Yoshi published on St Kilda’s website: ‘From the Faithful’

Recently Yoshi wrote a heartfelt piece for his beloved Saints, it has been published on the club’s website for all of us to read.

Almanac Footy Literature: Ten Memorable Passages

Edward P. Olsen presents a fantastic selection of passages from some of the most memorable written works about Australian football he has read.

Round 22- St Kilda v Hawthorn: Missed by THAT much

Yvette Wroby thought the door was shut on any good Saints performances in 2018. This game had her believing again. C’mon 2019.

Almanac Teams – Most Disliked

Controversy corner here from Phil Dimitriadis; in a deviation from his recent numerical-based sides here is a team of disliked (to some) players.

Round 2 – North Melbourne v St Kilda: St Kilda boys unlikely to add my footy audiobook

Yoshi’s Saints disappoint him against the Roos on Good Friday. He is hoping for a better showing next week, and forever the optimist, Yoshi believes the Saints can win the flag in2018!

Almanac Football: IMPACT Anzac Day Cup Tournament

Yoshi reports the Osaka Dingoes are hosting their IMPACT Anzac Day Cup Tournament on Saturday, 21 April at the Izumi Sports Village in the wider Osaka Region, Japan. He is hoping to be a goal kicker like Stephen Milne!

Round 22 – St Kilda v North Melbourne: Memory of Nick Riewoldt’s final home game

It was a final home game to remember for St Kilda champion Nick Riewoldt. Japanese correspondent gives his insights into Rooey’s legacy.

Bob Murphy’s fine speech on becoming an AFL Life Member

Check out this speech made by Bob Murphy at the function to recognise 2016 AFL Life Members last year. [A beauty – Ed].

Round 7 – St. Kilda v Greater Western Sydney: One Small Step For Footy, One GIANT Leap For Saintkind

For Saints’ fans their win over the Giants was like landing on the moon: One small step for footy, one GIANT leap for Saintkind. Saints’ fans have only ever been over the moon once, way back in 1966 and Braham has a feeling another landing is not too far away!

Round 2 – GWS v Gold Coast: My thoughts on Gary Ablett

The guessing game around Gary Ablett’s club of choice for next season is getting big media attention. Yoshi gives us his thoughts

The Crumbers

Inspired by Eddie Betts starring in his 250th game last weekend, Damian Balassone reflects on footy’s great crumbers.

2020 Deadline: Ross Lyon’s Contract Extension

Strap yourself in: Ross Lyon is at Freo until 2020 and as a Bombers supporter, Sam hopes its a good ride for the Dockers in 2016

Era, era on the wall; 2011 –

The final installment of what has been a fantastic series on the history and evolution of the VFL/AFL. Jeff Dowsing looks at the challenges now facing the game and concludes that less is more (you’ll get no arguments there Jeff)

A Recent History of Booing

Sportspeople have been booed since Noah was an Auskicker, but in recent weeks the booing of Adam Goodes has placed spectator behaviour in the spotlight. David Fordyce looks back on some notable (and arguably unsavoury) examples of booing in the game in recent years and laments the lack of genuine leadership on the issue.

The seven best rookie-listed players of all time

In the light of Dean Cox’s retirement, Jackson Clark details his best rookie-listed players of all time: DC, SM, AS, MM, KJ, MB and BK.

AFL Round 23 – St.Kilda v Fremantle: Once again, Saints look to next year

No strangers themselves to sensation, the St Kilda players found sensation overtaking them, like it or not, before they’d even pulled on a boot to meet Fremantle in Round 23, writes Brian Matthews.

AFL Round 23 – Santa Kilda v Fremantle: From Santa Monica with love

Yvette shares the love of the St Kilda carnival match from her hotel room in the States.

AFL Round 20 – Preview: And then there were 3?

Given the Saints were just shy of a flag, Sal Ciardulli conducts a forensic inspection of the differences between the 2009-10 Saints and his current charges at Freo.

AFL Round 16 – Carlton v St.Kilda: Small wonders

The conjecture surrounding Stephen Milne’s return dulled Yvette Wroby’s usual enthusiasm pre-match. As the Knacker fraternity knows, it’s hard to keep her down for long.

AFL Round 13 – St.Kilda v Melbourne: Two days to remember in a week the Saints won’t forget

On a hard day for the Saints, Yvette Wroby is granted a memorable day within the club as it recognises its long-term supporters. Later that week she is watching as the Saints take on the Demons and everyone becomes a little bit Milne.