Although it is believed to be the last call of his esteemed career, as father time as caught up to the AFL great.
The first Grand Final event in the west is huge for the Perth community, with Triple M Perth's content director Tim Arnold announcing as much.
“Perth’s love for footy is legendary, so to be hosting the biggest game of the year on our home turf is an honour and the memories will last a lifetime," he said on Tuesday.
DENNIS COMETTI will lead our Grand Final Day call alongside Xavier Ellis, Andrew Embley, Lachy Reid, Tania Armstrong and the Beast.
— 92.9 Triple M Perth (@TripleMPerth) September 14, 2021
The radio team will be boosted greatly by the 40-year career caller, as the semi-retired Cometti was part of the greatest AFL commentary duo of all time, along side Bruce McAvaney.
The 72 year-old retired from the AFL calling booth in 2016 and was renowned for his classic analogies and witty humour, along with his unrivaled knowledge of the game.
One of his most recalled moments came during his call of the 2010 Grand Final, in which he uttered "He came up behind him like a librarian" after Nick Riewoldt had a certain goal chased down by Health Shaw.