A Brownlow Medal preview, including team-by-team coverage and an assessment of the leading chances.
A coin toss might be used to resolve a potential AFL grand final jumper clash between Richmond and Adelaide.
Greg Baum The great Paddy Dangerfield, playing out of position, was double-teamed, and yet somehow redoubled as a force.
Richmond star Dustin Martin named the players' player of the 2017 AFL season.
IN BRIEF: Former Bendigo Pioneers Dustin Martin and Joel Selwood named in 2017 AFL All-Australian team.
Jarryn Geary will continue with St Kilda until at least the end of 2019.
Andrew Stafford The Bulldogs were harder, smarter and had much more to play for.
Warwick Green It was only in the final term that Essendon managed to crack the nut open.
Daniel Cherny They held their nerve for the best part of 20 agonising goalless minutes.
Brad Elborough Hawthorn helped coach Alastair Clarkson celebrate his record 300th game at the club with a 52-point win over the Dockers.