Kick your heels up and enjoy football’s favourite day
TALK about footy fever. AFL fans will switch on in droves to watch Saturday’s grand final clash between Hawthorn and Fremantle. Channel 7 and regional affiliate Prime7 star their all-day coverage with AFL Game Day at 9am before the action moves to the MCG for pre-match entertainment from 11am and the grand final clash from 1pm. Bruce McAvaney (pictured) and Dennis Comette commentate. Tina Arena sings the national anthem. Dual Brownlow medallist Greg Williams presents the Norm Smith medal and Kevin Sheedy presents the Jock McHale Medal to the coach of the premiership team. Post-match coverage moves to 7MATE from 6pm. Catch pre and post-match analysis on TV footy shows which include The Marngrook Footy Show (tonight, 7.30pm, NITV); The AFL Footy Show (Thursday, 11.30pm, Nine, NBN); Before the Game (Friday, 11.15pm, Ten, Ten SC) and the AFL-dedicated footy shows that can be found on the Fox Footy channel.
AFL Grand Final Day: Hawthorn v Fremantle: Saturday from 9am, Seven, Prime7; replay Sunday, 10am, 7MATE.