Rookie-listed Tiger Liam Baker has extended his tenure at with the Richmond Football Club, re-signing for two more years.
Baker, 21, a speedy small utility made his way to Tigerland via the 2018 Rookie Draft, and is now contracted to the Club until 2021.
Baker made his AFL debut late last season, playing three senior games in his first year.
He has added to his games tally in season 2019, with 12 senior appearances, for a return of eight goals.
The Western Australia recruit is averaging 17.7 disposals, 6.8 contested possessions and 4.2 tackles a game, and has recently moved into a new role in the backline, adding flexibility to his game.
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Richmond List Manager, Blair Hartley said Baker’s new contract was reward for effort.
“Liam has worked really hard since he arrived at the Club, and it’s great to see him playing regular senior football, and contributing well to the team,” he said.
“Liam is an energetic and fun person to have around the Club, and we’re rapt that he’ll continue his football journey at Richmond for two more years.”
Baker’s contract news comes just a day after the Club announced first-year players Sydney Stack and Jack Ross have also re-signed for two more years.