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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
Harley, Tom

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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2020 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 2020 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Sydney 3.08.311.411.8 74 WON Adelaide 6.07.19.211.5 71 3 ADO Mar 21 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
2 H Sydney 2.05.39.411.7 73 LOST Essendon 5.26.310.612.7 79 -6 SCG Jun 14 (Sun, 3:35) Scores
3 A Sydney 2.15.310.810.11 71 WON North Melbourne 2.33.95.118.12 60 11 DOC Jun 20 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
4 H Sydney 0.11.32.85.9 39 LOST Western Bulldogs 3.26.37.410.7 67 -28 SCG Jun 25 (Thu, 7:40) Scores
5 A Sydney 3.34.55.66.7 43 LOST West Coast 3.15.48.911.11 77 -34 CRR Jul 4 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
6 A Sydney 1.32.32.53.8 26 LOST Richmond 3.33.54.74.10 34 -8 GAB Jul 12 (Sun, 3:35) Scores
7 H Sydney 2.15.39.39.6 60 LOST Gold Coast 2.36.710.1313.14 92 -32 SCG Jul 18 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
8 H Sydney 2.15.18.29.6 60 WON Hawthorn 3.35.36.67.11 53 7 SCG Jul 25 (Sat, 3:35) Scores
9 A Sydney 2.13.65.106.12 48 LOST St. Kilda 3.37.49.615.11 101 -53 GAB Aug 1 (Sat, 5:10) Scores
10 A Sydney 1.05.05.26.5 41 LOST Collingwood 0.62.105.116.14 50 -9 GAB Aug 6 (Thu, 5:40) Scores
11 Sydney       Bye        
12 H Sydney 3.15.26.510.6 66 WON Greater Western Sydney 0.11.32.63.7 25 41 PER Aug 13 (Thu, 6:10) Scores
13 A Sydney 1.21.41.42.7 19 LOST Fremantle 1.14.45.77.8 50 -31 PER Aug 22 (Sat, 6:10) Scores
14 A Sydney 3.13.15.47.5 47 LOST Port Adelaide 4.38.38.411.7 73 -26 ADO Aug 29 (Sat, 1:15) Scores
15 H Sydney 2.07.27.410.7 67 WON Melbourne 2.32.43.76.10 46 21 CAZ Sep 3 (Thu, 4:40) Scores
16 A Sydney 3.07.28.38.4 52 LOST Carlton 0.44.46.98.9 57 -5 CRR Sep 8 (Tue, 8:10) Scores
17 H Sydney 2.02.03.36.5 41 LOST Brisbane 1.13.35.411.7 73 -32 CAZ Sep 13 (Sun, 6:10) Scores
18 H Sydney 5.45.87.99.9 63 LOST Geelong 4.14.37.710.9 69 -6 CRR Sep 20 (Sun, 3:35) Scores
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2020 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 14 78 5.6 57 4.1 135 9.6 45 3.2 66 4.7 22 1.6 4 14 3 0.2 1 19
46 Amartey, Joel 1 3 3.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 8 8.0 2 2.0 1 2 0 0.0 0 0
32 Bell, James 8 37 4.6 31 3.9 68 8.5 12 1.5 0 0.0 28 3.5 8 8 3 0.4 2 20
22 Blakey, Nick 16 126 7.9 36 2.3 162 10.1 36 2.3 0 0.0 36 2.3 16 8 8 0.5 13 61
2 Brand, Kaiden 2 10 5.0 8 4.0 18 9.0 7 3.5 0 0.0 3 1.5 2 0 0 0.0 0 0
4 Clarke, Ryan 10 86 8.6 78 7.8 164 16.4 24 2.4 0 0.0 25 2.5 10 5 2 0.2 1 13
7 Cunningham, Harry 17 157 9.2 96 5.6 253 14.9 59 3.5 0 0.0 38 2.2 10 5 0 0.0 1 1
34 Dawson, Jordan 16 183 11.4 77 4.8 260 16.3 59 3.7 0 0.0 38 2.4 13 10 6 0.4 7 43
13 Florent, Oliver 17 180 10.6 98 5.8 278 16.4 40 2.4 0 0.0 42 2.5 7 13 4 0.2 4 28
16 Foot, Zac 2 7 3.5 7 3.5 14 7.0 6 3.0 0 0.0 4 2.0 1 2 1 0.5 0 6
42 Fox, Robbie 14 86 6.1 58 4.1 144 10.3 30 2.1 0 0.0 37 2.6 10 9 0 0.0 0 0
15 Gray, Sam 7 38 5.4 37 5.3 75 10.7 15 2.1 0 0.0 15 2.1 4 1 1 0.1 2 8
9 Hayward, Will 16 87 5.4 74 4.6 161 10.1 54 3.4 0 0.0 37 2.3 11 12 10 0.6 3 63
5 Heeney, Isaac 6 53 8.8 33 5.5 86 14.3 29 4.8 0 0.0 15 2.5 6 1 7 1.2 7 49
29 Hewett, George 6 29 4.8 54 9.0 83 13.8 11 1.8 0 0.0 18 3.0 2 3 1 0.2 0 6
12 Kennedy, Josh 12 129 10.8 119 9.9 248 20.7 34 2.8 0 0.0 62 5.2 12 8 3 0.3 3 21
19 Ling, Matthew 3 20 6.7 6 2.0 26 8.7 5 1.7 0 0.0 2 0.7 1 3 0 0.0 0 0
44 Lloyd, Jake 17 284 16.7 155 9.1 439 25.8 81 4.8 0 0.0 38 2.2 11 5 1 0.1 0 6
30 McCartin, Tom 14 70 5.0 49 3.5 119 8.5 51 3.6 3 0.2 12 0.9 9 13 9 0.6 2 56
27 McInerney, Justin 9 60 6.7 65 7.2 125 13.9 26 2.9 0 0.0 13 1.4 8 8 5 0.6 0 30
41 McLean, Hayden 6 24 4.0 14 2.3 38 6.3 13 2.2 14 2.3 15 2.5 1 5 5 0.8 1 31
43 Melican, Lewis 9 53 5.9 37 4.1 90 10.0 21 2.3 0 0.0 14 1.6 6 6 0 0.0 0 0
14 Mills, Callum 15 164 10.9 107 7.1 271 18.1 77 5.1 0 0.0 48 3.2 18 14 0 0.0 1 1
10 Naismith, Sam 2 15 7.5 4 2.0 19 9.5 5 2.5 53 26.5 9 4.5 3 2 0 0.0 0 0
38 O'Riordan, Colin 8 39 4.9 37 4.6 76 9.5 20 2.5 0 0.0 14 1.8 3 5 0 0.0 0 0
11 Papley, Tom 17 149 8.8 52 3.1 201 11.8 57 3.4 0 0.0 29 1.7 19 16 26 1.5 27 183
26 Parker, Luke 17 190 11.2 187 11.0 377 22.2 53 3.1 0 0.0 82 4.8 22 21 6 0.4 5 41
24 Rampe, Dane 11 105 9.5 55 5.0 160 14.5 42 3.8 0 0.0 15 1.4 9 15 0 0.0 0 0
20 Reid, Sam 10 43 4.3 41 4.1 84 8.4 38 3.8 26 2.6 16 1.6 3 2 5 0.5 6 36
25 Ronke, Ben 3 19 6.3 10 3.3 29 9.7 6 2.0 0 0.0 11 3.7 2 3 0 0.0 0 0
8 Rowbottom, James 16 132 8.3 105 6.6 237 14.8 22 1.4 0 0.0 58 3.6 17 17 4 0.3 4 28
18 Sinclair, Callum 13 64 4.9 55 4.2 119 9.2 32 2.5 291 22.4 32 2.5 15 24 3 0.2 3 21
3 Stephens, Dylan 8 68 8.5 32 4.0 100 12.5 27 3.4 0 0.0 27 3.4 6 6 2 0.3 3 15
33 Stoddart, Ryley 2 16 8.0 10 5.0 26 13.0 4 2.0 0 0.0 3 1.5 3 0 0 0.0 0 0
28 Taylor, Lewis 9 51 5.7 27 3.0 78 8.7 22 2.4 0 0.0 21 2.3 4 1 6 0.7 5 41
37 Taylor, Elijah 4 17 4.3 14 3.5 31 7.8 4 1.0 0 0.0 2 0.5 5 2 1 0.3 1 7
6 Thurlow, Jackson 8 65 8.1 42 5.3 107 13.4 27 3.4 0 0.0 17 2.1 4 2 3 0.4 2 20
1 Warner, Chad 2 9 4.5 5 2.5 14 7.0 3 1.5 0 0.0 3 1.5 2 2 0 0.0 0 0
45 Wicks, Sam 7 31 4.4 27 3.9 58 8.3 15 2.1 0 0.0 32 4.6 5 8 3 0.4 1 19
Totals 374 2977 8.0 1999 5.3 4976 13.3 1112 3.0 461 1.2 935 2.5 293 281 128 0.3 105 873
 

Footnotes

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