Biography:

Nickname Sausage
Date of Birth 16/04/1997
Weight 71kg
Height 179cm
Teams Richmond FC
Preferred Foot Right Foot
Preferred Position Forward/Midfield

Rioli is one of the great AFL family names. With the name has come some great players both past and present.

With Dan it is no different. Hailing from the Tiwi Islands, Dan moved to St Pats Ballarat as a boarder in year 9 to commence schooling and his dream of becoming an AFL player which on November 24, 2015 became reality. Daniel Rioli was picked by Richmond FC with their first round pick at number 15.

in 2015, Dan was a member of the North Ballarat TAC Cup team which he had a very successful tournament, he was a member of the NT U18 team for the National Championships, a member of the Allies team to play against the Australian U17 team on Grand Final day at the MCG and lastly, an invitee to the National AFL Combine which took place over the weekend of Oct 9-11 in Melbourne.

Dan’s hard work and effort paid off when he was awarded both the overall best time of the re peat 30m sprint testing and also the overall standout performer for the whole weekend.

Dan is an athletic small forward that can also be very versatile and move to the midfield or down back. Currently Dan has played 12 AFL games.

               2015 AFL Draft Combine Results

Beep Test: 14.6

Clean Hands 27/30

3km Time Trial: 10.09

30m Repeat Sprints: 24.15

20m Sprint: 2.89sec

Relative Vertical Jump: 69cm
Player Profile 2015 – Daniel Rioli