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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...."

John Devaney retraces the history of South Melbourne's 'bloodstained angels' - and their modern incarnation into the Sydney Swans

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1991 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 1991 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 Sydney       Bye        
2 A Sydney 2.27.69.810.15 75 LOST Hawthorn 10.313.717.1025.16 166 -91 PRI Apr 1 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
3 H Sydney 2.58.811.1415.18 108 LOST Adelaide 3.36.713.1019.18 132 -24 SCG Apr 7 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 A Sydney 9.413.816.1424.20 164 WON Richmond 5.89.1014.1219.13 127 37 MCG Apr 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Sydney 6.48.1117.1219.16 130 LOST Essendon 4.610.913.1524.17 161 -31 SCG Apr 19 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
6 A Sydney 9.319.621.821.8 134 LOST North Melbourne 5.713.1219.1827.26 188 -54 MCG Apr 25 (Thu, 2:10) Scores
7 H Sydney 7.711.1313.1820.24 144 WON Geelong 2.26.610.1314.14 98 46 SCG May 5 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 A Sydney 6.415.1118.1421.21 147 WON Fitzroy 1.33.46.910.10 70 77 PRI May 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Sydney 2.59.914.1516.17 113 LOST St. Kilda 6.110.313.718.11 119 -6 SCG May 19 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 A Sydney 1.33.59.1010.12 72 LOST West Coast 2.56.99.1215.16 106 -34 SUB May 26 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 H Sydney 2.44.610.818.13 121 LOST Brisbane 7.416.820.826.12 168 -47 SCG Jun 2 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
12 A Sydney 2.22.34.45.5 35 DRAW Footscray 2.44.44.94.11 35 0 WES Jun 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Sydney 5.312.715.1218.16 124 WON Carlton 4.29.313.717.8 110 14 SCG Jun 16 (Sun, 3:10) Scores
14 A Sydney 0.13.35.56.8 44 LOST Collingwood 4.610.1213.1720.23 143 -99 VIC Jun 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Sydney 1.54.67.814.10 94 LOST Melbourne 4.67.1116.1826.21 177 -83 SCG Jun 30 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 Sydney       Bye        
17 H Sydney 5.37.912.1614.19 103 LOST Hawthorn 3.67.1310.1915.24 114 -11 SCG Jul 14 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 A Sydney 2.08.213.719.8 122 WON Adelaide 5.610.1112.1516.22 118 4 FBP Jul 21 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
19 H Sydney 5.39.711.1114.15 99 WON Richmond 1.75.109.1612.20 92 7 SCG Jul 28 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 A Sydney 2.36.88.912.12 84 LOST Essendon 4.513.818.1622.19 151 -67 WIN Aug 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Sydney 4.77.1010.1713.22 100 LOST North Melbourne 3.49.913.1320.16 136 -36 SCG Aug 11 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
22 A Sydney 3.15.39.713.10 88 LOST Geelong 5.29.713.917.13 115 -27 KAR Aug 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
23 H Sydney 7.215.619.1021.14 140 WON Fitzroy 3.35.66.1013.16 94 46 SCG Aug 23 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
24 A Sydney 4.47.711.1417.17 119 LOST St. Kilda 6.211.616.924.14 158 -39 MOO Aug 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1991 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
54 Athorn, Mark 15 152 10.1 95 6.3 247 16.5 39 2.6 1 0.1 12 0.8 14 11 7 0.5 5 47
30 Bayes, Mark 21 188 9.0 94 4.5 282 13.4 79 3.8 20 1.0 20 1.0 10 24 28 1.3 19 187
16 Bolton, David 8 55 6.9 62 7.8 117 14.6 9 1.1 0 0.0 15 1.9 3 7 0 0.0 1 1
13 Brunton, Neil 3 25 8.3 13 4.3 38 12.7 4 1.3 0 0.0 8 2.7 2 3 0 0.0 0 0
39 Capper, Warwick 13 96 7.4 33 2.5 129 9.9 68 5.2 1 0.1 12 0.9 9 26 38 2.9 25 253
7 Carroll, Dennis 21 363 17.3 190 9.0 553 26.3 63 3.0 1 0.0 28 1.3 16 23 18 0.9 21 129
56 Clarkson, Justin 3 26 8.7 12 4.0 38 12.7 2 0.7 0 0.0 7 2.3 2 1 0 0.0 1 1
29 Cordy, Neil 22 174 7.9 133 6.0 307 14.0 98 4.5 3 0.1 20 0.9 38 19 0 0.0 0 0
4 Doolan, Ben 13 129 9.9 76 5.8 205 15.8 35 2.7 1 0.1 14 1.1 20 12 4 0.3 4 28
6 Eustice, Mark 4 20 5.0 5 1.3 25 6.3 2 0.5 0 0.0 4 1.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
1 Hawke, Paul 1 2 2.0 9 9.0 11 11.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 2 0 0.0 0 0
9 Henwood, Wayne 8 51 6.4 35 4.4 86 10.8 33 4.1 12 1.5 5 0.6 11 9 2 0.3 1 13
47 Higgins, Leon 22 284 12.9 118 5.4 402 18.3 50 2.3 0 0.0 50 2.3 18 27 13 0.6 6 84
31 Holmes, Darren 7 28 4.0 21 3.0 49 7.0 3 0.4 0 0.0 4 0.6 4 4 1 0.1 0 6
19 John, Gareth 4 22 5.5 14 3.5 36 9.0 18 4.5 47 11.8 1 0.3 3 10 1 0.3 0 6
14 Kelly, Paul 20 219 11.0 173 8.7 392 19.6 52 2.6 1 0.1 51 2.6 31 36 14 0.7 20 104
39 Kerr, Robert 6 27 4.5 26 4.3 53 8.8 10 1.7 0 0.0 6 1.0 4 4 1 0.2 2 8
37 Lawson, Jamie 16 99 6.2 80 5.0 179 11.2 15 0.9 0 0.0 19 1.2 6 11 8 0.5 9 57
3 Lewis, Dale 22 309 14.0 90 4.1 399 18.1 97 4.4 7 0.3 32 1.5 25 27 27 1.2 26 188
18 Lloyd, Matthew 1 7 7.0 1 1.0 8 8.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
32 Love, Jason 21 180 8.6 56 2.7 236 11.2 72 3.4 1 0.0 12 0.6 12 19 52 2.5 32 344
34 Luff, Troy 5 34 6.8 11 2.2 45 9.0 12 2.4 3 0.6 6 1.2 5 10 4 0.8 2 26
50 McAsey, Darren 3 16 5.3 5 1.7 21 7.0 4 1.3 2 0.7 3 1.0 6 2 0 0.0 0 0
45 McKenzie, Warren 17 120 7.1 72 4.2 192 11.3 59 3.5 61 3.6 10 0.6 16 19 12 0.7 10 82
10 Mitchell, Barry 22 384 17.5 305 13.9 689 31.3 58 2.6 0 0.0 33 1.5 36 32 30 1.4 21 201
35 Murphy, David 20 236 11.8 144 7.2 380 19.0 59 3.0 0 0.0 23 1.2 25 19 15 0.8 19 109
40 Nettelbeck, Craig 15 88 5.9 63 4.2 151 10.1 49 3.3 2 0.1 12 0.8 11 15 10 0.7 9 69
33 O'Dwyer, Chris 3 14 4.7 6 2.0 20 6.7 2 0.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 3 1 0.3 1 7
28 Page, Glenn 7 49 7.0 21 3.0 70 10.0 11 1.6 0 0.0 8 1.1 8 6 0 0.0 0 0
5 Roberts, Ian 7 53 7.6 29 4.1 82 11.7 15 2.1 1 0.1 3 0.4 9 9 2 0.3 2 14
8 Stanislaus, Brian 1 1 1.0 2 2.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
12 Thripp, Terry 8 74 9.3 67 8.4 141 17.6 34 4.3 1 0.1 13 1.6 10 8 1 0.1 2 8
15 Toohey, Bernard 21 251 12.0 72 3.4 323 15.4 75 3.6 0 0.0 28 1.3 42 26 11 0.5 3 69
48 Tunbridge, Brad 17 87 5.1 108 6.4 195 11.5 72 4.2 204 12.0 14 0.8 25 28 5 0.3 1 31
20 West, Jim 9 44 4.9 35 3.9 79 8.8 33 3.7 4 0.4 11 1.2 8 4 11 1.2 8 74
27 Wheeler, Sanford 1 4 4.0 0 0.0 4 4.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
2 Williams, Greg 15 163 10.9 249 16.6 412 27.5 44 2.9 0 0.0 21 1.4 35 17 13 0.9 16 94
25 Willis, David 1 1 1.0 4 4.0 5 5.0 1 1.0 4 4.0 1 1.0 2 2 0 0.0 0 0
26 Wright, Stephen 17 186 10.9 104 6.1 290 17.1 37 2.2 0 0.0 23 1.4 28 15 11 0.6 7 73
Totals 440 4261 9.7 2633 6.0 6894 15.7 1319 3.0 377 0.9 531 1.2 496 493 340 0.8 273 2313
 

Footnotes

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