ESPN is reporting the AFL and NRL clubs will be the top three sports in the country for 2017.
Crows star Cale Hooker has been named the AFL’s top player, while his fellow Queenslanders Jack Steven, Jack Redden and Tom Boyd have been named in the NRL, while Gold Coast’s Tom Liberatore and West Coast’s Jarrod Witt has been included in the AFL.
The list of the top four sports in Australia includes a mix of AFL and AFL-AFL ladder matches, a mix that includes the AFL Grand Final, the A-League Grand Final and the AFL Finals.
In the NRL season, the top six clubs in the league are the Warriors, Titans, Raiders, Storm, Dragons and Bulldogs.
In 2018, the NRL will be a new league, with the NRL Premiership returning and the NRL Telstra Premiership kicking off on February 12.