Full Name: JASON CASTAGNA
Date of Birth: 12/07/1996
Height: 181 cm
Weight: 78 kg
Debut: 30/04/2016, Round 6, Port Adelaide
Total Games: 52
Total Goals: 54
2017 Premiership player
Castagna, played all 25 games with Richmond’s senior side in his second season of AFL football in 2017.
He received an AFL Rising Star nomination in Round 19 and finishing fourth on the Tigers’ goalkicking list with 26 goals.
He was ranked first among the competition’s Rising Stars for marks inside 50, tackles inside 50, score involvements and total bounces.
“We are really pleased with Jason’s on-going development and his work-rate, both on and off the track. His pressure around the ball is a highlight and his brand of footy was very much aligned to the team success this year,” said Richmond’s General Manager – Football Talent, Dan Richardson.
Castagna was re-signed for two years on Nov 6 2017
Joined Richmond as a Rookie elevation in 2016.