No, it hasn't happened. The closest was Collingwood which went from last in 1976 then drew the grand final in 1977. Collingwood lost in the grand final replay.
Fitzroy and Essendon which Fitzroy won by 15 points in 1898. There was no grand final in the first ever season (1897) Essendon were premiers by right of their official final position on the top of the league ladder at the end of the home and away season.
No. Closest was Collingwood - Bottom 1976 drawn grand final 1977 (lost replay). Fiztroy finished last on the ladder AND won the premiership in 1916. (only 4 teams competed that season due to WW1).
CollingwoodIn 2010, against St. Kilda, Collingwood romped it home in the second Grand final - the replay, replayed due to a drawn first Grand final the previous week.Collingwood beat St Kilda 108-52.
2002 grand final and played in the 2004 grand final against the bulldogs
Richmond lost the Grand Final in 1982.
wesley will win the grand final by 2300 points
Brisbane won the 2003 grand final by 50 points
This years 2009 grand final starts at 4.30pm and goes to 7.30pm.Today on channel nine.
The venue of the 2013 AFL Grand Final was Aurora Stadium.
100,012 people attended the 2008 Grand Final.
Geelong won the 2007 grand final by 119 points
In 1923 Essendon won what was a Challenge final under the Argus System, equivalent to a modern Grand Final.