ADELAIDE finally returns to home to South Australia with Monday night football back on the calendar to close out round seven.

FOLLOW IT LIVE Crows v Saints

The bottom-of-the-table Crows (0-6) will take on St Kilda (3-3) at Adelaide Oval, with 23-year-old defender Tom Doedee to captain the home side in the absence of injured skipper Rory Sloane.

Young key-position player Fischer McAsey has already shown he's up for the contest with a courageous mark going back with the flight of the ball. 

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How about this courage from young Crow?

Adelaide recruit Fischer McAsey launches to take this courageous mark

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Former captain Taylor Walker is back in the team after recovering from knee soreness and he will be joined by winger Paul Seedsman.

A WILL TO SUCCEED Young defender offers glimpse into Crows' future

Sloane (hand) and Billy Frampton (omitted) go out of the side that lost to West Coast by 33 points.

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Match Previews R7: Adelaide v St Kilda

Sportsbet's Nathan Brown and Matthew Richardson preview the highly-anticipated clash between the Crows and Saints at the Adelaide Oval

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The 12th-placed Saints will be desperate to make up for their capitulation last week, when they blew a 37-point lead against Fremantle.

Teenage speedster Ryan Byrnes will make his debut for the Saints, who have also recalled veteran ruckman Paddy Ryder.

THE LADDER Where is your team sitting?

The suspended Ben Long and Jonathon Marsh (omitted) go out of the side that lost to the Dockers by six points.

It will be the Crows' third game at Adelaide Oval this season, after spending the past month based in the Gold Coast hub.