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Young Saint collapses during AFL training

8:10 PM   St Kilda defender Hugh Goddard will spend the night in hospital after suffering heat exhaustion during AFL pre-season training.

St Kilda spruiks new players, major sponsor

Jake Carlisle tries to steal the ball off fellow recruit Nathan Freeman at St Kilda's pre-season training session.

Larissa Nicholson   When St Kilda wheeled out its new players for the media on Friday, Jake Carlisle was a notable exclusion from their ranks.

Saints sign 20,000 members in club record time

St Kilda has set its sights on securing 40,000 members in 2016.

St Kilda have signed 20,000 members in record time, the club said in a statement on Monday night.

Guide to the draft: part 2

On the Bulldogs' radar: Darcy Tucker.

Emma Quayle   Club-by-club guide to the AFL national draft: part 2. What your club has, what it needs and who it could be looking at.

Carlisle starts with St Kilda on restricted program

St Kilda recruit Jake Carlisle  during training  for the club's first to fourth year players at Albert Park Lake on Monday.

Matt Murnane   Controversial St Kilda recruit Jake Carlisle will be modified program during his first month at the club as he attempts to prove himself to his new team-mates.

Injury-prone Freeman to start on modified program

Nathan Buckley and Nathan Freeman

Daniel Cherny   While Jake Carlisle will start the pre-season with St Kilda's youngest players, Nathan Freeman will only be there in part.

Carlisle suspended, accepts strike

Jake Carlisle

Daniel Cherny and Michael Gleeson   A contrite Jake Carlisle says he wants to "repay" St Kilda after he was banned for two matches by the AFL, and volunteered to accept a first drugs strike as a punishment for his drug indiscretion in Las Vegas.

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Seven offered Carlisle film nine days earlier

Jake Carlisle

Jake Niall and Michael Gleeson   Channel Seven was offered video footage purporting to show Jake Carlisle in a room with illicit drugs in Las Vegas nine days before Channel Nine broadcast damning footage that prompted the St Kilda recruit to issue a public apology.

Jake Carlisle affair: Perfect storm hits St Kilda

Mistakes: Jake Carlisle has work to do to repair his reputation.

Caroline Wilson   Jake Carlisle's decision to take illegal drugs and simultaneously film himself was the first in a series of unfortunate events in which few of the parties involved acted appropriately or with appropriate integrity.

AFL clubs cut before list deadline

Jonathan Simpkin has been let go by Hawthorn.

Daniel Cherny   Hawthorn premiership player Jonathan Simpkin has been a victim of the club's sustained success, delisted ahead of the AFL's first list lodgment deadline on Friday.

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Union told Carlisle's manager to stay mum

Jake Carlisle

Caroline Wilson   The AFL Players Association advised Jake Carlisle's manager not to inform St Kilda of the allegations against the player despite knowing that Channel Nine was threatening to expose footage of Carlisle taking illicit drugs.

AFL asks Carlisle and his manager to 'please explain'

St Kilda have not ruled out suspending Jake Carlisle for games next season.

Caroline Wilson   The AFL has summoned Jake Carlisle and his manager Anthony McConville to explain their actions after Carlisle was publicly exposed last week appearing to take an illicit substance.

AFL in limbo over drugs

Jake Carlisle

Caroline Wilson   The AFL's unwillingness to draw attention to illicit drugs in the month of September has left the competition embarrassed and seemingly in limbo over the vexed issue come October.

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Western Bulldogs had concerns about Carlisle

Jake Carlisle

Larissa Nicholson   Several AFL clubs had concerns about signing Jake Carlisle, Western Bulldogs president Peter Gordon revealed on Friday.

Carlisle's agent unlikely to face punishment

Jake Carlisle

Larissa Nicholson   Jake Carlisle's manager is unlikely to face punishment for failing to disclose allegations of drug use when he helped the player sign a lucrative new contract with St Kilda.

Carlton's 11th-hour bid for Giant left hanging

No movement: Adam Tomlinson.

Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle   Carlton made an 11th-hour bid for the Giants' Adam Tomlinson that, if successful, would have freed them up to agree to trade Andrejs Everitt to the Suns on a hectic final day of the trade period.

Saints pay for Carlisle's stupidity

Jake Carlisle

Caroline Wilson   Jake Carlisle's irresponsible behaviour has undone some of St Kilda's good work, and the club should renegotiate his contract.

Carlisle deal should be changed

Traded in: Jake Carlisle.

Jake Niall   Had St Kilda been aware of the Vegas video just one day earlier, the trade with Essendon would have been scuppered.

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Carlisle to return early to face Saints: Finnis

AFL medical director Peter Harcourt.

Larissa Nicholson   Jake Carlisle will return to Australia early to face his furious new teammates at St Kilda, club CEO Matt Finnis said on Thursday.

St Kilda recruit Jake Carlisle made 'very poor decision' as video shows him snorting white powder

Jake Carlisle

Allison Worrall, Larissa Nicholson and Matt Murnane   Jake Carlisle has admitted to a "very poor decision" after footage emerged of the AFL defender snorting a line of white powder on the day he was traded from Essendon to St Kilda.