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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.

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Tigers’ talented department of youth

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Four Tiger changes for Lions clash

Tony Greenberg, richmondfc.com.au  July 14, 2017 5:00 PM

Opposition analysis: Brisbane Assistant Coach, Justin Leppitsch and Matthew Richardson analyse the Round 17 match against Brisbane.

Richmond has made four changes to its line-up for Sunday afternoon’s Round 17 clash with Brisbane at Etihad Stadium.

The Tigers have brought in talented, tough utility Nick Vlastuin, tenacious, inside midfielder Anthony Miles, hard-running defender Nathan Broad and developing, young ruckman Ivan Soldo.

Out of the team that lost to St Kilda by 67 points at Etihad Stadium last Saturday night are Sam Lloyd, Taylor Hunt, Connor Menadue and Tyson Stengle, who have all been omitted.

Get all the game day information for Sunday afternoon's match against Brisbane

Vlastuin hasn’t played senior football for Richmond since suffering a shoulder injury in the Round 7 loss to the Western Bulldogs.

He was a valuable contributor for the Tigers’ VFL team in their victory over Casey last weekend, finishing with 15 disposals and five strong tackles.

Miles, whose last senior game was in Round 9 against GWS, has been a dominant player at VFL level throughout the season through his prolific ball-winning ability.

Broad, who played two games in his debut season of AFL football at Richmond last year, has been extremely impressive across the backline for the Tigers’ VFL side since returning from a long-term shoulder injury a few weeks ago.

See Brisbane's squad for Sunday's Round 17 clash at Etihad Stadium

Soldo, who made his senior league debut with Richmond earlier this season (and has played two AFL games all-up), is coming off a VFL game where he had 12 disposals, six tackles and 41 hit-outs, against an experienced opponent in Melbourne-listed big man Jake Spencer.

The Tigers’ three emergencies for Sunday’s game are Lloyd, Menadue and Shai Bolton.

The Round 17 Richmond team

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

In: Vlastuin, Miles, Broad, Soldo
Out: Lloyd – omitted, Hunt – omitted, Menadue – omitted, Stengle – omitted