Round 14, 2009 – St Kilda v Geelong: What a game (revisited)




Last night (March 27) Channel 7Mate showed St Kilda v Geelong from Round 14, 2009. And what a match it was.


Here’s what various Almanac writers had to say about it at the time (click on the title to go to the report):


Almanac Time Capsule – AFL Round 14 2009: Observing the Saints fan

Round 14, 2009, when two undefeated teams met in one of the best games in years. John Harms was in the crowd observing more than just the footy.


AFL Round 14: Big Saints game from the sands of the Gold Coast

by Anne Fedorowytch  

Last Sunday I found myself in a rather unusual position. I was searching for a TV that was showing the St. Kilda v Geelong game amongst the high-rises and the sandy shores of the Gold Coast.   You won’t usually find me searching for televisions on the popular sunshine strip; in [Read more]


AFL Round 14: Overheard on a bus

by Ross Green

Of all the pre-match analyses leading up to the Geelong-St Kilda game, it’s a pity the conversation my wife and I witnessed on the 246 bus at 11pm on Friday night was not heard by more footy lovers. Two boys, a pint-sized 10-year-old and a wiry, devilish looking 12-year-old hopped on the [Read more]


AFL Round 14: The big game from The Liars in Broadbeach


AFL Round 14: St Kilda v Geelong – the game of choice in Dublin


Round 14: Saints win the one we’ve been waiting for


AFL Round 14: St Kilda v Geelong: Cats by a whisker




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  1. It was a great game as a Sainter. As living in Japan, I had no access to the coverage last night, but watched last November on Watch AFL.

    Forwards scored goals accurately and Gardiner has done terrific jobs. I hope current St Kilda squad play like them when footy is back.

    Thanks for mentioning the replay and relevant match reports.

  2. Paul Spinks says

    Watched it on Friday. A match of great defensive pressure rather than aesthetics. Saints too good.

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