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Caddy content with his role

JLT 2: Caddy post-match Josh Caddy speaks to Roar Vision following Richmond's JLT Community Series win over North Melbourne.
Josh Caddy during JLT1 against Essendon - Josh Caddy,JLT Series,Richmond Tigers
Josh Caddy during JLT1 against Essendon

Josh Caddy thrived with more midfield time in Richmond’s 70-point JLT Community Series win against North Melbourne at Ikon Park last night.

The valuable, versatile Tigers premiership player had 20 disposals, including 12 contested possessions, an equal team-high seven clearances, 11 score involvements, nine pressure acts, took five marks and kicked two goals in a top-class performance.

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick paid tribute to Caddy in his post-match press conference, claiming that he’d only scratched the surface of how good he can be.

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Caddy doesn’t expect to become a permanent fixture in the Tigers’ midfield, but he’s more than happy to do whatever he can to help the team.

“I think my role this year’s going to be pretty similar to last year . . . play as a forward and I’ll go into the midfield at times when ‘Cotch’ (Trent Cotchin) or ‘Dusty’ (Dustin Martin) need a rest,” Caddy told ‘Roar Vision’.

“That’s, I think, a strength of ours.

“We’ve got a lot of blokes that can go through there and also play forward.

“So my role is pretty similar to what it was last year. But it’s always nice to get into the middle and chase the ball around for a bit.”