GRAND final fever has awaken the ol' Borough. Yellow and blue colours decorate Sebastopol's spine, along Albert Street, right to the gates of Marty Busch Reserve.
Houses have streamers proudly flying and former club president Andrew Fleming has even proudly painted his car in club colours.
For Kookaburra under-11s at Sebastopol primary, this final is big news and they can hardly wait to get back on the park next year to aim high.
"This makes me feel there is a path for us to follow," Brayden said.
His advice to players was to "stay calm", while teammate Connor encourages them to play with confidence.
Boyd calls for a bit of both: "Go hard all quarters, not ease off in the last quarter even if you think you've got it won. I remember Collingwood, they did that last year in AFL...Play hard every quarter."
Go hard all quarters...even if you think you've got it won.Boyd, Sebastopol under-11s
Walking into Ringins Butchery you can hear the constant car toots in support.
Butcher Barry Ringin has been busy all week preparing roast rolls and sausages to feel the Burra army, particularly for an old-school club family day on Sunday - win or lose.
His shop is decked out in club colours to help evoke community spirit and in a show of support.
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