Bill Skwirowski

William "Bill" Skwirowski (born 20 February 1956) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with the Swan Districts in the Western Australian Football League during the 1970s and 1980s.

Bill Skwirowski
Personal information
Full name William Skwirowski
Date of birth (1956-02-20) 20 February 1956
Place of birth Collie, Western Australia
Height 182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1975–1988 Swan Districts 207 (31)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1988.

The son of Tadeusz and Zofia Skwirowski, he started his career at Swan Districts in 1975 after moving from Collie to play in the wing position.[1] He later solidified his position in the team as a defender and was developed by coach John Todd as a tagger[2] He played an important role in the success that Swan Districts experienced during the 1980s.

Skwirowski played in the back pocket for the losing premiership team of 1980 as well as each of the three premierships the Swan Districts won in 1982, 1983 and 1984.[3] In 1985, Skwirowski represented Western Australia in the state team against South Australia.

Retiring in 1988, he played a total of 207 games and kicked 31 goals.[4]

He is a life member of the Swan Districts Football Club.[5]


  1. "Australian Football - Bill Skwirowski - Player Bio". Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  2. "Moorditj Magic - The story of Jim and Phil Krakouer" (PDF). 2007. Retrieved 11 August 2008.
  3. "2011 Annual Report" (PDF). p. 54.
  4. "2011 Annual Report" (PDF). p. 53.
  5. "2011 Annual Report" (PDF). p. 57.
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