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Deledio goes from strength to strength

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 19: Brett Deledio of the Tigers celebrates a goal during the 2015 AFL round 16 match between the St Kilda Saints and the Richmond Tigers at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia on July 19, 2015. (Photo by Michael Dodge/AFL Media)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 19: Brett Deledio of the Tigers celebrates a goal during the 2015 AFL round 16 match between the St Kilda Saints and the Richmond Tigers at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia on July 19, 2015. (Photo by Michael Dodge/AFL Media)

Richmond star Brett Deledio continues to thrive in his new role across the forward line for the Tigers.

Deledio produced another superb performance, in last Friday night’s final home-and-away round clash with North Melbourne at Etihad Stadium.

He had 26 disposals, including a game-high 14 score involvements, a game-high nine inside-50s, and kicked a goal.

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The 28-year-old veteran of 231 league games, has now scored 26 goals in his 17 appearances this season, with 13 of them coming in the past five matches.

He is averaging nearly 22 disposals per game and is generating significant drive up forward for the Tigers’ team through his substantial skills set.

“I am certainly enjoying it,” Deledio said on Channel Seven.

“With the guys that we’ve got going through the midfield, I get to spend a little bit of time in there (he estimates 20-30 percent).

“But Trent (Cotchin) and ‘Milesy’ (Anthony Miles), ‘Dusty’ (Dustin Martin), ‘Grigger’ (Shaun Grigg), they’re all doing their job and making it easy for us guys up forward.” 

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