Melbourne Storm hooker Harry Grant has been named the RLPA’s NYC Player of the Year at The Players Champion awards night in Sydney.
Grant was a standout each week for the Storm, who finish the season in the 13th position, and also represented the Queensland under-20 side in May.
The Yeppoon Seagulls junior played 20 games, scoring nine tries, and lead the club in line breaks (18) and tackles (808). Per game, he averaged 80.9 metres, 40.4 tackles, 3.1 tackle breaks and 59.5 kick metres in 73.8 minutes.
RLPA Player of the Year honour roll
2008 Shaun Fensom (Canberra)
2009 Beau Henry (St George Illawarra)
2010 Dylan Farrell (South Sydney)
2011 Jason Taumalolo (North Queensland)
2012 Edrick Lee (Canberra)
2013 Bryce Cartwright (Penrith)
2014 Sione Mata’utia (Newcastle)
2015 Viliame Kikau (North Queensland)
2016 Nat Butcher (Sydney Roosters)
2017 Harry Grant (Melbourne)