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Saints prepare to farewell AFL great Lenny Hayes

Lenny Hayes (L) of the Saints celebrates a win with Leigh Montagna.

St Kilda's retiring club great Lenny Hayes says his famous No.7 jumper would look good on Luke Dunstan's back in 2015.

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St Kilda great Robert Harvey lauds retiring Lenny Hayes

Robert Harvey and Lenny Hayes training back in 2007.

Jesse Hogan A two-time Brownlow Medallist and four-time club champion looking to a teammate just out of his teens for inspiration and leadership? It sounds improbable, but when it came to Lenny Hayes even the...

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St Kilda almost traded Lenny Hayes to Sydney for Jude Bolton, says Tim Watson

Lenny Hayes tackles Jude Bolton during 2003.

Daniel Cherny Lenny Hayes' 16-year career at St Kilda nearly ended after just one season.

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Much-loved Lenny Hayes and much-maligned Nick Maxwell both retire as champions

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Wayne Carey This week, we witnessed two very different footballers walk away from the game, yet both were absolute champions in their own right - St Kilda’s Lenny Hayes and Collingwood’s Nick Maxwell.

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St Kilda champion Lenny Hayes says the time is right to retire at season's end

Lenny Hayes.

Jesse Hogan While Lenny Hayes argued his impending retirement would not be "leaving a massive void or anything like that", a horde of St Kilda players, supporters and even rival football supporters would...

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St Kilda to make calls on veterans, including Lenny Hayes

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Matt Murnane St Kilda will make decisions on a group of its key veterans, including spiritual leader Lenny Hayes, in the next month.

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Carlton turns to Lenny Hayes to help Bryce Gibbs grow

Jon Pierik Through his year in the media after leaving Collingwood, and in the days after joining Carlton, Mick Malthouse made it clear if the Blues were to take major strides forward, there needed to be less...

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Leigh Montagna says Lenny Hayes unlikely to go on in 2015

St Kilda champion Lenny Hayes.

Daniel Cherny Just days after Lenny Hayes indicated he was still weighing up whether to continue play on beyond 2014, teammate and close friend Leigh Montagna has suggested that Hayes is unlikely to front up again...

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Lenny Hayes, Maverick Weller set to miss round one

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St Kilda will miss Lenny Hayes and Maverick Weller for its round-one clash with Melbourne unless they can successfully challenge striking charges at the AFL Tribunal.

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More St Kilda woe as Lenny Hayes, Maverick Weller get one-week bans

St Kilda's Lenny Hayes.

Saints' midfield for round-one clash against Melbourne has been further decimated.

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Lenny Hayes re-signs with St Kilda

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St Kilda's much-admired veteran midfielder Lenny Hayes has confirmed he will play on next season.

St Kilda drops to bottom of Victorian membership table

Daniel Cherny St Kilda’s steep decline in on-field fortunes has been mirrored off the field, with the Saints dropping to the bottom of Victorian clubs in the official AFL club membership figures, released by...

Saints flag 'significant changes' to list with several players under spotlight

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Jon Pierik St Kilda has flagged "significant changes" to its playing list, while declaring it would be surprised if the AFL Commission awarded Melbourne a priority pick.

2014 AFL round 22 teams

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The selected teams for round 22 of the AFL season, headlined by Geelong's clash with Hawthorn on Saturday night.

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2014 round 21 AFL teams

All the ins and outs for round 21 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

Matt Priddis' rise at West Coast earns many admirers

Since Matt Priddis slotted into the West Coast midfield at the start of 2007, he has averaged at least 23 disposals, five clearances and four tackles per match in every season.

Jesse Hogan You would be hard pressed to find anyone with an appreciation of Australian rules who does not hold up the career of Matt Priddis, a bullocking 29-year-old, as one of the best aspects of modern...

Suns bounce back with big win over Saints

Danny Stanley of the Suns breaks a tackle to handball during the game against the Saints on Saturday.

Andrew Stafford Gold Coast finally records a win without Gary Ablett, defeating the bottom-placed Saints by 53 points.

Four Rs: round 20

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Sarah Lucken, Footy Prophet The Right, Ridiculous, Regrettable and wRong from round 20 of the AFL season.

Age Footballer of the Year: Round 19 votes

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Round 19 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2014 premiership season.

It's been a big week in art... with Jim Pavlidis

Jim Pavlidis Another week passes accompanied by another declaration from AFL HQ about putting the fans first.