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From the draft to the cup: Daniel Rioli

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. This morning, we focus on Richmond’s recruitment of Daniel Rioli.

10:12am  Nov 23, 2017

2017 marks of the year: No. 4

Rising Richmond star Daniel Rioli’s brilliant mark in the 2017 season-opener against Carlton at the MCG has been voted the Tigers’ fourth best of the year by Yellow and Black barrackers.

11:17am  Nov 2, 2017

2017 goals of the year: No. 2

Daniel Rioli underlined his huge potential, with a spectacular goal in the team’s Round 3 victory over West Coast at the MCG that has been voted by Yellow and Black barrackers as the second best of season 2017 by a Tigers player.

10:44am  Oct 27, 2017

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Draft highlights: Rioli

6:00am  Nov 20, 2017

2017 MOTY: 4

6:00am  Nov 2, 2017

2017 GOTY: 2

6:00am  Oct 27, 2017

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Daniel
Rioli

Height
179 cm
DOB
16-04-1997
Weight
75 kg
Debut
2016
Games
2017
25
Career
43
Goals
2017
25
Career
38
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1344
Avg
54
DanielRioli

Player Bio

Rioli is from football royalty but is making a name for himself as a polished small forward capable of exhilarating bursts up the ground.

He played 18 games in his debut season and was named Richmond’s best first-year player.

Rioli grew up in the Northern Territory, but moved to Victoria five years ago before being drafted, impressing recruiters with his elite mix of endurance and speed.

Is the cousin of Hawthorn star and Norm Smith medallist Cyril Rioli and his late great uncle Maurice Rioli was a Richmond champion.

Player honours: NAB AFL Rising Star nominee 2016.
Draft history: 2015 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Richmond) No. 15 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 25
    • Kicks 5.8
    • Handballs 5.1
    • Disposals 10.8
    • Marks 2.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.4
    • Goals 1.0
    • AFL Fantasy 53.8

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 10 Gold Coast Suns Rd 19
Handballs 11 Hawthorn Rd 20
Disposals 16 Gold Coast Suns Rd 19
Marks 6 Brisbane Lions Rd 17
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 Hawthorn Rd 20
Goals 4 GWS Giants PF
AFL Fantasy 101 GWS Giants PF

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Carlton W 89 - 132 6 4 10 3 0 0 2 2 2 0 49
2 Collingwood W 99 - 80 6 7 13 6 0 1 1 1 1 0 58
3 West Coast Eagles W 76 - 65 3 6 9 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 38
4 Brisbane Lions W 67 - 119 5 5 10 2 0 0 2 1 2 0 41
5 Melbourne W 88 - 75 7 4 11 3 0 1 1 4 1 2 60
6 Adelaide Crows L 140 - 64 5 7 12 6 0 0 0 3 2 1 72
7 Western Bulldogs L 80 - 75 4 5 9 1 0 1 1 4 0 1 40
8 Fremantle L 70 - 72 8 6 14 4 0 1 2 6 1 0 73
9 GWS Giants L 78 - 75 7 4 11 5 0 1 0 2 0 2 55
10 Essendon W 81 - 66 4 6 10 2 0 1 0 3 0 1 44
11 North Melbourne W 66 - 101 9 3 12 4 0 0 1 4 1 1 65
13 Sydney Swans L 71 - 80 6 2 8 1 0 0 1 7 0 0 50
14 Carlton W 84 - 58 5 4 9 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 36
15 Port Adelaide W 63 - 76 3 3 6 1 0 0 2 2 1 0 26
16 St Kilda L 138 - 71 2 6 8 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 29
17 Brisbane Lions W 112 - 81 6 7 13 6 0 0 3 1 1 0 51
18 GWS Giants W 64 - 45 6 4 10 4 0 4 1 3 1 0 57
19 Gold Coast Suns W 65 - 98 10 6 16 4 0 0 0 5 3 1 93
20 Hawthorn W 93 - 64 4 11 15 1 0 2 0 7 1 0 73
21 Geelong Cats L 80 - 66 6 6 12 3 0 1 2 5 1 0 60
22 Fremantle W 51 - 155 9 4 13 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 54
23 St Kilda W 122 - 81 2 5 7 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 22
W1 Geelong Cats W 40 - 91 3 5 8 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 38
PF GWS Giants W 103 - 67 9 5 14 5 0 4 1 6 4 0 101
GF Adelaide Crows W 60 - 108 9 2 11 2 0 2 0 5 0 0 59
TOTAL W: 18 - L: 7 144 127 271 69 0 20 24 85 25 13 1344

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 43
    • Kicks 5.3
    • Handballs 5.2
    • Disposals 10.6
    • Marks 2.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.3
    • Goals 0.9
    • AFL Fantasy 51.8

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 10 Gold Coast Suns Rd 19, 2017
Handballs 11 Hawthorn Rd 20, 2017
Disposals 16 Gold Coast Suns Rd 19, 2017
Marks 7 GWS Giants Rd 19, 2016
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 Hawthorn Rd 20, 2017
Goals 4 GWS Giants PF, 2017
AFL Fantasy 101 GWS Giants PF, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 Richmond 144 127 271 69 0 20 24 85 25 13 1344
2016 Richmond 86 97 183 45 0 16 10 57 13 6 885

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