AFL has a new fan in Conrad Smith

WHEN St Kilda played the Brisbane Lions in Wellington on Anzac Day, there were plenty of Kiwis cheering the Saints on in the crowd.
One of these adopted fans was Conrad Smith, the veteran All Black and Hurricanes centre who was a pivotal player in New Zealand’s 2011 Rugby…

09 May 10:32 AM 0 Read More...

Enthusiastic Response to Half Time AFL KiwiKick

Players and spectators alike responded enthusiastically to the games of AFL KiwiKick and AFL 9s played on the Westpac Stadium turf at half time of the ANZAC Day clash.
With children representing their schools at AFL KiwiKick, and adult participants trying out the dynamic sport of AFL 9s, there was…

07 May 1:19 PM 0 Read More...

Wellington Have a Go Days enjoyed by all

Following the ANZAC Day AFL match, Wellingtonians were provided with the opportunity to Have a Go at AFL at two fun events.
The first was held at the Basin Reserve on the Saturday following the match, with the second being held at Hutt Park in conjunction with the New Zealand…

02 May 11:45 AM 0 Read More...

Afternoon start tipped for ANZAC Game 2015

New St Kilda chief executive Matt Finnis has declared his support for the club’s New Zealand expansion strategy, and has mooted playing its Anzac Day match before the Collingwood-Essendon blockbuster to assist its growth.
The Saints’ loss to Brisbane last Friday marked the second year of an initial…

01 May 5:04 PM 0 Read More...

Letter to NZ from St Kilda Football Club

Friday night’s game may have fallen just short of our desired on-field result but the narrow loss should not take away from what was a successful venture to New Zealand for our second home game at Westpac Stadium, Wellington.

It was a unique week with players, coaches and…

30 Apr 3:41 PM 0 Read More...

Under 18 National Championships Review

Amid the spectacular events surrounding ANZAC Week in Wellington, the top young AFL players in New Zealand were playing in their own tournament.
The Under 18 National Championships were held at Hutt Park over the 24th and 25th of April, and featured impressive young players from around the country.

Sorted…

30 Apr 10:43 AM 0 Read More...

NZ Hawks fight back to tie ANZAC series

The New Zealand Hawks have taken their revenge on the South Pacific, squaring the series with a big win at Hutt Park.
After losing the first match at Westpac Stadium, the New Zealand Hawks were desperate to reassert their authority over the younger South Pacific side.

They did so thanks…

28 Apr 11:37 AM 0 Read More...

Saints fall just short in Wellington

ST KILDA’S season is back on level pegging following its three-point loss to Brisbane on Friday evening in Wellington.
Alan Richardson will rue a poor first half and some costly missed opportunities in the dying minutes following the Anzac Day clash. Farren Ray and Jack Billings both missed…

28 Apr 10:48 AM 0 Read More...

South Pacific take first match of ANZAC Series

The South Pacific Nations have triumphed over the New Zealand Hawks in a hard fought, intense contest.
In a match characterised by fierce competition for the ball in the midfield, it was the South Pacific Nations who managed to get cleaner ball.

Close pressure on defence also contributed to the…

26 Apr 8:48 AM 0 Read More...

Massey designers produce NZ themed St Kilda Jersey

A special occasion needs a special uniform, and two Wellington design students have made sure the St Kilda Saints will be looking the part when they run on to Westpac Stadium.
Kahu Douglas and Jason Sheardown, from Massey University, have revamped St Kilda’s famous red, white and black uniform…

25 Apr 10:24 AM 0 Read More...

Tickets on sale for ANZAC Day Match

Tickets are now on sale for the ANZAC Day AFL match between the St Kilda Saints and the Brisbane Lions.
The match promises to be an action packed showcase of the skill, athleticism and excitement of AFL.

With adult tickets starting from just $25, and kids tickets from $2.50…

22 Apr 6:40 PM 0 Read More...

NZ Hawks to defend South Pacific series record

An exciting series of matches will be running in conjunction with the ANZAC Day AFL clash. The New Zealand Hawks will be taking on the South Pacific Nations.
The two match series will be the 2nd time the two teams have met, after a two match series last year that…

22 Apr 6:23 PM 0 Read More...