Game Chat – St Kilda vs Sydney

Written by Huttabito on June 9 2018

WHERE AND WHEN: Etihad Stadium, Saturday, June 9, 7.25PM AEST

SUMMARY
The struggles continue at the Saints, who are yet to win since round one. While Alan Richardson’s side has shown improved form recently, including scaring ladder-leaders West Coast with a late surge last week, coming up against Sydney poses a huge challenge. Not because the Swans are at their absolute peak – they’re not – but John Longmire’s men have the wood over St Kilda with wins in the past eight clashes. Their formidable midfield group has dominated over the past few years but captain Josh Kennedy hasn’t been his usual consistent self while Dan Hannebery is down on form. However, not many of the Saints’ onballers pose great fears, although Jack Steven’s attempts to will his side over the line each week have been admirable. Ultimately, St Kilda’s defence has been decimated by injury and suspension, with skipper Jarryn Geary the latest to be sidelined, so that will be a tough hurdle to overcome. 

LAST FIVE TIMES
R18, 2017, Sydney 14.17 (101) d St Kilda 9.5 (59) at the SCG
R9, 2017, Sydney 18.10 (118) d St Kilda 10.8 (68) at Etihad Stadium
R21, 2016, Sydney 23.8 (146) d St Kilda 11.10 (76) at Etihad Stadium
R22, 2015, Sydney 20.15 (135) d St Kilda 4.14 (38) at Etihad Stadium
R21, 2014, Sydney 19.13 (127) d St Kilda 8.8 (56) at the SCG

Hutta’s Tip: Sydney by 36 points.

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20 thoughts on “Game Chat – St Kilda vs Sydney”

  1. NO LATE CHANGES

    FINAL INTERCHANGES
    St Kilda: Jack Steele, Hunter Clark, Jack Lonie, Nick Coffield
    Sydney: Dan Hannebery, Gary Rohan, Dan Robinson, Harry Marsh

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  2. Another St. Kilda game on TV? Well, this should be a close one 😛

    Big prediction: yet more whinging in the media next week about the quality of the game as a spectacle, insisting that we need to change this rule or that rule.

    Because clearly, this has nothing whatsoever to do with the AFL putting crap teams in primetime slots. No, it’s definitely the rules that are at fault.

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  3. Heeney seems to be on my bench in the gameday when he is on field in my team…am I the only one experiencing this? Comment please

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    1. I’m experiencing the same thing, as is my opponent, and I’ve read the same thing is happening to others for different players. I’d say it’s just a glitch so don’t stress.

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      1. SuperCoach (actually Sportsdeck) has been having lots of little issues this week.

        For example, it will list two different prices for a player – the correct one underneath their name when you search for them, plus a completely wrong one in their profile (e.g. Clayton Oliver is $553,800, but his profile currently lists him at $612,800).

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  4. warned you guys about Austin , 50 pt career av before he went to the Saints , in the 2 games with the saints , both his FWDs went down early & only 3 contested possessions in those 2 games ..

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  5. HALF TIME

    ST.K: 3. 8. 26
    SYD: 14. 3. 87

    ST.K:
    J.Newnes 59
    J.Webster 52
    L.Dunstan 51
    S.Ross 50
    J.Battle 48
    J.Sinclair 39
    T.Membrey 37
    J.Gresham 35
    T.Hickey 34
    J.Lonie 27
    P.McCartin 25
    J.Steven 25
    N.Brown 23
    H.Clark 21
    E.Phillips 19
    S.Savage 18
    L.Austin 17
    B.Rice 16
    D.McKenzie 9
    N.Coffield 8
    M.Weller 6
    J.Steele 4

    SYD:
    I.Heeney 86
    J.Kennedy 78
    L.Parker 75
    L.Franklin 74
    C.Sinclair 74
    H.Cunningham 61
    J.McVeigh 60
    W.Hayward 54
    J.Lloyd 51
    T.Papley 49
    Z.Jones 47
    H.Grundy 46
    O.Florent 39
    H.Marsh 38
    T.McCartin 37
    D.Rampe 33
    B.Ronke 26
    D.Hannebery 25
    G.Rohan 24
    G.Hewett 17
    N.Smith 17
    D.Robinson 13

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