Marvel takes the reigns from September 1, but what were best games of the ‘Etihad era’?
Finally, the 2018 season is over. A disappointing year ended with one last disappointing defeat.
The Saints were brave against Top Four aspirant Hawthorn in a Saturday night thriller at Etihad but in the end fell four points short of an upset victory.
The Saints last strut on the Friday night stage was another sorry affair, suffering defeat at the hands of an injury-hit Essendon team by 43-points. As has been the case for much of 2018, they were their own worst enemies giving the Bombers too many lives with poor kicking for goal and too many opportunities…
Damian Barrett’s faith in his speculative powers, despite the truth seeming to contradict it, puts Alan Richardson’s future in the agenda once more.
Overview – St Kilda v Essendon Round 20 saw the Saints disappointing season plumb new depths in their second-half capitulation against the Bulldogs, while the Bombers finals hopes went on life support after losing a nail-biter to the Hawks. Against the run and spread of the Bulldogs, the Saints got a preview of the kind…
What a nail-biting round of matches? What were the key take aways from Round 20?
Unlike much of the season, the Saints were fast starters against the Bulldogs before they disappointed their fans once more.
Like Groundhog Day all over again, wasted opportunities cost the Saints victory.
Twelve months on from their biggest win in recent times, the Saints were brought back to earth by the Premiers in Maddie’s Match.