They have been Fremantle Dockers fans since the club's first days and nothing - especially not cost or a little inconvenience - was going to keep Kelly and Brad Hanson from this weekend's final.
The Ardross couple are among several thousand Fremantle supporters about to descend on Geelong on Saturday for Fremantle's qualifying final.
They shelled out for $800 one-way flights and corporate tickets to guarantee seats and plan to do it all again if their beloved team makes the AFL grand final.
"If we win this week we'll book our flights for grand final weekend because we've only got to win one more game at home after that and I think we've got a really good chance," Mrs Hanson said.
"We've been members since 1995 and we are dedicated to any of the finals."
The Hansons also went to Adelaide and Melbourne last year to watch the Dockers play finals and believe this year they stand their best chance of winning the flag.
Mrs Hanson said the logistics of getting to the ground - and finding time to vote in the Federal election - were inconvenient but nothing would have kept them from the game.
"I'm a bit annoyed the game is in Geelong," she said.
"It should have been promoted as a blockbuster between second and third, instead of being shoved out to the suburbs and written off.
"It diminishes their achievements. Fremantle are here to stay, so don't write us off."
The cost of flights meant the couple's children Ella, 12, and Remy, 9, who have been members since they were born, will watch from Perth.
Mrs Hanson bought her flights before the Dockers announced they were selling 110 seats on a charter flight to Melbourne, which leaves this afternoon."It's a fantastic thing for the club to do for people to make it more accessible," she said.