THE MOMENTS after the siren sounds for a draw might be the most hollow in football. 

Just ask Nick Riewoldt, Stephen Milne and their Saints teammates, who got so close to a drought-breaking premiership in 2010, only to come back the next week and cop a hiding at the hands of the Magpies. The Saints haven't been close to contention since. 

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Brendon Goddard addresses the Saints in the wake of the drawn 2010 Grand Final against Collingwood. Picture: AFL Photos

We'll never see another drawn Grand Final, thanks to a rule change brought in to allow extra time to decide the last game of the season, but history says we'll see 15 or more draws a year in the coming decade. 

As you contemplate that prospect, relive the thrilling finishes of the draws across the past 10 years.

Long-suffering Sainters, we'll understand if you choose to skip the replay of Milney and that bouncing ball at the city end of the MCG. 

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Best of the Decade 2010-2019: Dramatic draws

A Grand Final classic, McEvoy's quick thinking, Fletcher's desperate tackle and more in every drawn game across these 10 seasons

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