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Is there too much hype around the AFL Grand Final?

The first bounce of the 2012 Toyota Grand Final match between the Hawthorn Hawks and the Sydney Swans at the MCG, Melbourne. (Photo: Tim Terry/AFL Media)

It’s AFL Grand Final Week and footy fever is everywhere.

With underdogs the Western Bulldogs making their first grand final in 55 years, Victorian news is dominated by stories of the red, white and blue.

But does the average Victorian actually care about the AFL? Or is there too much media hype around the occasion?

Reporter Tara Cosoleto finds out.

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