Geelong’s Record Run – Round 9, 1953: St. Kilda v Geelong – ‘Invincible’ Cats

St. Kilda were the next team to fall to the mighty Cats in the 1953 season, outrun by Geelong in the final quarter. Peter Clark’s series on the Cats’ record run of wins continues.

Almanac (Cartoon) Life: Maybe next year…

Yvette Wroby is hoping for a better future, for the planet and the Saints…

Round 15 – Richmond v St. Kilda: Saints find their mojo against tired Tigers

Braham Dabscheck woke up on Friday feeling confident about a St Kilda upset win over the Tigers. But what he got even blew his lofty expectations away in a stunning MCG victory for the Saints.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 15, 1952: St. Kilda v Geelong – Saints fade as Cats purr home

Geelong are forced to come from behind against St. Kilda. Meanwhile, the Helsinki Olympics conclude. Peter Clark’s series on Geelong’s 1952-53 record breakers continues.

Round 7 – St Kilda v Hawthorn: Saints respond to May Day call on May Day

Braham Dabscheck hopes his Saints have turned the corner after their demolition of Hawthorn on May Day.

Round 6 – Port Adelaide v St. Kilda: Sunday evening joy

It was a happy evening for NIck Kossatch and his fellow Port supporters. For Saints supporters, not so much.

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 find their inner Saint and fly high over the Eagles

Halfway through yesterday’s game, Braham Dabscheck was a very nervous Saints supporter. But what transpired in the final quarter had him jumping for joy, as St Kilda stormed home against the Eagles in a classic finish.

Almanac Footy (and Life): A sense of perspective

Patrick O’Brien’s two favourite teams, Arsenal and St Kilda, endured horror Easter weekends on the field. He was distraught but two pieces of reading recalibrated his thoughts and challenged him to take a new perspective.

Almanac Footy: Jim Krakouer – the magic

Matt Watson looks back at the career of Jim Krakouer, who with his brother Phil was a trailblazer for indigenous footballers in the VFL of the 1980’s.

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 take a Giant step into the finals

It was a nervy night, but Braham joined the St. Kilda supporters elated by the Saints’ return to finals action after a crushing win over the Giants.

Almanac Childhood Heroes: Brian Gleeson – Brownlow medallist, member of the Saints Hall of Fame

Allan Grant pays homage to his childhood hero, St Kilda’s Brian Gleeson, whose career was cut short by injury at a very young age.

Round 17 – St Kilda vs West Coast: R U OK? It’s okay not to be okay

On R.U.O.K. Day, Yoshi watches St Kilda get beaten by West Coast. But it is ok to feel bad about the loss, he says, because he loves his Saints

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 22 – Richmond v St Kilda: Farewells and flags far in the future

Tony Roberts made his last trek to the ‘G for the 2007 season, and watched St Kilda narrowly avoid disaster as they farewelled a Saints champion.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 21 – St Kilda v West Coast: No Judd, no worries

It’s crunch time for the Saints in their 2007 season. Richard Arrowsmith watched on as they scrappily tried to push past the ominous Eagles.

Round 11 – St Kilda v Geelong: Been there, had that done to us before

Yvette Wroby is a woman of few words this week. The defeat at the hands of the too strong Geelong FC with Jack Steven in hoops, well, only art will suffice in these bleak times.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 20 – St Kilda v Fremantle: Why Freo?

Sean Gorman was left wondering why he went for the Dockers in 2007. After struggling to watch them enough, he was left disappointed by their efforts at the ‘G against St Kilda in Round 20.

1966 and all that: Round 18 – St. Kilda v Hawthorn

It is Round 18 of the 1966 home and away season, and Peter Clark takes us back to what was an enthralling round of pre-finals football.