Melbourne win by 17 points
3 - Shaun Smith
2 - Kevin Dyson
1 - Jim Stynes
After four wins in a row had got their season back on track, Melbourne lost to Carlton the previous week and desperately needed to beat the Saints to keep their finals hopes alive.
They led at every change and withstood a strong comeback by the Saints in the last quarter to hold on to victory.
Best were Smith, Seecamp and Stynes
Melbourne 8.11.59 d. St Kilda 4.11.35
Goals - Grinter 4, Heppell 2, Carroll 1, Polley 1
Best - Rohde, Prentice, Doyle
Football Record R13 1995