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RICHMOND premiership players Dan Butler and Jason Castagna will wear new jumper numbers next season.

Butler has moved from No.40 to Ben Lennon's former No.7 while housemate and fellow small forward Castagna will wear Jake Batchelor's No.11 after sporting the No.46 this year.

In further jumper news from the Tigers, the club's first pick at the NAB AFL Draft, Jack Higgins, will wear the No. 28.

Callum Coleman-Jones gets the No.40 jumper, third pick Noah Balta receives No.38, father-son selection Patrick Naish No.45 and Ben Miller will appear in No.46.

Rookie Liam Baker will wear the No.48 guernsey, while the Tigers' Category B rookie Derek Eggmolesse-Smith has been awarded No.43.

The Tigers have also confirmed that all their playing guernseys next season will feature the special AFL gold premiers logo in honour of their 2017 flag.

New number, who dis? 😏

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