AFL Round 21 – Fremantle v Richmond: Too little too late?

  Richmond is now officially a mathematical chance to play finals – next year. The Tigers have shown some good late season form (if we block out Saturday’s insipid performance against Fremantle in Perth), but it is hard to get excited after those losses we didn’t have to have stuffed yet another potential finals appearance. [Read more]

Tigers fans still there through thick and thin but where are Hawks fans?

Richmond may have disappointed by missing the finals again this year, but its fans certainly haven’t. Stats revealed in the Herald Sun show that despite an overall downturn in attendances, Richmond has had the fourth largest crowds on average this year at 42,113, behind only Collingwood, Carlton and Essendon. These Tiger fans who turn up [Read more]

Losing the faith

  Losing the faith As a non-believer, I’ve always felt sorry for members of wacky religious cults. The ludicrous beliefs; unwavering commitment to people who treat you like poo and tell you pork pies; the money freely given by those who can least afford it so the elite can live like kings while the rest [Read more]

I’m mad as hell… but will probably continue to take it

By Cheryl Critchley I’m on a girls’ weekend in beautiful Maldon with three of my favourite people in the world. Great company and plenty of junk to feast on while lounging in a gorgeous old renovated Victorian home in one of Victoria’s best preserved gold rush towns. What could be better? But this special weekend [Read more]

My son hates footy

  By Cheryl Critchley The love of our great game is not genetic. As a Richmond tragic I can prove it. My son hates AFL footy and is angling for a spot in the Guiness Book of Records as the person who has attended the most AFL games but NEVER watched one. Now nine, Ben [Read more]