How to watch Sydney Swans vs St Kilda Saints AFL live and match preview

Posted: 5 June 2021 9:34 am
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The Sydney Swans host St Kilda in a huge game at the SCG on Saturday. Who will win Swans vs Saints?

SUMMARY: Swans vs Saints is on Channel 7 in the ACT and NSW. Everywhere else in the country you need access to Fox Footy. Unless you're already a Foxtel customer, your best option is to watch live on Kayo Sports. You can watch for free using this 14-day trial.

Swans vs Saints could easily be billed as the Surprising Swans versus the Shambolic Saints. Sydney weren't expected to be in a fight for a spot in the top four at the halfway point of the season, but here we are. The plucky Swans have faced every challenge head-on to this point and look certain finalists.

The Saints, meanwhile, have been anything but plucky. A 5-6 record coupled with the worst average losing margin in the AFL (60.8 points) tells the story of a sorry season to date.

When is Sydney Swans vs St Kilda?

The opening bounce is at 1:45pm AEST at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday 5 June.

How to watch Swans vs St Kilda 2021 live

Channel 7 and Foxtel share the rights to AFL matches in Australia and the broadcasts vary from state to state. As mentioned above this game is on free-to-air TV in NSW and the nation's capital. Anywhere else in the country you need access to either Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now or Kayo Sports.

We have a full guide to watching the AFL season here. Kayo Sports is our pick of the bunch, with its price point, free trial and the fact it allows you to get Fox Sports without committing to Foxtel.

Stream Kayo Sports for 14 days FREE and no lock-in contract

Take Kayo Sports' Basic or Premium plan for a spin and stream over 50 sports live completely free for 14 days.

10-day free trial of Foxtel Now

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Stream Sydney vs St Kilda on Kayo Sports

You can watch the Swans host St Kilda for free using Kayo's 14-day free trial for new users. After the trial period, a Basic subscription is $25 a month to watch on 2 screens or $35 a month for a third screen. You can check it all out in our Kayo Sports review.

Kayo also has a wide range of special features to add to your viewing experience. SplitView lets you watch up to four sports at once on the same screen. Other features include Interactive Stats, No Spoilers, Key Moments and more.

In total Kayo broadcasts more than 50 sports. On Saturday, you can watch NRL, A-League or Formula 1 after the game ends at the SCG. Kayo 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).

Live stream AFL on Kayo: Start your 14-day FREE trial now

Who will win Swans vs St Kilda?

We'll find out plenty about the Saints on Saturday. Despite their woes, their season remains alive and they arrive in Sydney in winning form, albeit via a less than convincing 20-point win against last-placed North Melbourne.

To be any hope, they need to come ready for battle. Much has been made of Sydney's more offensive approach this season – rightly so – but the Bloods are still defensive masters. They are the number one tackling team in the competition and have restricted their opposition to the third least disposals and least marks across the season.

Sydney will be strengthened by the return of in-form ruckman Tom Hickey while defenders Hunter Clark and James Frawley should come in for the Saints. We're tipping the Swans by five goals.

Image source: Kayo Sports website

You can see a comparison of Kayo vs Foxtel here. We have also broken down the full 2021 AFL draw.

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