ST KILDA has won a place in the finals for the first time since 2011, but there remains some holes to plug for the Saints.

On AFL Exchange this week the team look at the premiership key forward who the Saints should be targeting this off-season to boost them even further up the ladder.

Join hosts Cal Twomey, Mitch Cleary and Riley Beveridge to discuss all the latest news in the football world as the finals series grows closer and off-season decisions take shape.

Tune in to the latest episode of the podcast as the guys discuss Geelong and the Western Bulldogs' respective finals hopes and what's next for North Melbourne goalkicker Ben Brown.

Cal Twomey, Riley Beveridge and Mitch Cleary discuss all the big footy news – and some of the not so big.

In this episode...

1:50 – Are there concerns on Geelong's form?

6:10 – How far can the Western Bulldogs go in the finals series?

9:20 – Which players will be nervous about their spot ahead of the business end of the year?

13:00 – A closer look at Essendon's coaching transition plan and how Ben Rutten will be judged next season.

15:50 – Why two rules need to be changed – on the field and off it.

19:00 – The guys detail some of their biggest text message stuff-ups while working in the industry.

24:00 – Why St Kilda and Brisbane should be pursuing an in-form star forward.

33:55 – Who will win the NAB AFL Rising Star this week? The team share their votes.

37:25 – Which North Melbourne delisted players could find another AFL home and where will Ben Brown end up?

41:30 – The left-field players who should be Virgin Australia AFL All Australians this year.

44:40 – Which of the sides that missed the finals can make a charge to the flag next year?