St Kilda Saints

New coach Lyon puts Saints back to work

AFL: It may seem like the season only just finished, however some AFL clubs are already returning to training.

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2 weeks ago, Herald Sun, St Kilda Saints

Cornes believes St Kilda “don’t know where they are” after “strange” review

Kane Cornes took a keen interest in St Kilda’s review of their football program. The review, which began in July and led to the sacking of Brett Ratten, found that the club did not have the platform needed to sustain a winning culture and called for significant change in the football department and club...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, St Kilda Saints

Lyon reveals first positional change as Saints debate game plan

New St Kilda coach Ross Lyon has revealed a veteran star will return to his customary role, coming as the Saints look to finalise an upgraded game plan.

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2 weeks ago, The Age, St Kilda Saints

How Ross Lyon 2.0 could impact the Saints’ recruiting

Is new St Kilda coach Ross Lyon set to make wholesale list changes at the Saints to trigger the success that has largely eluded them?

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2 weeks ago, The Age, St Kilda Saints

‘It was crazy’: Blindsided Saint on shock, regret after Ratten sacking

Jack Steele was in San Diego when his coach’s name popped up on his phone.

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2 weeks ago, Herald Sun, St Kilda Saints

The player Hayes “can’t wait” to work with in St Kilda return

St Kilda great Lenny Hayes is keen to get stuck into his 17th pre-season at the club. While 16 of those came as a player, this time Hayes will work in a coaching capacity under Ross Lyon who also returns to the club after a decade hiatus. The newly appointed assistant will work closely with the club’s...

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3 weeks ago, SEN, St Kilda Saints

“Indecisive and shambolic”: St Kilda has lacked the courage of their convictions to stay the course

Sometimes it’s best to let the comedians do the comedy. When St Kilda shocked the football world by terminating Brett Ratten’s contract just months after extending him, Titus O’Reily declared it the millionth time that St Kilda had St Kilda-ed since they had started St Kilda-ing. I know this story is...

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3 weeks ago, SEN, St Kilda Saints

Saints end cash-cow match selling after football review, Pride Game future uncertain

St Kilda’s review into their football department has found the Saints have not been set up properly to support a winning AFL culture. The club’s board wants to “sharpen its focus” on football in a bid to end St Kilda’s painful 56-year wait to win a second premiership. The...

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3 weeks ago, The Roar, St Kilda Saints

Can St Kilda change or is the change just more of the same?

St Kilda’s review showed that being less than open is not the way to success. Everyone should share the blame for recent failure.

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3 weeks ago, The Age, St Kilda Saints

St Kilda review finds coaching set up contributed to inconsistency

The review of the St Kilda football department identified a leadership void, issues with the coaching program and too much focus on the short term.

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3 weeks ago, The Age, St Kilda Saints

Revealed: St Kilda review ticks off trade bombs

St Kilda will tear up its $650,000 contract to sell a home game to Cairns next season as part of a sharper focus on football under new coach Ross Lyon.

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3 weeks ago, Herald Sun, St Kilda Saints

“Significant” coaching problems, no more selling home games: Saints release review findings

St Kilda has released the findings of its review which has seen widespread change throughout the club’s football department. Since the report was commissioned, the Saints have appointed a new GM of football, a senior coach, two senior assistants, a development coach and a high-performance expert. On...

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3 weeks ago, SEN, St Kilda Saints

‘Revolutionary change’: Saints reveal review findings, bid to become ‘feared’ again

St Kilda president Andrew Bassat has released a high-level summary of findings from the club’s review of its football program.

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3 weeks ago, Fox Sports, St Kilda Saints

The match-winner in this year's draft who could be perfect for St Kilda

St Kilda holds the ninth pick in this year’s National Draft and Callum Twomey believes they are looking to find a match-winner. It’s no secret the Saints were all-in on attempting to lure Jordan De Goey in the trade period, looking for a dynamic player to break open games. Twomey named South Australian...

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4 weeks ago, SEN, St Kilda Saints

“They could do something special”: Former Saint expecting Lyon to work wonders in 2023

Former St Kilda and Fremantle midfielder Brett Peake is bullish on the Saints’ prospects under Ross Lyon in 2023. Peake played 42 games for the Saints under Lyon in 2010 and ’11 and says he has the “biggest praise” for his coaching abilities. While Peake wasn’t pleased with how St Kilda handled Brett...

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4 weeks ago, SEN, St Kilda Saints

Saints in the mix but Lions remain front-runners for McKenna

Brisbane is the front-runner for Conor McKenna, according to SEN’s Sam Edmund. Channel 7’s Mitch Cleary reported on Tuesday that St Kilda had entered the race for the former Essendon defender. While their interest is seen as real, it is understood that the Lions are still at the front of the queue. Edmund...

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4 weeks ago, SEN, Brisbane Lions, St Kilda Saints

Report: St Kilda emerges as potential home for Irish speedster

St Kilda has reportedly entered the race for former Essendon defender Conor McKenna. McKenna played 79 games for the Bombers between 2015 and 2020 before retiring to move back to Ireland. After two years at home, the dashing halfback wants to return to the AFL and Seven’s Mitch Cleary says the Saints...

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1 month ago, SEN, St Kilda Saints

‘In my veins’: Saints great buzzing about return

Former St Kilda star Brendon Goddard says he has red, white and black “in my veins” and after starting work at his old club on Monday said he hadn’t been that excited in a long time.

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1 month ago, Herald Sun, St Kilda Saints

Ex-Saints great the latest to return to club as Lyon makeover continues

St Kilda great Brendon Goddard is returning to the club and will work alongside Ross Lyon as a development coach.

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1 month ago, Fox Sports, St Kilda Saints

Brendon Goddard rejoins the fold as St Kilda goes back to the future

Brendon Goddard is the latest former Saints gun to return to Moorabbin to work under Ross Lyon in his second stint at St Kilda coach.

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1 month ago, The Age, St Kilda Saints

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