"The competitive side, which has been brought into training and the new drills, the competitive edge we want people to have, we're training it so that it becomes a habit, then come games and come crunch-time we're in that right frame of mind."

Co-vice-captain Dougal Howard joins the Sounds of the Saints podcast to talk about how the club is sharpening its competitive edge, elevating his leadership and continuing to earn respect, as well as the new additions to St Kilda's backline brigade. 

Listen to the full podcast via the media player below.

Episode guide

1:04 - An overview of pre-season, Nick Walsh setting the tone
5:24 - Working with Corey Enright and the "excitement" of getting to play with Ben Paton again
8:56 - Earning respect as a leader, modelling himself off Port's "ruthless" leaders
14:07 - The defensive duo of Dougal Howard and Callum Wilkie
20:22 - The non-negotiables, translating competitiveness into training

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'The competitive edge we want': Howard joins Sounds of the Saints

Dougal Howard joins the Sounds of the Saints podcast to talk pre-season, leadership and bouncing back in 2022. Listen to the full podcast on saints.com.au or on Spotify.

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