St Kilda supporters will be able to watch the club’s first competitive hit-out of Season 2021 via live-stream this coming Thursday.

The Saints will face North Melbourne at Arden Street Oval, with fans able to stream the behind-closed-doors practice match via

Please note: The game is not open for the public to attend.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there are no crowds allowed, with the game strictly limited to football personnel only. 

As many as eight new Saints could feature against the Roos, with Brad Crouch, Jack Higgins and Thomas Highmore potential starters in the extended line-up.

Match highlights and photos will be available on over the following days, as well as via the club’s official social media channels.

Channel 10's Nick Butler will commentate the game, with special guests including Rowan Marshall and Brendon Lade.

Chief Operating Officer Simon Lethlean said Thursday afternoon would be the perfect opportunity for the Saints to test their mettle following a challenging week through injury.

“We’ve really missed seeing our members at training this year due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, and it’s especially tough considering their commitment to the club last season,” Lethlean told

We hope Saints fans will be really excited at the progress we’ve made this pre-season, and it will be a great opportunity to see that in action through Thursday’s live-stream.

- Simon Lethlean

“We’re determined to put together a strong performance for all our members, who unfortunately will be unable to attend.

“We’re really looking forward to welcoming our members back in-person at Marvel Stadium for 2021.”

North Melbourne v St Kilda (Practice Match)
Arden Street Oval
12pm, 25 February 

Stream to be available via homepage of