Telstra Dome, Melbourne

7:30PM, Saturday, 13 March


Geelong Squad

In: Tim Callan, David Johnson
Out: David Loats (knee), Shannon Byrnes (hamstring)

Tom Harley, James Bartel, David Spriggs, Ben Graham, David Haynes, James Kelly, Kane Tenace, Joel Corey, Peter Riccardi, Charlie Gardiner, Tim Callan, Kent Kingsley, Cameron Mooney, Henry Playfair, Matthew McCarthy, Brenton Sanderson, David Johnson, Gary Ablett, Matthew Scarlett, Paul Chambers, Brent Moloney, Jarad Rooke, James Rahilly, Paul Chapman, Darren Milburn, Josh Hunt, Corey Enright, Cameron Ling.

Kent Kingsley, hero of the semi-final win over Melbourne

St Kilda Squad

In: Justin Koschitzke
Out: Nick Stone

Justin Peckett, Aaron Hamill, Xavier Clarke, Andrew Thompson, Austinn Jones, Heath Black, Lenny Hayes, Fraser Gehrig, Steven Baker, Nick Riewoldt, Brett Voss, Luke Ball, Stephen Powell, Brendon Goddard, Luke Penny, Allan Murray, Matthew Ferguson, Justin Koschitzke, Nick Dal Santo, Jason Blake, Leigh Montagna, Matt Maguire, Trent Knobel, Brent Guerra, Robert Harvey, Troy Schwarze, Brett Moyle, Stephen Milne

St Kilda's Nick Riewoldt, who will be a tough assignment this Saturday night.


Round 22, 2003

GEELONG 0.2 4.7 9.11 12.12 (84)
ST KILDA 2.3 3.6 5. 7 9.11 (65)
Goals: Geelong: G Ablett 3 C Gardiner 2 S Johnson 2 J Kelly 2 B Sanderson D Wojcinski B Graham.
St Kilda
: A Jones 2 J Blake L Fisher B Voss F Gehrig A Thompson S Powell R Harvey.
Best: Geelong: G Ablett, M Scarlett, D Milburn, J Kelly, J Bartel, B Graham.

In the lead up to this match, Grant Thomas boasted that 'he was so close (to a premiership) he could feel it'. Bomber's babies showed that they, too, had talent.

Darren Milburn shut down Nick Riewoldt while not so saintly Steven Powell cleaned up Cameron Ling behind play on more than one occasion.

Relive last year's match: Match Report


Tip? Geelong by 7 points


Gary Ablett starred in Geelong's last match against the Saints