Taste stokes Pierce’s fire

After tasting senior football for the first time earlier in the year, newly re-signed Saint Lewis Pierce admits he is looking forward to what lies ahead at St Kilda.

The emerging ruckman inked a two-year contract on Tuesday, extending his time at Linen House Centre to at least the end of 2018.

Pierce, 21, broke through for a debut against Carlton in Round 12 after forcing his way into the senior side following a standout period at VFL level.

“I’m stoked with the news. I got a crack earlier this year which was really exciting,” Pierce told saints.com.au on Tuesday night.

“I’m really looking forward to this year and beyond and what the club can really produce. Things are onwards and upwards for the club.”

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