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 went through a lean period of just six finals appearances in 36 seasons before breaking through with premiership success in 2017.

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Richmond put together a stunning turnaround in 2017, rebounding from 13th on the ladder to finish 3rd. The Tigers put on a September clinic too, dismantling Geelong, Greater Western Sydney and Adelaide to claim their 11th premiership and first since 1980.

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Senior coach: Damien Hardwick
Captain: Trent Cotchin
2017 finish: 3rd (1st after finals)
2017 best and fairest: Dustin Martin
2017 leading goalkicker: Jack Riewoldt (54)
Premierships: 1920, 1921, 1932, 1934, 1943, 1967, 1969, 1973, 1974, 1980, 2017

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

AFL Grand Final Dustin Martin Richmond Tigers 2017

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Last updated: 9 November, 2017

Richmond Tigers Articles

Nathan Broad: Three weeks punishment for a lifetime of suffering

Nathan Broad: Three weeks punishment for a lifetime of suffering

by , 7 Nov 2017

Here’s a list of the things you can do in the AFL to get yourself suspended for three weeks.

Broad banned by Tigers for photo

by , 30 Oct 2017

Nathan Broad has been suspended for three matches by his AFL club Richmond for his role in the topless medal photo scandal.

Tigers player to speak about infamous photo

by , 30 Oct 2017 Video

Nathan Broad, the player at the centre of the Richmond topless medal photo scandal, will make a statement on Monday.

Are all teams flat-track bullies now?

Are all teams flat-track bullies now?

by , 23 Oct 2017

Home grounds have always provided an advantage in the AFL. Unique dimensions, crowd imbalance and the travel (or lack of) required to get to a ground create a significant advantage for home teams and an extra challenge for away teams.

Richmond to be investigated over revenge porn claims

Richmond to be investigated over revenge porn claims

by , 11 Oct 2017 Video

A police investigation is currently underway after a woman claimed topless images of her wearing a 2017 AFL premiership medal were circulated without her consent.

The AFL’s small ball revolution is here, and it is shaping the trade period

The AFL’s small ball revolution is here, and it is shaping the trade period

by , 11 Oct 2017 Popular article!

The last two AFL premiers have plenty of things in common, but one which threatens to reshape the league. Small ball is here, and it will shake up every team in the competition.

Destruction Tour: How the Tigers eviscerated the rest of the AFL and everything we thought we knew

Destruction Tour: How the Tigers eviscerated the rest of the AFL and everything we thought we knew

by , 10 Oct 2017 Popular article!

Richmond. 6am Sunday morning. The first day of October. The streets are bare, the light is grey, the sun about to rise. An empty Punt Road Oval is to the right, Melbourne’s largest church behind it.

Richmond’s rise sounds the death knell for foot skills, slower players and old blokes

Richmond’s rise sounds the death knell for foot skills, slower players and old blokes

by , 7 Oct 2017

Remember the days when Alastair Clarkson loaded up his team with players possessing sublime foot skills? When power forwards and rucks mattered? When experience mattered? Well, those days are gone.

Jack Riewoldt: A great club man

Jack Riewoldt: A great club man

by , 6 Oct 2017

I just want to start off by declaring I love sport but I don’t like AFL.

Forget victory margins and focus on the great season

Forget victory margins and focus on the great season

by , 6 Oct 2017

As with all articles this week, this one must also start with congratulations to Richmond.


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