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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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2018 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 2018 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Sydney 5.19.511.618.7 115 WON West Coast 4.25.310.713.8 86 29 PER Mar 25 (Sun, 4:20) Scores
2 H Sydney 2.46.68.1010.11 71 LOST Port Adelaide 1.24.411.714.10 94 -23 SCG Apr 1 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
3 H Sydney 3.47.412.516.7 103 WON Greater Western Sydney 2.55.107.1312.15 87 16 SCG Apr 7 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
4 A Sydney 4.06.310.413.8 86 WON Western Bulldogs 5.37.79.1011.13 79 7 DOC Apr 14 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
5 H Sydney 3.36.68.910.15 75 LOST Adelaide 4.98.109.1212.13 85 -10 SCG Apr 20 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
6 A Sydney 4.64.75.1012.14 86 WON Geelong 2.36.79.810.9 69 17 KAR Apr 28 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
7 H Sydney 2.14.46.89.12 66 LOST North Melbourne 3.35.57.109.14 68 -2 SCG May 5 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
8 A Sydney 4.16.47.712.7 79 WON Hawthorn 4.35.49.610.11 71 8 MCG May 11 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
9 H Sydney 3.37.411.617.9 111 WON Fremantle 0.41.72.97.10 52 59 SCG May 19 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
10 A Sydney 3.05.38.610.7 67 WON Brisbane 2.22.34.76.13 49 18 GAB May 26 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
11 H Sydney 3.55.710.913.13 91 WON Carlton 3.16.26.69.7 61 30 SCG Jun 1 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
12 A Sydney 9.114.317.719.12 126 WON St. Kilda 1.13.84.107.13 55 71 DOC Jun 9 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
13 H Sydney 0.35.310.610.12 72 WON West Coast 1.32.75.107.15 57 15 SCG Jun 15 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
14 Sydney       Bye        
15 A Sydney 3.15.110.111.1 67 LOST Richmond 6.17.211.514.9 93 -26 DOC Jun 28 (Thu, 7:20) Scores
16 H Sydney 2.23.27.49.5 59 LOST Geelong 1.44.115.168.23 71 -12 SCG Jul 5 (Thu, 7:20) Scores
17 A Sydney 3.18.310.616.8 104 WON North Melbourne 5.16.212.515.8 98 6 DOC Jul 15 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
18 H Sydney 6.46.76.108.16 64 LOST Gold Coast 1.57.79.1212.16 88 -24 SCG Jul 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Sydney 3.36.410.510.6 66 LOST Essendon 2.36.711.1115.19 109 -43 DOC Jul 27 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
20 H Sydney 3.24.49.611.7 73 WON Collingwood 4.17.37.610.11 71 2 SCG Aug 4 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
21 A Sydney 1.17.213.613.9 87 WON Melbourne 2.63.127.1410.18 78 9 MCG Aug 12 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
22 A Sydney 1.24.35.911.14 80 WON Greater Western Sydney 3.36.67.98.12 60 20 SSH Aug 18 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
23 H Sydney 2.36.78.810.14 74 LOST Hawthorn 2.43.67.812.11 83 -9 SCG Aug 25 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
2EF H Sydney 1.42.42.64.6 30 LOST Greater Western Sydney 2.34.77.1110.19 79 -49 SCG Sep 8 (Sat, 4:20) Scores
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2018 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 12 121 10.1 74 6.2 195 16.3 91 7.6 6 0.5 13 1.1 9 11 1 0.1 1 7
17 Cameron, Darcy 1 1 1.0 2 2.0 3 3.0 2 2.0 9 9.0 2 2.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
7 Cunningham, Harry 23 251 10.9 171 7.4 422 18.3 106 4.6 0 0.0 78 3.4 18 11 7 0.3 5 47
34 Dawson, Jordan 4 33 8.3 16 4.0 49 12.3 22 5.5 5 1.3 12 3.0 3 4 4 1.0 3 27
13 Florent, Oliver 23 216 9.4 168 7.3 384 16.7 66 2.9 0 0.0 56 2.4 15 17 9 0.4 7 61
42 Fox, Robbie 10 54 5.4 52 5.2 106 10.6 25 2.5 6 0.6 27 2.7 9 10 4 0.4 2 26
23 Franklin, Lance 'Buddy' 19 241 12.7 47 2.5 288 15.2 127 6.7 1 0.1 38 2.0 27 30 57 3.0 43 385
39 Grundy, Heath 18 163 9.1 142 7.9 305 16.9 114 6.3 0 0.0 19 1.1 11 19 1 0.1 0 6
4 Hannebery, Dan 15 125 8.3 155 10.3 280 18.7 46 3.1 0 0.0 37 2.5 12 18 1 0.1 1 7
9 Hayward, Will 23 173 7.5 101 4.4 274 11.9 91 4.0 0 0.0 71 3.1 18 23 28 1.2 18 186
5 Heeney, Isaac 22 248 11.3 200 9.1 448 20.4 99 4.5 2 0.1 111 5.0 25 20 19 0.9 14 128
29 Hewett, George 23 170 7.4 259 11.3 429 18.7 51 2.2 0 0.0 90 3.9 40 29 3 0.1 3 21
15 Jack, Kieren 19 183 9.6 98 5.2 281 14.8 31 1.6 0 0.0 69 3.6 13 18 8 0.4 9 57
2 Johnson, Alex 2 12 6.0 7 3.5 19 9.5 12 6.0 0 0.0 5 2.5 2 1 0 0.0 0 0
10 Jones, Zak 19 194 10.2 176 9.3 370 19.5 76 4.0 0 0.0 35 1.8 14 22 6 0.3 3 39
12 Kennedy, Josh 23 250 10.9 333 14.5 583 25.3 55 2.4 0 0.0 113 4.9 25 22 10 0.4 12 72
44 Lloyd, Jake 23 420 18.3 219 9.5 639 27.8 149 6.5 0 0.0 37 1.6 13 5 3 0.1 3 21
31 Marsh, Harry 9 69 7.7 63 7.0 132 14.7 31 3.4 0 0.0 16 1.8 3 7 0 0.0 0 0
30 McCartin, Tom 15 69 4.6 65 4.3 134 8.9 50 3.3 0 0.0 32 2.1 12 14 8 0.5 6 54
3 McVeigh, Jarrad 19 235 12.4 166 8.7 401 21.1 92 4.8 0 0.0 42 2.2 12 6 1 0.1 0 6
43 Melican, Lewis 3 26 8.7 14 4.7 40 13.3 9 3.0 0 0.0 5 1.7 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
14 Mills, Callum 9 101 11.2 72 8.0 173 19.2 44 4.9 0 0.0 23 2.6 14 6 0 0.0 1 1
28 Newman, Nic 11 127 11.5 66 6.0 193 17.5 60 5.5 0 0.0 33 3.0 9 8 1 0.1 0 6
38 O'Riordan, Colin 3 24 8.0 23 7.7 47 15.7 16 5.3 0 0.0 7 2.3 1 2 0 0.0 1 1
11 Papley, Tom 20 169 8.5 104 5.2 273 13.7 65 3.3 0 0.0 58 2.9 20 22 24 1.2 23 167
26 Parker, Luke 22 261 11.9 245 11.1 506 23.0 88 4.0 2 0.1 124 5.6 24 34 25 1.1 9 159
24 Rampe, Dane 23 231 10.0 155 6.7 386 16.8 123 5.3 0 0.0 55 2.4 14 37 0 0.0 1 1
20 Reid, Sam 1 11 11.0 1 1.0 12 12.0 6 6.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 1 0 2 2.0 2 14
27 Robinson, Dan 9 44 4.9 66 7.3 110 12.2 30 3.3 1 0.1 23 2.6 5 7 1 0.1 0 6
16 Rohan, Gary 11 71 6.5 22 2.0 93 8.5 27 2.5 12 1.1 30 2.7 10 16 7 0.6 4 46
25 Ronke, Ben 18 150 8.3 78 4.3 228 12.7 45 2.5 0 0.0 71 3.9 18 21 24 1.3 9 153
1 Rose, James 1 2 2.0 5 5.0 7 7.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 6.0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
18 Sinclair, Callum 23 216 9.4 120 5.2 336 14.6 86 3.7 667 29.0 70 3.0 39 37 12 0.5 8 80
40 Smith, Nick 20 135 6.8 153 7.7 288 14.4 90 4.5 0 0.0 52 2.6 24 10 0 0.0 1 1
33 Stoddart, Ryley 2 10 5.0 5 2.5 15 7.5 3 1.5 0 0.0 4 2.0 0 1 1 0.5 0 6
22 Towers, Dean 8 39 4.9 60 7.5 99 12.4 20 2.5 25 3.1 23 2.9 6 13 5 0.6 2 32
Totals 506 4845 9.6 3703 7.3 8548 16.9 2048 4.0 736 1.5 1490 2.9 468 502 272 0.5 191 1823
 

Footnotes

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