RICHMOND is into a preliminary final for the fourth straight year but the Tigers are planning ahead.

Tigers recruiting manager Matt Clarke joins this week's Road to the Draft podcast to discuss the club's plans this off-season, including draft targets, out-of-contract players and the potential for Maurice Rioli Jnr to join Richmond as a father-son selection.

Maurice Rioli jnr in action for NT Thunder in April, 2019. Picture: AFL Photos

Tune in as hosts Cal Twomey and Nat Edwards are joined by Clarke for an insight into the challenges faced by recruiters this year and how the Tigers' scouts will judge the 2020 pool.

Tune in for the latest in the world of the draft, trade and player movement space as draft expert Callum Twomey and Nat Edwards are joined by prospects, club list managers and recruiters for exclusive interviews.

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This week's episode guide

0:50 – How have the Tigers recruiting team kept involved with the club while outside the hub?

3:25 – A look at the best performers in the WA All Stars game and South Australian finals over the weekend.

7:25 – Clarke gives his take on this year's draft group and the players who have impressed.

9:20 – We get an insight into how Victorian prospects will be ranked, with Clarke naming the players he was keen to see in 2020 before COVID-19 struck.

13:00 – How many picks will Richmond use at the draft this year?

14:25 – Will Maurice Rioli Jnr end up at Richmond as a father-son pick? Clarke gives an update on the talent.??16:00 – How do the Tigers balance being in the premiership window while drafting? The methods of staying on top of list management.

18:30 – The latest on Bachar Houli and the Tigers' group of uncontracted players as the off-season approaches.

22:10 – How recruiting is going to change post-COVID.

27:15 – The back story to Richmond's drafting of emerging backline star Noah Balta.