Oscar Clavarino was building well ahead of Season 2019 before an untimely syndesmosis injury in February's intra-club match cut his run short.
The intercepting defender played out the year in the VFL following his recovery, showcasing his aerial skills and adept reading of the ball in flight across his 14 matches.
Much like last season, the 21-year-old has spent a portion of the season on the sidelines.
A hamstring injury before Round 3 put the young Saint on ice for several weeks, before a commendable performance against Brisbane's reserves in the wet put the youngster back on track.
Clavarino was selected by St Kilda with pick No. 35 in the 2017 National Draft.
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