Melbourne win by 26 points
Goalkickers: Angus Brayshaw 2, Jeff Garlett 2, Jesse Hogan 2, Jake Melksham 2, Clayton Oliver 2, Tomas Bugg 1, Bayley Fritsch 1, Mitch Hannan 1, Jayden Hunt 1, Christian Petracca 1, Christian Salem 1, Dom Tyson 1, Bernie Vince 1
After a hot start, the Demons had a lead of almost 40 points before St Kilda began their comeback. The Saints were back to within a point at three quarter time before Melbourne kicked away again in the last.
Best were Oliver, Gawn and Hibberd. Oscar McDonald had back tightness.
Brayshaw, Bugg, Fritsch, Frost, Garlett, Gawn, Hannan, Hibberd, Hogan, Hunt, Jetta, Jones, Lever, Maynard, O. McDonald, Melksham, Oliver, Pedersen, Petracca, Salem, Stretch, Tyson, Vince, Wagner.