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Bushranger becomes a Tiger

2016 Draft: Pick 72, Ryan Garthwaite JRZ Highlights of Richmond's pick 72 in the 2016 National Draft, Ryan Garthwaite.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 25: Ryan Garthwaite of the Bushrangers marks the ball during the TAC CUP Grand Final match between the Murray Bushrangers and Sandringham Dragons at Etihad Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Darrian Traynor/AFL Media)
Former Murray Bushranger, now Tiger Ryan Garthwaite.
Murray Bushranger Ryan Garthwaite has joined Tigerland after Richmond selected the versatile defender with its third pick, No. 72 overall, at the 2016 AFL National Draft.
Here is a summary of what Richmond fans can expect to see from Garthwaite in future seasons . . .
Ryan Garthwaite
Murray Bushrangers (TAC Cup), 193cm, 84kg

Garthwaite is a versatile defender from the Murray Bushrangers, who was a GWS Academy member in 2016 and also represented the Allies in the under-18 national championships.
 
He played 12 games for the Bushrangers in the 2016 season, finishing equal second in their best and fairest, playing as key defender.

Garthwaite prides himself on his ability to negate the opposition’s best forwards, while also displaying the ability to drop off and intercept.  

This was best illustrated in the TAC Cup grand final against Sandringham, where he finished with 24 possessions, nine marks (two contested and three from the opposition), six rebound-50s and six tackles.