After extensive consultation between sports reporter Peter Argent and the NAFA A Grade coaches, the official 2017 NAFA/Northern Argus Team of the Year was revealed on Monday night, September 4, at the association medal count.
This year’s line-up is...
- Forward: Will Combe (Roosters), Daniel Hill (Roosters), Chris Elliott (Eagles)
- Half For: Shane Ballantyne (Tigers), Dylan Hewett (Eagles), Luke Slattery (Roosters)
- Centre: Tom Button (Eagles), Luke Kapitola (Roosters), Maddy Hayes (Eagles)
- Half Back: Jake Keller (Lions), Tai Martin Page (Tigers), Brodie O’Dea (Roos)
- Back: Mitch Bowley (Eagles), Damian Ellery (Roos), Andrew Wilson (Eagles)
- 1st Ruck: Lachlan Pope (Tigers), Campbell Combe (Roosters), Justin Thompson (Tigers)
- Interchange: Ben Woodall (Magpies), Tom Reid (Roos), Rian Crane (Eagles), Graham Cooke (Lions)
- Captain: Tom Button
- Vice captain: Luke Kapitola