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Saints happy to cling to finals hopes

  • Saints happy to cling to finals hopes

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 07: Tim Membrey of the Saints celebrates after kicking a goal with David Armitage of the Saints during the round 20 AFL match between the Carlton Blues and the St Kilda Saints at Melbourne Cricket Ground on August 7, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

There are many ways to describe St Kilda's chances of playing AFL finals; mathematical, slim, unlikely or dubious.

But whichever way you cut it, the Saints (10-9) are still a live chance of hauling in North Melbourne (12-7) with three matches remaining and defender Sam Gilbert says that's the main thing.

"It's out of our control but it's good to be spoken about. Hopefully we can continue and give ourselves every opportunity," Gilbert said on Monday.

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