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A speedy half-back from the Oakleigh Chargers, Ed Richards was drafted by the Western Bulldogs with the 16th pick in the 2017 NAB AFL Draft.
With Collingwood greats Ron and Lou Richards in his family tree, Richards' footy pedigree is hard to ignore, but his use of the football and his ability to break lines will see him make a name for himself in the not too distant future.
After making a Round 2, 2018 debut against West Coast, Richards went on to play every subsequent game in his first senior season and earn a NAB AFL Rising Star nomination in Round 10.
Richards played 20 games in 2019, including the Elimination Final against GWS Giants, in a variety of roles across half-back, on the wing and up forward.
DOB03 July 1999
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