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GAME DAY: 3AW Football at the 2016 AFL Grand Final – Sydney Swans v Western Bulldogs

PICTURES: Soak in the action from 3AW’s live site at the MCG

FULL-TIME

The Western Bulldogs are premiers.

Yes, the Western Bulldogs are PREMIERS.

The club won its second premiership on Saturday with a 22-point win over Sydney.

Liam Picken, Jason Johannisen and Tom Boyd were immense for the Dogs.

Johannisen won the Norm Smith Medal with 33 disposals.

Josh Kennedy was Sydney’s best.

Click PLAY below to re-live some of the game’s highlights

Click PLAY below to hear from Luke Beveridge in the rooms

Click PLAY below to hear from Easton Wood in the rooms

Click PLAY below to hear Tom Liberatore on 3AW Football

THREE-QUARTER-TIME

The Bulldogs lead by eight points.

It was an absolute arm wrestle.

Tom Boyd stood tall for the Bulldogs.

HALF-TIME

Sydney by two points.

Josh Kennedy was nothing short of huge in the first half, racking up 22 touches and kicking two crucial goals.

Tom Mitchell, Jason Johannisen and Joel Hamling were also influential.

The Dogs led by as much as 16 points in the second term.

Click PLAY below to hear 3AW Football’s half-time wrap

QUARTER-TIME

The Bulldogs lead by four points.

They took almost 20 minutes to kick their first goals of the game, but late goals to Zaine Cordy and Tory Dickson gave them the lead after a tense first term.

Luke Parker kicked the first goal of the game after 12 minutes.

There were a few nervous moments, with Lance Franklin leaving the ground with ankle injury early in the game.

But he returned shortly later and immediately got back involved in the action.

PRE-GAME

3AW Football spoke with arguably the most dedicated Dog fan around in the lead-up to the decider.

Gary, 72, has been to 972 consecutive games. 972!

He travels interstate for every away game and has a ticket today.

‘There will be tears, tears of joy,’ he said of a possible Bulldog victory.

Click PLAY below to hear Gary speak with Sam McClure and the team

Click PLAY below to watch Mike Brady!

HOW TO LISTEN ONLINE

PRE-GAME: 3AW App or click here

MATCH STREAM: AFL app or website

POST-MATCH REVIEW: 3AW App or click here

BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE: Follow live commentary highlights throughout the weekend.

 

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