“Premiers!” said Troy Butterfield, 45, from Eaglehawk.

The AFL Grand Final is on today, but for Mr Butterfield the big game was last week.

“Premiers! said Mr Butterfield.

Eaglehawk played Strathfieldsaye last weekend in the Bendigo Football league.

“Premiers! said Mr Butterfield.

And there is no second guessing who won when you speak to Mr Butterfield.

“Premiers! said Mr Butterfield.

A lifetime Eaglehawk supporter, it’s really annoying to talk to Mr Butterfield right now.

“Premiers! said Mr Butterfield.

But when asked about the AFL game, he had this to say.

“Collingwood verses West Coast? Who gives a shit. Nothing but Sandgroper boo-ers and toothless hillbillies. Might as well show the NRL.”

Ouch.

“Premiers! said Mr Butterfield.