Richmond small forward Dan Butler will make his senior debut against Carlton at the MCG on Thursday night.
Butler, 20, was informed of the news at the Tigers' open training session at Punt Road Oval on Sunday morning.
Richmond selected the North Ballarat product with its fourth-round selection, No. 67 overall, in the 2014 AFL National Draft.
His AFL call-up comes after three strong performances in the JLT Community Series competition.