MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 25: The 2004 premiership cup sits prior to the AFL Grand Final between the Brisbane Lions and Port Adelaide Power at the Melbourne Cricket Ground September 25, 2004 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Stuart Hannagan/Getty Images)

AFL announces grand final medal presenters

The AFL has announced the presenters of the Norm Smith Medal, Jock McHale Medal and Coleman Medal.

North Melbourne champion Shannon Grant will present the Norm Smith Medal to the player adjusted best afield during this year’s grand final.

Grant won the Norm Smith Medal in the 1999 grand final win over Carlton.

Four-time premiership coach Leigh Matthews will present the Jock McHale Medal to the premiership winning coach.

John Longmire will present the Coleman Medal to Josh Kennedy, after he topped the goal kicking in the 2016 home and away season with 80 goals, on Thursday night at the All-Australian awards ceremony.

Sydney great Michael O’Loughlin has been selected as the premiership cup ambassador.