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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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1981 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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St. Kilda's 1981 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A St. Kilda 8.612.1318.1723.19 157 WON Footscray 2.35.69.716.12 108 49 WES Mar 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H St. Kilda 5.58.89.1414.23 107 LOST Geelong 4.38.715.1016.13 109 -2 MOO Apr 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H St. Kilda 7.610.1212.1619.21 135 LOST Collingwood 6.311.617.1523.19 157 -22 MOO Apr 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 A St. Kilda 4.86.1410.2316.32 128 WON Melbourne 1.54.98.1310.16 76 52 MCG Apr 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H St. Kilda 3.64.87.1010.13 73 LOST Carlton 0.49.1117.1619.23 137 -64 MOO Apr 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H St. Kilda 5.29.511.713.15 93 LOST South Melbourne 5.510.915.1015.13 103 -10 VFL May 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A St. Kilda 4.07.59.711.10 76 LOST Essendon 3.86.1011.1314.17 101 -25 WIN May 9 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H St. Kilda 3.65.97.158.16 64 LOST North Melbourne 5.212.718.1125.18 168 -104 MOO May 16 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A St. Kilda 3.39.813.1215.15 105 LOST Richmond 11.512.814.920.16 136 -31 VFL May 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A St. Kilda 2.37.89.1111.14 80 LOST Hawthorn 2.45.88.1313.17 95 -15 PRI May 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H St. Kilda 3.46.99.1314.15 99 WON Fitzroy 2.53.95.117.17 59 40 MOO Jun 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 A St. Kilda 1.11.52.114.11 35 LOST Geelong 5.39.1211.1619.21 135 -100 KAR Jun 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A St. Kilda 1.42.54.610.11 71 LOST Collingwood 4.610.814.1119.14 128 -57 VIC Jun 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H St. Kilda 4.66.1011.1118.19 127 WON Melbourne 3.17.28.68.7 55 72 MOO Jun 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A St. Kilda 4.14.15.35.5 35 LOST Carlton 1.14.35.116.14 50 -15 VFL Jul 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A St. Kilda 9.011.215.316.4 100 LOST South Melbourne 3.08.615.1122.19 151 -51 LAK Jul 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H St. Kilda 1.16.29.212.4 76 LOST Essendon 4.48.98.1712.21 93 -17 MOO Jul 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A St. Kilda 2.05.47.912.13 85 LOST North Melbourne 9.811.1015.1816.21 117 -32 ARD Aug 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H St. Kilda 0.16.86.99.11 65 LOST Richmond 5.45.47.810.11 71 -6 MOO Aug 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H St. Kilda 3.44.67.119.14 68 LOST Hawthorn 1.64.137.1510.17 77 -9 VFL Aug 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A St. Kilda 2.07.77.89.10 64 LOST Fitzroy 3.34.610.1514.18 102 -38 JUN Aug 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H St. Kilda 2.15.67.1012.15 87 WON Footscray 3.24.45.65.8 38 49 MOO Aug 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1981 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
1 Barker, Trevor 19 330 17.4 140 7.4 470 24.7 77 4.1 1 0.1     66 33 6 0.3 7 43
34 Bennett, John 12 84 7.0 31 2.6 115 9.6 38 3.2 0 0.0     10 21 12 1.0 16 88
27 Blees, Michael 1 3 3.0 1 1.0 4 4.0 2 2.0 0 0.0     0 0 0 0.0 0 0
4 Breen, Barry 13 91 7.0 32 2.5 123 9.5 34 2.6 3 0.2     19 16 13 1.0 5 83
15 Bromberg, Mordy 4 34 8.5 31 7.8 65 16.3 2 0.5 0 0.0     9 6 0 0.0 1 1
35 Brown, Peter 11 82 7.5 36 3.3 118 10.7 34 3.1 0 0.0     10 12 3 0.3 4 22
11 Burns, Greg 14 216 15.4 96 6.9 312 22.3 64 4.6 1 0.1     36 48 2 0.1 6 18
12 Colling, Gary 1 2 2.0 5 5.0 7 7.0 2 2.0 0 0.0     2 2 0 0.0 1 1
7 Cox, Doug 20 129 6.5 128 6.4 257 12.9 39 2.0 0 0.0     36 41 1 0.1 0 6
5 Cunningham, Geoff 21 134 6.4 197 9.4 331 15.8 70 3.3 0 0.0     29 60 6 0.3 11 47
8 Dunne, Jeff 19 207 10.9 184 9.7 391 20.6 48 2.5 0 0.0     30 39 10 0.5 13 73
3 Duperouzel, Bruce 16 163 10.2 117 7.3 280 17.5 47 2.9 1 0.1     32 25 9 0.6 15 69
16 Durnan, John 4 41 10.3 51 12.8 92 23.0 13 3.3 0 0.0     7 4 0 0.0 0 0
33 Elphinstone, Robert 16 185 11.6 81 5.1 266 16.6 53 3.3 3 0.2     21 26 5 0.3 1 31
9 Faletic, Milan 21 248 11.8 74 3.5 322 15.3 67 3.2 0 0.0     35 56 31 1.5 39 225
13 Fehring, Jeff 11 54 4.9 41 3.7 95 8.6 16 1.5 143 13.0     15 20 2 0.2 5 17
36 Fidler, Geoff 17 138 8.1 71 4.2 209 12.3 23 1.4 0 0.0     37 26 0 0.0 0 0
24 Gellie, Graeme 3 16 5.3 30 10.0 46 15.3 3 1.0 0 0.0     9 3 0 0.0 1 1
57 Godsell, Sean 1 5 5.0 3 3.0 8 8.0 4 4.0 8 8.0     2 2 1 1.0 1 7
41 Gorozidis, Con 14 100 7.1 28 2.0 128 9.1 51 3.6 1 0.1     10 30 34 2.4 23 227
20 Herbert, Dean 6 29 4.8 21 3.5 50 8.3 10 1.7 25 4.2     7 14 5 0.8 4 34
26 Hewitt, Darryl 9 153 17.0 45 5.0 198 22.0 15 1.7 1 0.1     13 14 8 0.9 7 55
52 Huntley, Peter 3 20 6.7 16 5.3 36 12.0 0 0.0 0 0.0     4 4 0 0.0 0 0
25 Jesaulenko, Alex 8 55 6.9 24 3.0 79 9.9 13 1.6 0 0.0     3 8 11 1.4 16 82
21 Kellett, Mark 20 164 8.2 91 4.6 255 12.8 62 3.1 15 0.8     34 34 6 0.3 1 37
2 Lofts, Gary 6 47 7.8 19 3.2 66 11.0 12 2.0 0 0.0     7 9 3 0.5 3 21
28 Meehan, Simon 12 93 7.8 44 3.7 137 11.4 12 1.0 0 0.0     13 18 17 1.4 9 111
14 Middlemiss, Glenn 9 58 6.4 43 4.8 101 11.2 21 2.3 2 0.2     17 16 5 0.6 4 34
39 Mildenhall, Bill 14 169 12.1 89 6.4 258 18.4 21 1.5 0 0.0     35 23 9 0.6 5 59
47 Nettlefold, Michael 13 130 10.0 136 10.5 266 20.5 31 2.4 0 0.0     15 23 5 0.4 10 40
29 Odgers, Gary 5 41 8.2 26 5.2 67 13.4 13 2.6 0 0.0     5 8 0 0.0 3 3
32 Roach, Stephen 2 8 4.0 7 3.5 15 7.5 0 0.0 0 0.0     1 4 1 0.5 0 6
10 Roberts, Michael 21 376 17.9 82 3.9 458 21.8 37 1.8 1 0.0     81 50 27 1.3 24 186
31 Sarau, Jeff 21 208 9.9 155 7.4 363 17.3 82 3.9 293 14.0     77 81 12 0.6 12 84
6 Sartori, Ian 10 78 7.8 76 7.6 154 15.4 15 1.5 0 0.0     15 17 5 0.5 5 35
19 Scott, Mark 5 24 4.8 8 1.6 32 6.4 13 2.6 0 0.0     1 5 11 2.2 2 68
23 Smedts, Alby 4 19 4.8 23 5.8 42 10.5 5 1.3 0 0.0     5 6 0 0.0 0 0
17 Stone, Chris 3 17 5.7 17 5.7 34 11.3 3 1.0 0 0.0     3 7 0 0.0 0 0
30 Sutherland, Rick 9 33 3.7 18 2.0 51 5.7 12 1.3 26 2.9     12 9 6 0.7 4 40
18 Thomas, Grant 22 343 15.6 119 5.4 462 21.0 80 3.6 10 0.5     41 53 4 0.2 2 26
Totals 440 4327 9.8 2436 5.5 6763 15.4 1144 2.6 534 1.2     804 873 270 0.6 260 1880
 

Footnotes

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