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Riewoldt reaps rewards

Round 4: Jack kicks a small bag Highlights of Jack Riewoldt's Round 4 match against Brisbane.
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 16:  Jack Riewoldt of the Tigers celebrates a goal during the round four AFL match between the Brisbane Lions and the Richmond Tigers at The Gabba on April 16, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images/AFL Media)
Jack Riewoldt and Shaun Grigg were voted as Richmond's best players on Sunday night

Star Richmond key forward Jack Riewoldt was the top vote-getter in the AFL Coaches Association’s Player of the Year award for the Round 4 match between the Tigers and Brisbane at the Gabba.

Riewoldt received eight votes from respective coaches Damien Hardwick (Richmond) and Chris Fagan (Brisbane) following his top-class display in the Tigers’ 52-point win.

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He collected 15 disposals, including nine contested possessions, took a team-high eight marks (six of them inside 50), had eight score involvements and kicked an equal game-high four goals.

Hard-running Richmond midfielder Shaun Grigg picked up five votes after finishing with a team-high 31 disposals, including a game-high 11 score involvements, game-high nine inside-50s, game-high four goal assists, team-high three centre clearances, plus six marks, four tackles and a team-high 586 metres gained.

Lively, young Tiger small forward Jason Castagna was awarded four votes for his eye-catching performance of 16 disposals, including seven inside-50s, six marks (four of them inside 50) and four goals.

The other Richmond player to feature in the Round 4 coaches votes was key defender David Astbury, who polled three.

Astbury had 16 disposals, including seven contested possessions and an equal team-high five rebound-50s, along with a game-high 11 intercepts and five marks.

Full voting details for the Round 4 Richmond v Brisbane match are . . .

8 – Jack Riewoldt (Richmond)
5 – Shaun Grigg (Richmond)
5 – Stefan Martin (Brisbane)
4 – Jason Castagna (Richmond)
4 – Tom Rockliff (Brisbane)
3 – David Astbury (Richmond)
1 – Mitch Robinson (Brisbane)