1966 and all that: First Semi-final – Essendon v Geelong

Peter Clark’s tremendous account of the 1966 season continues – with defending premiers Essendon playing the Cats in the First Semi-final. Here’s what happened.

1966 and all that: Round 18 – St. Kilda v Hawthorn

It is Round 18 of the 1966 home and away season, and Peter Clark takes us back to what was an enthralling round of pre-finals football.

1966 and all that: Round 17 – Fitzroy v St. Kilda

St Kilda crushes Fitzroy in the last VFL match at the Brunswick St Oval, Saints’ Allan Davis debuts with 4 goals, ‘Big Carl’ is reported and eventually suspended for 6 matches missing the 1966 finals series. Peter Clark continues his weekly review of St Kilda’s premiership year.

1966 and all that: Round 16 – St. Kilda v South Melbourne

The Saints have a big win in the wet, but suffer an injury to a star in the process. Peter Clark’s coverage of the 1966 season reaches Round 16.

1966 and all that: Round 15 – Geelong v St. Kilda

Potential finalists Geelong and St. Kilda put on a football exhibition down at Kardinia Park. And Peter Clark’s father shares his memories of that historic Grand Final day in September, 1966. Peter Clark invites you to add a comment to explain where you were on that day.

1966 and all that: Round 14 – St. Kilda v North Melbourne

After a loss the previous round, St Kilda were forced to make six changes to their team, then hosted North Melbourne in a match dominated by inaccuracy in front of goal. Peter Clark’s coverage of the 1966 season reaches Round 14. [And it was the weekend when England won the 1966 World Cup – Ed]

1966 and all that: Round 13 – Carlton v St. Kilda

‘Big Nick’ stars in the Blues win against an injury riddled St Kilda in their Round 13 1966 match against Carlton. Peter Clark continues his weekly review of St Kilda’s premiership year.

1966 and all that: Round 12 – St. Kilda v Melbourne

The Saints get their 1966 season back on track with a powerful final quarter against the Dees.

1966 and all that: Round 11 – St. Kilda v Footscray

St. Kilda returned to Moorabbin and also returned to the winning list against Footscray. Peter Clark’s coverage of the Saints’premiership season reaches the split round.

1966 and all that: Round 10 – Collingwood v St. Kilda

A journey to Victoria Park for a top of the table clash turns into a disaster for the Saints. Peter Clark continues his coverage of St Kilda’s famous 1966 VFL season.

1966 and all that: Round 9 – Richmond v St Kilda

St Kilda suffers their first loss for the season against Richmond, Round 9 1966. Peter Clark continues his absorbing recount of St Kilda’s premiership year.

1966 and all that: Round 8 – St Kilda v Essendon

It is Round 8, and St Kilda are taking on Essendon – the reigning premiers – at Moorabbin. Peter Clark continues his look back at the 1966 season.

1966 and all that: Round 7 – Hawthorn v St Kilda

It is Round 7, and the Saints travel to meet Hawthorn at Glenferrie Oval, which was never a happy hunting ground for opposition clubs. Peter Clark’s 1966 series continues.

1966 and all that: Round 6 – St Kilda v Fitzroy

The Saints remain undefeated after their big win against Fitzroy in their VFL 1966 Round 6 clash. Peter Clark continues his weekly review of St Kilda’s 1966 premiership year.

1966 and all that: Round 5 – South Melbourne v St Kilda

It’s Round 5, and the confident Saints travel to the Lakeside Oval to take on Bob Skilton’s in-form South Melbourne. Peter Clark’s look back at 1966 continues apace.

1966 and all that: Round 4 – St Kilda v Geelong

St Kilda have a big win over Geelong at Moorabbin in their Round 4 1966 clash. Peter Clark continues his weekly review of St Kilda’s premiership year.

1966 and all that: Round 3 – North Melbourne v St Kilda

It’s Round 3, 1966 and Peter Clark takes us to Arden Street for the match between North and the Saints. And fills us in on the other scores and what’s going on in the world. [Includes a link to The Age coverage of the round as well – Ed]

1966 and all that: Round 2 – St Kilda v Carlton

Peter Clark continues his review of St Kilda’s 1966 season. In Round 2 this week, the Blues visit the Saints’ new fortress at Moorabbin. And Gough takes a hit.

1966 and all that: Round 1 – Melbourne v St Kilda

Harold Holt was in Vietnam visiting the troops as Melbourne and St Kilda stepped onto the MCG in front of a big Round 1 ANZAC Day crowd. Peter Clark continues his account of the 1966 VFL season.

1966 and all that: Prologue

Peter Clark begins a series on the season that was 1966. Here he sets puts the footy season into its historical and social contexts.