Fremantle theme song expected to be replaced
After 17 years, the worst theme song in the AFL is expected to be replaced tomorrow.
Fremantle Dockers members have been voting on a new theme song for the club, with the ballot closing tomorrow and the winner to be announced on Tuesday.
Sportingbet Australia has installed Eskimo Joe’s Freo version as a hot favourite at $1.55, with the existing version the rank outsider at $7.
“Nothing is going to compete with Richmond’s famous ‘yellow and black’ line, but punters are confident that Eskimo Joe can come up with a quality replacement,” Sportingbet Australia’s Bill Richmond said.
He reported that punters were showing no interest in the existing theme song retaining the gig for next season and beyond.
“Punters are giving the current song the heave-ho, with no money coming for the current song and we expect very few fans will be voting to keep it,” he said.