Link between Australia and New Zealand further solidified with new Saints’ new design.
St Kilda’s round five clash with the Sydney Swans was already going to be historic, now the Saints have a fitting new jersey design to match the occasion.
The AFL has added another ANZAC Day clash to its schedule this season with the Saints and the Swans to play for premiership points for the first time outside of Australia.
While the code has taken the game to other countries before it has only been as a promotional tool.
Now both St Kilda and Sydney will have more on their minds of spreading the word of the game, as they lock horns in Wellington.
Derek Lardelli designed the new jersey for the occasion and St Kilda skipper Nick Riewoldt launched it this week: