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GAME DAY: Western Bulldogs v Sydney at Etihad Stadium | 3AW Radio

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Bulldog star Luke Dahlhaus spoke to 3AW on Saturday morning.

Dahlhaus said he thinks the controversial deliberate rushed behind free kick paid against Callum Mills was the right one.

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Tony Shaw’s votes

5. Marcus Bontempelli (WB)
4. Sam Reid (Syd)
3. Lance Franklin (Syd)
2. L Picken (WB)
1. Lin Jong (WB)


Six-goal swan Sam Reid spoke to 3AW in the rooms. 

He said he was impressed by the Swans’ three debutants.

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Bulldog star Easton Wood spoke to 3AW after the win.

He said Liam Picken’s late rundown tackle was a team-lifter.

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The Bulldogs won the Grand Final by 22 points, and have won the re-match by 23.

Sam Reid (six goals) and Lance Franklin (four) worked hard for the Swans, but ultimately to no avail.

Travis Cloke and Jake Stringer both booted three for the Dogs.

Click play for the full-time wrap with Lloydy and Shawry

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The Western Bulldogs lead by eight points after a frantic first half.

Travis Cloke has three goals for the home side, while Sam Reid has three for the Swans.

Kurt Tippett is out for the game; he’s on crutches with an ankle injury.

‘What do you do with Tom Boyd? He’s had one disposal,’ Matthew Lloyd said. 

Click play for the half-time analysis with an injury update from Doc Larkins


Injured Bulldog Jordan Roughead spoke to 3AW Football before the game.

Roughead said he will be back in training from his serious hamstring injury soon.

He said the team feels confident they can beat anyone they come up against.

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There’s been a late change tonight.

Sydney has withdrawn Jordan Foote, with Aliir Aliir coming in.


Dwayne Russell said the AFL’s decision to retain the 2.30pm start time for the Grand Final is ‘backwards’. 

The Herald Sun’s Mick Warner said he thinks the AFL has changed its mind in recent weeks.

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It’s a Grand Final re-match as the Bulldogs and Swans do battle at Etihad Stadium.

The Bulldogs will unfurl their second flag on Friday night, ahead of what should be a bumper clash.

The Swans will certainly have revenge on their minds. But it that wasn’t motivation enough, they’ll need to bounce back after being shown up by Port Adelaide at home in Round 1.

The stage is set – now join the best call team in the game on 3AW Football!

TODAY’S LINE-UP from 6PM: Matthew Lloyd, Tony Shaw, Dwayne Russell, Bruce Eva, Doc Larkins, and Mick Warner.


PRE-GAME: 3AW App or click here

MATCH STREAM: AFL app or website

POST-MATCH REVIEW: 3AW App or click here

BELOW: Follow live commentary highlights throughout the weekend.