How to watch St Kilda Saints vs Hawthorn Hawks AFL live and free
St Kilda aim to stem the bleeding and improve their finals hopes against the struggling Hawks. This is how you can watch.
St Kilda enjoyed a bye in round 15 and that may have come at just the right time. After pushing towards the AFL's top four in a highly encouraging season, the Saints lost three of their past four matches to put their postseason spot in jeopardy. That included a two-point defeat to Brisbane and a three-point loss to Melbourne.
Now sitting seventh at the time of writing, Brett Ratten's side next faces a Hawthorn team enduring a wretched 2020. Currently mired in a five-game losing streak, that sequence was capped by a six-goal loss to previously winless Adelaide last time out. Slumping to 16th on the ladder, the Hawks will be long odds to snap that run against the Saints.
When is St Kilda vs Hawthorn?
This match opens a Sunday triple-header in round 16 of the AFL draw, commencing at 1:05pm AEST at Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast on 6 September.
How to watch St Kilda vs Hawthorn
If you want to catch this match anywhere in Australia, you need a subscription service. It is live and exclusive to Fox Footy and isn't on free-to-air in any state across the country. Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports are your only options.
Signing up to Kayo is a way to get Fox Sports without Foxtel, letting you focus solely on sport. We have a full viewing guide to the AFL season here. If you are based overseas and keen to tune in, the Watch AFL app has you covered.
Stream St Kilda vs Hawthorn on Kayo Sports
We think Kayo is the best choice for sports streaming due to its price, content and features. We have a comparison of Kayo vs Foxtel where you can check out what both have to offer.
Kayo has a 14-day free trial for new users. It has two subscription models, the Basic subscription for $25/month or the Premium for $35/month. The only difference is Basic gives you access to two streams at once and Premium gives you a third. You can check it all out in our Kayo Sports review.
Kayo also has a range of special features like Kayo Minis, bite-sized highlights available for some matches soon after they have finished. SplitView lets you watch up to four sports at once on the same screen. Interactive Stats, No Spoilers and a Key Moments timeline are also options.
Kayo broadcasts more than 50 sports in total, including a variety of timeless, evergreen content like the ESPN 30 for 30 series. It is compatible with Macs and PCs, plus iOS and Android devices, Chromecast, Apple TV, Android TV, Telstra TV, Sony Bravia TV and Samsung TV (2017 or later).
Who will win St Kilda vs Hawthorn?
St Kilda fans must have had that familiar sinking feeling in recent weeks. A finals position that seemed all-but guaranteed, and would end a drought that dates back to 2011, suddenly came under threat. A strong victory over the Hawks would just about have them secure in the top eight and we think they will get it with few troubles. After so much success over the past decade or more, Hawks fans must be willing 2020 to come to an end.
Image source: Kayo Sports website
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