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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St Kilda enjoyed a season of positive growth in 2016. Led by a team of predominantly young stars, the Saints overcame a slow start to the season to storm home in strong form. Despite finishing level on wins and losses with eighth-placed North Melbourne however, the club missed the finals on percentage.

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Senior coach: Alan Richardson
Captain: Jarryn Geary
2016 finish: 9th
2016 best and fairest: Jack Steven
2016 leading goalkicker: Tim Membrey (44)
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

Tim Membrey of the Saints

Last updated: 30 March, 2017

St Kilda Saints Articles

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.

How are the Saints still alive?

How are the Saints still alive?

by , 22 Aug 2017

I have two questions coming out of Sunday’s St Kilda versus North Melbourne match.

Saints hoping for miracle final round to sneak into the finals

Saints hoping for miracle final round to sneak into the finals

by , 21 Aug 2017

St Kilda should be tuning up for their first AFL finals campaign in six seasons when they play Richmond next Sunday at the MCG.


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