Touk Miller is rising in the AFLCA Champion Player of the Year leaderboard, currently ranked equal second after the Gold Coast SUNS win against Richmond on the weekend.

The Captain received seven votes for the match, recognition for his dominant display in and around the contest.

Fellow teammate Noah Anderson was also praised for his performance – including an after the siren goal that snatched the win – gaining seven votes this week from the coaches.

Two goals, 26 touches, six intercepts and 12 score involvements also allowed Ben Ainsworth to figure into the voting, earning four votes himself.

From Richmond Shai Bolton (nine votes), Robbie Tarrant (two votes) and Daniel Rioli (one vote) were also recognised.

Round 17 AFLCA voting:

Shai Bolton (Rich) – 9 votes
Touk Miller (GCFC) – 7 votes
Noah Anderson (GCFC) – 7 votes
Ben Ainsworth (GCFC) – 4 votes
Robbie Tarrant (Rich) – 2 votes
Daniel Rioli (Rich) – 1 vote

AFLCA Leaderboard:

Clayton Oliver (Melb) – 84 votes
Touk Miller (GCFC) – 72 votes
Andrew Brayshaw (Freo) – 72 votes
Lachie Neale (Bris) – 68 votes
Christian Petracca (Melb) – 67 votes