AFL Round 18 – St Kilda v Fremantle: Saints on cloud nine; Dockers on slow boat back to Fremantle

Sainters everywhere are on Cloud Nine. And we’re still trying to work out what happened. Braham Dabscheck loved every minute of it.

AFL Round 14 – St Kilda v West Coast: Saints competitive but get pecked off by Eagles

Braham Dabscheck sees improvement in his Saints with the young men growing in confidence and stature in a better game against West Coast. Lenny Hayes continues to be a champion and will be missed when he eventually leaves. Meanwhile, Saints fans and players have a happier, character building, day out.
Please note that Braham will be one of the speakers at this Friday’s Almanac event. See details above.

AFL Round 15 – Fremantle v St.Kilda: The boys are back in town

When one has no expectations, funny things happen, writes Yvette Wroby.

AFL Round 1 – Gold Coast v St.Kilda: Impostor

Lions fan Jamie Simmons went undercover into Suns territory and was impressed by a team rapidly coming of age.

St Kilda Best and Fairest: Two Elephants in the Room

There’s a lot of preparation that goes into a Best and Fairest.  I am, of course, talking about the shaving of legs, preparation of clothes, planning of transport; make up, hair and nails.  Feeding the dog, making sure the kids take care of themselves, and booking a cab to pick me, and then Rina, up [Read more]

A Heart Full of Lenny and Heart Beats for Farren

1. A week is a long time in footy What a weird few weeks of football we’ve had.  The favourites haven’t been winning.  Teams like Richmond upset Premiership hopefuls Hawthorn, Collingwood find some form against an unbelievably improved Adelaide, who were kept scoreless in the final quarter in a tight game.  Bulldogs took it right [Read more]

crio’s Q: Sporting careers cut short?

Lenny Hayes played a milestone game this weekend. He is a linchpin in the side. One of the most highly regarded players in the AFL. He’s also just back from a second re-co. I remember my old man saying that he did a cartilage and that was it. Some blokes are doomed. Others make incredible [Read more]

A Saint at heart

LENNY HAYES….250 games. What a superstar! It brings tears of pride to my eyes when I think about Lenny. I think it is impossible to truly describe the footballer that he is, the influence he has had over the game of AFL, the influence he has had on the mighty Sainters. He is a beauty, and it was [Read more]

Lenny Hayes

Hot and Hotter, and Everybody Wins.

Hot and Hotter and Everybody Wins: So it’s started for St.Kilda (and Geelong and Sydney Swans).  It started in a night of 100% humidity and 36 degree weather, with a good NAB Cup crowd of 18,000+ at the Etihad Stadium.  I make a bet (in my head) that the players felt worse in the heat [Read more]