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Coaches' Corner: Vlastuin

4:00pm  Jul 18, 2018

Last time we met: St Kilda

10:33am  Jul 18, 2018

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Coaches’ Corner: Nick Vlastuin

Richmond assistant coach Ben Rutten provides ‘Roar Vision’ with an insight into the impressive rise of top Tiger defender Nick Vlastuin.

4:29pm  Jul 18, 2018

Higgins’ progress pleases Tigers

The impressive development of talented, young Richmond midfielder/small forward Jack Higgins in his 2018 debut season of AFL football comes as no surprise to the Tigers’ recruiting manager Matt Clarke.

1:34pm  Jul 18, 2018

VFL Report: Round 15

VFL Midfield and Development coach, Xavier Clarke provides a summary of how the Tigers’ players performed in last Saturday’s Round 15 win over North Melbourne at Holm Park, Beaconsfield.

5:33pm  Jul 17, 2018

Vlastuin in ripping nick

Tony Greenberg,  June 18, 2018 3:33 PM

Round 13: Vlastuin dominant in defence Watch Nick Vlastuin highlights from Richmond's Round 13 win over Geelong.

Nick Vlastuin strengthened his status as one of the competition’s best small defenders with a superb performance for Richmond against Geelong at the MCG yesterday.

Vlastuin played a pivotal role in the Tigers’ spirited win, continually repelling the Cats’ attacking thrusts through his elite intercept ability.

He finished the match with 21 disposals, a game-high 11 intercepts, game-high 11 marks, including a game-high four intercept grabs, and 481 metres gained.

Since returning to the playing field from a severe shoulder injury in Round 17 last year, Vlastuin is averaging 17.9 disposals 7.4 marks and 4.7 rebound-50s per match (21 games all-up).

The 24-year-old veteran of 107 games with Richmond is currently ranked 14th in intercepts per game this season.