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Broad back to face Melbourne

Team selection: Round 5 View the team for Richmond's Round 5 match against Melbourne.

Richmond has recalled premiership backman Nathan Broad for Tuesday night’s Anzac Eve clash with Melbourne at the MCG.

Broad returns for his first senior game this season after serving a three-match, Club-imposed suspension.

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He’s one of three changes the Tigers have made for the blockbuster match against the Demons, with experienced, clever forward Sam Lloyd and livewire, young, small forward Jack Higgins also coming into the line-up. It will be Higgins’ second AFL game, following his impressive debut against Hawthorn in Round 3.

Out of the team that defeated Brisbane by 93 points in Round 4 are Nick Vlastuin (calf), Josh Caddy (hamstring soreness) and Jack Graham (one-match suspension).

See Melbourne's team for Tuesday night's Round 5 clash at the MCG 

Given the short turnaround between the Round 5 game and the Round 6 fixture against Collingwood at the MCG on Sunday, Richmond has opted to take no risks with either Vlastuin or Caddy. The Tigers are keen to give them every chance to be fit for Sunday’s match.

Richmond’s four emergencies for tomorrow night’s match are Anthony Miles, Corey Ellis, Tyson Stengle and Ivan Soldo.