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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) 1886–1896, 1877–1879

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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1978 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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St. Kilda's 1978 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A St. Kilda 1.49.814.1016.13 109 WON Fitzroy 4.38.311.515.11 101 8 JUN Apr 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H St. Kilda 4.211.514.1320.17 137 WON Footscray 7.511.1013.1419.16 130 7 MOO Apr 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A St. Kilda 2.37.911.1615.20 110 DRAW Richmond 4.108.1114.1316.14 110 0 MCG Apr 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H St. Kilda 4.68.1110.1314.16 100 LOST North Melbourne 5.78.813.1717.17 119 -19 MOO Apr 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H St. Kilda 3.47.514.1414.14 98 WON Geelong 5.36.106.109.11 65 33 VFL Apr 25 (Tue, 2:10) Scores
6 A St. Kilda 8.719.1223.1331.18 204 WON Melbourne 6.28.515.821.15 141 63 MCG May 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H St. Kilda 5.27.514.817.11 113 WON Essendon 4.28.611.916.11 107 6 MOO May 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A St. Kilda 2.62.74.114.13 37 LOST South Melbourne 3.08.912.1220.16 136 -99 LAK May 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H St. Kilda 1.42.75.98.9 57 LOST Hawthorn 1.14.56.913.19 97 -40 MOO May 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H St. Kilda 3.35.86.1214.13 97 LOST Collingwood 4.49.1114.1318.23 131 -34 VFL Jun 5 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
11 A St. Kilda 1.62.116.148.17 65 LOST Carlton 5.411.1316.2023.27 165 -100 PRI Jun 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H St. Kilda 4.26.313.517.9 111 LOST Fitzroy 4.48.614.920.14 134 -23 MOO Jun 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A St. Kilda 5.38.714.916.10 106 LOST Footscray 5.415.821.1133.15 213 -107 WES Jul 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A St. Kilda 4.76.815.1318.16 124 WON North Melbourne 1.26.510.619.7 121 3 ARD Jul 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H St. Kilda 1.15.46.810.11 71 LOST Richmond 10.512.616.819.11 125 -54 MOO Jul 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A St. Kilda 3.45.109.1712.20 92 LOST Geelong 7.19.511.616.8 104 -12 KAR Jul 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H St. Kilda 3.07.1014.1620.21 141 WON Melbourne 7.68.79.1013.11 89 52 MOO Jul 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A St. Kilda 8.512.616.818.13 121 WON Essendon 3.35.88.1111.16 82 39 WIN Aug 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H St. Kilda 3.15.38.613.7 85 WON South Melbourne 1.51.102.143.19 37 48 MOO Aug 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A St. Kilda 3.39.514.821.13 139 WON Hawthorn 2.83.87.1012.11 83 56 VFL Aug 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A St. Kilda 4.47.79.1215.17 107 LOST Collingwood 4.510.819.1322.15 147 -40 VIC Aug 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H St. Kilda 5.47.612.716.10 106 WON Carlton 1.43.65.89.12 66 40 MOO Sep 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1978 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
20 Baker, Ian 3 38 12.7 7 2.3 45 15.0 6 2.0 0 0.0     10 3 0 0.0 4 4
1 Barker, Trevor 22 431 19.6 62 2.8 493 22.4 87 4.0 0 0.0     92 54 23 1.0 24 162
34 Bond, Graeme 22 290 13.2 64 2.9 354 16.1 52 2.4 0 0.0     48 41 12 0.5 19 91
38 Booth, Doug 14 64 4.6 51 3.6 115 8.2 29 2.1 4 0.3     8 23 1 0.1 3 9
4 Breen, Barry 21 195 9.3 63 3.0 258 12.3 82 3.9 0 0.0     50 27 0 0.0 0 0
17 Bromberg, Mordy 12 83 6.9 39 3.3 122 10.2 23 1.9 0 0.0     23 15 0 0.0 0 0
30 Burns, Greg 1 8 8.0 2 2.0 10 10.0 2 2.0 0 0.0     3 1 0 0.0 0 0
35 Callery, Paul 8 74 9.3 18 2.3 92 11.5 10 1.3 0 0.0     6 16 3 0.4 8 26
12 Colling, Gary 19 156 8.2 117 6.2 273 14.4 41 2.2 6 0.3     42 40 3 0.2 2 20
25 Cunningham, Geoff 17 69 4.1 90 5.3 159 9.4 27 1.6 0 0.0     18 26 0 0.0 1 1
21 Discher, Don 1 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 1.0 1 1.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
10 Ditterich, Carl 21 172 8.2 80 3.8 252 12.0 60 2.9 197 9.9     35 44 16 0.8 13 109
48 Dunne, Jeff 13 158 12.2 55 4.2 213 16.4 40 3.1 0 0.0     24 14 2 0.2 0 12
3 Duperouzel, Bruce 9 100 11.1 35 3.9 135 15.0 23 2.6 0 0.0     16 14 9 1.0 7 61
8 Elliott, Robert 20 235 11.8 46 2.3 281 14.1 61 3.1 0 0.0     37 27 5 0.3 3 33
22 Evans, Dale 2 15 7.5 3 1.5 18 9.0 2 1.0 0 0.0     4 2 0 0.0 0 0
24 Gellie, Graeme 20 244 12.2 238 11.9 482 24.1 44 2.2 0 0.0     63 37 12 0.6 12 84
29 Greene, Russell 15 231 15.4 46 3.1 277 18.5 37 2.5 0 0.0     36 24 14 0.9 10 94
5 Hunt, Rex 17 163 9.6 35 2.1 198 11.6 106 6.2 1 0.1     20 24 38 2.2 29 257
16 Lofts, Gary 15 177 11.8 36 2.4 213 14.2 52 3.5 1 0.1     20 31 40 2.7 30 270
11 McDonald, Gary 1 2 2.0 1 1.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     1 0 0 0.0 0 0
39 Mildenhall, Bill 3 15 5.0 14 4.7 29 9.7 3 1.0 1 0.3     5 6 2 0.7 1 13
32 Muir, Robert 4 40 10.0 17 4.3 57 14.3 12 3.0 1 0.3     15 9 1 0.3 4 10
14 O'Dea, Jim 15 120 8.0 39 2.6 159 10.6 23 1.5 0 0.0     31 16 1 0.1 0 6
15 O'Keefe, Maurice 21 280 13.3 108 5.1 388 18.5 69 3.3 1 0.0     58 37 29 1.4 13 187
9 Perovic, Val 22 350 15.9 25 1.1 375 17.0 116 5.3 2 0.1     44 32 0 0.0 0 0
43 Roberts, Michael 2 6 3.0 0 0.0 6 3.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     4 5 0 0.0 1 1
31 Sarau, Jeff 20 199 10.0 52 2.6 251 12.6 100 5.0 109 5.5     34 41 29 1.5 19 193
49 Sartori, Ian 8 61 7.6 12 1.5 73 9.1 11 1.4 0 0.0     9 9 1 0.1 3 9
2 Sidebottom, Garry 19 229 12.1 120 6.3 349 18.4 116 6.1 167 9.3     39 47 13 0.7 11 89
13 Stevens, Phil 14 141 10.1 48 3.4 189 13.5 49 3.5 0 0.0     19 14 1 0.1 1 7
40 Stone, Chris 2 3 1.5 2 1.0 5 2.5 3 1.5 0 0.0     0 0 2 1.0 0 12
45 Thomas, Grant 1 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0.0             0 0.0    
23 Tweeddale, Russell 17 164 9.6 30 1.8 194 11.4 36 2.1 0 0.0     17 23 10 0.6 9 69
27 Young, George 19 155 8.2 57 3.0 212 11.2 73 3.8 1 0.1     15 25 70 3.7 21 441
Totals 440 4670 10.6 1612 3.7 6282 14.3 1396 3.2 492 1.1     846 727 337 0.8 248 2270
 

Footnotes

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