From out of form to back to his best in one week: Here’s how Bradley Hill’s change of fortune at St Kilda came about.
A disappointed Adam Simpson says the Eagles failed to match the intensity of St Kilda when the game was on the line, admitting the Saints “were more desperate”.
From 33 points up and with the game under their control, West Coast were overrun, outworked and comprehensively flogged around the ball and in the contest.
West Coast were up by 33 points in the third term when they stopped to a walk as the Saints ramped up the pressure and surged to a memorable victory.
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Eagles debutant Isiah Winder has become just the ninth West Coast player to kick a goal with their first kick in AFL.
Shannon Hurn’s coronation as West Coast’s outright games record holder may have to wait after the former skipper was an early casualty in the Eagles’ clash with St Kilda.
West Coast draftee Isiah Winder is almost set to make his AFL debut as a medical sub, after being named as an emergency for the Eagles’ clash with St Kilda at Marvel Stadium.
West Coast draftee Isiah Winder was one of three possible inclusions for Saturday’s clash with St Kilda after flying with the team to Melbourne this afternoon.
The Eagles should prepare for a fired up Saints outfit on Saturday after the club received a blast from St Kilda great Nick Riewoldt.
St Kilda big man Paddy Ryder has returned to Moorabbin in a week that the struggling club’s ruck stocks will be severely tested.
Jay Clark and Jon Ralph
Bradley Hill has been slammed for being “well below what he should be producing for a player that is earning massive money” amid the Saints’ sputtering start to the season.
Jay Clark & Marc McGowan
Giants midfielder Callan Ward has accepted the decision of umpire Eleni Glouftsis in the wake of strong debate about whether a match-defining holding-the-ball decision yesterday was right.
Russell Gould & James Mottershead
St Kilda’s rising star Max King will miss round one after being concussed in a freak golfing accident.
St Kilda star Paddy Ryder will take an indefinite period of leave away from the AFL club for personal reasons.
Danny Frawley’s former teammates have issued a plea to friends of people facing mental health challenges as they back a new tribute game to honour the St Kilda legend.
Luckless former Fremantle Docker turned St Kilda defender Dylan Roberton has called time on his 129-game AFL career.
Not much went wrong for St Kilda last year, but the picky Saints fans would’ve wanted more from Bradley Hill.
St Kilda small forward Dan Butler feels his team’s fast brand of football means they are well-placed to exploit the new ‘standing the mark’ rule introduced this AFL season.
The Saints’ new forward had been de-listed by the Kangaroos at the end of last year following 65 games across seven seasons.
An ambulance was called to St Kilda’s intra-club hit-out as the club’s disastrous pre-season injury run took a nasty turn for defender Ben Paton.
Jon Ralph, Nick Smart, Jay Clark and Rebecca Williams
St Kilda have suffered a significant blow with ruckman Rowan Marshall set to miss the start of the AFL season after scans revealed a foot stress injury.
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Arriving at the Dockers as the ‘steak knives’ in the blockbuster Bradley Hill deal, Blake Acres is determined to show the best is yet to come in 2021.
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