Author Archives | Shaun Curnow

SCG Open Training Report

St Kilda Open Training SCG This afternoons St Kilda training session was short, sharp and shiny. The rain held off, however the southerly wind was strong, gusting around 40kmh making the temperature feel like we were in Alaska. If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone say “It’s colder than Melbourne” I […]

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Round 17 Sandringham vs Bendigo Review

Bendigo 12.12 (84) Sandringham 14.11 (95) GOALS: Bendigo: Little 6, Lonergan, Maddern, O’Brien, Colyer, Kavanagh, Putt Sandringham: Archer 3, Polo 2, Marigliani 2, Markworth 2, Peake, Michaliades, Shepheard, Curren, Sikora BEST: Bendigo: Kavanagh, Pears, Slattery, Little, Merrett, Ladson Sandringham: Clarke, Polo, Michaliades, Marigliani, Ross, Cockie   Sandringham defeats a fighting Bendigo – By Nick Ciantar […]

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Dal Santo OK after knee scare

During StKilda’s round 16 win against Brisbane, Saints midfielder Nick Dal Santo sent a scare through the club and fans when he went down with what looked like a serious knee injury. Speaking with Dean and Frankie on GenYFooty, Dal Santo reveals his initial thoughts on the extent of the injury. “I did get little […]

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Sandringham Zebras vs North Ballarat Round 16 Review

Match report – By Nick Ciantar A 10 goal to 4 second half, sees North Ballarat comfortably defeat Sandringham. On a blustery day at Trevor Barker Beach Oval, Sandringham hosted North Ballarat. With both teams fighting for a finals position, North Ballarat needed to win to strengthen their chances of finishing in the final eight. […]

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Hard work rewarded for Arryn Siposs

Arryn Siposs has become just fifth Saint in nine years to win a Rising Star nomination after gathering 17 disposals, 6 marks and kicked 2 goals in St Kilda’s 71 point win over Essendon on Saturday Night. The Rising Star nomination has capped off good few weeks which has seen him kick 5 goals and […]

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Round 15 Match Preview StKilda vs Essendon

Saturday Night under roof at Etihad Stadium will see the Saints come up against their ‘bogey’ side, Essendon who have won last 4 against the Saints. The last time St Kilda won was Round 8, 2009. Since 2004 it is 6 wins a piece. Essendon have been one the inform sides of competition this season, […]

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Milne celebrates another goal

The 44′s

This weekend, Stephen Milne, aka the Tip Rat, Yapper, Milney, or ‘you f*ing rapist!’ if you are Mick Malthouse, reaches yet another milestone – 250 games.  Having long ago sewn up the title of the AFL’s most hated player, this season he became only the 4th Saint and 50th player in Aussie rules history to […]

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“We need to be more consistent” – Nick Dal Santo

Speaking with Dean & Frankie on GenYFooty, St Kilda midfielder Nick Dal Santo says the Saints need to find some consistency in their game as they head into the second half of the season. “We’ve never spoken about position on ladder, obviously everyone wants to win premierships and to play finals, so that’s unspoken goal. […]

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St Kilda Mid Season Review

There has been much discussion over the appointment of Scott Watters as head coach after the shock departure of Ross Lyon. It’s been well documented his experience ranges from coaching in WA, to working with troubled teens, to working closely with Mick Malthouse in a premiership team. His wide and varied skills would be put […]

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Some things in footy can’t be measured by stats

Some things in footy can’t be measured by stats. Emotions are one of them. Sometimes we can control them, put a lid on them, hide them, disguise them or show them openly. We learn from them and they impact our lives re-actively and pro-actively. This is an insight into my emotions / observations / experiences […]

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