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Max King eyes sibling AFL bragging rights

Bragging rights will likely be on the road when St Kilda younger gun Max King and Gold Coast’s Ben King face off for simply the second time of their careers.

The an identical twins will likely be at reverse ends of the bottom in Saturday’s AFL conflict at Metricon Stadium.

Ben has booted 20 targets in seven video games whereas Max has 11 in six outings.

Each St Kilda and Gold Coast sit 3-4, including additional spice to a contest that the Saints gained by 4 factors final yr.

“It is at all times good, lining up towards Ben,” King stated.

“We speak each week so this week will not be very completely different. I am 1-0 in our video games for the time being, so I have been reminding him of that slightly bit.

“However (it is) at all times a great alternative to play towards one another.”

King stated the pair nonetheless spurred one another on, regardless of their completely different AFL houses.

“You at all times wish to assist one another and see one another do higher,” he stated.

“That is no completely different now that we’re at completely different golf equipment.”

King stated he had no plans to entice his brother to hitch him on the Saints.

“No I am not fairly in his ear. He is completely happy up there for the time being so I will go away him (to) make his choices for himself,” he stated.

King missed spherical one after being concussed by a stray golf ball – however stated he’d comfortably bounced again.

He additionally relished the return of the ruck partnership between Paddy Ryder and Rowan Marshall.

“It frees me up slightly bit, having one other goal down there,” King stated.

“Rowan’s actually labored on his ahead craft and he is fairly helpful ahead down there, so it simply provides one other string to our bow.”

King was available because the AFL introduced attendances at Marvel Stadium, GMHBA Stadium and Mars Stadium would raise to 85 per cent capability, in step with the MCG.

The league additionally confirmed that from spherical 9, Victorian reserved seat members may return to sitting of their allotted areas.

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