Round 16 – Gold Coast Suns v Richmond: The Tigerland Theme Park

It was a Tiger Wonderland up on the Gold Coast for Richmond fans as their team put on a percentage boosting display against the hapless Suns in their Round 16 match.

Round 15 – St Kilda v Richmond: When a Saint goes marching out

John Green gives his thoughts on the tenure of Alan Richardson through a personal gaze, reviewing his position as St Kilda coach after their loss to Richmond on Sunday.

Round 12 – Richmond v Geelong: For the love of Patrick Naish

The only positive for Richmond on a tough night against the powerful Geelong side was the debut of Ivanhoe local (and son of Chris) Patrick Naish, writes Tiger fan John Green.

Round 6 – Richmond v Melbourne: The Men Who Stayed Behind

John Green reflects on the monumental nature of ANZAC day and the direction of footy since the World War II period.

Round 5 – Richmond v Sydney: To Dust we shall return

To dust we shall return! The Tiges get a lift from the return of an energised Dusty Martin and are too good for the Swans at Docklands.

Round 4 – Port Adelaide v Richmond: The “Fab Four” no more

All was not lost when Paul announced the end of the Fab Four almost 50 years ago [“Imagine” and “Live and Let Die” still to come – Ed.] and for John Green, the sky has yet to fall on his hobbled Tigers as they pulled off a stunning upset of Port Adelaide sans stars.

Round 3 – GWS v Richmond: Still feeling it

John Green’s fandom will be forever coloured by the 2017 flag delivered to the Punt Rd faithful – no matter the trials that await, he’ll never forget that Richmond could again do the improbable and climb the mountain. He’s still feeling it! [Club might have been happier with a riff on “Don’t hold back” – Ed.]

Preliminary Final – Richmond v Collingwood: Under white and black attack

You need the patience of Job to follow a footy team properly says Tiger John Green as he tells the story of Friday night’s preliminary final against Collingwood. It was a tough night.

Finals Week 1 – Richmond v Hawthorn: Playing it by the book (Alex’s book)

Alex Rance’s allegorical book comes to a happy ending. For John Green, so did Thursday night’s game. But will the 2018 season?

Round 20 – Richmond v Geelong: Be careful what you wish for

A flippant pre-game wish makes for a nervous final quarter. Will responsibility fall on John Green’s shoulders?

Round 17 – GWS v Richmond: The Giants’ last laugh

John Green watches his Tigers take on GWS in Sydney from his lounge room chair. It’s a game of pulses. And the Tiges can’t quite get enough out of their final quarter surge. [Quality match – Ed]

Round 15 – Richmond v Sydney: The ghosts of campaigns past

John Green harks back to the `30s when Richmond and South Melbourne were great rivals while telling the story of a high-quality match under the roof at Etihad.

Round 12 – Port Adelaide v Richmond: Hold that Tiger

Tigers fan John Green is cranky. Mainly cranky with clubs and their songs. In this match report he has some advice for Port and a suggestion for Richmond. [To be read in the spirit intended! Ed]

Round 4 – Richmond v Brisbane: The State of the Lions

Greejoh contextualises Richmond’s smashing of Brisbane with the performance of Lions elsewhere. The ‘whole team’ were Richmond’s best, while, Brisbane, well, they just played like the bottom team.

Round 3 – Richmond v Hawthorn: The Hawks keep hanging around

John Green enjoys the arrival of Jack Higgins and the durability of Clarkson’s Hawks on a balmy autumn Sunday afternoon.

Round 2 – Adelaide v Richmond: Southern Hospitality

The Crows were out to right the ship after Losing in Round 1 and the premiers knew they were in for a tough night writes Tigers’ fan John Green.

Round 1 – Richmond v Carlton: No more winters of discontent

It’s a new world for John Green and the whole Tiger fraternity.

Bailey Wright Wright Wright

Few people had heard of Bailey Wright when the Almanac’s own talent scout John Green found him for Ange Postecoglou. Now Bailey will be a key defender on the world stage at Russia 2018. Congrats Bailey, Ange and JG – worth revisiting his prescient article. (2014 Intro – Bailey Wright can now take his place at the Socceroos training camp in Terrigal, but only because Preston North End’s promotion campaign is over, writes Lilywhites’ fan John Green. You may recall John’s visit to Preston and his interview with Bailey White over the Australian summer – Ed]

AFL Grand Final – Adelaide v Richmond: Exiles on the Western Shore

John Green couldn’t imagine Richmond making the Grand Final in 2017, so much so he booked a holiday to WA. He watched the game with his wife at the Walpole Hotel bar and enjoyed every second of the unforgettable victory.

Round 16 – Hawthorn v GWS: We can be Giants, just for one day

John Green and Mrs Green are on holidays in Tassie, and take in the Hawks-Giants game in Launceston. They become Giants of the day, for good reason. As for the rest of the day…