FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 22: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates with Danny Amendola #80 after throwing a touchdown pass to Julian Edelman #11 (not pictured) during the third quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 22, 2017 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Patriots to meet Falcons in SuperBowl LI

The New England Patriots have won their way through to SuperBowl LI, where they will take on the Atlanta Falcons, following a 36-17 win over the Pittsburg Steelers.

The Patriots win in AFC Championship game, sees the franchise reach a record ninth SuperBowl.

Earlier, the Falcons comfortably accounted for the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in the NFC Championship game to enter just their second ever SuperBowl.

Atlanta’s only other appearances in the SuperBowl came in 1998, when they were beaten 34-19 by the Denver Broncos.

SuperBowl LI will take place at 10.30am AEDT on February 6.

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