Richmond premiership defender Nathan Broad could potentially see himself on the outside looking in as his his suspension comes to an end, with the Tigers’ list of available players starting to bottleneck ahead of their game against Brisbane.
Broad will return and be available for selection for his senior side after serving a three-game suspension imposed due to circulating a picture of a topless woman wearing his premiership medal.
“He’ll certainly be considered,” Richmond manager Neil Balme told AFL.com.au.
“Conditioning-wise, he’s fine. He’s run well, he’s played pretty well so we’ve been quite pleased with him.”
“We’re in a good position from the point of view of selection, there’ll be a lot more than 22 we’ll want to pick.”
Broad’s form hasn’t blown anyone away just yet. His single JLT Community Series game was a good performance, however he hasn’t made a huge statement in the VFL up to this point either.
If Broad is not selected for the Tigers senior AFL side, he will not be able to see any game action over the weekend, due to the VFL Tigers allocated their bye this round.
The competitive list selection landscape continues to grow for Richmond, with Josh Caddy returning after serving a one-match suspension, while Alex Rance and Nick Vlastiun were hit with fines as opposed to suspension for their actions against Hawthorn.
Dion Prestia will also likely make his return from injury this weekend.