1966 and all that: Epilogue

What became of the 1966 heroes? In the conclusion to his wonderful review of St Kilda’s 1966 season, Peter Clark lets us know the answers.

1966 and all that: Grand Final – Collingwood v St. Kilda

It is grand final day at the MCG. Can St. Kilda win their first ever premiership? Peter Clark’s epic re-telling of the Saints’ 1966 season reaches its climax.

1966 and all that: Preliminary Final – St. Kilda v Essendon

The Preliminary Final 1966 saw the Saints record an impressive win against the Bombers to move into the Grand Final. Peter Clark reviews the penultimate game of St Kilda’s premiership year.

1966 and all that: Second Semi-final – Collingwood v St. Kilda: ‘Pies through to Premiership decider

The Saints lose by 10 points to the Pies in the 1966 Second Semi Final. Peter Clark continues his weekly review of St Kilda’s premiership year.

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.

Remembrance of things past – sort of: 1966 and all that!

Braham Dabscheck was 17 in 1966 , his Matriculation year. He has always been a passionate Saints fan and remembers their premiership year, and his. Braham mentions here that he started to write about sport, and study it. [Braham has been a world leader in the field of professional players’ unions across codes and countries. It was a privilege and pleasure to work with him on the VFL Players’ Association HIstory – and to continue to publish him here on the Almanac site – JTH]

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.