The Western Bulldogs go into Saturdays AFL Grand Final against Sydney as sentimental favourites.

The Bulldogs have won just the single flag since joining the competition in 1954 while the Swans are considered one of the competitions powerhouse clubs.

Former Dogs skipper, Football general manager and favourite son Chris Grant (pictured) says he’s thrilled that the current team now has an opportunity that so many of the clubs greats  missed out on.