RSEA Park will play host to two pre-season matches across February and March in the lead-up to Season 2024, with St Kilda to face both Essendon and North Melbourne at its spiritual home within the space of 10 days.

The Saints will take part in a match simulation training session against the Bombers on Friday 23 February at 2:00pm, before turning it up a notch as part of the AFL Community Series against the Roos on Sunday 3 March at 2:10pm.

Broadcast arrangements for St Kilda's match against Essendon will be confirmed at a later date, with the following week's match to be broadcast live across Fox Footy and Kayo.

The AFL Community Series match will see regular game lengths, however will feature squads of 30 players (eight interchange, plus four emergencies) and no interchange cap.

Both game days will also feature VFL practice matches, with the details to be confirmed in the new year.

Tickets for the AFL Community Series will go on sale in February with further information to be communicated in late January.

St Kilda will kick off its 2024 campaign on the prime-time stage against Geelong on Saturday 16 March at GMHBA Stadium.

Match Simulation Training Session

St Kilda v Essendon
Friday 23 February
2:00pm, RSEA Park
Broadcast arrangements to be confirmed

AFL Community Series

St Kilda v North Melbourne
Sunday 3 March
2:10pm, RSEA Park
Broadcast on Fox Footy and Kayo