The game was a day-night match - played under lights. A beautiful autumn evening, with no breeze and a temperature of around 24 degrees C.
The game began with the daylight fading and the lights already on.
|Ball up to start proceedings|
|Clint Jones and Toby Greene stare each down at the start of the game.|
The Giants collected their first goal early in the second quarter, then another. I thought then that we were going to have a game on our hands. But the Saints were dominant. They beat their opponents to the ball and moved it around the ground more thoughtfully. By half-time, the scoreline was Saints 10.8 to the Giants 5.1.
|The scene at half-time.|
|The final scores.|
|David Armitage - 4 goals (man of the match award)|
|Stephen Milne - 3 goals|
|Ahmed Saad - 3 goals|
|Nick Riewoldt - 3 goals|
|Beau Maister - 2 goals|
|Sam Gilbert - 1 goal|
|Handshakes all round. Good to see the sportsmanship.|