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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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2001 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 2001 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Sydney 4.39.416.919.12 126 WON Adelaide 4.16.47.610.14 74 52 SCG Apr 1 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
2 A Sydney 4.212.814.915.14 104 WON West Coast 3.15.310.813.11 89 15 SUB Apr 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 A Sydney 3.47.1013.1223.13 151 WON North Melbourne 4.26.210.211.5 71 80 SCG Apr 14 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
4 H Sydney 1.52.64.136.19 55 LOST Essendon 3.38.614.815.12 102 -47 SCG Apr 20 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
5 A Sydney 5.46.910.1215.14 104 LOST Melbourne 4.310.713.918.11 119 -15 MCG Apr 29 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 A Sydney 4.48.512.614.10 94 LOST St. Kilda 4.19.713.1018.12 120 -26 DOC May 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Sydney 3.28.512.612.8 80 LOST Brisbane 4.66.1211.1515.22 112 -32 SCG May 13 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 A Sydney 3.38.710.915.11 101 LOST Western Bulldogs 2.38.715.918.14 122 -21 SCG May 20 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
9 H Sydney 2.24.59.912.12 84 WON Fremantle 1.24.46.410.5 65 19 SCG May 27 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 A Sydney 3.27.310.511.7 73 WON Collingwood 2.24.86.87.13 55 18 DOC Jun 3 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 H Sydney 3.410.516.1118.17 125 WON Port Adelaide 2.25.106.1510.18 78 47 SCG Jun 10 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
12 A Sydney 3.43.85.118.12 60 LOST Richmond 4.37.612.1012.14 86 -26 DOC Jun 23 (Sat, 7:00) Scores
13 H Sydney 3.35.76.99.11 65 LOST Geelong 2.55.1010.1212.12 84 -19 SCG Jul 1 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 H Sydney 4.16.59.1412.19 91 WON Carlton 5.18.510.512.9 81 10 SCG Jul 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 A Sydney 2.67.911.1114.14 98 WON Hawthorn 2.54.68.811.11 77 21 MCG Jul 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Sydney 0.18.212.416.9 105 WON Adelaide 3.35.107.117.14 56 49 FBP Jul 22 (Sun, 1:40) Scores
17 H Sydney 4.66.98.1311.17 83 WON West Coast 1.31.52.96.12 48 35 SCG Jul 29 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 H Sydney 5.210.413.822.11 143 WON North Melbourne 1.51.82.133.18 36 107 SCG Aug 4 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
19 A Sydney 2.57.69.811.11 77 LOST Essendon 1.32.85.1111.13 79 -2 DOC Aug 12 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 H Sydney 1.47.711.1014.14 98 LOST Melbourne 6.712.1115.1219.17 131 -33 SCG Aug 19 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
21 H Sydney 4.412.818.1221.16 142 WON St. Kilda 4.25.35.58.7 55 87 SCG Aug 26 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
22 A Sydney 4.25.47.69.8 62 LOST Brisbane 4.36.79.1313.15 93 -31 GAB Sep 1 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
2EF A Sydney 4.16.37.511.8 74 LOST Hawthorn 1.05.411.919.15 129 -55 DOC Sep 9 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
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2001 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 7 40 5.7 27 3.9 67 9.6 18 2.6 0 0.0 6 0.9 2 0 11 1.6 8 74
27 Ball, Jason 20 198 9.9 126 6.3 324 16.2 101 5.1 193 9.7 22 1.1 23 27 24 1.2 8 152
21 Barry, Leo 19 143 7.5 92 4.8 235 12.4 84 4.4 4 0.2 36 1.9 12 14 1 0.1 1 7
42 Bennett, Gerrard 7 37 5.3 13 1.9 50 7.1 18 2.6 4 0.6 5 0.7 2 3 5 0.7 0 30
24 Bolton, Jude 23 199 8.7 122 5.3 321 14.0 72 3.1 0 0.0 47 2.0 22 15 14 0.6 7 91
8 Cresswell, Daryn 18 238 13.2 115 6.4 353 19.6 77 4.3 0 0.0 32 1.8 15 12 16 0.9 12 108
28 Crouch, Jared 23 188 8.2 143 6.2 331 14.4 54 2.3 0 0.0 62 2.7 16 15 6 0.3 5 41
15 Doyle, Stephen 5 10 2.0 14 2.8 24 4.8 8 1.6 32 6.4 2 0.4 2 3 0 0.0 0 0
6 Dunkley, Andrew 22 90 4.1 115 5.2 205 9.3 79 3.6 4 0.2 20 0.9 19 10 0 0.0 1 1
26 Feast, Simon 5 12 2.4 6 1.2 18 3.6 5 1.0 10 2.0 1 0.2 3 3 0 0.0 0 0
40 Fixter, Ben 5 17 3.4 11 2.2 28 5.6 5 1.0 0 0.0 9 1.8 4 1 2 0.4 2 14
12 Fosdike, Nic 17 121 7.1 53 3.1 174 10.2 35 2.1 0 0.0 31 1.8 6 8 4 0.2 9 33
37 Goodes, Adam 23 260 11.3 69 3.0 329 14.3 120 5.2 96 4.2 26 1.1 24 21 34 1.5 17 221
30 James, Heath 1 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
14 Kelly, Paul 11 117 10.6 48 4.4 165 15.0 52 4.7 0 0.0 28 2.5 8 12 13 1.2 11 89
41 Kennelly, Tadhg 8 36 4.5 13 1.6 49 6.1 11 1.4 1 0.1 5 0.6 1 5 3 0.4 1 19
31 Kirk, Brett 19 131 6.9 101 5.3 232 12.2 56 2.9 1 0.1 39 2.1 14 7 14 0.7 8 92
3 Lewis, Dale 9 85 9.4 22 2.4 107 11.9 48 5.3 6 0.7 11 1.2 7 1 6 0.7 6 42
34 Luff, Troy 13 72 5.5 43 3.3 115 8.8 40 3.1 7 0.5 4 0.3 6 5 1 0.1 2 8
4 Mathews, Ben 23 263 11.4 147 6.4 410 17.8 113 4.9 0 0.0 46 2.0 14 14 4 0.2 2 26
11 Maxfield, Stuart 23 335 14.6 86 3.7 421 18.3 81 3.5 0 0.0 51 2.2 10 23 9 0.4 9 63
13 McPherson, Daniel 22 204 9.3 139 6.3 343 15.6 74 3.4 0 0.0 38 1.7 7 7 13 0.6 9 87
23 Nicks, Matthew 18 186 10.3 70 3.9 256 14.2 89 4.9 3 0.2 32 1.8 15 10 26 1.4 21 177
5 O'Keefe, Ryan 13 78 6.0 20 1.5 98 7.5 20 1.5 0 0.0 15 1.2 6 9 6 0.5 4 40
19 O'Loughlin, Michael 23 279 12.1 111 4.8 390 17.0 129 5.6 1 0.0 36 1.6 10 10 35 1.5 29 239
43 Piltz, Brent 1 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
22 Saddington, Jason 23 161 7.0 125 5.4 286 12.4 89 3.9 2 0.1 19 0.8 8 7 2 0.1 2 14
25 Schauble, Andrew 15 85 5.7 75 5.0 160 10.7 57 3.8 8 0.5 17 1.1 8 5 6 0.4 0 36
2 Schwass, Wayne 22 294 13.4 153 7.0 447 20.3 79 3.6 2 0.1 55 2.5 18 19 12 0.5 8 80
7 Seymour, Brad 12 92 7.7 68 5.7 160 13.3 57 4.8 0 0.0 21 1.8 10 7 0 0.0 1 1
1 Stafford, Greg 20 113 5.7 64 3.2 177 8.9 71 3.6 171 8.6 23 1.2 15 26 19 1.0 6 120
20 Stevens, John 8 77 9.6 25 3.1 102 12.8 28 3.5 0 0.0 11 1.4 2 4 7 0.9 1 43
33 Warfe, Rowan 5 31 6.2 22 4.4 53 10.6 14 2.8 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 4 0 0.0 0 0
10 Williams, Paul 23 282 12.3 143 6.2 425 18.5 92 4.0 1 0.0 65 2.8 19 17 25 1.1 28 178
Totals 506 4474 8.8 2383 4.7 6857 13.6 1876 3.7 546 1.1 818 1.6 329 324 318 0.6 218 2126
 

Footnotes

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