MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 23: Ivan Soldo of the Tigers (L) competes for the ball against Noah Balta of the Tigers during the Richmond 2019 Jumper Presentation and AFL Practice Match at Punt Road Oval on February 23, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Richmond have updated the injury status for Tom Lynch and Ivan Soldo, with the latter rupturing his ACL and unlikely to return until 2022.

Soldo injured his knee in a making octets during Friday night’s win over Geelong, while Lynch suffered a hamstring injury during the match.

“As a team, we’re disappointed for him to sustain a long-term injury,” Richmond football boss Tim Livingstone said in a club statement.

“As we always do with our people, in tough times we rally around them like family, and we’ll continue to support Ivan in the coming days and months throughout his recovery journey.

“He’s a wonderful player for us, but more importantly, he’s a wonderful person to have as part of our Club. We wish him well in his recovery, and we will be with him every step of the way.”

Lynch is set to miss the tigers round 18 clash with Adelaide, but is in line to make a returning time for finals.