Crowded House have reportedly pulled out of headlining the entertainment at this year’s Grand Final, leaving the AFL scrambling for a replacement.

The event is less than two months away.

“Aussie rock band Crowded House has sensationally pulled out of playing at the AFL Grand Final, leaving the league just 54 days to find another act,” News Ltd reported.

“A household favourite nationwide, Crowded House was rumoured to have been locked in for the performance months ago and was confirmed to have bailed on the coveted slot on Monday.”