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Best and funniest tweets of the AFL Grand Final

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29th September, 2018
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The 2018 AFL season is over and the West Coast Eagles have added flag number four to the rafters after a an absolute classic.

As always, the Twitterverse had plenty to say.

Here’s how Twitter saw the 2018 decider unfold.

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Pre-game
As always, there was a lot of clamouring on Twitter as people feverishly pledged their allegiances prior to the first bounce.

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A lot of fans were bemused at both the short length of the retiring players’ motorcade, as well as some of the people they elected to include…

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The Black Eyes Peas pre-match performance, unfortunately, didn’t go over well.

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Jimmy Barnes, on the other hand, was received much better…

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…but still not perfectly.

You can always rely on Mike Brady singing ‘Up There Cazaly’ to get the crowd going, though.

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Collingwood’s banner falling to pieces prior to the game wasn’t ideal.

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‘Pies fans were cheered up quickly after Travis Varcoe nailed the opener though.

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And it got even better as the first quarter blitz wore on.

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All in all, fans agreed it was a ripping first quarter.

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Fans were divided as to who was on top as more than half of the second quarter elapsed without a goal.

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But, as the Eagles grabbed the ascendancy towards half time – everyone knew we were in for a treat.

Focus shifted to Norm Smith potentials during the half time break.

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While the umpiring came the under the microscope too.

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The vastly more entertaining third quarter had social media abuzz.

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We mean, really abuzz.

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Nothing could have prepared social media for the incredible fourth quarter, however…

And, as the final siren sounded – the Twitterverse went into meltdown.

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There was plenty of praise for the Eagles…

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…and plenty of commiserations for the Pies.

But all in all, everyone agreed this was one of the all-time greats.

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