Pingaring’s Liam Baker set to mark 50th AFL game in Friday night blockbuster at MCG
Pingaring premiership hero Liam Baker will run out for his 50th AFL game tomorrow night for Richmond against Geelong at the MCG.
Baker played junior football for Lake Grace-Pingrup before moving to Perth to play in the WAFL and has gone on to win two premiership medals with the Tigers since his debut in 2018 after initially being rookie listed by the club.
Baker, 23, will be looking to help the Tigers win successive games tomorrow in his personal milestone.
He played an important role in helping the Tigers hand the Western Bulldogs their first defeat at the MCG last Friday night.
With 14 minutes left in the game and the Tigers up by a goal, Baker crumbed a ball to perfection and put it through under pressure in the goal square to edge the Tigers even further.
The Tigers went on to win by 22 points and Baker finished the game with 15 disposals and a game-high eight tackles to go with five intercepts, four score involvements and three inside 50s.
Katanning’s Shai Bolton was also sensational in the win after booting three goals from 22 touches and seven marks.
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