AFL Round 16: Roos-Tigers draw offers a win for both sides of the Rawlings family

By Roseann Testagrossa The second annual Eureka Game between Richmond and North Melbourne was a day for firsts.  The first time two care-taker coaches would be coaching against each other and the first time in over 50 years that one sibling would be coaching (Jade Rawlings) against a brother (Brady) playing for the opposition. I [Read more]

AFL Round 16: Bucks even more confused now

Richmond versus North Melbourne 2.10pm, Sunday, July 19 Melbourne Cricket Ground by Andrew Starkie I couldn’t help think of Bucks as nephew Lukey and I, and a group of friends took our seats in the Ponsford Stand, city end.  Apparently, both clubs playing today are chasing the media commentator and junior coach for next season. [Read more]

AFL Round 16: Idiot umpires

by Danielle Eid I woke up at my usual 12:30 in the afternoon, might I add that I was forced to wake up and would have slept in but whatever! After putting out a load of laundry outside (mum’s orders) I settle down to watch the Richmond vs. North match for two reasons. 1. To [Read more]

Round 16: Richmond vs North Melbourne – a draw is just as bad as a win

by Michael Allan We’ve reached the home stretch. Only six more games before eight teams are knocked out and the finals begin. It’s around this time when Richmond (and several others) are put under the microscope, as the tanking debate re-emerges. I’m always torn with this: on one hand, it will better suit the club long [Read more]

AFL Round 16: I love watching Roos and Tigers game, but I wish it were live

By Steve Healy I was bored. No one was home. I planned to watch the Richmond v North Melbourne delayed telecast on Channel Seven at three o’clock. Port Adelaide v West Coast was on the radio, and when they mentioned the score I blocked my ears. Why can’t they always show live games? I wish [Read more]

AFL Round 16: Tiger-Roo draw is not surprising considering neither side knows how to win

By Chris Riordan There’s a gruesome joy in going to a draw when you barrack for neither side. And, I hasten to add, today’s result made no difference to the prospects of my team, the Doggies, for this year and beyond. I’d hoped to have a look at Cousins and Cotchin to gauge for myself [Read more]