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KEY FACTS

Official name
Swan Districts Football Club

Known as
Swan Districts

Nickname
Swans

Formed
1934

Colours
Black and white

Associated clubs
Swan Districts Reserves; Swan Districts U19s; Swan Districts WFC

Affiliation (Current)
West Australian Football League (WAFL) 1934–2022

Home Ground
Bassendean Oval

WAFL Premierships
1961-62-63, 1982-83-84, 1990, 2010 (8 total)

Senior Premierships
R.P. Rodriguez Shield: 1962, 1965, 1974-5, 1980 (5 total)

Most Games
305 - Bill Walker (1961-1976)

Most Goals
555 - Eric Gorman (1961-1969)

League Top Goalkickers
M.George (90) 1974; S.Beasley (97) 1980; B.Hutton (83) 1984 (3 total)

Sandover Medalists
George Krepp 1935; Jim Davies 1944; Haydn Bunton 1962; Bill Walker 1965, 1966, 1967 & 1970; Phil Narkle 1982; Mick Grasso 1990; Jeremy Wasley 1996; Shane Beros 2003; Andrew Krakouer 2010; Samuel Fisher 2020 (10 medallists/13 medals)

Headquarters
Old Perth Road, Bassendean, WA 6054

Postal Address
PO Box 61, Bassendean, WA, 6054

Phone: (08) 9279 8700 

Email
reception@swandistrictsfc.com

Website
swandistrictsfc.com.au

Swan Districts



Among the newcomers in 1961 to respond to the Bunton technique was rover Bill Walker, who would go on to become arguably the greatest player in the history of the club. Nevertheless, it was Bunton’s “genius (that was) solely responsible for the club’s dizzy climb from the bottom to the top of the premiership table in one winter”. Or perhaps, as one senior player archly put it, “He conned us into playing good football” ...

  • Swans might have been late arrivals in the WAFL but, as John Devaney writes, once they found their feet, they were hard to stop

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2022 Season (WAFL) Fixture

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Swan Districts' 2022 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Swan Districts 3.24.48.611.9 75 LOST East Perth 3.26.49.512.7 79 -4 LEE Apr 15 (Fri, 2:10) Scores
2 H Swan Districts 5.110.210.612.8 80 LOST East Fremantle 3.25.67.813.11 89 -9 BAS Apr 23 (Sat, 2:00) Scores
3 A Swan Districts 3.03.28.412.6 78 WON Perth 2.66.68.910.13 73 5 LAT Apr 30 (Sat, 5:10) Scores
4 H Swan Districts 4.64.108.1211.14 80 WON Claremont 2.25.58.1010.11 71 9 BAS May 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A Swan Districts 5.26.510.810.8 68 LOST Subiaco 3.16.47.612.10 82 -14 KAL May 21 (Sat, 12:10) Scores
6 H Swan Districts        vs South Fremantle          BAS May 28 (Sat, 2:10)  
7 H Swan Districts        vs West Coast Reserves          BAS Jun 4 (Sat, 2:10)  
8 H Swan Districts        vs Peel Thunder          BAS Jun 11 (Sat, 2:10)  
9 A Swan Districts        vs West Perth          AJO Jun 18 (Sat, 2:10)  
 

Footnotes

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