They're the nation's two rival football codes that will be forever engaged in a debate over which one is better.
But now Jessica Yates has ignited a new dimension to the rivalry - on the red carpet.
The Fox Sports presenter said on Wednesday that WAGs at the NRL's Dally M Awards will dominate those who attended the AFL's Brownlow Medal on Monday.
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'Everyone just needed to cover up': Fox Sports presenter Jessica Yates says the NRL WAGs at the Dally M Awards will dominate the fashion on display at the Brownlow Medal
'The NRL has stepped its game up': Jessica slammed the amount of skin on display by the AFL WAGs, saying Wednesday night's display will reign supreme
Jessica slammed the amount of skin on display by the AFL WAGs, saying Wednesday night's display will reign supreme.
'Everyone just needed to cover up. It's very fashionable at the moment to be nude,' she told The Daily Telegraph.
'There has always been a cross code rivalry between the AFL and NRL and there has also been this kind of great fashion rivalry between codes too.
On display! Thigh splits were the order of Monday night, as glamorous women like Lauren Tscharke (pictured left with partner Bryce Gibbs) and Brit Davis (pictured right with partner Joel Selwood) dared to bare in read more from dailymail.....