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Yoshi’s Perception of Sport and Art

The Footy Almanac’s Northern Japan correspondant, Yoshi Imagawa, compares sport and art. A thought provoking piece from the Sapporo scribe.

Almanac Racing: Sal’s Preview – Melbourne Cup: Will Irish Eyes Be Smiling?

It’s the race that stops a nation, and for many, it’s also the chance to have a flutter on the Melbourne Cup. To help punters pick a winner, Sal Ciardulli has cast his eye over the field and made his selections for the biggest race of the year.

Land of the rising Sherrin

From a land where tradition and innovation coexist like few others, Jarrod Landells shares the recent movements of Japanese footy – including AFL/AFLW stars, partnerships for social good and student athletes building cultural bridges.

Almanac E-newsletter – July 23 2021: Peanut, Lord North.

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Round 15 – Richmond v St Kilda: An upset as records rewritten

After their loss the previous week, Yoshi wasn’t confident as the Saints took on the Tigers at the G. By night’s end, our correspondent from Japan was counting a series of new records.

Round 13 – St Kilda v Adelaide: Disappointments, sadness and anger

Yoshi is so disappointed with the Saints and their performance against the Crows. He believes it to be their worst performance since he has been supporting St Kilda.

Round 12 – Sydney v St Kilda: Poor Jack leaving SCG devastated

Yoshi is disappointed at another loss, a game he believes the Saints could have won against the Swans. Yoshi also displays his annoyance at the negative attitude directed at certain players by the media and supporters.

Round 11 – St Kilda v North Melbourne: Two As

Yoshi in Amagasaki watched the Saints defeat North Melbourne but it was an average game he explains in his report.

Round 10 – Western Bulldogs v St Kilda: Huge Loss, disappointment and now only seeking success in 2022

It’s a frustrating time all round for Yoshi at the moment. St Kilda being smashed, Covid and States of Emergency in Japan are making it very tough for Yoshi as he explains.

Round 9 – St Kilda v Geelong: Kicking woes cost the game

Bad kicking for goal can let a team down as it did for the Saints against Geelong in their Round 9 match reports Yoshi.

Round 6 to Round 8 – Catching up with Saints footy: Horrible Loss to Getting the Saints brand back to Only Playing Last Quarter

Things have been difficult for Yoshi in Japan. With the effects of Covid on the country, and working three part-time jobs for a living does not leave Yoshi much time for catching up with his favourite footy team. Here are his reports of St Kilda’s past three games.

Round 5 – St Kilda v Richmond: Extremely disappointing and devastating loss

It was a tough time for Yoshi, who saw his Saints get crushed by Richmond on Thursday night footy. Bemoaning his side’s inadequacies, Yoshi calls for a tougher response against Port Adelaide next week.

Round 4 – St Kilda v West Coast: Saints bounce back with high pressure footy

Our Japanese football correspondent Yoshi is back! And just in time to take in the great win by the Saints over the Eagles.

Round 3 – Essendon v St Kilda: Realising the importance of the balance in many fields

Yoshi tuned in, during the third quarter, to hear his Saints take on Essendon and was shocked to find the boys eight goals down! [Some insights into Covid in Japan too – Ed]

AFLW Round 2 – North Melbourne vs St Kilda: Team Efforts Connecting for ‘Roos and Disconnecting for Saints

North Melbourne has a good win over Yoshi’s Saints in Round 2 of the AFLW season 2021.

AFLW Round 1 – St Kilda v Western Bulldogs: Saints girls demonstrate speed and skills and the family love also wins

Footy’s back, and so is Saints fan Yoshi, all the way from Japan!

Finals Week 2 – Richmond v St Kilda: Ratts’ broken record, inaccurate goal-kicking, the cost of losing three players, but a good year for the Saints

Yoshi wasn’t happy with several aspects of the Saints’ loss to the Tigers in the semi-final but he was pleased with his club’s improvement and overall performance in 2020.

Finals Week 1 – St Kilda v Western Bulldogs: Rising Saints beat more final experienced hot dogs

Sapporo in hand, Yoshi relives the highs and lows of his Saints’ victory over the Bulldogs.

Finals Week 1 – St Kilda v Western Bulldogs: Feeling the dogs breath and love at a distance.

Yvette Wroby has recovered enough from the Elimination Final to write a report. Just. Now it’s time for the semi’s and the nerves are almost ready for another hit.

Round 18 – St Kilda v GWS: Saints are finals bound after nine years and my first finals experience

Yoshi is excited that St Kilda will be playing in the finals for the first time since he began following AFL footy.