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Stringer returns with 5 goals as the Dogs smash the Saints

3AW FOOTBALL

TODAY’S LINE-UP from 12PM: Patrick Dangerfield, Leigh Matthews, Caroline Wilson, Daniel Harford, Tim Lane, Tony Leonard, and Doc Larkins.

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FULL TIME

The Bulldogs have won by 40 points.

Jake Stringer starred up forward with five goals.

On a sour note, Rob Murphy appeared to injure a hamstring late in the match.

Match-winner Jake Stringer speaks to 3AW in the rooms.

Stringer told 3AW the team is happy with how they matched the Saints’ pressure.

“We were getting some quality entries inside 50 which opened it up for us,” he said.

Click play for the full-time wrap with Stringer interview

Click play for match highlights

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HALF TIME 

The Bulldogs lead by 16 points at the main break.

Jake Stringer has booted four goals on his return from a knee injury.

Guest commentator Patrick Dangerfield said Marcus Bontempelli still has plenty to offer, which is a concern for the Saints.

“We haven’t seen a huge amount of Bontempelli in the midfield yet,” he said.

“Once he goes in there, I’m not sure the Saints have a match-up for him.”

Click play for the half-time wrap with Patrick Dangerfield and Leigh Matthews 

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Bulldogs football manager Chris Grant joined the 3AW commentary box before the game.

He denied that Tom Liberatore has a “premiership hangover”.

Click play for the full interview 

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St Kilda coach Alan Richardson spoke to 3AW before the game.

He said he’s been pleased with the improvement of Jack Billings this year.

Click play for the full interview

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The Bulldogs have made a late change.

Clay Smith has been withdrawn, with Jordan Roughead coming in.

St Kilda is unchanged.

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There’s a treat in store for 3AW listeners this Saturday.

No, not the bumper clash between two of the most exciting teams in the game.

It’s the voice of one of the genuine superstars of the game, Patrick Dangerfield.

Dangerfield will join the team to give his unique insights into the modern game, the stars on the field, and so much more.

3AW Football really is the No. 1 commentary team in the game!

BELOW: Follow live commentary highlights throughout the weekend.

3AW FOOTBALL
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