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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

CEO
Ireland, Andrew

President
Pridham, Andrew

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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2014 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 2014 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Sydney 6.27.89.89.13 67 LOST Greater Western Sydney 4.17.19.515.9 99 -32 SSH Mar 15 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
2 H Sydney 3.17.29.710.9 69 LOST Collingwood 1.25.59.1012.17 89 -20 STA Mar 29 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
3 A Sydney 6.29.214.521.8 134 WON Adelaide 2.25.79.109.17 71 63 ADO Apr 5 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
4 H Sydney 2.13.74.96.12 48 LOST North Melbourne 3.44.77.1013.13 91 -43 SCG Apr 13 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
5 H Sydney 2.15.711.1013.14 92 WON Fremantle 2.22.48.611.9 75 17 SCG Apr 19 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
6 A Sydney 4.54.87.129.15 69 WON Melbourne 1.22.34.45.8 38 31 MCG Apr 26 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
7 A Sydney 3.68.814.1118.15 123 WON Brisbane 2.03.55.66.8 44 79 GAB May 3 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
8 H Sydney 4.86.129.1615.17 107 WON Hawthorn 2.26.511.713.10 88 19 STA May 9 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
9 A Sydney 7.112.415.418.6 114 WON Essendon 1.15.36.69.10 64 50 DOC May 16 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
10 Sydney       Bye        
11 H Sydney 4.48.914.1122.16 148 WON Geelong 0.31.32.45.8 38 110 SCG May 29 (Thu, 7:50) Scores
12 A Sydney 4.38.413.417.7 109 WON Gold Coast 1.63.96.1310.14 74 35 CRR Jun 8 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
13 H Sydney 2.86.1211.1314.14 98 WON Port Adelaide 1.26.59.1013.16 94 4 SCG Jun 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Sydney 1.24.27.59.8 62 WON Richmond 4.26.47.67.9 51 11 MCG Jun 20 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
15 H Sydney 4.48.912.1115.16 106 WON Greater Western Sydney 1.41.74.108.12 60 46 SCG Jun 28 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
16 A Sydney 3.45.127.1410.19 79 WON West Coast 2.24.56.77.9 51 28 SUB Jul 6 (Sun, 1:20) Scores
17 H Sydney 2.46.616.1018.14 122 WON Carlton 1.25.55.67.9 51 71 SCG Jul 12 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
18 A Sydney 2.35.99.1413.16 94 LOST Hawthorn 2.74.811.1115.14 104 -10 MCG Jul 26 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
19 H Sydney 5.37.89.811.13 79 WON Essendon 1.13.46.68.9 57 22 SCG Aug 1 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
20 A Sydney 2.25.68.912.12 84 WON Port Adelaide 2.33.75.127.16 58 26 ADO Aug 9 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
21 H Sydney 6.38.815.919.13 127 WON St. Kilda 1.12.45.78.8 56 71 SCG Aug 16 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
22 A Sydney 7.311.517.720.10 130 WON Western Bulldogs 1.25.57.109.13 67 63 DOC Aug 24 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
23 H Sydney 2.14.37.69.11 65 LOST Richmond 5.36.48.510.8 68 -3 STA Aug 30 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
1QF H Sydney 3.45.89.1013.15 93 WON Fremantle 3.15.36.610.9 69 24 STA Sep 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
1PF H Sydney 4.59.1013.1719.22 136 WON North Melbourne 1.24.46.79.11 65 71 STA Sep 19 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
GF H Sydney 2.35.38.511.8 74 LOST Hawthorn 5.511.916.1121.11 137 -63 MCG Sep 27 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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2014 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
46 Biggs, Shane 3 31 10.3 20 6.7 51 17.0 9 3.0 0 0.0 12 4.0 3 1 0 0.0 0 0
14 Bird, Craig 21 206 9.8 209 10.0 415 19.8 58 2.8 0 0.0 105 5.0 12 21 6 0.3 5 41
7 Cunningham, Harry 25 159 6.4 162 6.5 321 12.8 103 4.1 0 0.0 74 3.0 13 6 15 0.6 5 95
19 Derickx, Tom 12 36 3.0 57 4.8 93 7.8 15 1.3 234 19.5 40 3.3 7 20 5 0.4 0 30
23 Franklin, Lance 'Buddy' 22 267 12.1 100 4.5 367 16.7 139 6.3 1 0.0 67 3.0 31 44 79 3.6 51 525
37 Goodes, Adam 20 175 8.8 91 4.6 266 13.3 81 4.1 1 0.1 32 1.6 20 9 30 1.5 12 192
39 Grundy, Heath 25 224 9.0 195 7.8 419 16.8 117 4.7 1 0.0 48 1.9 10 21 1 0.0 0 6
4 Hannebery, Dan 19 216 11.4 263 13.8 479 25.2 64 3.4 0 0.0 97 5.1 22 13 11 0.6 8 74
33 Jack, Brandon 8 29 3.6 32 4.0 61 7.6 12 1.5 0 0.0 23 2.9 4 6 3 0.4 3 21
15 Jack, Kieren 24 323 13.5 249 10.4 572 23.8 82 3.4 0 0.0 131 5.5 31 11 18 0.8 13 121
32 Jetta, Lewis 25 311 12.4 116 4.6 427 17.1 107 4.3 0 0.0 77 3.1 14 17 14 0.6 22 106
10 Jones, Zak 4 11 2.8 18 4.5 29 7.3 3 0.8 0 0.0 7 1.8 2 1 1 0.3 0 6
12 Kennedy, Josh 23 272 11.8 385 16.7 657 28.6 75 3.3 3 0.1 132 5.7 24 22 13 0.6 20 98
11 Laidler, Jeremy 19 125 6.6 142 7.5 267 14.1 61 3.2 0 0.0 32 1.7 6 10 3 0.2 4 22
44 Lloyd, Jake 21 163 7.8 157 7.5 320 15.2 90 4.3 0 0.0 57 2.7 6 10 8 0.4 5 53
9 Malceski, Nick 25 427 17.1 149 6.0 576 23.0 98 3.9 0 0.0 72 2.9 13 11 8 0.3 7 55
21 McGlynn, Ben 19 233 12.3 151 7.9 384 20.2 83 4.4 0 0.0 121 6.4 31 18 24 1.3 16 160
3 McVeigh, Jarrad 25 327 13.1 255 10.2 582 23.3 105 4.2 0 0.0 110 4.4 9 11 15 0.6 9 99
1 Membrey, Tim 1 5 5.0 4 4.0 9 9.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
6 Mitchell, Tom 6 57 9.5 68 11.3 125 20.8 25 4.2 0 0.0 34 5.7 3 5 2 0.3 2 14
35 Naismith, Sam 1 0 0.0 6 6.0 6 6.0 1 1.0 16 16.0 3 3.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
39 O'Keefe, Ryan 4 24 6.0 20 5.0 44 11.0 11 2.8 0 0.0 11 2.8 2 4 1 0.3 0 6
26 Parker, Luke 25 286 11.4 362 14.5 648 25.9 104 4.2 17 0.7 151 6.0 26 42 25 1.0 14 164
38 Pyke, Mike 19 88 4.6 93 4.9 181 9.5 42 2.2 525 27.6 45 2.4 24 18 3 0.2 6 24
24 Rampe, Dane 25 245 9.8 152 6.1 397 15.9 93 3.7 0 0.0 76 3.0 16 20 3 0.1 2 20
20 Reid, Sam 20 100 5.0 106 5.3 206 10.3 68 3.4 46 2.3 48 2.4 11 8 17 0.9 9 111
25 Richards, Ted 25 192 7.7 151 6.0 343 13.7 117 4.7 1 0.0 40 1.6 20 12 0 0.0 2 2
30 Roberts-Thomson, Lewis 5 21 4.2 12 2.4 33 6.6 13 2.6 2 0.4 9 1.8 1 6 2 0.4 1 13
16 Rohan, Gary 16 103 6.4 69 4.3 172 10.8 42 2.6 0 0.0 37 2.3 12 5 6 0.4 9 45
2 Shaw, Rhyce 20 268 13.4 160 8.0 428 21.4 85 4.3 0 0.0 30 1.5 11 16 1 0.1 1 7
40 Smith, Nick 23 188 8.2 169 7.3 357 15.5 83 3.6 0 0.0 59 2.6 19 4 0 0.0 1 1
8 Tippett, Kurt 14 94 6.7 62 4.4 156 11.1 58 4.1 77 5.5 15 1.1 18 12 34 2.4 17 221
22 Towers, Dean 6 26 4.3 33 5.5 59 9.8 12 2.0 3 0.5 13 2.2 0 2 3 0.5 4 22
Totals 550 5232 9.5 4218 7.7 9450 17.2 2060 3.7 927 1.7 1809 3.3 422 407 351 0.6 248 2354
 

Footnotes

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