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KEY FACTS

Official name
St. Kilda Football Club

Known as
St. Kilda

Nickname
Saints

Formed
1873 (A previous 'St. Kilda' played senior football between 1859 and 1863, but the current club finds its genesis in the 1873 formation)

Colours
Red, white and black

Associated clubs
Sandringham; St. Kilda Reserves; Casey; Southern Saints WFC; St. Kilda (Original); St. Kilda WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2022

Affiliations (Historical)
Challenge Cup (CUP) 1874–1876; Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1877–1879, 1886–1896

Home Ground
Docklands

VFL Premierships
1966 (1 total)

Senior Premierships
VFL/AFL Night Series - 1958, 1996, 2004, 2008 (4 total); McClelland Trophy -1997, 2009 (2 total)

Most Games
383 - Robert Harvey (1988-2008)

Most Goals
898 - Tony Lockett (1983-1994)

League Top Goalkickers
W.Mohr (101) 1936; W.Young (56) 1956; A.Lockett (117) 1987 & (127) 1991; F.Gehrig (103) 2004 & (74) 2005 (4 winners/6 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Colin Watson 1925; Brian Gleeson 1957; Neil Roberts 1958; Verdun Howell 1959; Ian Stewart 1965 & 1966; Ross Smith 1967; Tony Lockett 1987; Robert Harvey 1997 & 1998 (8 medallists/10 medals)

Headquarters
32-60 Linton St, Moorabbin, VIC 3189

Postal Address
PO Box 1034, Moorabbin, VIC, 3189

Phone: 1300 467 246 

Email
reception@saints.com.au

Website
saints.com.au

St. Kilda



"It has become something of a truism to maintain that Aussies love an honest battler, as epitomised during the first World War by the tragic heroism of the defeated Australian forces at Gallipoli. In the sometimes equally fraught environment of Australian football, no club typifies the Gallipoli spirit better than St Kilda. Where other clubs boast of premierships, the Saints can point to an unparalleled collection of wooden spoons (27 in total)..."

John Devaney looks at the highs and lows of the ill-fated, but ever-popular seasiders, the St Kilda FC

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1972 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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St. Kilda's 1972 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H St. Kilda 2.111.613.1020.14 134 WON North Melbourne 5.56.610.811.10 76 58 MOO Apr 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A St. Kilda 1.17.58.612.8 80 LOST Fitzroy 6.58.610.1112.16 88 -8 JUN Apr 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H St. Kilda 1.24.215.522.7 139 WON Footscray 3.09.110.312.9 81 58 MOO Apr 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A St. Kilda 1.83.86.1312.15 87 WON Collingwood 3.16.77.99.13 67 20 VFL Apr 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A St. Kilda 4.46.77.119.16 70 WON South Melbourne 1.53.75.155.17 47 23 LAK Apr 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H St. Kilda 6.912.1217.2024.21 165 WON Richmond 1.45.87.1110.16 76 89 MOO May 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A St. Kilda 2.55.97.1410.22 82 LOST Essendon 5.310.1216.1318.15 123 -41 WIN May 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H St. Kilda 2.53.57.910.12 72 LOST Carlton 1.24.88.1114.15 99 -27 MOO May 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A St. Kilda 2.64.98.149.19 73 WON Melbourne 1.11.11.55.6 36 37 VFL May 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A St. Kilda 5.56.97.1211.15 81 WON Geelong 2.07.29.49.11 65 16 KAR Jun 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H St. Kilda 4.29.414.817.8 110 WON Hawthorn 1.53.93.117.14 56 54 MOO Jun 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A St. Kilda 3.15.78.1012.19 91 WON North Melbourne 1.22.35.57.8 50 41 ARD Jun 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 H St. Kilda 4.16.210.413.10 88 WON Fitzroy 4.35.65.126.17 53 35 MOO Jul 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H St. Kilda 2.53.83.124.13 37 LOST Collingwood 2.53.84.119.13 67 -30 MOO Jul 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A St. Kilda 3.14.27.59.11 65 LOST Footscray 3.312.413.714.7 91 -26 WES Jul 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 H St. Kilda 2.110.311.614.11 95 WON South Melbourne 4.16.29.59.5 59 36 VFL Jul 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A St. Kilda 4.27.69.1111.15 81 LOST Richmond 5.510.817.1223.15 153 -72 MCG Jul 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H St. Kilda 4.28.89.812.9 81 LOST Essendon 3.25.59.1312.16 88 -7 MOO Aug 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A St. Kilda 2.64.710.810.11 71 LOST Carlton 1.44.85.1113.16 94 -23 PRI Aug 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H St. Kilda 3.56.612.1113.12 90 WON Melbourne 3.36.48.913.11 89 1 MOO Aug 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H St. Kilda 3.36.79.811.10 76 WON Geelong 1.24.67.108.13 61 15 VFL Aug 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A St. Kilda 6.112.214.818.13 121 WON Hawthorn 4.18.513.515.12 102 19 GLE Sep 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
EF H St. Kilda 5.511.815.1618.16 124 WON Essendon 2.28.38.410.11 71 53 VFL Sep 9 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
1SF A St. Kilda 3.27.610.1311.17 83 WON Collingwood 2.73.106.168.17 65 18 MCG Sep 16 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
PF A St. Kilda 6.88.1210.1213.15 93 LOST Carlton 5.37.711.1116.13 109 -16 MCG Sep 30 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1972 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
29 Anthony, John 3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
11 Besanko, Neil 23 272 11.8 48 2.1 320 13.9 63 2.7 2 0.1     45 50 0 0.0 1 1
17 Breen, Barry 22 308 14.0 70 3.2 378 17.2 125 5.7 3 0.1     53 59 38 1.7 24 252
12 Colling, Gary 24 254 10.6 113 4.7 367 15.3 86 3.6 9 0.4     53 61 6 0.3 6 42
28 Corner, Ian 5 16 3.2 10 2.0 26 5.2 3 0.6 0 0.0     3 4 3 0.6 1 19
19 Davis, Allan 25 400 16.0 70 2.8 470 18.8 108 4.3 1 0.0     99 76 52 2.1 42 354
10 Ditterich, Carl 22 317 14.4 101 4.6 418 19.0 127 5.8 241 11.5     52 41 22 1.0 14 146
8 Elliott, Glenn 16 267 16.7 50 3.1 317 19.8 88 5.5 0 0.0     53 30 1 0.1 9 15
16 Ellis, David 10 58 5.8 25 2.5 83 8.3 30 3.0 23 2.3     13 15 1 0.1 1 7
24 Feldmann, Derek 3 26 8.7 2 0.7 28 9.3 5 1.7 0 0.0     5 10 0 0.0 0 0
17 Galt, Rod 23 196 8.5 38 1.7 234 10.2 105 4.6 138 6.3     33 41 19 0.8 9 123
34 Grambeau, Shane 16 91 5.7 18 1.1 109 6.8 40 2.5 65 4.1     14 24 14 0.9 12 96
42 Judson, Wayne 21 248 11.8 28 1.3 276 13.1 42 2.0 1 0.1     44 29 0 0.0 0 0
39 Lanyon, Mike 6 19 3.2 2 0.3 21 3.5 2 0.3 0 0.0     5 5 4 0.7 3 27
5 Lawrence, Barry 15 206 13.7 33 2.2 239 15.9 66 4.4 1 0.1     36 36 11 0.7 7 73
44 Malthouse, Mick 9 42 4.7 6 0.7 48 5.3 13 1.4 0 0.0     6 5 0 0.0 0 0
26 Manzie, John 25 319 12.8 63 2.5 382 15.3 87 3.5 0 0.0     39 34 16 0.6 13 109
9 McIntosh, John 4 54 13.5 6 1.5 60 15.0 28 7.0 3 1.0     7 3 1 0.3 2 8
15 Moran, Jeff 23 262 11.4 50 2.2 312 13.6 51 2.2 0 0.0     34 47 2 0.1 9 21
6 Murray, Bob 13 139 10.7 11 0.8 150 11.5 58 4.5 0 0.0     25 11 0 0.0 0 0
2 Mynott, Brian 21 138 6.6 45 2.1 183 8.7 43 2.0 273 13.7     39 33 5 0.2 8 38
18 Neale, Kevin 16 178 11.1 11 0.7 189 11.8 68 4.3 1 0.1     28 36 1 0.1 0 6
14 O'Dea, Jim 14 166 11.9 11 0.8 177 12.6 33 2.4 0 0.0     36 30 0 0.0 0 0
20 Payze, Travis 23 423 18.4 48 2.1 471 20.5 137 6.0 10 0.5     61 49 6 0.3 16 52
25 Rae, Stephen 16 124 7.8 28 1.8 152 9.5 29 1.8 0 0.0     13 14 12 0.8 7 79
35 Scott, Graham 12 91 7.6 22 1.8 113 9.4 34 2.8 0 0.0     10 20 14 1.2 12 96
3 Smith, Ross 23 459 20.0 66 2.9 525 22.8 68 3.0 1 0.0     86 55 16 0.7 23 119
22 Stephens, John 22 259 11.8 16 0.7 275 12.5 61 2.8 0 0.0     67 51 53 2.4 36 354
23 Theodore, Stephen 20 213 10.7 98 4.9 311 15.6 96 4.8 2 0.1     43 49 19 1.0 18 132
7 Trott, Stuart 25 462 18.5 47 1.9 509 20.4 89 3.6 0 0.0     86 51 9 0.4 23 77
Totals 500 6007 12.0 1136 2.3 7143 14.3 1785 3.6 774 1.5     1088 969 325 0.7 296 2246
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.