Notes[ edit ] The Fitzroy team song was compiled by Bill Stephen in on a train to Perth during a football trip.
Bill Stephen wrote the bulldog line of the song after which each other player wrote a line. The Brisbane team song prior to was to the tune of " The Free plover sexy chat Hymn of the Republic "  The Western Bulldogs team song was originally called "Sons of the 'Scray" before Footscray changed their name to the Western Bulldogs inwith the aamerican bulldogs american geelong altered to "Sons of the West".
After the season, the "Volga Geelong section was dropped, leaving only the part written by Walther.
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