Star Tiger Rance's AFL career at a glance

Richmond's Alex Rance has been widely regarded one the best AFL defenders of the modern era.
Richmond's Alex Rance has been widely regarded one the best AFL defenders of the modern era.

RICHMOND STAR ALEX RANCE'S DECORATED AFL CAREER

* Born: October 9, 1989 (Age: 30)

* Junior clubs: Noranda (WA), Swan Districts (WAFL)

* Drafted: No.18 at the 2007 national draft

* AFL debut: Round 2, 2009 vs Geelong at Kardinia Park

* AFL Games: 200

* Brownlow votes: 31

* Honours: Premiership player (2017), Five-times All-Australian (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 - captain, 2018), club best-and-fairest (2015)

* Retired: December 19, 2019

* Rance on his retirement: "Right now, I feel I have served my purpose in terms of my on-field performance and cultural impact and I'm so grateful to the football club for their support and care in allowing me to do that in my own unique way."

Australian Associated Press