A horrible year for the lively Higgins, who developed a bleed on his brain mid-season. He had two operations for what was a genetic condition, but lifted spirits by returning to the club before the last week of September. Played the first 13 games of the season before losing his spot on form, struggling to solidify a position either forward or in the middle. The club is hoping the exuberant youngster, who is signed until 2021, will take to the field in 2020.
Honours:AFL Goal of the Year 2018; NAB AFL Rising Star nominee 2018.
Draft history:Draft history:2017 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Richmond) No. 17.