Both competitions are locked in for a September 10 grand final - but that might yet change
Today's Fairfax front pages from across the nation.
The red carpet's out for the 2017 Academy Awards - and so are the stars.
North supporters were smiling after a strong showing against Hawthorn.
NSW: Reigning premiers the Cronulla Sharks will open the 2017 season with a blockbuster against the Brisbane Broncos.
NSW: Many Sharks supporters weren’t even born when Cronulla last played in a grand final.