1981 Revisited – Round 9: ‘Guilty’

Stainless continues his journey through Season 1981 with Round 9, best remembered for the ‘Doug Cox affair’ between St Kilda and Richmond.

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.

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.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 6 – St Kilda v Carlton: A typical Carlton night and a decent left boot

John Harms soaked up the business of Carlton on a Friday night. But the charm of the town soon changed once the Blues ran into a precise St Kilda side.

Round 10, 1967 – St Kilda v Geelong: History and Memory

John Harms has been enjoying Peter Clark’s coverage of the 1966 season. But something troubled him about the Geelong game which he always thought was the first VFL match he ever attended.

1966 and all that: Round 4 – St Kilda v Geelong

St Kilda have a big win over Geelong at Moorabbin in their Round 4 1966 clash. Peter Clark continues his weekly review of St Kilda’s premiership year.

1966 and all that: Round 3 – North Melbourne v St Kilda

It’s Round 3, 1966 and Peter Clark takes us to Arden Street for the match between North and the Saints. And fills us in on the other scores and what’s going on in the world. [Includes a link to The Age coverage of the round as well – Ed]

1966 and all that: Round 2 – St Kilda v Carlton

Peter Clark continues his review of St Kilda’s 1966 season. In Round 2 this week, the Blues visit the Saints’ new fortress at Moorabbin. And Gough takes a hit.

1966 and all that: Round 1 – Melbourne v St Kilda

Harold Holt was in Vietnam visiting the troops as Melbourne and St Kilda stepped onto the MCG in front of a big Round 1 ANZAC Day crowd. Peter Clark continues his account of the 1966 VFL season.

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

Channel 7 recently screened St Kilda v Geelong, from Round 14, 2009. What a game! Read all the Almanac articles about that game here. [Leave a comment about what you saw last night in that replay – Ed]

AFLW Round 1 – St Kilda v Western Bulldogs: Old Ground, New Life

Kate Birrell captures the atmosphere of the Round 1 AFLW match, St Kilda v Bulldogs, in her inimitable style through both print and image.

AFLW – Pre-season: A rekindled passion for St Kilda

There’s world-weariness. And there’s even footy-weariness, when spirits are down. But Yvette Wroby is back. And it’s the Saints AFLW team and the Saints return to Moorabbin which have given her something to smile about, and write about, again. Here comes 2020. And more hope.

Almanac Footy: Remembering former St Kilda player Ian ‘Goalsy’ Drohan

David Clerehan grew up round the corner from `50s St Kilda footballer Ian ‘Goalsy’ Drohan who passed away recently.

Yoshi – My response to Scott Watters on Herald Sun’s Sacked Podcast

Yoshi takes exception to negative commentary on his beloved St Kilda. He also has a distinct preference when it comes to Melbourne newspapers!

Round 18 – St Kilda v Richmond: A Quiet Storm

The battle of St Kilda v Richmond was the most agonizing kind of quiet storm, writes Joe De Petro.

Round 13 – Gold Coast v St Kilda: Saints Alive – Miracle At Metricon

Things were looking pretty grim for the Saints and Braham Dabscheck until things changed in the final quarter at Metricon.

Round 12 – St Kilda v Sydney: What did we learn from this “Pride” game?

What did we elarn from the “Pride” game. Jan Courtin offers her insights.

Killa: the Alan Killigrew years at Norwood

“After all, what is a football club?  It is grass in the middle, posts at the ends, and bricks and mortar.  It’s the people that give it soul.  A football club is a living body”. Those reflective words penned by Alan Killigrew, say a lot about the man and his remarkable football journey that had a profound impact on so many people.

Round 3 – St Kilda v Adelaide: The Noel’s Caravans/Jock Cheese Cup

Caravans, TISM and housing development; this match report from Mickey Randall has got it all!