AEST 12:00, Fri Sep 28 2012
If there is one guarantee surrounding the AFL Grand Final between Hawthorn and Sydney, it is that it will be a brutal affair.
While the Hawks may be the competition's most uncompromising team, the Swans are respected by all for their ability to play 'honest' football. Put simply, they love a contest.
Indeed, the task to pick a winner is difficult and is made even harder by forecast wet and wintry conditions at the MCG. Which players will rise to the occasion?
Can anyone stop Buddy? Hawks forward Lance Franklin is a September specialist.