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Caddy’s cream of the crop status

JLT 1: Caddy highlights Josh Caddy highlights from Richmond's opening JLT Series match against Adelaide.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 24:  Josh Caddy of the Tigers looks upfield during the JLT Community Series AFL match between the Richmond Tigers and the Adelaide Crows at Etihad Stadium on February 24, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images/AFL Media)
Josh Caddy in action during Richmond's opening JLT Community Series match last Friday night.

Richmond’s mature-age, midfield recruit Josh Caddy was a member of an exclusive group of players last year.

Caddy, in what was to be his final season at Geelong, averaged more than 20 disposals and a goal a game.

He finished with 21 goals from 18 appearances – an average of 1.2 per game.  And, he averaged 20.2 disposals per match.

There were only 10 players throughout the entire competition, who achieved the choice 20-plus disposals and one goal or more average in the 2016 season (based on a minimum of five games played).

The full list of those elite league performers from last year (in surname alphabetical order) is: 

Marcus Bontempelli (Western Bulldogs):  24.4 disposals, 1.0 goals

Josh Caddy (Geelong):  20.2 disposals, 1.2 goals

Patrick Dangerfield (Geelong):  31.7 disposals, 1.0 goals

Nathan Fyfe (Fremantle):  23.4 disposals, 1.8 goals

Robbie Gray (Port Adelaide):  26.3 disposals, 1.3 goals

Toby Greene (Greater Western Sydney):  21.3 disposals, 1.9 goals

Brent Harvey (North Melbourne):  21.6 disposals, 1.6 goals

Nick Riewoldt (St Kilda):  20.8 disposals, 1.9 goals

Matthew Wright (Carlton):  20.4 disposals, 1.0 goals

Dayne Zorko (Brisbane):  23.6 disposals, 1.2 goals