MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 16: Sam Lloyd of the Tigers runs with the ball during a Richmond Tigers AFL training session at Punt Road Oval on August 16, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Richmond forward Sam Lloyd will reportedly become a Bulldog over the coming weeks, after the Herald Sun‘s Sam Landsberger confirmed the news on Tuesday morning.

Landsberger understands Lloyd has packed up his locker at Punt Rd, and is readying a move to Whitten Oval, to join the Dogs for the 2019 campaign.

The Western Bulldogs have been into Lloyd for some time now, with the Herald SunĀ suggesting Lloyd were on the Dogs’ radar back in June.

Lloyd joined the Tigers in 2014, and has played 57 games across five seasons.

The 28-year-old played eight games in Richmond’s premiership winning season in 2017, and backed that up with seven this season, although just two of those came after Round 9.

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Lloyd kicked a career-high 35 goals in 22 games in 2016, and has career averages of 12.9 disposals, 1.2 goals, 3.9 marks and 2.7 tackles per game.