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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

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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2005 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 2005 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Sydney 4.19.412.818.10 118 WON Hawthorn 2.13.44.68.7 55 63 SCG Mar 27 (Sun, 1:15) Scores
2 A Sydney 2.54.117.147.17 59 LOST North Melbourne 2.54.87.912.10 82 -23 MAN Apr 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Sydney 1.32.46.613.9 87 WON Brisbane 1.54.1010.1411.15 81 6 GAB Apr 9 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
4 H Sydney 4.27.59.811.13 79 LOST Adelaide 4.36.510.1118.12 120 -41 SCG Apr 17 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
5 H Sydney 2.53.106.127.18 60 LOST Melbourne 4.56.610.1014.10 94 -34 SCG Apr 23 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
6 A Sydney 1.64.66.98.11 59 LOST West Coast 1.27.512.1015.14 104 -45 SUB Apr 30 (Sat, 5:40) Scores
7 H Sydney 3.57.89.1113.16 94 WON Essendon 4.010.113.314.4 88 6 STA May 7 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
8 H Sydney 2.43.86.129.15 69 WON Port Adelaide 1.22.64.86.9 45 24 SCG May 15 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
9 A Sydney 1.45.711.913.11 89 WON Western Bulldogs 4.35.77.1210.16 76 13 SCG May 22 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
10 A Sydney 1.03.16.68.10 58 LOST St. Kilda 4.15.69.815.11 101 -43 DOC May 28 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
11 A Sydney 6.18.412.618.8 116 WON Carlton 2.15.311.714.7 91 25 DOC Jun 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H Sydney 5.38.414.916.13 109 WON Fremantle 3.25.88.1010.11 71 38 SCG Jun 12 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
13 H Sydney 2.35.69.1011.11 77 WON Collingwood 3.54.76.1110.16 76 1 STA Jun 25 (Sat, 7:15) Scores
14 A Sydney 2.33.67.912.12 84 LOST Richmond 2.48.812.1212.13 85 -1 MCG Jul 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Sydney 1.110.313.616.9 105 WON Geelong 1.43.56.77.9 51 54 SCG Jul 9 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
16 A Sydney 6.28.514.516.8 104 WON Melbourne 4.36.78.1111.12 78 26 DOC Jul 16 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
17 H Sydney 3.25.79.913.10 88 WON West Coast 1.56.87.119.13 67 21 SCG Jul 24 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
18 A Sydney 2.14.45.56.11 47 LOST Adelaide 1.03.28.48.6 54 -7 FBP Jul 30 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
19 A Sydney 3.28.313.518.10 118 WON Essendon 5.010.113.615.8 98 20 DOC Aug 6 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
20 H Sydney 6.111.514.619.10 124 WON Brisbane 2.23.35.36.4 40 84 STA Aug 14 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
21 H Sydney 7.212.314.815.11 101 WON North Melbourne 1.14.37.79.10 64 37 SCG Aug 21 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
22 A Sydney 5.512.515.720.9 129 WON Hawthorn 1.24.46.911.9 75 54 MCG Aug 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2QF A Sydney 3.15.28.310.5 65 LOST West Coast 4.15.45.710.9 69 -4 SUB Sep 2 (Fri, 6:30) Scores
2SF H Sydney 2.22.63.127.14 56 WON Geelong 2.65.86.117.11 53 3 SCG Sep 9 (Fri, 8:00) Scores
1PF A Sydney 5.16.38.615.6 96 WON St. Kilda 3.15.59.79.11 65 31 MCG Sep 16 (Fri, 8:00) Scores
GF A Sydney 3.06.36.58.10 58 WON West Coast 2.42.75.97.12 54 4 MCG Sep 24 (Sat, 2:35) Scores
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2005 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 25 243 9.7 115 4.6 358 14.3 65 2.6 18 0.7 64 2.6 10 21 9 0.4 12 66
27 Ball, Jason 21 107 5.1 77 3.7 184 8.8 73 3.5 285 13.6 25 1.2 21 23 2 0.1 2 14
21 Barry, Leo 26 213 8.2 128 4.9 341 13.1 152 5.8 3 0.1 37 1.4 17 36 0 0.0 0 0
42 Bevan, Paul 15 68 4.5 51 3.4 119 7.9 34 2.3 0 0.0 36 2.4 9 12 3 0.2 1 19
24 Bolton, Jude 24 270 11.3 182 7.6 452 18.8 80 3.3 10 0.4 122 5.1 34 32 3 0.1 5 23
6 Bolton, Craig 26 211 8.1 137 5.3 348 13.4 112 4.3 2 0.1 62 2.4 15 16 1 0.0 3 9
32 Buchanan, Amon 26 231 8.9 199 7.7 430 16.5 83 3.2 0 0.0 79 3.0 26 31 14 0.5 18 102
28 Crouch, Jared 26 180 6.9 143 5.5 323 12.4 51 2.0 0 0.0 72 2.8 16 27 8 0.3 2 50
2 Davis, Nick 23 210 9.1 89 3.9 299 13.0 95 4.1 0 0.0 29 1.3 5 13 38 1.7 21 249
26 Dempster, Sean 22 91 4.1 57 2.6 148 6.7 42 1.9 1 0.0 56 2.5 3 13 0 0.0 1 1
15 Doyle, Stephen 1 6 6.0 1 1.0 7 7.0 2 2.0 6 6.0 2 2.0 1 1 1 1.0 0 6
12 Fosdike, Nic 11 107 9.7 62 5.6 169 15.4 36 3.3 0 0.0 31 2.8 1 10 6 0.5 1 37
37 Goodes, Adam 26 319 12.3 130 5.0 449 17.3 145 5.6 116 4.5 60 2.3 17 29 23 0.9 14 152
1 Hall, Barry 26 299 11.5 91 3.5 390 15.0 206 7.9 22 0.8 32 1.2 26 33 80 3.1 41 521
16 Jolly, Darren 24 110 4.6 75 3.1 185 7.7 64 2.7 442 18.4 42 1.8 29 31 10 0.4 4 64
17 Kennelly, Tadhg 26 250 9.6 146 5.6 396 15.2 99 3.8 4 0.2 50 1.9 18 28 2 0.1 5 17
31 Kirk, Brett 26 299 11.5 271 10.4 570 21.9 68 2.6 1 0.0 136 5.2 47 34 6 0.2 6 42
40 Malceski, Nick 5 21 4.2 11 2.2 32 6.4 10 2.0 1 0.2 3 0.6 1 5 1 0.2 1 7
4 Mathews, Ben 25 200 8.0 161 6.4 361 14.4 77 3.1 0 0.0 75 3.0 22 18 6 0.2 4 40
11 Maxfield, Stuart 5 38 7.6 14 2.8 52 10.4 11 2.2 0 0.0 13 2.6 2 7 1 0.2 0 6
3 McVeigh, Jarrad 13 66 5.1 54 4.2 120 9.2 34 2.6 1 0.1 28 2.2 1 8 4 0.3 6 30
33 Moore, Jarrod 5 19 3.8 9 1.8 28 5.6 8 1.6 0 0.0 5 1.0 1 1 1 0.2 4 10
23 Nicks, Matthew 9 58 6.4 27 3.0 85 9.4 26 2.9 7 0.8 22 2.4 11 8 1 0.1 2 8
5 O'Keefe, Ryan 26 280 10.8 105 4.0 385 14.8 128 4.9 2 0.1 65 2.5 16 17 31 1.2 33 219
19 O'Loughlin, Michael 23 188 8.2 68 3.0 256 11.1 104 4.5 0 0.0 30 1.3 16 19 52 2.3 26 338
30 Roberts-Thomson, Lewis 25 95 3.8 103 4.1 198 7.9 58 2.3 15 0.6 37 1.5 19 21 0 0.0 3 3
22 Saddington, Jason 7 38 5.4 26 3.7 64 9.1 23 3.3 1 0.1 7 1.0 0 1 1 0.1 1 7
25 Schauble, Andrew 4 17 4.3 13 3.3 30 7.5 10 2.5 1 0.3 5 1.3 3 0 0 0.0 0 0
13 Schneider, Adam 16 118 7.4 56 3.5 174 10.9 42 2.6 0 0.0 32 2.0 8 4 11 0.7 10 76
8 Spriggs, David 5 28 5.6 25 5.0 53 10.6 9 1.8 0 0.0 10 2.0 4 3 0 0.0 1 1
38 Vogels, Luke 11 50 4.5 25 2.3 75 6.8 27 2.5 0 0.0 17 1.5 4 0 7 0.6 5 47
10 Williams, Paul 19 194 10.2 121 6.4 315 16.6 51 2.7 0 0.0 44 2.3 19 15 5 0.3 4 34
Totals 572 4624 8.1 2772 4.8 7396 12.9 2025 3.5 938 1.6 1328 2.3 422 517 327 0.6 236 2198
 

Footnotes

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