MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 07: Tom Liberatore of the Bulldogs runs with the ball during the round three AFL match between the Western Bulldogs and the Gold Coast Suns at Marvel Stadium on April 07, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

We know it’s only round four but we just can’t help but get a little excited by these guys. Can these guys maintain their form for the whole year?

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5. Daniel Rich

The 2008 number seven draft pick has continued his career revival with a solid start to 2019. The half-back flanker may be credited for the Lions’ hot start, averaging 25 disposals, five score involvements, six rebound 50’s and eight marks over the first three rounds. The 28-year-old looks as though he is a vital part of the Lions defence working with veteran Luke Hodge to manage the young Brisbane backline, a late-career resurgence is something Rich will be striving for.

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – MARCH 23: Daniel Rich of the Lions in action during the round one AFL match between the Brisbane Lions and the West Coast Eagles at The Gabba on March 23, 2019 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)
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