Following the Bulldogs’ progression to the Grand Final, the Tigers now have the longest active Grand Final drought.
Before winning their way through to the big dance on Saturday, the Bulldogs had not played in a Grand Final in 55 years (since 1961).
They now pass the baton to Richmond, who have not played in a Grand Final in 34 years.
See which other clubs have not featured in a Grand Final for some time:
Years since last VFL/AFL Grand Final appearance
North Melbourne, Carlton 17
Brisbane Lions 12
Port Adelaide 9
St Kilda 6
Geelong, Collingwood 5
Hawthorn, West Coast 1
Greater Western Sydney, Gold Coast N/A
Sydney Swans, Western Bulldogs 0 (to meet in this week’s Grand Final)
Years since last VFL/AFL premiership
Western Bulldogs 62
St Kilda 50
North Melbourne 17
Brisbane Lions 13
Port Adelaide 12
West Coast 10
Sydney Swans 4
Greater Western Sydney (five years in AFL), Gold Coast (six years in AFL) N/A