Nat Fyfe nd Patrick Dangerfield ahead of the 2016 Brownlow Medal at Crown Entertainment Complex on September 26, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.

Over the course of the pre-season, AFL players were surveyed as part of the annual AFL Players’ Top 50 countdown.

Who better to rate the best players in our game then the players themselves, so sit back an enjoy the countdown of the top 50 players heading into the 2017 season.



MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – FEBRUARY 16: Jobe Watson of the Bombers laughs during the AFL 2017 JLT Community Series match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Essendon Bombers at Etihad Stadium on February 16, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media/Getty Images)

50. Jack Viney (Melbourne)

49. Tom Hawkins (Geelong)

48. Trent Cotchin (Richmond)

47. Travis Boak (Port Adelaide)

46. Dayne Beams (Brisbane)

45. Michael Hurley (Essendon)

44. Jordan Lewis (Melbourne)

43. Stephen Coniglio (GWS)

42. Heath Shaw (GWS)

41. Jobe Watson (Essendon)