St Kilda sneak home in Townsville thriller
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David Armitage joined us post-game after St Kilda’s thrilling win.
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St Kilda have come back from the brink, storming home to sneak over the line against the Suns by four points.
The 7,243 raucous fans made plenty of noise through the contest.
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St Kilda have it all to do in the second half as Gold Coast take a surprise 19-point lead into half time.
Ben King has looked prolific for the Suns, kicking two goals in the heat and humid conditions at Riverway Stadium.
“King and Wright have been impressive for the Suns but Membrey keeps going where the ball ain’t,” Leigh Matthews said at half time.
“The Suns just have a bit more leg speed.”
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St Kilda coach Alan Richardson and Gold Coast Suns CEO Mark Evans joined us pre-game ahead of the historic first-ever match for premiership points in Townsville.
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It’s history in the making today as Townsville’s Riverway Stadium becomes the 48th AFL/VFL venue to host a game for premiership points.
But it’s also a crucial game for both these sides as Gold Coast look to win their first game since round four while for the Saints, they’ll be looking to bounce back after their Shanghai smashing at the hands of Port Adelaide.
Alan Richardson has swung the axe at selection, making seven changes.
Former Essendon VFL player Nick Hind will make his debut for St Kilda.
St Kilda won a thriller by a single point when these last two teams met in the opening round of the season.
It’s expected a warm and sunny day in Queensland’s north and you won’t miss a moment as the team on 3AW Football bring you all the action LIVE from Townsville!
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