Richmond has used its second selection (No. 43 overall) in the 2023 AFL Draft to recruit Central District key forward Liam Fawcett.
Recruited from: Central District
Position: Key forward
What the Richmond recruiters say about Fawcett...
"Liam is the product of the Central District Football Club in South Australia and played his junior football with Golden Grove Junior Football Club and Pooraka Football Club.
"He's a 197cm key forward who had a consistent season for Central District, avergaing 15 possessions, seven marks (two contested), two goals and a score assist per game.
"Relatively new to the talent pathway, Liam did a fantastic job to represent South Australia in the U18 National Championships, where he showed versatility to play at both ends of the ground.
"Liam is a hard-worker with terrific aerobic capacity and we believe he has a lot of growth in his game once he gets into a full-time training environment.
"On behalf of the Richmond Football Club, we would like to welcome Liam and his family to Tigerland."
The moment Liam Fawcett became a Tiger 🥰 pic.twitter.com/luV82yKdhQ— Richmond FC 🐯 (@Richmond_FC) November 21, 2023