St Kilda Saints

St Kilda SaintsThe St Kilda Saints are one of the foundation clubs of the AFL, joining the competition in 1897. St Kilda have long been regarded the least successful team in the competition’s history, losing every game in their first three seasons of play and collecting 26 wooden spoons – easily the most in the competition.

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Widely tipped to make the leap into September in 2017, the Saints had a somewhat disappointing season. Despite making some competitive strides, St Kilda just couldn’t string it together for the full season. They finished with 11 wins and 11 losses for and 11th placed finish.

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Senior coach: Alan Richardson
Captain: Jarryn Geary
2017 finish: 9th
2017 best and fairest: Sebastian Ross
2017 leading goalkicker: Tim Membrey (38)
Premierships: 1966

2017 Team List
Tom Hickey, Jake Carlisle, Jack Steven, Jade Gresham, Shane Savage, Sebastian Ross, Luke Dunstan, Blake Acres, Jack Steele, Nathan Freeman, Leigh Montagna, Nick Riewoldt, Jack Lonie, Jarryn Geary, Jack Billings, Jack Newnes, Dylan Robertson, Bily Longer, Sam Gilbert, David Armitage, Ben Long, Luke Delaney, Nathan Brown, Hugh Goddard, Sean Dempster, Koby Stevens, Josh Battle, Josh Bruce, Tim Membrey, Jimmy Webster, Ed Phillips, Brandon White, Paddy McCartin, Nathan Wright, Jack Sinclair, Daniel McKenzie, Bailey Rice, Nick Coughlan, Darragh Joyce, Ray Connellan, Darren Minchington, Lewis Pierce, Rowan Marshall, Maverick Weller, Jason Holmes

Jade Gresham St Kilda Saints AFL 2017

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Last updated: 9 November, 2017

St Kilda Saints Articles

Saint Nick’s retirement, a chance for St Kilda to bury its demons

Saint Nick’s retirement, a chance for St Kilda to bury its demons

by , 13 Nov 2017

The response from Saints fans to their club’s recent tweet as to a suitable successor for recently retired great Nick Riewoldt’s no.12 was unsurprisingly emphatic.

Why the West Coast Eagles should trade Andrew Gaff

Why the West Coast Eagles should trade Andrew Gaff

by , 5 Oct 2017

On the surface, the West Coast Eagles trading Andrew Gaff might seem like a really bad idea.

Who will be your club’s next captain? Part 5

Who will be your club’s next captain? Part 5

by , 5 Sep 2017

After looking at who will likely be the next captains of Hawthorn, Melbourne and North Melbourne, today we’re assessing likely future skippers of Port Adelaide, Richmond and St Kilda.

Slower than we expected, but the Saints will get there

Slower than we expected, but the Saints will get there

by , 4 Sep 2017

St Kilda’s often lacklustre form was one of the bigger disappointments of the 2017 AFL season, and many are calling it a wasted year. But is it a major setback for their playing list, or just a bump in the road to finals and premiership contention?

2017 season review: St Kilda Saints

2017 season review: St Kilda Saints

by , 4 Sep 2017

Expected to make the step into the top eight in 2017, St Kilda actually went backwards in both wins and ladder position in what can only be described as a failure of a season.

A wasted year for the Saints?

A wasted year for the Saints?

by , 2 Sep 2017

I read, perhaps mistakenly, this week’s ‘Sliding Doors’ by Damien Barrett. His claim was that, for St Kilda, 2017 was a waste and therefore a failure.

Are the Saints really on track to achieve their lofty goals?

Are the Saints really on track to achieve their lofty goals?

by , 31 Aug 2017

Where to now for Saints? In 2014, St Kilda President Peter Summers unveiled the club’s strategic framework ‘St Kilda – the Road to 2018′.

No fond farewell for Saint Nick, but a great day at the footy all the same

No fond farewell for Saint Nick, but a great day at the footy all the same

by , 30 Aug 2017

Sunday had a bit of everything you could want from the final day of a long season: close games, farewells, good performances in losing sides, and the final makeup of the top eight not being decided until the last few minutes of the final game of the day.

Nick Riewoldt retires as Richmond secure top-four finish

Nick Riewoldt retires as Richmond secure top-four finish

by , 27 Aug 2017

Richmond have sewn up third spot on the AFL ladder, comfortably defeating by 41 points a disappointing St Kilda outfit who arguably played merely one great quarter in Nick Riewoldt’s final ever game.

Richmond Tigers vs St Kilda Saints highlights: AFL scores, blog

Richmond Tigers vs St Kilda Saints highlights: AFL scores, blog

by , 27 Aug 2017 Popular article! Video

Match result: Richmond have sewn up third spot on the AFL ladder, comfortably defeating by 41 points a disappointing St Kilda outfit who arguably played merely one great quarter in Nick Riewoldt’s final ever game.


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