St Kilda Saints
DANIEL CHERNY 3:25pm St Kilda’s football department stocks have received another boost, with the Saints signing Hawthorn assistant coach Luke Beveridge as their director of coaching.
PETER HANLON You know that feeling when you've been away for a while and you get back to work?
EMMA QUAYLE St Kilda's off-field revamp under new chief executive Matt Finnis is continuing, with the club promoting list manager Ameet Bains onto the club’s executive as chief operating officer.
DANIEL CHERNY St Kilda ruckman Tom Hickey as been diagnosed with knee tendonitis and won't play again in 2014.
DANIEL CHERNY Another day, another retirement in the AFL. Injury-prone St Kilda key position utility Beau Maister has played his last game at the elite level after 44 games with the Saints and West Coast.
JESSE HOGAN Shane Savage's impressive recent form for St Kilda has come after a bake from his new teammates about his underwhelming first half of the season.
ROHAN CONNOLLY It was the upset of the season. And for Fremantle, Saturday's shock 58-point thrashing at the hands of St Kilda has the potential to prove the disaster of the season.
ROHAN CONNOLLY St Kilda has given Lenny Hayes the perfect retirement present with a staggering 58-point win over Fremantle.
JAKE NIALL St Kilda describes its current predicament as a ‘‘perfect storm’’ which has been some years in the making. The club’s difficult situation is a marked contrast to the last time the club was mired on the bottom, when the competition’s rules meant it was perfectly placed to rise rapidly and swiftly become a contender.
JAKE NIALL St Kilda will consider trading the first pick in the national draft if it finishes on the bottom, as the club explores all avenues available to rebuild the playing list and bring success.
DANIEL CHERNY St Kilda will consider re-drafting suspended former Saint Ahmed Saad at the end of season.
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.
BOB MURPHY Our club theme song sounded different this week. It sounded louder and came from deeper in our bellies.
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 likes of Robert Harvey admired the now-retiring midfielder.
GREG BAUM It is one thing to say that you love Lenny Hayes. Everyone in football says it. His St Kilda teammates made a special point of saying it on the front of T-shirts they wore to Tuesday's announcement of his retirement. On social media, career-long opponents of Hayes jostled one another to be first to say it.
DANIEL CHERNY Lenny Hayes' 16-year career at St Kilda nearly ended after just one season.
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 vehemently disagree.
JESSE HOGAN Fremantle's Hayden Ballantyne and Gold Coast's Tom Murphy each offered one-match bans by the match review panel, while Port Adelaide veteran Kane Cornes can escape with a reprimand.
Roy Ward Saints coach wants quality draft picks instead of free agent signings.
Jesse Hogan, Hobart Brad Scott is hopeful influential defender Lachie Hansen will quickly recover from a head knock that forced his substitution as North Melbourne coasted to a 59-point win over St Kilda at Blundstone Arena on Saturday.
JESSE HOGAN North Melbourne backs up its win over premiers Hawthorn with a 59-point thumping of St Kilda.
St Kilda's Leigh Montagna says he switched GPS tracking devices with Justin Koschitzke at training before the last round of 2013 to help his teammate get a game.
JESSE HOGAN North Melbourne coach Brad Scott says there is no need for him to remind his players of the importance of notching consecutive wins.
Jason Phelan St Kilda coach Alan Richardson turned up the heat on his slumping Saints after they suffered their 10th loss in a row to remain anchored to the bottom of the ladder after 16 rounds.
Jason Phelan Carlton's big forwards had a field day against St Kilda on Sunday as the Blues dominated the second half to score an 85-point win in their clash at Etihad Stadium.
DANIEL CHERNY Former St Kilda coach Scott Watters has expressed his displeasure at the exits of Nick Dal Santo, Brendon Goddard and Ben McEvoy from the club, indicating those decisions on the make-up of the Saints' list were out of his hands.
MATTHEW LLOYD St Kilda coach Alan Richardson has the toughest job in football with the Saints yet to hit rock bottom and his best two players, Nick Riewoldt and Lenny Hayes, in the twilight of their careers.
JON PIERIK Incidents of alleged sexual assault and other serious off-field issues involving players have elicited a variety of responses from the AFL and its clubs.
ROHAN CONNOLLY Richmond's on-field leaders have been criticised all season for their failure to steady a sinking ship, but the Tigers' best stood up in a big way in their 44-point win over St Kilda at Etihad Stadium on Saturday.