73 16 SCG Apr 2 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
2 A Sydney 2.44.85.118.17 65 LOST Brisbane 4.57.1112.1218.15 123 -58 CRR Apr 9 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 H Sydney 4.49.811.920.14 134 WON West Coast 3.56.89.1511.17 83 51 SCG Apr 16 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 A Sydney 5.78.1018.1423.15 153 WON Fitzroy 1.14.57.511.13 79 74 PRI Apr 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Sydney 1.65.119.1510.17 77 WON Collingwood 2.64.78.89.12 66 11 SCG Apr 30 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 A Sydney 4.57.67.119.13 67 LOST St. Kilda 4.17.710.1113.17 95 -28 MOO May 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Sydney 1.64.85.147.16 58 LOST North Melbourne 1.73.97.109.13 67 -9 SCG May 12 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
8 A Sydney 2.24.48.912.11 83 LOST Hawthorn 6.612.1116.2022.25 157 -74 PRI May 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Sydney 2.22.45.56.7 43 LOST Melbourne 1.51.113.146.16 52 -9 SCG May 28 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 A Sydney 3.25.36.510.6 66 LOST Footscray 0.27.510.1014.14 98 -32 WES Jun 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Sydney 2.25.47.78.9 57 LOST Carlton 3.37.69.1112.13 85 -28 SCG Jun 9 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
12 A Sydney 5.65.85.107.13 55 WON Essendon 2.05.25.67.8 50 5 WIN Jun 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Sydney 2.63.87.1614.19 103 LOST Geelong 5.212.715.1316.15 111 -8 SCG Jun 25 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 A Sydney 2.14.15.57.8 50 LOST Richmond 2.15.89.1210.15 75 -25 MCG Jul 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Sydney 5.511.1213.1616.21 117 WON Footscray 2.26.59.1010.17 77 40 SCG Jul 16 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 A Sydney 1.74.106.139.16 70 LOST West Coast 2.54.910.1016.16 112 -42 SUB Jul 23 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 H Sydney 3.67.129.2112.23 95 WON Brisbane 1.13.65.109.16 70 25 SCG Jul 30 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 A Sydney 2.75.87.1112.13 85 WON Collingwood 3.25.66.1211.15 81 4 VIC Aug 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Sydney 4.012.618.825.9 159 WON St. Kilda 3.79.1014.1016.13 109 50 SCG Aug 13 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 A Sydney 2.45.108.1312.15 87 LOST Melbourne 2.35.69.914.14 98 -11 MCG Aug 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Sydney 4.87.1111.1715.20 110 WON Essendon 3.38.712.915.14 104 6 SCG Aug 25 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
22 A Sydney 4.211.513.721.10 136 WON North Melbourne 6.69.710.1113.15 93 43 MCG Sep 1 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
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1989 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
14 Barling, Tim 5 18 3.6 33 6.6 51 10.2 9 1.8 57 11.4 7 1.4 5 7 2 0.4 1 13
34 Battiston, Adrian 2 6 3.0 3 1.5 9 4.5 2 1.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 4 0 0.0 0 0
30 Bayes, Mark 20 195 9.8 90 4.5 285 14.3 85 4.3 15 0.8 25 1.3 9 22 12 0.6 6 78
16 Bolton, David 11 63 5.7 53 4.8 116 10.5 13 1.2 0 0.0 9 0.8 7 8 1 0.1 3 9
44 Brinkkotter, John 3 5 1.7 1 0.3 6 2.0 3 1.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
41 Brown, David 5 17 3.4 6 1.2 23 4.6 15 3.0 2 0.4 0 0.0 4 0 3 0.6 7 25
14 Byrne, Michael 2 2 1.0 7 3.5 9 4.5 2 1.0 3 1.5 0 0.0 2 1 0 0.0 0 0
7 Carroll, Dennis 19 279 14.7 113 5.9 392 20.6 64 3.4 4 0.2 20 1.1 16 38 14 0.7 18 102
13 Carter, Rod 20 101 5.1 55 2.8 156 7.8 36 1.8 5 0.3 5 0.3 29 20 0 0.0 0 0
23 Coleman, Glenn 10 84 8.4 32 3.2 116 11.6 46 4.6 13 1.3 5 0.5 11 22 11 1.1 13 79
29 Cordy, Neil 11 82 7.5 60 5.5 142 12.9 34 3.1 0 0.0 8 0.7 15 9 0 0.0 0 0
28 Cordy, Graeme 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
6 Eustice, Mark 20 240 12.0 86 4.3 326 16.3 36 1.8 0 0.0 24 1.2 36 23 7 0.4 5 47
3 Healy, Gerard 8 150 18.8 64 8.0 214 26.8 22 2.8 2 0.3 9 1.1 18 13 6 0.8 4 40
9 Henwood, Wayne 11 72 6.5 31 2.8 103 9.4 40 3.6 34 3.1 7 0.6 8 22 9 0.8 10 64
47 Higgins, Leon 20 210 10.5 68 3.4 278 13.9 51 2.6 0 0.0 21 1.1 24 30 15 0.8 16 106
11 Holdsworth, Paul 6 28 4.7 15 2.5 43 7.2 8 1.3 1 0.2 3 0.5 3 3 3 0.5 2 20
46 Kellett, Mark 15 129 8.6 57 3.8 186 12.4 44 2.9 7 0.5 7 0.5 24 20 0 0.0 3 3
18 Lloyd, Matthew 4 17 4.3 7 1.8 24 6.0 4 1.0 0 0.0 2 0.5 5 4 1 0.3 0 6
33 McAsey, Darren 10 66 6.6 23 2.3 89 8.9 43 4.3 1 0.1 8 0.8 6 19 11 1.1 10 76
10 Mitchell, Barry 20 343 17.2 204 10.2 547 27.4 45 2.3 0 0.0 43 2.2 53 38 17 0.9 24 126
21 Morwood, Tony 15 119 7.9 38 2.5 157 10.5 66 4.4 0 0.0 13 0.9 21 24 16 1.1 18 114
35 Murphy, David 22 275 12.5 173 7.9 448 20.4 67 3.0 0 0.0 26 1.2 36 28 13 0.6 14 92
4 Neagle, Merv 18 209 11.6 171 9.5 380 21.1 69 3.8 0 0.0 28 1.6 27 25 0 0.0 3 3
43 Ogier, Darren 8 59 7.4 30 3.8 89 11.1 27 3.4 2 0.3 11 1.4 9 9 16 2.0 7 103
54 Page, Glenn 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
19 Parsons, Michael 10 49 4.9 44 4.4 93 9.3 31 3.1 123 12.3 4 0.4 9 24 8 0.8 5 53
31 Phyland, Michael 9 69 7.7 82 9.1 151 16.8 15 1.7 0 0.0 15 1.7 11 9 3 0.3 1 19
17 Potter, Craig 5 17 3.4 14 2.8 31 6.2 5 1.0 0 0.0 6 1.2 5 6 1 0.2 2 8
5 Roberts, Ian 12 80 6.7 58 4.8 138 11.5 16 1.3 0 0.0 5 0.4 19 7 0 0.0 0 0
38 Scott, Brett 7 60 8.6 21 3.0 81 11.6 6 0.9 0 0.0 6 0.9 6 11 5 0.7 1 31
37 Teal, Robert 17 178 10.5 95 5.6 273 16.1 49 2.9 0 0.0 15 0.9 19 15 18 1.1 14 122
12 Thripp, Terry 22 291 13.2 85 3.9 376 17.1 92 4.2 6 0.3 61 2.8 56 52 22 1.0 20 152
15 Toohey, Bernard 22 241 11.0 68 3.1 309 14.0 87 4.0 1 0.0 30 1.4 46 42 27 1.2 17 179
48 Wheeler, Sanford 2 9 4.5 2 1.0 11 5.5 2 1.0 0 0.0 3 1.5 2 1 1 0.5 0 6
2 Williams, Greg 17 214 12.6 258 15.2 472 27.8 63 3.7 0 0.0 28 1.6 28 27 19 1.1 23 137
25 Willis, David 13 40 3.1 47 3.6 87 6.7 40 3.1 130 10.0 14 1.1 15 53 3 0.2 0 18
26 Wright, Stephen 17 179 10.5 117 6.9 296 17.4 29 1.7 0 0.0 30 1.8 45 29 11 0.6 6 72
Totals 440 4196 9.5 2311 5.3 6507 14.8 1266 2.9 406 0.9 500 1.1 630 667 275 0.6 253 1903
 

Footnotes

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