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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) –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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2017 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 2017 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Sydney 4.38.510.612.10 82 LOST Port Adelaide 4.29.314.417.8 110 -28 SCG Mar 25 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
2 A Sydney 4.16.59.713.9 87 LOST Western Bulldogs 2.67.712.1116.14 110 -23 DOC Mar 31 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
3 H Sydney 1.15.77.1111.13 79 LOST Collingwood 4.47.49.811.14 80 -1 SCG Apr 7 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
4 A Sydney 2.24.37.410.5 65 LOST West Coast 2.25.99.1013.13 91 -26 SUB Apr 13 (Thu, 6:10) Scores
5 H Sydney 4.14.48.79.9 63 LOST Greater Western Sydney 5.59.611.1115.15 105 -42 SCG Apr 22 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
6 A Sydney 3.26.68.1011.12 78 LOST Carlton 1.35.410.715.7 97 -19 MCG Apr 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Sydney 7.512.1017.1320.15 135 WON Brisbane 2.06.29.512.9 81 54 SCG May 7 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
8 A Sydney 5.211.715.918.12 120 WON North Melbourne 3.37.58.811.12 78 42 DOC May 14 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
9 A Sydney 4.27.312.818.10 118 WON St. Kilda 3.25.47.510.8 68 50 DOC May 20 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
10 H Sydney 2.44.69.711.9 75 LOST Hawthorn 5.18.310.612.9 81 -6 SCG May 26 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
11 Sydney       Bye        
12 H Sydney 2.25.89.1412.16 88 WON Western Bulldogs 1.22.36.36.6 42 46 SCG Jun 8 (Thu, 7:20) Scores
13 A Sydney 0.43.57.612.8 80 WON Richmond 5.37.69.710.11 71 9 MCG Jun 17 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
14 H Sydney 2.55.118.1711.20 86 WON Essendon 2.44.97.1112.13 85 1 SCG Jun 23 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
15 A Sydney 1.85.158.1611.19 85 WON Melbourne 4.04.15.47.8 50 35 MCG Jun 30 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
16 H Sydney 4.310.514.1017.16 118 WON Gold Coast 5.25.65.67.9 51 67 SCG Jul 8 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
17 A Sydney 4.47.510.914.12 96 WON Greater Western Sydney 2.45.68.812.11 83 13 SSH Jul 15 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
18 H Sydney 3.57.811.1414.17 101 WON St. Kilda 1.23.25.49.5 59 42 SCG Jul 22 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
19 A Sydney 2.74.96.109.12 66 LOST Hawthorn 4.38.68.810.12 72 -6 MCG Jul 28 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
20 A Sydney 7.510.511.916.11 107 WON Geelong 2.35.67.88.13 61 46 KAR Aug 4 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
21 H Sydney 8.213.617.722.11 143 WON Fremantle 1.11.34.55.9 39 104 SCG Aug 12 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
22 A Sydney 5.17.111.313.5 83 WON Adelaide 2.25.58.1011.14 80 3 ADO Aug 18 (Fri, 7:20) Scores
23 H Sydney 3.46.713.1021.12 138 WON Carlton 1.05.18.48.9 57 81 SCG Aug 26 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
2EF H Sydney 3.213.517.519.7 121 WON Essendon 1.33.45.88.8 56 65 SCG Sep 9 (Sat, 4:20) Scores
2SF A Sydney 2.23.44.95.9 39 LOST Geelong 3.19.413.415.8 98 -59 MCG Sep 15 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
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2017 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
36 Aliir, Aliir 3 20 6.7 15 5.0 35 11.7 11 3.7 0 0.0 9 3.0 1 4 0 0.0 0 0
7 Cunningham, Harry 11 83 7.5 73 6.6 156 14.2 32 2.9 0 0.0 42 3.8 8 6 5 0.5 1 31
34 Dawson, Jordan 1 6 6.0 4 4.0 10 10.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1
13 Florent, Oliver 9 50 5.6 38 4.2 88 9.8 15 1.7 0 0.0 19 2.1 5 6 4 0.4 1 25
6 Foote, Jordan 5 17 3.4 33 6.6 50 10.0 6 1.2 0 0.0 20 4.0 4 5 1 0.2 2 8
42 Fox, Robbie 3 14 4.7 25 8.3 39 13.0 1 0.3 0 0.0 15 5.0 1 3 1 0.3 0 6
23 Franklin, Lance 'Buddy' 24 316 13.2 89 3.7 405 16.9 158 6.6 2 0.1 55 2.3 38 42 73 3.0 60 498
39 Grundy, Heath 24 222 9.3 180 7.5 402 16.8 130 5.4 0 0.0 32 1.3 14 23 0 0.0 2 2
4 Hannebery, Dan 23 241 10.5 328 14.3 569 24.7 93 4.0 0 0.0 119 5.2 15 22 12 0.5 4 76
9 Hayward, Will 17 106 6.2 47 2.8 153 9.0 50 2.9 0 0.0 44 2.6 10 10 22 1.3 13 145
5 Heeney, Isaac 20 250 12.5 161 8.1 411 20.6 100 5.0 0 0.0 95 4.8 11 14 16 0.8 13 109
29 Hewett, George 24 199 8.3 250 10.4 449 18.7 86 3.6 0 0.0 116 4.8 22 25 9 0.4 6 60
33 Jack, Brandon 1 2 2.0 7 7.0 9 9.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 5 5.0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0
15 Jack, Kieren 19 219 11.5 117 6.2 336 17.7 64 3.4 0 0.0 78 4.1 23 13 10 0.5 11 71
10 Jones, Zak 23 256 11.1 202 8.8 458 19.9 109 4.7 0 0.0 79 3.4 23 28 10 0.4 6 66
12 Kennedy, Josh 21 248 11.8 344 16.4 592 28.2 52 2.5 0 0.0 103 4.9 20 28 16 0.8 6 102
11 Laidler, Jeremy 3 21 7.0 22 7.3 43 14.3 10 3.3 0 0.0 9 3.0 2 2 1 0.3 1 7
44 Lloyd, Jake 23 370 16.1 227 9.9 597 26.0 136 5.9 0 0.0 34 1.5 12 14 6 0.3 4 40
31 Marsh, Harry 9 72 8.0 64 7.1 136 15.1 35 3.9 0 0.0 10 1.1 5 4 0 0.0 2 2
3 McVeigh, Jarrad 13 147 11.3 94 7.2 241 18.5 64 4.9 0 0.0 29 2.2 10 6 7 0.5 6 48
43 Melican, Lewis 17 112 6.6 91 5.4 203 11.9 62 3.6 0 0.0 31 1.8 7 15 1 0.1 1 7
14 Mills, Callum 24 267 11.1 148 6.2 415 17.3 121 5.0 0 0.0 59 2.5 18 15 1 0.0 2 8
35 Naismith, Sam 15 52 3.5 81 5.4 133 8.9 25 1.7 419 27.9 40 2.7 14 23 0 0.0 3 3
28 Newman, Nic 20 260 13.0 146 7.3 406 20.3 95 4.8 1 0.1 75 3.8 15 14 7 0.4 7 49
41 Papley, Tom 20 193 9.7 119 6.0 312 15.6 67 3.4 0 0.0 86 4.3 19 20 30 1.5 19 199
26 Parker, Luke 24 304 12.7 304 12.7 608 25.3 85 3.5 0 0.0 134 5.6 43 45 14 0.6 17 101
24 Rampe, Dane 17 165 9.7 117 6.9 282 16.6 99 5.8 0 0.0 32 1.9 4 22 0 0.0 1 1
20 Reid, Sam 22 166 7.5 115 5.2 281 12.8 134 6.1 36 1.6 31 1.4 24 7 30 1.4 17 197
27 Robinson, Dan 5 18 3.6 35 7.0 53 10.6 8 1.6 0 0.0 17 3.4 5 5 2 0.4 0 12
16 Rohan, Gary 16 116 7.3 37 2.3 153 9.6 64 4.0 0 0.0 52 3.3 14 9 22 1.4 10 142
1 Rose, James 1 5 5.0 1 1.0 6 6.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 4.0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1
18 Sinclair, Callum 19 136 7.2 92 4.8 228 12.0 61 3.2 337 17.7 53 2.8 24 23 14 0.7 9 93
40 Smith, Nick 24 164 6.8 138 5.8 302 12.6 111 4.6 0 0.0 44 1.8 16 14 0 0.0 1 1
8 Tippett, Kurt 9 50 5.6 33 3.7 83 9.2 28 3.1 118 13.1 26 2.9 11 6 7 0.8 4 46
22 Towers, Dean 19 161 8.5 118 6.2 279 14.7 64 3.4 11 0.6 66 3.5 15 8 8 0.4 10 58
Totals 528 5028 9.5 3895 7.4 8923 16.9 2182 4.1 924 1.8 1666 3.2 454 482 329 0.6 241 2215
 

Footnotes

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