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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...."

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2009 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 2009 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Sydney 5.45.65.69.11 65 LOST St. Kilda 1.14.49.612.8 80 -15 DOC Mar 28 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
2 H Sydney 3.48.716.922.11 143 WON Hawthorn 5.48.912.1215.15 105 38 STA Apr 4 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
3 A Sydney 1.24.57.109.13 67 LOST Brisbane 4.410.612.915.10 100 -33 GAB Apr 11 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
4 H Sydney 3.07.210.712.12 84 WON Carlton 3.53.126.129.13 67 17 SCG Apr 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A Sydney 2.25.311.316.4 100 LOST Fremantle 6.411.916.1018.13 121 -21 SUB Apr 25 (Sat, 6:45) Scores
6 H Sydney 5.69.711.914.10 94 WON Richmond 2.15.49.611.9 75 19 SCG May 3 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
7 A Sydney 1.24.37.410.5 65 LOST Geelong 1.58.712.1017.14 116 -51 KAR May 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Sydney 5.27.414.716.10 106 WON West Coast 4.26.611.615.11 101 5 STA May 16 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
9 H Sydney 8.111.613.1318.15 123 WON Port Adelaide 1.03.36.610.8 68 55 SCG May 24 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
10 A Sydney 2.22.37.412.5 77 LOST Western Bulldogs 5.213.616.718.9 117 -40 MAN May 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 A Sydney 2.54.78.711.9 75 LOST Hawthorn 4.57.59.1112.14 86 -11 MCG Jun 7 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
12 H Sydney 2.25.39.69.12 66 LOST Collingwood 4.27.79.913.11 89 -23 STA Jun 20 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
13 A Sydney 2.26.58.610.9 69 LOST Adelaide 1.33.49.712.13 85 -16 FBP Jun 27 (Sat, 2:40) Scores
14 H Sydney 3.47.611.715.10 100 WON North Melbourne 3.38.510.613.7 85 15 SCG Jul 5 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
15 H Sydney 4.25.87.1110.12 72 LOST Essendon 4.68.812.1215.17 107 -35 SCG Jul 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Sydney 3.16.39.59.9 63 LOST Carlton 3.44.610.819.10 124 -61 DOC Jul 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A Sydney 3.46.67.610.8 68 WON Melbourne 1.22.64.116.14 50 18 MAN Jul 26 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
18 H Sydney 3.48.98.1213.15 93 LOST St. Kilda 4.47.811.1313.16 94 -1 SCG Aug 1 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
19 A Sydney 4.69.1017.1018.15 123 WON Richmond 3.35.57.610.8 68 55 MCG Aug 9 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 H Sydney 2.35.58.713.9 87 LOST Geelong 3.46.59.1113.14 92 -5 STA Aug 15 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
21 A Sydney 0.44.66.78.8 56 LOST Collingwood 2.35.910.1313.19 97 -41 MCG Aug 23 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
22 H Sydney 3.46.611.714.8 92 LOST Brisbane 3.510.813.915.10 100 -8 SCG Aug 29 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
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2009 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 13 76 5.8 90 6.9 166 12.8 35 2.7 9 0.7 40 3.1 9 10 8 0.6 10 58
11 Barlow, Ed 14 146 10.4 75 5.4 221 15.8 56 4.0 2 0.1 27 1.9 4 12 10 0.7 12 72
21 Barry, Leo 3 20 6.7 23 7.7 43 14.3 14 4.7 0 0.0 3 1.0 2 2 0 0.0 0 0
42 Bevan, Paul 19 132 6.9 137 7.2 269 14.2 99 5.2 0 0.0 53 2.8 13 13 2 0.1 3 15
14 Bird, Craig 15 108 7.2 130 8.7 238 15.9 41 2.7 1 0.1 48 3.2 8 6 5 0.3 3 33
24 Bolton, Jude 22 228 10.4 243 11.0 471 21.4 69 3.1 6 0.3 155 7.0 48 19 12 0.5 8 80
6 Bolton, Craig 20 188 9.4 140 7.0 328 16.4 101 5.1 0 0.0 31 1.6 19 17 0 0.0 0 0
34 Brabazon, Ryan 2 10 5.0 11 5.5 21 10.5 3 1.5 0 0.0 3 1.5 1 3 1 0.5 0 6
32 Buchanan, Amon 8 45 5.6 91 11.4 136 17.0 27 3.4 0 0.0 37 4.6 8 8 2 0.3 3 15
28 Crouch, Jared 14 89 6.4 57 4.1 146 10.4 31 2.2 0 0.0 40 2.9 5 17 2 0.1 2 14
37 Goodes, Adam 22 294 13.4 175 8.0 469 21.3 135 6.1 23 1.0 72 3.3 31 15 38 1.7 17 245
39 Grundy, Heath 22 181 8.2 162 7.4 343 15.6 126 5.7 0 0.0 43 2.0 7 10 6 0.3 4 40
1 Hall, Barry 11 82 7.5 29 2.6 111 10.1 63 5.7 4 0.4 17 1.5 11 23 31 2.8 13 199
4 Hannebery, Dan 7 45 6.4 42 6.0 87 12.4 25 3.6 0 0.0 8 1.1 1 4 1 0.1 1 7
15 Jack, Kieren 22 174 7.9 149 6.8 323 14.7 55 2.5 0 0.0 85 3.9 11 20 13 0.6 10 88
16 Jolly, Darren 22 134 6.1 127 5.8 261 11.9 92 4.2 682 31.0 61 2.8 32 28 16 0.7 12 108
31 Kirk, Brett 22 173 7.9 295 13.4 468 21.3 44 2.0 1 0.0 170 7.7 40 30 8 0.4 4 52
9 Malceski, Nick 12 113 9.4 70 5.8 183 15.3 37 3.1 0 0.0 16 1.3 4 11 5 0.4 5 35
29 Mattner, Martin 22 209 9.5 155 7.0 364 16.5 90 4.1 0 0.0 95 4.3 12 28 12 0.5 3 75
3 McVeigh, Jarrad 18 189 10.5 190 10.6 379 21.1 69 3.8 0 0.0 56 3.1 10 10 14 0.8 10 94
7 Meredith, Brett 7 34 4.9 35 5.0 69 9.9 16 2.3 0 0.0 9 1.3 2 3 5 0.7 3 33
33 Moore, Jarrod 16 95 5.9 106 6.6 201 12.6 34 2.1 0 0.0 41 2.6 6 7 14 0.9 12 96
43 O'Dwyer, Matthew 4 29 7.3 19 4.8 48 12.0 14 3.5 0 0.0 6 1.5 1 3 1 0.3 1 7
5 O'Keefe, Ryan 22 287 13.0 238 10.8 525 23.9 95 4.3 3 0.1 117 5.3 27 26 13 0.6 7 85
19 O'Loughlin, Michael 17 131 7.7 63 3.7 194 11.4 95 5.6 0 0.0 30 1.8 9 19 24 1.4 16 160
38 Pyke, Mike 8 8 1.0 39 4.9 47 5.9 3 0.4 98 12.3 12 1.5 6 10 0 0.0 1 1
25 Richards, Ted 16 129 8.1 135 8.4 264 16.5 94 5.9 3 0.2 36 2.3 15 10 1 0.1 4 10
30 Roberts-Thomson, Lewis 21 175 8.3 156 7.4 331 15.8 144 6.9 27 1.3 28 1.3 11 23 2 0.1 0 12
2 Shaw, Rhyce 22 373 17.0 159 7.2 532 24.2 80 3.6 0 0.0 58 2.6 12 18 4 0.2 4 28
40 Smith, Nick 11 71 6.5 77 7.0 148 13.5 31 2.8 0 0.0 31 2.8 9 5 1 0.1 1 7
27 Thornton, Kristin 8 38 4.8 20 2.5 58 7.3 25 3.1 0 0.0 17 2.1 2 5 4 0.5 2 26
13 Veszpremi, Patrick 4 25 6.3 11 2.8 36 9.0 14 3.5 0 0.0 8 2.0 0 2 3 0.8 3 21
18 White, Jesse 18 86 4.8 56 3.1 142 7.9 71 3.9 122 6.8 20 1.1 6 15 20 1.1 13 133
Totals 484 4117 8.5 3505 7.2 7622 15.7 1928 4.0 981 2.0 1473 3.0 382 432 278 0.6 187 1855
 

Footnotes

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