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Richmond made its first Grand Final since 1982 after proving too strong for GWS at the MCG, the Tigers waltzing away with the preliminary final in the second half to triumph by 36 points.

10:21am  Nov 21, 2017

From the draft to the cup: Brandon Ellis

In a special series leading up to the 2017 AFL national draft, richmondfc.com.au takes a look back at the Tigers’ construction of their drought-breaking premiership team this year via the competition’s main talent acquisition pathway throughout the past decade. Today, we focus on Richmond’s recruitment of Brandon Ellis.

12:56pm  Nov 20, 2017

Tigers’ talented department of youth

afl.com.au's Nathan Schmook takes a comprehensive look at our players from the 2014 draft and later, assessing their early pre-season form, picking those set for a big 2018 and identifying those in need of a big summer.

12:50pm  Nov 20, 2017

Bolton to debut

Tony Greenberg, richmondfc.com.au  May 18, 2017 6:25 PM

Team selection: Round 9 View the team for Richmond's Round 9 match against Greater Western Sydney.

Exciting small forward Shai Bolton will make his senior debut with Richmond in Saturday’s match against Greater Western Sydney at Spotless Stadium.

Bolton, who was the Tigers’ first pick (No. 29 overall) in the 2016 AFL National Draft, has produced some impressive performances at VFL level over the past few weeks.

Get all the game day information for Saturday evening's match against Greater Western Sydney at Spotless Stadium

He had 19 disposals and kicked a goal against unbeaten team Box Hill last Sunday, prompting Richmond’s VFL coach Craig McRae to comment on the Club’s website earlier this week, “His disposal numbers are good for a small forward and his pressure is there for everyone to see.”

The 175cm, 70kg, 18-year-old, recruited from WAFL club South Fremantle, is renowned for his blistering speed, high skill level, aerial ability and overall X-factor.

Richmond has made four other changes to the team that lost to Fremantle at the MCG last Sunday. Top midfielder Dion Prestia returns from two weeks on the sidelines because of a hamstring injury, while forward Sam Lloyd, young utility Connor Menadue and developing ruckman Ivan Soldo have been recalled to the line-up on the back of solid VFL form.

See how GWS will line up in Saturday evening's Round 9 clash at Spotless Stadium

They replace Daniel Butler, who has a groin injury, with Jake Batchelor, Oleg Markov, Corey Ellis and Todd Elton all being omitted.

The Tigers’ three emergencies for the Round 9 clash with GWS are Ellis, Jacob Townsend and Anthony Miles.

The Round 9 Richmond Team

B: Rance, Astbury, Grimes
HB: Short, Houli, B. Ellis
C: McIntosh, Edwards, Cotchin
HF: Martin, Rioli, Castagna
F: Riewoldt, Lambert, Lloyd
R: Nankervis, Grigg, Caddy
IC: Prestia, Bolton, Menadue, Soldo
Em: Townsend, Miles, C. Ellis

In: Prestia, Lloyd, Bolton, Menadue, Soldo
Out: Butler (groin), Batchelor (omitted), Markov (omitted), C. Ellis (omitted), Elton (omitted)

New: Shai Bolton, 18-year-old, 175cm, 70kg small forward from WAFL club South Fremantle. Richmond’s first pick (No. 29 overall) in the 2016 AFL National Draft