Top news articles of 2017 on

Top news articles of 2017 on

‘Tis the season to look back at 2017 and reminisce on developmental breakthroughs, new initiatives, programming successes and more.

Head over to for a similar top five countdown of news articles on the NPL website.

Before you scroll down, any predictions on what generated the most excitement? Players First continued its momentum throughout the year, the ENPL is underway and the NPL and National Cup celebrated new sets of champions.

Without further ado, here are the top five news articles in 2017 from

There were several other news articles that barely missed the threshold, so here are the honorable mentions:


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