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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) –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

Sydney



"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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1998 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 1998 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Sydney 6.112.217.220.4 124 WON Port Adelaide 3.36.1012.1217.15 117 7 FBP Mar 29 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
2 H Sydney 6.27.713.1120.15 135 WON Brisbane 4.36.512.1014.13 97 38 SCG Apr 4 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
3 H Sydney 5.410.615.1424.16 160 WON Geelong 0.52.113.147.15 57 103 SCG Apr 12 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
4 A Sydney 4.29.414.718.10 118 WON West Coast 4.47.612.1014.15 99 19 WAC Apr 18 (Sat, 8:40) Scores
5 H Sydney 6.57.712.1014.15 99 WON Western Bulldogs 2.24.44.912.11 83 16 SCG Apr 26 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
6 H Sydney 2.33.94.128.13 61 LOST Melbourne 4.26.310.712.8 80 -19 SCG May 3 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
7 A Sydney 4.110.214.618.7 115 WON Collingwood 6.17.49.612.7 79 36 MCG May 8 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
8 A Sydney 2.38.711.814.11 95 LOST North Melbourne 5.56.711.1215.15 105 -10 MCG May 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Sydney 3.47.810.1217.15 117 WON Hawthorn 3.55.79.1311.14 80 37 SCG May 24 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
10 H Sydney 2.13.35.48.5 53 LOST St. Kilda 5.213.520.724.10 154 -101 SCG May 30 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
11 A Sydney 4.18.411.915.10 100 LOST Essendon 7.813.1120.1224.16 160 -60 MCG Jun 5 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
12 A Sydney 3.05.29.611.8 74 LOST Carlton 3.36.710.1114.16 100 -26 PRI Jun 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H Sydney 3.210.412.516.6 102 WON Richmond 4.37.79.1113.13 91 11 SCG Jun 21 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
14 H Sydney 2.45.810.1212.15 87 LOST Adelaide 5.512.914.1118.16 124 -37 SCG Jun 28 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
15 A Sydney 3.18.39.413.4 82 WON Fremantle 4.26.66.710.9 69 13 SUB Jul 5 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
16 H Sydney 5.56.613.818.10 118 WON Port Adelaide 2.46.108.1212.12 84 34 SCG Jul 19 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
17 A Sydney 5.711.1215.1522.17 149 WON Brisbane 4.07.210.314.5 89 60 GAB Jul 26 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 A Sydney 7.115.316.419.7 121 WON Geelong 1.22.58.1412.15 87 34 KAR Aug 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Sydney 5.27.49.710.14 74 WON West Coast 1.54.87.99.14 68 6 SCG Aug 9 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
20 A Sydney 3.27.513.615.7 97 LOST Western Bulldogs 6.06.311.615.9 99 -2 WAV Aug 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Sydney 2.44.56.712.11 83 LOST Melbourne 3.36.611.817.12 114 -31 MCG Aug 24 (Mon, 7:40) Scores
22 H Sydney 3.37.715.818.11 119 WON Collingwood 4.27.612.716.11 107 12 SCG Aug 30 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
2QF H Sydney 4.29.811.1112.17 89 WON St. Kilda 3.16.411.813.9 87 2 SCG Sep 5 (Sat, 7:45) Scores
2SF H Sydney 3.14.45.610.7 67 LOST Adelaide 4.37.510.714.10 94 -27 SCG Sep 12 (Sat, 7:45) Scores
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1998 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
9 Ah Mat, Robbie 12 46 3.8 49 4.1 95 7.9 8 0.7 0 0.0 6 0.5 3 6 7 0.6 5 47
42 Arnott, Simon 4 14 3.5 6 1.5 20 5.0 8 2.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 1 1 0.3 0 6
21 Barry, Leo 16 82 5.1 62 3.9 144 9.0 38 2.4 0 0.0 16 1.0 18 18 9 0.6 6 60
30 Bayes, Mark 10 49 4.9 22 2.2 71 7.1 12 1.2 6 0.6 11 1.1 3 4 3 0.3 2 20
31 Carey, Stefan 5 28 5.6 9 1.8 37 7.4 11 2.2 17 3.4 2 0.4 2 3 0 0.0 0 0
27 Chapman, Wade 1 3 3.0 2 2.0 5 5.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 1 1.0 0 6
41 Cook, Troy 18 102 5.7 102 5.7 204 11.3 17 0.9 2 0.1 27 1.5 9 10 4 0.2 4 28
8 Cresswell, Daryn 24 375 15.6 264 11.0 639 26.6 85 3.5 9 0.4 15 0.6 26 18 21 0.9 13 139
28 Crouch, Jared 18 96 5.3 80 4.4 176 9.8 15 0.8 3 0.2 40 2.2 7 12 0 0.0 1 1
6 Dunkley, Andrew 20 131 6.6 120 6.0 251 12.6 99 5.0 19 1.0 23 1.2 34 16 0 0.0 2 2
10 Filandia, Peter 14 74 5.3 52 3.7 126 9.0 26 1.9 0 0.0 11 0.8 19 5 6 0.4 7 43
16 Green, Brent 7 26 3.7 22 3.1 48 6.9 14 2.0 29 4.1 2 0.3 4 8 8 1.1 2 50
14 Kelly, Paul 16 229 14.3 108 6.8 337 21.1 64 4.0 2 0.1 28 1.8 22 23 27 1.7 11 173
39 Kinnear, Mark 3 4 1.3 8 2.7 12 4.0 2 0.7 2 0.7 0 0.0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
3 Lewis, Dale 17 180 10.6 101 5.9 281 16.5 81 4.8 10 0.6 14 0.8 18 15 17 1.0 9 111
38 Licuria, Paul 6 29 4.8 23 3.8 52 8.7 6 1.0 0 0.0 8 1.3 0 7 1 0.2 2 8
4 Lockett, Tony 23 167 7.3 41 1.8 208 9.0 121 5.3 4 0.2 9 0.4 16 32 109 4.7 37 691
34 Luff, Troy 24 271 11.3 114 4.8 385 16.0 117 4.9 40 1.7 38 1.6 17 18 9 0.4 7 61
11 Maxfield, Stuart 24 252 10.5 79 3.3 331 13.8 59 2.5 0 0.0 37 1.5 9 22 5 0.2 10 40
13 McPherson, Daniel 16 143 8.9 81 5.1 224 14.0 41 2.6 2 0.1 17 1.1 5 8 4 0.3 3 27
17 Mooney, Jason 21 151 7.2 66 3.1 217 10.3 73 3.5 57 2.7 27 1.3 10 14 11 0.5 10 76
23 Nicks, Matthew 24 291 12.1 138 5.8 429 17.9 104 4.3 3 0.1 42 1.8 25 15 10 0.4 5 65
5 O'Brien, Craig 6 33 5.5 19 3.2 52 8.7 15 2.5 0 0.0 5 0.8 6 2 6 1.0 4 40
12 O'Farrell, Brett 8 54 6.8 25 3.1 79 9.9 35 4.4 85 10.6 1 0.1 2 1 9 1.1 5 59
19 O'Loughlin, Michael 24 289 12.0 130 5.4 419 17.5 129 5.4 2 0.1 28 1.2 19 22 40 1.7 25 265
24 Orchard, Mark 21 160 7.6 132 6.3 292 13.9 40 1.9 0 0.0 34 1.6 17 13 1 0.0 1 7
1 Roos, Paul 21 174 8.3 174 8.3 348 16.6 82 3.9 10 0.5 25 1.2 22 9 2 0.1 4 16
22 Saddington, Jason 22 163 7.4 102 4.6 265 12.0 68 3.1 2 0.1 29 1.3 6 9 8 0.4 7 55
2 Schwass, Wayne 22 380 17.3 127 5.8 507 23.0 61 2.8 7 0.3 38 1.7 33 23 23 1.0 6 144
7 Seymour, Brad 18 112 6.2 99 5.5 211 11.7 71 3.9 3 0.2 20 1.1 15 14 1 0.1 1 7
15 Stafford, Greg 18 154 8.6 83 4.6 237 13.2 86 4.8 343 19.1 21 1.2 13 33 8 0.4 7 55
20 Stevens, John 24 231 9.6 101 4.2 332 13.8 67 2.8 0 0.0 29 1.2 22 28 12 0.5 8 80
33 Warfe, Rowan 21 161 7.7 114 5.4 275 13.1 64 3.0 5 0.2 32 1.5 22 13 1 0.0 1 7
Totals 528 4654 8.8 2655 5.0 7309 13.8 1719 3.3 662 1.3 636 1.2 424 424 364 0.7 205 2389
 

Footnotes

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