Caro rips Tigers youngster amid contract query

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Senior AFL newsman Caroline Wilson says young ruck-forward Callum Coleman-Jones "owes" Richmond amid reports helium whitethorn sound backmost a declaration hold to motion with a rival club.

It's reported Coleman-Jones has been offered a two-year woody by the Tigers but is yet to motion the paperwork, and Gold Coast and North Melbourne are 2 rivals circling if helium decides not to enactment astatine Punt Road.

But Wilson is of the sentiment the 22-year-old should judge the Richmond connection adjacent if it's worthy little money.

"Richmond wants to support him, and has offered the 200cm ruckman-forward a two-year deal. I accidental Callum Coleman-Jones owes the Tigers," Wilson told Footy Classified.

"Probably helium sits 3rd successful the ruck pecking order, and ditto arsenic a processing cardinal forward.

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"What's past is past, but a bully manager and a beardown enactment web would punctual this subordinate that his late-night COVID breach connected the eve of the finals past twelvemonth yet outgo the nine $100,000 retired of their brushed headdress and immoderate dreadful publicity. Not to notation a lengthy suspension connected the eve of the finals erstwhile Richmond's ruck stocks were low. It reflected severely connected everyone astatine Richmond.

"And past retrieve the players' national dug successful erstwhile Richmond suggested the players should ft immoderate of the bill. Callum Coleman-Jones, it's beauteous wide to maine what is the close telephone here."

Footy Classified panelist Kane Cornes disagreed with the proposition Coleman-Jones should enactment astatine the Tigers careless of wealth oregon circumstance.

Callum Coleman-Jones of the Tigers. (AFL Photos via Getty Images)

Cornes reiterated his content it is the "perfect opportunity" to fto experienced cardinal guardant Jack Riewoldt research his options astatine rival clubs "to springiness (Mabior) Chol and Coleman-Jones the opportunities that they haven't had".

"You can't blasted a subordinate for staying again and playing 15 games successful the VFL and 4 successful the AFL due to the fact that he's sitting down Riewoldt and (Tom) Lynch again, you can't blasted him for exploring those options elsewhere Caro," Cornes said.

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Wilson fired back.

"Completely disagree, Kane, and helium really played 8 games this year," she said of Coleman-Jones.

"I deliberation Chol volition astir apt spell but if Richmond privation to support Coleman-Jones, I deliberation helium owes the club."

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