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KEY FACTS

Official name
Sydney Swans Limited

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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2022 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Sydney's 2022 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Sydney 3.09.413.917.10 112 WON Greater Western Sydney 5.310.712.1013.14 92 20 STA Mar 19 (Sat, 5:10) Scores
2 H Sydney 4.311.315.417.5 107 WON Geelong 2.46.78.1310.17 77 30 SCG Mar 25 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
3 A Sydney 1.31.35.39.6 60 LOST Western Bulldogs 3.34.106.159.17 71 -11 DOC Mar 31 (Thu, 7:20) Scores
4 H Sydney 3.26.49.613.8 86 WON North Melbourne 4.06.111.112.3 75 11 SCG Apr 9 (Sat, 2:40) Scores
5 A Sydney 5.410.1011.1218.13 121 WON West Coast 0.02.04.39.4 58 63 PER Apr 15 (Fri, 5:40) Scores
6 A Sydney 3.24.87.1116.13 109 WON Hawthorn 5.47.59.810.8 68 41 YOR Apr 25 (Mon, 12:30) Scores
7 H Sydney 1.32.48.613.11 89 LOST Brisbane 1.37.712.1117.11 113 -24 SCG May 1 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
8 H Sydney 1.44.78.118.13 61 LOST Gold Coast 3.67.68.1110.15 75 -14 SCG May 7 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
9 H Sydney 5.59.1212.1614.21 105 WON Essendon 2.34.45.76.11 47 58 SCG May 14 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
10 A Sydney 4.07.012.413.9 87 LOST Carlton 3.512.814.915.12 102 -15 DOC May 20 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
11 H Sydney 3.46.710.1016.10 106 WON Richmond 5.011.212.415.10 100 6 SCG May 27 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
12 A Sydney 1.56.96.1110.13 73 WON Melbourne 5.17.18.69.7 61 12 MCG Jun 4 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
13 Sydney       Bye        
14 A Sydney 3.15.86.108.11 59 LOST Port Adelaide 4.36.612.812.10 82 -23 ADO Jun 18 (Sat, 1:15) Scores
15 H Sydney 3.14.69.1012.11 83 WON St. Kilda 1.22.22.64.8 32 51 SCG Jun 25 (Sat, 7:25) Scores
16 A Sydney 5.27.69.1412.14 86 LOST Essendon 2.27.29.315.5 95 -9 MCG Jul 2 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
17 H Sydney 7.89.1115.1517.18 120 WON Western Bulldogs 2.15.68.89.13 67 53 SCG Jul 8 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
18 A Sydney 1.13.86.1211.16 82 WON Fremantle 3.36.56.99.11 65 17 PER Jul 16 (Sat, 5:30) Scores
19 H Sydney 9.311.713.1417.16 118 WON Adelaide 2.36.59.1012.13 85 33 SCG Jul 23 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
20 H Sydney 6.29.613.817.10 112 WON Greater Western Sydney 3.13.55.65.9 39 73 SCG Jul 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A Sydney 4.58.1014.1518.18 126 WON North Melbourne 2.05.18.513.10 88 38 DOC Aug 7 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
22 H Sydney 4.45.79.1011.11 77 WON Collingwood 2.33.46.57.8 50 27 SCG Aug 14 (Sun, 3:20) Scores
23 A Sydney 4.29.311.613.10 88 WON St. Kilda 3.35.57.711.8 74 14 DOC Aug 21 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
2QF A Sydney 2.36.412.514.7 91 WON Melbourne 4.15.410.510.9 69 22 MCG Sep 2 (Fri, 7:50) Scores
2PF H Sydney 6.311.713.1014.11 95 WON Collingwood 3.07.110.514.10 94 1 SCG Sep 17 (Sat, 4:45) Scores
GF A Sydney 1.04.24.38.4 52 LOST Geelong 6.59.815.1120.13 133 -81 MCG Sep 24 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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2022 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 29 4.8 14 2.3 43 7.2 12 2.0 18 3.0 14 2.3 2 6 5 0.8 3 33
32 Bell, James 6 33 5.5 12 2.0 45 7.5 15 2.5 0 0.0 9 1.5 3 0 4 0.7 3 27
22 Blakey, Nick 24 350 14.6 118 4.9 468 19.5 104 4.3 0 0.0 50 2.1 24 19 2 0.1 3 15
16 Campbell, Braeden 17 102 6.0 39 2.3 141 8.3 36 2.1 0 0.0 31 1.8 10 13 2 0.1 2 14
4 Clarke, Ryan 14 54 3.9 75 5.4 129 9.2 21 1.5 0 0.0 40 2.9 6 6 5 0.4 4 34
7 Cunningham, Harry 10 58 5.8 53 5.3 111 11.1 33 3.3 0 0.0 24 2.4 6 3 0 0.0 0 0
13 Florent, Oliver 25 268 10.7 145 5.8 413 16.5 124 5.0 0 0.0 54 2.2 12 13 5 0.2 6 36
42 Fox, Robbie 14 155 11.1 86 6.1 241 17.2 75 5.4 0 0.0 29 2.1 11 6 0 0.0 1 1
23 Franklin, Lance 'Buddy' 23 206 9.0 58 2.5 264 11.5 116 5.0 0 0.0 46 2.0 33 34 52 2.3 28 340
21 Gulden, Errol 25 338 13.5 142 5.7 480 19.2 112 4.5 0 0.0 89 3.6 34 25 18 0.7 8 116
9 Hayward, Will 25 198 7.9 103 4.1 301 12.0 112 4.5 0 0.0 74 3.0 11 22 34 1.4 22 226
5 Heeney, Isaac 25 251 10.0 159 6.4 410 16.4 117 4.7 0 0.0 118 4.7 39 23 49 2.0 28 322
31 Hickey, Tom 16 120 7.5 115 7.2 235 14.7 49 3.1 348 21.8 26 1.6 11 30 3 0.2 2 20
12 Kennedy, Josh 11 66 6.0 67 6.1 133 12.1 30 2.7 0 0.0 19 1.7 2 8 2 0.2 0 12
19 Ladhams, Peter 11 82 7.5 81 7.4 163 14.8 29 2.6 226 20.5 16 1.5 25 29 2 0.2 4 16
44 Lloyd, Jake 24 385 16.0 185 7.7 570 23.8 143 6.0 0 0.0 56 2.3 17 14 2 0.1 0 12
39 McCartin, Paddy 24 229 9.5 65 2.7 294 12.3 121 5.0 0 0.0 23 1.0 32 14 1 0.0 0 6
30 McCartin, Tom 25 137 5.5 107 4.3 244 9.8 96 3.8 0 0.0 38 1.5 11 28 0 0.0 0 0
6 McDonald, Logan 17 96 5.6 49 2.9 145 8.5 69 4.1 0 0.0 26 1.5 8 6 15 0.9 16 106
27 McInerney, Justin 22 247 11.2 138 6.3 385 17.5 104 4.7 0 0.0 23 1.0 14 9 6 0.3 4 40
2 McLean, Hayden 9 47 5.2 34 3.8 81 9.0 28 3.1 38 4.2 14 1.6 13 7 11 1.2 3 69
14 Mills, Callum 25 360 14.4 250 10.0 610 24.4 165 6.6 0 0.0 158 6.3 35 23 10 0.4 3 63
38 O'Riordan, Colin 5 21 4.2 15 3.0 36 7.2 9 1.8 0 0.0 1 0.2 4 2 0 0.0 0 0
11 Papley, Tom 19 203 10.7 87 4.6 290 15.3 79 4.2 0 0.0 37 1.9 17 16 32 1.7 26 218
26 Parker, Luke 25 320 12.8 291 11.6 611 24.4 103 4.1 0 0.0 150 6.0 23 29 14 0.6 10 94
24 Rampe, Dane 25 223 8.9 99 4.0 322 12.9 118 4.7 0 0.0 49 2.0 14 30 1 0.0 0 6
20 Reid, Sam 18 108 6.0 93 5.2 201 11.2 72 4.0 126 7.0 73 4.1 18 20 18 1.0 20 128
34 Roberts, Matt 1 1 1.0 1 1.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
25 Ronke, Ben 8 43 5.4 29 3.6 72 9.0 16 2.0 0 0.0 11 1.4 4 2 6 0.8 5 41
8 Rowbottom, James 24 279 11.6 164 6.8 443 18.5 60 2.5 0 0.0 163 6.8 33 31 8 0.3 7 55
29 Sheldrick, Angus 2 4 2.0 4 2.0 8 4.0 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
3 Stephens, Dylan 15 171 11.4 67 4.5 238 15.9 63 4.2 0 0.0 38 2.5 11 20 5 0.3 2 32
28 Taylor, Lewis 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
1 Warner, Chad 24 327 13.6 220 9.2 547 22.8 80 3.3 0 0.0 97 4.0 24 34 20 0.8 24 144
15 Wicks, Sam 10 43 4.3 48 4.8 91 9.1 21 2.1 0 0.0 25 2.5 5 18 4 0.4 4 28
Totals 575 5554 9.7 3213 5.6 8767 15.2 2333 4.1 756 1.3 1623 2.8 513 541 336 0.6 238 2254
 

Footnotes

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