Bill Swan

At Carlton - 1973 - 1975
Reserves Games: 9
Reserves Goals: 4
Guernsey No.: 53 (1974) and 39 (1975).
Height: 5'8" (173cm)
Weight: 11.0 (70kg)
DOB: 1956
Under 19's Games: TBD (1973, 1974)

Bill Swan, father of Collingwood Brownlow Medalist and premiership star Dane Swan, began his Under 19's and Reserves career at Carlton over 1973 / 1974, moving on to the senior list at the time in guernsey 39. A smart player very handy around goals, Swan moved to VFA Club Port Melbourne, becoming a dual J J Liston Medallist and playing over 200 games of VFA football. Swan kicked the winning goal for Williamstown in their thrilling win over the Phil Maylin coached Springvale in 1990.

Bill Swan was recruited from Broadmeadows.

Swan's cousin Roy Ramsay played 126 games for Nth Melbourne and Essendon.

Career Highlights

1973 U19's Special Award

Under 19's team pictures including a young Swan from 1973 and 1974.
1973 U19's.
1974 U19's.

Bill Swan at Port melbourne

1990 – Former Blues; Williamstown’s Peter Kenny (back row 2nd from left), Bill Swan, Simon Lloyd & David Whillas (third row 2nd, 3rd & 4th from left)

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