As Essendon confirmed it won't bid for a women's team in 2017 – joining Hawthorn as the only other Victorian club not pitching - St Kilda's CEO said the new league should have more than eight sides.
Too many Saints left it to others, says coach Alan Richardson.
Jeremy Cameron returns to AFL with a five-goal haul as GWS draw away from misfiring Saints.
Greater Western Sydney have set their sights on toppling triple premiers Hawthorn in their first game at home next week after seeing off St Kilda with a stunning last-quarter burst.
It's early on a Thursday morning and Seb Ross is sitting in a corner of the common room at St Kilda
St Kilda midfielder Seb Ross hopes to see his cousin - Essendon captain Jobe Watson - playing football again next season.
St Kilda will meet later this month with VFL club Sandringham to discuss the possibility of continuing their alignment beyond the end of this season.
We've seen our last AFL grand final replay. But what would have happened if the three grand final draws we did witness had an extra time provision?
Brendon Goddard, who suffered the pain of losing a replayed grand final, thinks the "golden point" would be the most underwhelming way to decide a grand final.
Finals will be decided by a "golden point" if scores remain tied following extra time after the AFL Commission made a historic change for drawn finals.
Acting umpires boss Luke Ball has admitted St Kilda were on the wrong end of two bad decisions during the closing stages of the Saints' narrow loss to Hawthorn.
Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson has all but conceded that his side didn't deserve to win the three-point thriller against the Saints on Saturday.
The Hawks didn't have it all their own way as the young Saints pushed them to their limit, with scores level at the final break and the Saints stretching out to an 11-point lead early in the final term.
St Kilda skipper Nick Riewoldt has fully recovered from a concussion and Hawks captain Luke Hodge is back from a broken arm.
Watching last Sunday's exhilarating day of football I saw the two smallest players in the league light up their respective matches.
St Kilda forward Josh Bruce is set to recommit to the club and sign a long-term deal in the coming days, turning down significant offers from at least two other clubs.
This was the loss without excuse. It was not against a top side. It was not with a hopelessly undermanned side. It was against a depleted side. This was a loss that rubbed varnish from Nathan Buckley.
Emerging St Kilda star Jack Billings says the challenge for the Saints is to remain at "another level", as it appeared Nick Riewoldt and Paddy McCartin would recover from head knocks in time to face Hawthorn on Saturday.
Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley vowed he would not be afraid to make changes to personnel or game plans after his struggling side were "out-grunted" in a shock five-goal loss to an injury-hit St Kilda at the MCG on Saturday.