Liz Dawson appointed to St Kilda Board

St Kilda has become the first AFL club to appoint an overseas based director to its Board with the appointment of Wellington based Liz Dawson.
Ms Dawson’s impressive governance credentials span a three decade long professional and non-executive career in trans-Tasman business and sporting organisations which will…

30 Jun 9:58 AM 0 Read More...

Rapid Rise of Joe Baker-Thomas Shown by Nomination

The rapid rise of Joe Baker-Thomas through AFL has been capped off by his nomination for the Wellington City Council Emerging Sportsman of the Year Award in the Dominion Post Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards.
The nomination comes at the end of an incredible year for the young…

16 May 1:15 PM 0 Read More...

VIDEO - New Zealand Hawks vs South Pacific, ANZAC Day 2014

Watch all five parts of the ANZAC Day New Zealand Hawks vs South Pacific match here.

 

Read the full match report here:

Second match report and series award winners here…

09 May 11:14 AM 0 Read More...

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...