Brownlow medallist Dane Swan is expected to draw a huge crowd when he runs out to play for Billabong Crows next season.
The Collingwood premiership player, 37, has signed with the Hume league club for a special one-off appearance at Urana.
Crows president Kevin Martin said the buzz was already building with huge interest around Swan's decision to play.
"It's bloody enormous," Martin said.
"It'll create so much interest in this community.
"I'm 74 years old and there's been nothing like this up here for as long as I can remember.
"This will be the biggest sporting thing that's taken place out in this part of the world. It's fantastic."
Swan, who played more than 250 times for the Magpies, will headline a sportsman's night function after the game.
"It'll be a home game in Urana against CDHBU, that's the game we've picked, and at this stage we're thinking it's going to be about April 30 if the draw stays the same," Martin said.
"I think people will travel a long way to watch a Brownlow medallist play.
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"They probably don't even know where Urana is but what makes this club special is the involvement of everyone and the family atmosphere with the kids around. It's a great club.
"We think we'll draw a fairly good crowd and just getting everyone together, having a good day and then continuing with the sportsman's night after the game, it'll just mean so much to the community, to be able to get out and go to something like this."
Supporters have been told to expect quite a show.
"Swanny is still match fit as he's been playing and training regularly down in Melbourne since his retirement from the AFL three years ago," a Crows statement said.
"He'll have a full pre-season under his belt and will be in peak condition when he pulls on the Crows jumper next year."
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