St Kilda

St Kilda's desperate call from the war room

Jake Niall Every week, a group of St Kilda officials gather in a window-less room in the football department which has become known to all as "The War Room". 

Report card for AFL teams that didn't make the grade

Shane Mumford of the Giants was one of the top performers for the year.

Rohan Connolly Ten teams have bowed out for season 2014. Rohan Connolly rates their performances.

Port Adelaide and St Kilda clear outliers on AFL age ladder

Youngsters such as second-season midfielder Ollie Wines play a key role for the Power.

Daniel Cherny Popular belief says that finals football is an older man’s game, but Port Adelaide begs to disagree.

St Kilda's American rookie puts the pieces together

St Kilda’s American import found:

Emma Quayle Chicago born Jason Holmes knew nothing about Australian Rules football when he was first asked to have a go.

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...

St Kilda ruck coach Darren Jolly tips big year for American rookie

Daniel Cherny St Kilda ruck coach Darren Jolly has labelled American rookie Jason Holmes as the Saints' best pure tap-ruckman, tipping a possible debut for the ex-college basketballer next season.

Richmond's mission impossible still possible after victory over St Kilda

Luke Delaney of the Saints and Jack Riewoldt of the Tigers compete for the ball.

Matt Murnane Richmond's Mission Impossible might yet turn out to be exactly that. Only one team (Brisbane in 1995) has come from so far down the ladder so late in the season to steal a finals spot, since the top...

Franklin on fire as Sydney Swans smash St Kilda

Six more points: Lance Franklin celebrates a goal against St Kilda.

Andrew Wu Lance Franklin was again the headline act in his 200th game but what lies in the fine print could have a bigger bearing on Sydney's premiership aspirations.

St Kilda had every reason to win but failed

Will Minson gets a grip on Nick Riewoldt as the ball goes loose.

Matt Murnane St Kilda had every reason to win. And a pretty important one not to.

Brendan McCartney challenges young Bulldogs to rise against St Kilda

Western Bulldogs coach Brendan McCartney

Peter Hanlon Western Bulldogs urged to "mark their territory" against a rising St Kilda crop they can expect to bang heads with for the next decade.

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Harsh words the tonic for St Kilda's Shane Savage

Shane Savage.

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.

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St Kilda promote Ameet Bains, and bolster their off-field team

One of the first appointment by new St Kilda CEO Matt Finnis, left, was Peta Searle as an assistant coach, June 2nd.

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.

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St Kilda poaches Hawthorn assistant coach Luke Beveridge for new role as director of coaching

Luke Beveridge during his playing days at St Kilda.

Daniel Cherny St Kilda’s football department stocks have received another boost, with the Saints signing Hawthorn assistant coach Luke Beveridge as their director of coaching.

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St Kilda ruckman Tom Hickey out for the season with knee tendonitis

Tom Hickey's frustrating season has come to an end.

Daniel Cherny St Kilda ruckman Tom Hickey as been diagnosed with knee tendonitis and won't play again in 2014.

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St Kilda tagger Maverick Weller close to new deal

Maverick Weller is set to continue at St Kilda after impressing in a tagging role.

Daniel Cherny St Kilda has been crying out this year for good-news stories pertaining to its youngsters. In 22-year-old Maverick Weller, they have one.

St Kilda's Luke Dunstan has shoulder surgery

Our for the season: Luke Dunstan:

St Kilda's Luke Dunstan has undergone shoulder surgery and will miss the rest of the AFL season

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St Kilda runs into a 'perfect storm'

When the Saints were last on
the bottom they had strong
existing talent such as a midcareer
Robert Harvey.

Jake Niall St Kilda describes its current predicament as a ‘‘perfect storm’’ which has been some years in the making.

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St Kilda appoints AFL’s first foreign-based club director

St Kilda president Peter Summers and new board member Liz Dawson.

Samantha Lane In a left-field AFL first revealing St Kilda’s commitment to cementing itself in New Zealand, the club has appointed an internationally based director to its board.

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Scott Watters claims he didn't have control over the St Kilda list

Former St Kilda coach Scott Watters.

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...

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St Kilda's Alan Richardson rips into players

Alan Richardson says his team’s youth is no excuse for the lacklustre performance in the 85-point drubbing at the hands of Carlton.

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.