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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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2002 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 2002 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Sydney 2.38.88.1212.15 87 LOST Brisbane 3.25.311.617.8 110 -23 SCG Mar 31 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
2 A Sydney 4.09.312.717.9 111 WON Carlton 2.24.54.94.9 33 78 PRI Apr 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Sydney 1.14.38.313.6 84 LOST Adelaide 7.412.615.1017.12 114 -30 FBP Apr 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Sydney 4.58.711.1015.13 103 WON North Melbourne 3.48.713.1214.16 100 3 SCG Apr 20 (Sat, 6:30) Scores
5 A Sydney 0.21.42.68.8 56 DRAW St. Kilda 2.22.25.58.8 56 0 DOC Apr 27 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
6 H Sydney 4.48.513.615.9 99 WON Melbourne 0.25.58.710.11 71 28 SCG May 5 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
7 A Sydney 4.37.410.712.10 82 LOST Richmond 2.15.411.613.10 88 -6 DOC May 11 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
8 A Sydney 1.77.119.1611.24 90 LOST Western Bulldogs 3.510.816.1324.15 159 -69 SCG May 19 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
9 H Sydney 3.74.118.1211.17 83 LOST Essendon 6.17.69.912.13 85 -2 STA May 25 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
10 A Sydney 2.17.310.1012.12 84 LOST Collingwood 5.96.98.1014.11 95 -11 DOC Jun 1 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
11 A Sydney 2.35.610.813.11 89 LOST West Coast 3.38.810.1115.12 102 -13 SUB Jun 8 (Sat, 5:40) Scores
12 H Sydney 4.49.411.615.9 99 LOST Geelong 3.16.59.1015.11 101 -2 SCG Jun 15 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
13 H Sydney 6.310.515.1120.19 139 WON Fremantle 2.37.49.69.8 62 77 SCG Jun 30 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
14 A Sydney 1.23.57.79.10 64 LOST Hawthorn 3.57.69.811.8 74 -10 MCG Jul 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Sydney 1.66.89.1013.14 92 LOST Port Adelaide 2.44.710.714.10 94 -2 SCG Jul 14 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
16 A Sydney 3.06.39.412.7 79 LOST Brisbane 4.59.913.1317.15 117 -38 GAB Jul 21 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
17 H Sydney 3.59.912.1213.14 92 WON Carlton 3.35.47.810.9 69 23 STA Jul 27 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
18 H Sydney 3.37.411.615.8 98 LOST Adelaide 7.513.716.917.14 116 -18 SCG Aug 4 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
19 A Sydney 5.46.512.722.12 144 WON North Melbourne 4.310.314.615.7 97 47 SCG Aug 10 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
20 H Sydney 3.37.610.1012.15 87 WON St. Kilda 1.24.29.512.8 80 7 SCG Aug 18 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
21 A Sydney 6.312.317.523.7 145 WON Melbourne 1.24.67.811.11 77 68 MCG Aug 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Sydney 2.75.1012.1217.14 116 WON Richmond 3.26.89.911.10 76 40 STA Aug 31 (Sat, 7:30) Scores
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2002 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
20 Ablett, Luke 4 12 3.0 7 1.8 19 4.8 3 0.8 0 0.0 3 0.8 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
21 Barry, Leo 13 89 6.8 75 5.8 164 12.6 43 3.3 1 0.1 28 2.2 7 14 0 0.0 0 0
42 Bennett, Gerrard 13 60 4.6 48 3.7 108 8.3 39 3.0 23 1.8 14 1.1 2 9 3 0.2 2 20
24 Bolton, Jude 19 139 7.3 124 6.5 263 13.8 58 3.1 7 0.4 67 3.5 13 13 9 0.5 9 63
26 Brockman, Leigh 10 37 3.7 29 2.9 66 6.6 17 1.7 55 5.5 10 1.0 4 2 0 0.0 0 0
32 Buchanan, Amon 6 15 2.5 20 3.3 35 5.8 11 1.8 0 0.0 3 0.5 2 2 1 0.2 2 8
8 Cresswell, Daryn 22 277 12.6 223 10.1 500 22.7 81 3.7 3 0.1 48 2.2 15 13 17 0.8 15 117
28 Crouch, Jared 22 171 7.8 113 5.1 284 12.9 31 1.4 2 0.1 65 3.0 12 8 4 0.2 3 27
3 Daffy, Nick 1 5 5.0 0 0.0 5 5.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0 1 1.0 0 6
15 Doyle, Stephen 9 36 4.0 33 3.7 69 7.7 26 2.9 100 11.1 14 1.6 11 10 10 1.1 7 67
6 Dunkley, Andrew 18 52 2.9 110 6.1 162 9.0 49 2.7 15 0.8 27 1.5 15 4 1 0.1 1 7
9 Fixter, Ben 17 97 5.7 73 4.3 170 10.0 40 2.4 0 0.0 54 3.2 10 7 5 0.3 2 32
12 Fosdike, Nic 21 251 12.0 110 5.2 361 17.2 66 3.1 0 0.0 54 2.6 9 10 14 0.7 7 91
37 Goodes, Adam 22 267 12.1 82 3.7 349 15.9 111 5.0 125 5.7 68 3.1 21 42 21 1.0 17 143
1 Hall, Barry 17 154 9.1 36 2.1 190 11.2 114 6.7 35 2.1 10 0.6 8 24 55 3.2 31 361
14 Kelly, Paul 18 200 11.1 135 7.5 335 18.6 61 3.4 3 0.2 65 3.6 10 19 13 0.7 13 91
17 Kennelly, Tadhg 20 126 6.3 100 5.0 226 11.3 46 2.3 1 0.1 26 1.3 8 10 7 0.4 3 45
31 Kirk, Brett 18 96 5.3 137 7.6 233 12.9 39 2.2 1 0.1 78 4.3 14 11 6 0.3 2 38
46 Lockett, Tony 3 5 1.7 2 0.7 7 2.3 1 0.3 3 1.0 3 1.0 1 2 3 1.0 0 18
4 Mathews, Ben 21 211 10.0 150 7.1 361 17.2 66 3.1 0 0.0 65 3.1 14 12 4 0.2 1 25
11 Maxfield, Stuart 12 152 12.7 39 3.3 191 15.9 27 2.3 0 0.0 35 2.9 4 5 4 0.3 5 29
13 McPherson, Daniel 15 124 8.3 64 4.3 188 12.5 43 2.9 0 0.0 22 1.5 4 6 5 0.3 6 36
38 Mott, Ricky 17 68 4.0 46 2.7 114 6.7 31 1.8 290 17.1 24 1.4 15 14 3 0.2 3 21
23 Nicks, Matthew 21 186 8.9 72 3.4 258 12.3 86 4.1 10 0.5 51 2.4 16 12 28 1.3 18 186
5 O'Keefe, Ryan 9 62 6.9 31 3.4 93 10.3 33 3.7 1 0.1 14 1.6 3 4 12 1.3 8 80
19 O'Loughlin, Michael 19 182 9.6 106 5.6 288 15.2 92 4.8 0 0.0 33 1.7 9 18 30 1.6 11 191
22 Saddington, Jason 22 152 6.9 159 7.2 311 14.1 99 4.5 9 0.4 32 1.5 12 5 7 0.3 2 44
25 Schauble, Andrew 14 66 4.7 68 4.9 134 9.6 54 3.9 12 0.9 21 1.5 12 9 10 0.7 5 65
2 Schwass, Wayne 9 75 8.3 55 6.1 130 14.4 14 1.6 0 0.0 15 1.7 6 7 1 0.1 1 7
7 Seymour, Brad 13 74 5.7 98 7.5 172 13.2 43 3.3 0 0.0 24 1.8 9 8 3 0.2 4 22
16 Stevens, Scott 14 63 4.5 14 1.0 77 5.5 37 2.6 4 0.3 7 0.5 4 2 12 0.9 5 77
35 Sundqvist, Jarrad 1 4 4.0 1 1.0 5 5.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
33 Warfe, Rowan 5 33 6.6 29 5.8 62 12.4 11 2.2 1 0.2 4 0.8 10 5 0 0.0 0 0
10 Williams, Paul 19 273 14.4 145 7.6 418 22.0 52 2.7 0 0.0 68 3.6 16 15 21 1.1 18 144
Totals 484 3814 7.9 2534 5.2 6348 13.1 1526 3.2 701 1.4 1053 2.2 296 322 310 0.6 201 2061
 

Footnotes

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