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Premiership trio selected for AFLX

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 01: Dan Butler of the Tigers and Jason Castagna of the Tigers celebrate during the 2017 AFL round 15 match between the Port Adelaide Power and the Richmond Tigers at Adelaide Oval on July 01, 2017 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Media)
Richmond pair Dan Butler and Jason Castagna have been named in the Club's AFLX squad.

Richmond has included three premiership players in its 15-man squad bound for Sydney’s AFLX tournament this weekend.

Premiership forwards Dan Butler and Jason Castagna, along with defender Nathan Broad, have been included in the Tigers’ squad for the tournament at Allianz Stadium this Saturday.

Fans will also have their first look at draftee Jack Higgins, the Club’s first round selection in last year’s AFL national draft, along with fellow first year players, Ben Miller, Noah Balta, Liam Baker and Derek Eggmolesse-Smith, who have all been included in the squad.

Richmond assistant coach Justin Leppitsch and development coach Xavier Clarke will coach the Tigers in the game’s newest form.

The Tigers will play in the opening match of the Sydney tournament against GWS, then face Brisbane for their second match later that afternoon.

Tickets for Richmond’s AFLX tournament are on sale now, click here to purchase.

AFLX Tournament
Saturday, February 17
Allianz Stadium, Sydney
Gates open at 3pm

AFLX Squad:
7 Daniel Butler
11 Jason Castagna
15 Jayden Short
27 Sam Lloyd
28 Jack Higgins
30 Reece Conca
32 Corey Ellis
35 Nathan Broad
36 Callum Moore
38 Noah Balta
41 Mabior Chol
43 Derek Eggmolesse-Smith
44 Tyson Stengle
46 Ben Miller
48 Liam Baker