Round 4 – St Kilda v Gold Coast: Saints block out the Sun(s) at night under the roof!

To dream the improbable dream? Braham Dabscheck’s Saints are on cloud nine after making it four from four in impressive fashion over the Suns.

Round 3 – St Kilda v Essendon: Saints victory the icing on the cake!

A great win over the Bombers in a match to celebrate St Kilda FC’s 150th anniversary was the icing on the cake for all Saints supporters.

Round 3 – St. Kilda v Essendon: Saints defuse Bombers in sesquicentennial anniversary match at the MCG

The Saints salute their 150th anniversary with a fighting win over the Bombers as Braham Dabscheck reports.

Round 6 – GWS Giants v St. Kilda: Miracle at Manuka – Saints’ Jacks slay the Giant(s)

Second on the ladder, 5 wins and 1 loss, the Saints are looking the real thing for season 2022. Braham Dabscheck reviews their Round 6 win against the Giants.

Round 5 – St. Kilda v Gold Coast: Sun shines on Saints as they block out the Suns under the roof

From a walk in the park over the Hawks last week to a trickier prospect in the Suns, Braham Dabscheck’s Saints have been getting it done any which way.

Round 2 – Fremantle v St. Kilda: King to the Max and Professor Higgins slice and quarter Dockers in just one Quarter

Was it hunger pangs? A political pain? Maybe something in the Perth water…whatever it was, Braham Dabscheck was left scratching his head at some of the footy on display before Higgins and King stole the show for St Kilda in the third term.

Almanac Footy: Bailey Smith: Dedicated and driven young gun

Here’s an early piece about Bailey Smith from Luke Reynolds, first published in November 2018…

Luke Reynolds recently had the privilege to speak to Bailey Smith, captain of the Sandringham Dragons TAC Cup team, 2018 Under 18 All-Australian and touted as a possible top ten draft pick.

Round 21 – St. Kilda v Sydney: Saints swamp Swans in all round four quarter display

Braham Dabscheck is more than pleased with St Kilda’s unexpected win against Sydney which keeps their finals hopes alive.

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 2 – Collingwood v Richmond: Drawing the masses back into footy

Sean Mortell was among the throng of fans who saw the AFL restart after months of interregnum at the whims of coronavirus. Did everything go as expected? Not in this new normal.

Round 2 – Collingwood v Richmond: Discomfort

Footy’s back! Paddy Grindlay reviews the hard slog of the Collingwood and Richmond game that resulted in the first draw of the season.

Round 21 – Richmond v Gold Coast: Kick it to Jack

Gillian Dite escaped the Melbourne winter this weekend to head to the Gold Coast to see her Tiges take on the Suns at Metricon Stadium – and they certainly put on a show for her.

Round 19 – Richmond v Collingwood: Should have paid closer attention to the rat

A Tiger roaming far from home enjoys a day at the local that does not go to plan. But reality is so much better than the plan – except when it comes to the less happy side of country footy.

Round 19 – Richmond v Collingwood: You can’t out-Richmond Richmond

As top-placed Richmond dismisses another challenger, Gill spots “early blossom on some of the trees on the way home from the station, a sign that September is just around the corner…”

Round 19 – Richmond v Collingwood: Form an orderly queue for Snags

It was billed as a heavyweight title fight between two hulking behemoths of the Melbourne sporting culture. For Jarrod Landells and thousands of other Tiger faithful, witnessing the smallest forward on the field brought the biggest joy.

Round 5 – Melbourne v Richmond: Anzac Eve and the sounds of silence

Mandy Johnson is pleasantly surprised and moved by the Anzac ceremony before the Melbourne-Richmond game. A tight match follows, then suddenly the Tiges are six goals up and continue to run away.

Round 3 – Richmond v Hawthorn: In Town Versus Not a Fairy Tale

A livewire debuts, the sun is out and the beer is cold in the members. Another win safely in the bank for Joe De Petro’s Tigers.

Round 3 – Richmond v Hawthorn: The Hawks keep hanging around

John Green enjoys the arrival of Jack Higgins and the durability of Clarkson’s Hawks on a balmy autumn Sunday afternoon.