There is no bigger day on the Melbourne sporting calendar than the Australian Football League Grand Final.
The 2014 Grand Final will be held on Saturday 27th September at the M.C.G.
After 22+ rounds of home and away games between 16 teams (10 Victorian and 6 Interstate), 3 weeks of finals, this is the final game that decides the league champion for the year.
GRAND FINAL TEAMS
The AFL has unveiled its grand final day entertainment which takes place before the game commences.
--> Sir Tom Jones
--> Ed Sheeran
--> Olivia Newton-John
--> Mike Brady
Tom Jones + English pop star Ed Sheeran will give the entertainment a distinctly British feel.
AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan also announced that the entertainment was being pushed back to its traditional pre-game slot.
Australian music legend Olivia Newton-John will sing the national anthem, while Mike Brady will sing Up There Cazaly.
GETTING TO THE GROUND
Metro put on extra train services to get to and from the MCG, so look at the Metro Web site for details.
2013 Grand Final
Hawthorn Football Clun are the reigning 2013 premiers beating Fremantle.
Quarter by quarter scores
HAWTHORN 2.3 5.5 8.8 11.11 (77)
FREMANTLE 0.3 1.6 6.10 8.14 (62)
Full time: Hawthorn beat Fremantle by 15 points
Hawthorn: Gunston 4, Roughead 2, Franklin, Rioli, Smith, Breust, Hill
Fremantle: Pavlich 3, Walters 2, Mzungu, Mayne, Pearce
Hawthorn: Lake, Gunston, Lewis, Rioli, Hodge, Birchall
Fremantle: Mundy, Fyfe, Crowley, Johnson, Barlow
Hawthorn: Jonathan Simpkin replaced Max Bailey at three-quarter-time
Fremantle: Lachie Neale replaced Zac Clarke in the fourth quarter
Norm Smith Medal: Brian Lake
Umpires: Rosebury, Nicholls, Meredith
Official crowd: 100,007 at the MCG
Date: Saturday 27th of September 2014