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2011 Elimination Final Match Review – St Kilda vs Sydney

St Kilda          1.3   3.4 7.7 8.9 (57) Sydney        2.4  7.6  8.9 12.10 (82) St Kilda finished the 2011 home and away season in sixth position, one place ahead of their Elimination Final opponent the Sydney Swans however the two clubs had contrasting paths to reach the finals. Sydney started the season well and after 12 […]

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True Sainters votes for Round 24 2011 – Carlton vs St Kilda

Carlton       3.5  5.8  7.12  9.12 (66) St Kilda       1.2   4.3   9.6  13.8 (86) 3 Raphael Clarke With the Saints trailing Carlton by 11 points at half-time they needed to lift to get the all important win to qualify for home final, much maligned Raphael Clarke led the charge during the third quarter with his courage and reading […]

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2011 Round 23 Match Review – St Kilda vs North Melbourne

St Kilda               4.4   9.9 15.16 19.21 (135) North Melbourne   2.5   7.7   9.7  10.10 (70) For the second time against North Melbourne this season St Kilda set up a victory with a blistering surge of  five unanswered second quarter goals after the 20 minute mark of the term to completely change the course of the game, the burst on […]

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2011 Round 15 Match Review – North Melbourne vs St Kilda

North Melbourne  3.2  7.3  9.6 10.10 (70) St Kilda               3.4 10.5  12.7 12.7 (79) As they have done consistently throughout the 2011 season St Kilda got off to  a fast start against North Melbourne, with Stephen Milne kicking the first two goals of the match in the opening seven minutes and Dean Polo adding the next goal […]

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True Sainters votes for Round 22 2011 – Sydney vs St Kilda

Sydney       1.5  3.12  6.17  10.23 (83) St Kilda          3.3   6.4  9.6 10.8 (68) 3 Sean Dempster Sean Dempster was one of St Kilda’s leading possession getters against his old club having 16 kicks and four handpasses, he used the ball superbly to have a disposal efficiency of 95%.  Sydney dominated the inside 50s throughout the match […]

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2011 Round 21 Match Review – St Kilda vs Collingwood

St Kilda          2.1   6.3  7.7 10.10 (70) Collingwood   5.2  8.4  11.4  14.5 (89) In Friday’s night match St Kilda started strongly against Collingwood to kick two of the first three goals of the match, however the Magpies hit back strongly to kick the final four goals of the first term to go to quarter time with a […]

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Elite midfielder Leigh Montagna

After 20 rounds of the 2011 season midfielder Leigh Montagna is in third position in the True Sainters Player of the Year Award, behind fellow midfielder Nick Dal Santo and defender Sam Fisher. Montagna has polled nine votes comprised of three, three vote performances, with St Kilda winning each of these games. At this stage […]

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2011 Round 20 Match Review – St Kilda vs Fremantle

St Kilda          3.8   7.11  10.13 16.17 (113) Fremantle       1.3  7.7  10.10  10.12 (72) St Kilda got off to a great start in  their Round 20 match against Fremantle kicking the first two goals of the match and having far more of the play during the first quarter with 102 possessions to Fremantle’s 76 but were unable […]

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2011 Round 19 Match Review – Gold Coast vs St Kilda

Gold Coast     1.3  3.10   4.14  6.18 (54) St Kilda          3.5   6.7   8.11 10.14 (74) Whilst St Kilda were unable to play at the same level they have in recent weeks they always appeared in control during the Round 19 night match against Gold Coast at Metricon Stadium and were able to secure the all […]

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2011 Round 18 Match Review – St Kilda vs Adelaide

St Kilda         5.1 10.2  14.11 19.13 (127) Adelaide       1.2  2.5     2.6      3.6 (24) In the most prominent timeslot of the football week, Friday night, St Kilda demolished Adelaide by 103 points  at Etihad Stadium to move into the top eight for the first time in 2011. Often criticised for being too defensive St Kilda were able […]

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