South Hedland Football Club Inc (SHFC) was formed in 1974. The first league game was played against Goldsworthy, at Goldsworthy in 1975.
South Hedland won their first De Grey premiership in 1980 against the Karratha Kats.
Swans set records for their premiership wins in 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, and 1996 under coach Kevin Taylor.
Life members include: Roley Larke, Terry Mudra, Ken Ballinger, John Tozer, John Lever, Ian Sutherland, Kim De Lacy, Thomas Monaghan, Kevin Bean, Stella Lever, Peter Love, Brian McLaughlin, Roley Larka, Clive Taylor, Ian Taylor, Ray Glasson, Alan Raatz, Casey Murphy, Craig McDonald, Phil Collins, Kevin Bean, John Hawke, Kevin Scott, Rick Coles, Peter Love, John Tozer, Ray Seamen, Tony Barron, Terry Tolchard, Boppo Simpson, Donny Wilson.