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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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2021 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 2021 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Sydney 2.48.417.619.11 125 WON Brisbane 3.38.410.714.10 94 31 GAB Mar 20 (Sat, 6:45) Scores
2 H Sydney 4.19.615.1118.13 121 WON Adelaide 3.24.66.1411.22 88 33 SCG Mar 27 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
3 A Sydney 2.510.1015.1217.15 117 WON Richmond 1.34.67.910.12 72 45 MCG Apr 3 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
4 H Sydney 2.57.99.1111.17 83 WON Essendon 4.17.410.612.8 80 3 SCG Apr 8 (Thu, 7:20) Scores
5 H Sydney 3.36.48.810.9 69 LOST Greater Western Sydney 1.43.75.119.17 71 -2 SCG Apr 17 (Sat, 4:35) Scores
6 A Sydney 3.14.45.59.6 60 LOST Gold Coast 4.28.213.615.10 100 -40 CRR Apr 24 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
7 H Sydney 2.17.210.614.6 90 WON Geelong 6.57.810.1012.16 88 2 SCG May 1 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
8 A Sydney 3.33.76.88.10 58 LOST Melbourne 3.15.68.610.7 67 -9 MCG May 8 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
9 H Sydney 1.24.37.710.12 72 WON Collingwood 4.24.44.65.12 42 30 SCG May 15 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
10 A Sydney 4.09.39.413.6 84 LOST Fremantle 3.26.610.1112.14 86 -2 PER May 22 (Sat, 5:40) Scores
11 H Sydney 5.38.411.615.10 100 WON Carlton 4.38.510.911.12 78 22 SCG May 30 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
12 H Sydney 4.66.710.1113.14 92 WON St. Kilda 3.45.79.712.11 83 9 SCG Jun 5 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
13 H Sydney 3.25.36.47.9 51 LOST Hawthorn 4.29.310.414.5 89 -38 SCG Jun 11 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
14 Sydney       Bye        
15 A Sydney 5.36.67.910.11 71 LOST Port Adelaide 4.37.410.612.9 81 -10 ADO Jun 26 (Sat, 4:05) Scores
16 H Sydney 5.211.413.818.10 118 WON West Coast 1.31.33.53.8 26 92 KAR Jul 4 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
17 A Sydney 4.27.49.811.13 79 WON Western Bulldogs 3.25.56.68.12 60 19 DOC Jul 11 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
18 A Sydney 1.26.412.615.8 98 WON Greater Western Sydney 6.19.29.511.6 72 26 CRR Jul 18 (Sun, 6:10) Scores
19 H Sydney 3.36.811.1114.14 98 WON Fremantle 4.46.56.68.10 58 40 CRR Jul 25 (Sun, 12:30) Scores
20 A Sydney 2.14.511.717.7 109 WON Essendon 3.36.511.516.6 102 7 MCG Aug 1 (Sun, 3:10) Scores
21 A Sydney 4.15.28.410.4 64 LOST St. Kilda 5.08.212.414.9 93 -29 DOC Aug 7 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
22 A Sydney 5.28.410.813.13 91 WON North Melbourne 2.23.37.412.5 77 14 DOC Aug 14 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
23 H Sydney 6.49.713.721.10 136 WON Gold Coast 0.43.85.96.13 49 87 DOC Aug 21 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
2EF H Sydney 3.25.48.610.13 73 LOST Greater Western Sydney 3.29.311.711.8 74 -1 YOR Aug 28 (Sat, 3:20) Scores
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2021 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
36 Amartey, Joel 6 38 6.3 17 2.8 55 9.2 16 2.7 49 8.2 23 3.8 4 7 5 0.8 3 33
32 Bell, James 12 38 3.2 37 3.1 75 6.3 24 2.0 0 0.0 25 2.1 7 5 2 0.2 2 14
22 Blakey, Nick 17 138 8.1 75 4.4 213 12.5 65 3.8 12 0.7 28 1.6 7 6 3 0.2 6 24
2 Brand, Kaiden 3 22 7.3 16 5.3 38 12.7 10 3.3 0 0.0 6 2.0 4 2 0 0.0 0 0
16 Campbell, Braeden 8 71 8.9 41 5.1 112 14.0 26 3.3 0 0.0 11 1.4 4 3 1 0.1 2 8
4 Clarke, Ryan 3 6 2.0 1 0.3 7 2.3 3 1.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
7 Cunningham, Harry 21 229 10.9 113 5.4 342 16.3 108 5.1 0 0.0 55 2.6 13 14 0 0.0 0 0
34 Dawson, Jordan 23 354 15.4 159 6.9 513 22.3 126 5.5 0 0.0 68 3.0 22 23 9 0.4 7 61
13 Florent, Oliver 23 273 11.9 163 7.1 436 19.0 93 4.0 0 0.0 50 2.2 18 19 9 0.4 6 60
42 Fox, Robbie 15 95 6.3 87 5.8 182 12.1 40 2.7 1 0.1 28 1.9 5 7 0 0.0 0 0
23 Franklin, Lance 'Buddy' 18 157 8.7 56 3.1 213 11.8 81 4.5 0 0.0 46 2.6 24 34 51 2.8 24 330
21 Gulden, Errol 18 195 10.8 87 4.8 282 15.7 82 4.6 0 0.0 52 2.9 24 14 14 0.8 11 95
9 Hayward, Will 20 134 6.7 74 3.7 208 10.4 81 4.1 0 0.0 60 3.0 15 18 28 1.4 15 183
5 Heeney, Isaac 21 222 10.6 111 5.3 333 15.9 119 5.7 1 0.0 41 2.0 22 16 36 1.7 21 237
29 Hewett, George 21 160 7.6 216 10.3 376 17.9 74 3.5 0 0.0 71 3.4 12 15 0 0.0 0 0
31 Hickey, Tom 21 193 9.2 154 7.3 347 16.5 60 2.9 504 24.0 45 2.1 25 38 10 0.5 7 67
12 Kennedy, Josh 21 220 10.5 285 13.6 505 24.0 76 3.6 0 0.0 100 4.8 19 13 4 0.2 6 30
19 Ling, Matthew 1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
44 Lloyd, Jake 22 404 18.4 210 9.5 614 27.9 124 5.6 0 0.0 40 1.8 14 18 1 0.0 1 7
30 McCartin, Tom 22 196 8.9 101 4.6 297 13.5 111 5.0 0 0.0 23 1.0 17 16 0 0.0 0 0
6 McDonald, Logan 7 38 5.4 21 3.0 59 8.4 22 3.1 0 0.0 6 0.9 8 3 9 1.3 5 59
27 McInerney, Justin 21 229 10.9 150 7.1 379 18.0 113 5.4 1 0.0 23 1.1 21 19 7 0.3 2 44
41 McLean, Hayden 12 67 5.6 35 2.9 102 8.5 52 4.3 30 2.5 22 1.8 6 5 11 0.9 6 72
43 Melican, Lewis 6 53 8.8 23 3.8 76 12.7 30 5.0 0 0.0 5 0.8 5 3 0 0.0 0 0
14 Mills, Callum 18 256 14.2 239 13.3 495 27.5 107 5.9 0 0.0 95 5.3 22 11 6 0.3 1 37
38 O'Riordan, Colin 6 30 5.0 15 2.5 45 7.5 13 2.2 0 0.0 6 1.0 3 0 0 0.0 0 0
11 Papley, Tom 23 230 10.0 83 3.6 313 13.6 89 3.9 0 0.0 34 1.5 21 22 43 1.9 27 285
26 Parker, Luke 23 298 13.0 343 14.9 641 27.9 87 3.8 0 0.0 106 4.6 39 35 15 0.7 8 98
24 Rampe, Dane 20 248 12.4 113 5.7 361 18.1 123 6.2 0 0.0 34 1.7 14 24 0 0.0 1 1
20 Reid, Sam 10 62 6.2 47 4.7 109 10.9 45 4.5 78 7.8 28 2.8 14 6 6 0.6 6 42
25 Ronke, Ben 2 2 1.0 3 1.5 5 2.5 1 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
8 Rowbottom, James 17 152 8.9 110 6.5 262 15.4 35 2.1 0 0.0 105 6.2 12 14 6 0.4 3 39
18 Sinclair, Callum 4 19 4.8 21 5.3 40 10.0 10 2.5 99 24.8 11 2.8 6 3 1 0.3 0 6
3 Stephens, Dylan 7 30 4.3 29 4.1 59 8.4 20 2.9 0 0.0 8 1.1 1 8 1 0.1 1 7
28 Taylor, Lewis 2 6 3.0 0 0.0 6 3.0 4 2.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 0 1 0 0.0 1 1
1 Warner, Chad 13 135 10.4 81 6.2 216 16.6 31 2.4 0 0.0 48 3.7 6 17 8 0.6 5 53
45 Wicks, Sam 22 143 6.5 102 4.6 245 11.1 65 3.0 0 0.0 89 4.0 17 24 17 0.8 18 120
Totals 529 5143 9.7 3418 6.5 8561 16.2 2166 4.1 775 1.5 1394 2.6 451 464 303 0.6 195 2013
 

Footnotes

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