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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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1990 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 1990 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Sydney 2.13.69.915.14 104 WON Carlton 6.510.912.1514.15 99 5 PRI Mar 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Sydney 3.44.127.1510.18 78 LOST Footscray 3.27.615.1420.20 140 -62 SCG Apr 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 A Sydney 1.45.109.1612.21 93 LOST Collingwood 6.19.312.520.8 128 -35 VIC Apr 16 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
4 H Sydney 3.64.139.1613.19 97 LOST St. Kilda 4.37.1114.1419.17 131 -34 SCG Apr 22 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 A Sydney 2.24.39.610.7 67 LOST West Coast 6.410.1012.1119.14 128 -61 SUB Apr 29 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 H Sydney 1.26.89.1014.14 98 WON Melbourne 4.75.118.1812.21 93 5 SCG May 6 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 A Sydney 3.36.59.513.10 88 LOST Brisbane 3.29.412.1014.12 96 -8 CRR May 13 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 H Sydney 3.66.98.1515.17 107 WON Geelong 2.25.1011.1213.20 98 9 SCG May 18 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
9 A Sydney 1.12.45.59.6 60 LOST Richmond 3.88.1212.1420.19 139 -79 MCG May 27 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 H Sydney 3.24.36.611.8 74 LOST Essendon 6.414.620.1025.14 164 -90 SCG Jun 3 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 A Sydney 4.25.58.1111.17 83 LOST Hawthorn 7.711.1014.1419.18 132 -49 PRI Jun 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H Sydney 2.63.77.1110.11 71 LOST Fitzroy 3.27.910.1317.14 116 -45 SCG Jun 17 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 A Sydney 1.22.33.75.11 41 LOST North Melbourne 5.78.1214.1718.23 131 -90 MCG Jun 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H Sydney 6.29.810.813.12 90 LOST Carlton 6.29.419.725.12 162 -72 SCG Jul 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 A Sydney 6.57.811.1413.18 96 LOST Footscray 2.47.611.617.10 112 -16 WES Jul 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H Sydney 3.37.611.819.9 123 LOST Collingwood 5.69.1014.1821.21 147 -24 SCG Jul 22 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 A Sydney 2.75.118.1110.13 73 LOST St. Kilda 5.310.1018.1322.16 148 -75 MOO Jul 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Sydney 1.34.48.710.8 68 LOST West Coast 4.55.68.812.11 83 -15 SCG Aug 5 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
19 A Sydney 4.37.510.1315.16 106 LOST Melbourne 9.215.619.827.11 173 -67 MCG Aug 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Sydney 1.63.114.1511.20 86 WON Brisbane 3.44.77.117.13 55 31 SCG Aug 17 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
21 A Sydney 3.26.38.514.8 92 WON Geelong 1.45.68.1512.18 90 2 KAR Aug 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Sydney 2.74.99.1515.19 109 LOST Richmond 8.413.1018.1620.19 139 -30 SCG Sep 2 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
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1990 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 8 29 3.6 35 4.4 64 8.0 14 1.8 71 8.9 5 0.6 11 20 0 0.0 4 4
30 Bayes, Mark 13 122 9.4 48 3.7 170 13.1 33 2.5 3 0.2 10 0.8 9 14 8 0.6 14 62
16 Bolton, David 20 217 10.9 138 6.9 355 17.8 34 1.7 0 0.0 29 1.5 19 20 6 0.3 8 44
41 Brown, David 2 5 2.5 3 1.5 8 4.0 4 2.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 0 0 1 0.5 2 8
7 Carroll, Dennis 16 257 16.1 119 7.4 376 23.5 39 2.4 1 0.1 24 1.5 13 18 10 0.6 13 73
13 Carter, Rod 7 30 4.3 20 2.9 50 7.1 8 1.1 2 0.3 3 0.4 6 5 0 0.0 0 0
29 Cordy, Neil 16 125 7.8 87 5.4 212 13.3 71 4.4 3 0.2 12 0.8 13 11 0 0.0 2 2
38 Denneman, Darren 3 13 4.3 12 4.0 25 8.3 1 0.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 1 0 0.0 2 2
6 Eustice, Mark 17 188 11.1 96 5.6 284 16.7 23 1.4 0 0.0 17 1.0 20 27 2 0.1 4 16
23 Fell, Shane 15 83 5.5 12 0.8 95 6.3 60 4.0 0 0.0 6 0.4 11 9 30 2.0 20 200
3 Healy, Gerard 11 212 19.3 100 9.1 312 28.4 37 3.4 0 0.0 12 1.1 5 16 7 0.6 12 54
9 Henwood, Wayne 19 159 8.4 74 3.9 233 12.3 89 4.7 42 2.2 16 0.8 18 28 19 1.0 11 125
47 Higgins, Leon 19 205 10.8 110 5.8 315 16.6 42 2.2 0 0.0 23 1.2 15 19 15 0.8 16 106
19 John, Gareth 7 46 6.6 38 5.4 84 12.0 34 4.9 88 12.6 1 0.1 17 10 0 0.0 1 1
46 Kellett, Mark 11 67 6.1 54 4.9 121 11.0 28 2.5 3 0.3 7 0.6 13 9 1 0.1 0 6
45 Kelly, Paul 10 48 4.8 43 4.3 91 9.1 15 1.5 0 0.0 8 0.8 5 13 2 0.2 4 16
14 Kennedy, Michael 15 137 9.1 52 3.5 189 12.6 22 1.5 0 0.0 13 0.9 24 12 3 0.2 1 19
39 Kerr, Robert 4 23 5.8 18 4.5 41 10.3 11 2.8 0 0.0 5 1.3 2 6 1 0.3 3 9
43 Lewis, Dale 2 27 13.5 14 7.0 41 20.5 10 5.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 3 3 1.5 3 21
18 Lloyd, Matthew 7 37 5.3 42 6.0 79 11.3 9 1.3 0 0.0 6 0.9 6 5 4 0.6 1 25
34 Luff, Troy 6 32 5.3 19 3.2 51 8.5 14 2.3 1 0.2 3 0.5 2 9 8 1.3 5 53
33 McAsey, Darren 4 21 5.3 13 3.3 34 8.5 12 3.0 0 0.0 2 0.5 10 3 4 1.0 4 28
10 Mitchell, Barry 16 291 18.2 178 11.1 469 29.3 45 2.8 0 0.0 31 1.9 27 31 19 1.2 15 129
35 Murphy, David 15 202 13.5 117 7.8 319 21.3 44 2.9 1 0.1 11 0.7 26 15 7 0.5 9 51
4 Neagle, Merv 4 29 7.3 22 5.5 51 12.8 8 2.0 0 0.0 4 1.0 2 3 0 0.0 0 0
40 Nettelbeck, Craig 5 28 5.6 25 5.0 53 10.6 14 2.8 1 0.2 5 1.0 4 2 0 0.0 0 0
33 O'Dwyer, Chris 5 14 2.8 10 2.0 24 4.8 2 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.2 2 3 0 0.0 3 3
28 Page, Glenn 10 59 5.9 46 4.6 105 10.5 17 1.7 1 0.1 11 1.1 14 4 3 0.3 0 18
50 Page, Brett 1 3 3.0 1 1.0 4 4.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0 1 1
19 Parsons, Michael 3 7 2.3 13 4.3 20 6.7 5 1.7 32 10.7 4 1.3 2 4 0 0.0 0 0
31 Phyland, Michael 4 35 8.8 32 8.0 67 16.8 3 0.8 0 0.0 4 1.0 4 6 1 0.3 2 8
17 Potter, Craig 10 75 7.5 46 4.6 121 12.1 20 2.0 0 0.0 12 1.2 13 18 1 0.1 7 13
5 Roberts, Ian 7 50 7.1 33 4.7 83 11.9 17 2.4 0 0.0 6 0.9 10 9 1 0.1 3 9
8 Ryan, Matthew 10 93 9.3 58 5.8 151 15.1 10 1.0 0 0.0 6 0.6 4 16 8 0.8 9 57
22 Scott, Dion 4 21 5.3 8 2.0 29 7.3 10 2.5 4 1.0 2 0.5 2 6 0 0.0 1 1
36 Starbuck, Paul 1 5 5.0 6 6.0 11 11.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1 0 0.0 0 0
37 Teal, Robert 1 6 6.0 2 2.0 8 8.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
12 Thripp, Terry 13 95 7.3 67 5.2 162 12.5 38 2.9 0 0.0 23 1.8 14 10 8 0.6 14 62
15 Toohey, Bernard 22 237 10.8 106 4.8 343 15.6 75 3.4 2 0.1 30 1.4 49 28 19 0.9 10 124
48 Tunbridge, Brad 7 24 3.4 38 5.4 62 8.9 23 3.3 77 11.0 6 0.9 4 11 3 0.4 1 19
20 West, Jim 22 168 7.6 98 4.5 266 12.1 127 5.8 8 0.4 20 0.9 19 18 34 1.5 28 232
27 Wheeler, Sanford 11 101 9.2 31 2.8 132 12.0 22 2.0 1 0.1 17 1.5 12 13 2 0.2 5 17
2 Williams, Greg 11 164 14.9 185 16.8 349 31.7 46 4.2 0 0.0 18 1.6 29 18 17 1.5 6 108
25 Willis, David 3 7 2.3 9 3.0 16 5.3 5 1.7 37 12.3 0 0.0 5 3 0 0.0 0 0
21 Wittey, David 1 8 8.0 1 1.0 9 9.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 4 0 0.0 0 0
26 Wright, Stephen 22 280 12.7 181 8.2 461 21.0 38 1.7 0 0.0 44 2.0 60 33 21 1.0 16 142
Totals 440 4085 9.3 2460 5.6 6545 14.9 1186 2.7 378 0.9 464 1.1 525 515 268 0.6 260 1868
 

Footnotes

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