Richmond Tigers

Richmond TigersThe Richmond Tigers of the AFL were established in 1885 and joined the then-VFL in 1908. After a very strong run of sucess that saw them collect ten premierships by 1980, the Tigers have struggled mightily with just six finals appearances since that year.

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Richmond endured a very poor season in 2016. After three conseuctive finals appearances, the club started the year 1-6 and, despite a mini-revival in the middle of the season, missed the finals after losing seven of their final nine games.

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Senior coach: Damien Hardwick
Captain: Trent Cotchin
2016 finish: 13th
2016 best and fairest: Dustin Martin
2016 leading goalkicker: Jack Riewoldt (48)
Premierships: 1920, 1921, 1932, 1934, 1943, 1967, 1969, 1973, 1974, 1980

2017 Team List
Nick Vlastuin, Dylan Grimes, Dion Prestia, Dustin Martin, Brandon Ellis, Shaun Grigg, Ben Lennon, Jack Riewoldt, Trent Cotchin, Shane Edwards, Jack Batchelor, David Astbury, Bachar Houli, Jayden Short, Shaun Hampson, Daniel Rioli, Alex Rance, Ivan Maric, Jacob Townsend, Josh Caddy, Kane Lambert, Ben Griffiths, Toby Nankervis, Anthony Miles, Sam Lloyd, Taylor Hunt, Shai Bolton, Reece Conca, Oleg Markov, Corey Ellis, Kamdyn McIntosh, Nathan Broad, Callum Moore, Connor Menadue, Steven Morris, Nathan Drummond, Dan Butler, Mabior Chol, Ryan Garthwhaite, Todd Elton, Tyson Stengle, Jason Castagna, Ivan Soldo

Toby Nankervis Richmond Tigers AFL 2017

Last updated: 30 March, 2017

Richmond Tigers Articles

GWS, Tigers plan Indian AFL clash

GWS, Tigers plan Indian AFL clash

by , 24 Jun 2017

Greater Western Sydney and Richmond appear to have stolen the march in staging an AFL match in India, with the clubs confirming plans for a Premiership encounter on the sub-continent.

Richmond’s choking and Hardwick must accept the blame

Richmond’s choking and Hardwick must accept the blame

by , 20 Jun 2017

Damien Hardwick just doesn’t get it.

AFL Round 13: Will the real top four contenders please stand up?

AFL Round 13: Will the real top four contenders please stand up?

by , 19 Jun 2017 Popular article!

There are three games of significance on this final bye weekend, all with a common theme: does anyone want one of the very available top-four spots?

Sydney Swans continue to fly, defeating Tigers by 9

Sydney Swans continue to fly, defeating Tigers by 9

by , 17 Jun 2017 Video

The Sydney Swans have won a thriller at the MCG on Saturday afternoon, defeating the Richmond Tigers by 9 points in a match destined for classic status.

Richmond Tigers vs Sydney Swans Highlights: AFL live scores, blog

Richmond Tigers vs Sydney Swans Highlights: AFL live scores, blog

by , 17 Jun 2017 Popular article! Video

The Richmond Tigers will look to cement their place in the top four as they host the Sydney Swans at the MCG this Saturday. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage of the match from 1:45pm (AEST).

Richmond will win the flag, and here’s why

Richmond will win the flag, and here’s why

by , 5 Jun 2017

For the first time under Damien Hardwick, Richmond have been able to lock the ball in the forward 50 and score.

Highlights: Tigers trump tired North

Highlights: Tigers trump tired North

by , 3 Jun 2017 Video

Richmond have cruised to a 35-point victory over North Melbourne on the back of a dominant third quarter.

North Melbourne Kangaroos vs Richmond Tigers highlights: AFL live scores, blog

North Melbourne Kangaroos vs Richmond Tigers highlights: AFL live scores, blog

by , 3 Jun 2017 Video

Match result: Richmond have cruised to a 35-point victory over North Melbourne on the back of a dominant third quarter.

Football’s fake news obsession

Football’s fake news obsession

by , 1 Jun 2017

It’s lucky all the stuff we write and talk about during a footy season isn’t studied too closely by people who are detached from the game, otherwise we just might be assessed as a bunch of self-absorbed, minutiae-obsessed tragics.

Port and Richmond hit with drug testing fines

Port and Richmond hit with drug testing fines

by , 29 May 2017

Richmond and Port Adelaide have been fined by the AFL for failing to advise drug testers of player whereabouts.


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