Richmond defender Troy Chaplin has announced his immediate retirement from AFL.
The 30-year-old managed just eight games this season, with the club opting for youth, taking his career tally to 215.
He played 140 games for Port Adelaide, before joining Richmond at the end of the 2012 as a restricted free agent, where he played a further 67 matches.
Richmond General Manager of Football Dan Richardson told the club’s website the Tigers are grateful for Chaplin’s contribution over the past four years.
“Troy has been an outstanding contributor to the Club over the past four seasons,” Richardson said.
“He has been a fine role model for the playing group with his determination, professionalism and leadership.
“Troy has always maintained a high standard of performance, highlighted by his top-three finish in the Jack Dyer Medal in 2013.”
Chaplin will remain with the club in a coaching capacity for the remainder of the season.