I miss the footy

Like many, John Green is missing footy in this time of Covid-19 but replays and reflections on history past help him through this period of social isolation.

Round 16 – Richmond v Adelaide: Hatred at the G

First on the ladder and flying, Richmond have lost their underdog mantle. To beat them, you must work inconceivably hard for each miniscule victory. It is a position as unfamiliar to once-starved fanatics as their position as Premiers. And for Paddy, the pleasure of watching his Tiges power to victory over the Crows is immense as he articulates so well.

MRP Raffle: Cotchin-Sloane

Rulebook is fiercely adamant Trent Cotchin must receive a fine for his bump on Dylan Shiel that ended the GWS star’s preliminary final early.

Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Richmond: The rough diamond

The rough diamond Dustin Martin blitzed the Cats midfield, helping the Tigers to a massive win and a home preliminary final.

Round 22 – Fremantle v Richmond: Subiaco Stories

Born to a Freo loving Father and Freo loving Grandfather, Josh had no choice but to adopt Freoism or be put up for adoption. Josh farewells Subiaco Oval and reports on Freo’s huge lose against Richmond.

Round 10 – Richmond v Essendon: Saturday is Chaos

Sunday may be the day of rest but Jack Banister’s Saturday certainly wasn’t.

Round 8 – Richmond v Fremantle: Snatching Defeat from Victory’s Jaws

Jack Banister witnessed Richmond put on the most Richmond performance possible. It was another day of heartbreak for the Tigers diehard.

Oh Brother, where art thou?

A soaking, a high five, and a stirring rendition of “Yellow and Black” make it all worthwhile for Chris.

Round 23 – Richmond v North Melbourne: Finally, we beat North! (Junior Almanac)

For this Richmond supporter, the defeat of North Melbourne marked a significant milestone. Laurie enjoys a night out at the Docklands (and made it into your loungerooms – if you caught the game on telly!) as his Tigers wrapped up their 2015 Home and Away season.

AFL Round 8 – Richmond v Melbourne: Apollo Bay, Meat Pies and Brandon Ellis

An entertaining piece by emerging writer Paddy Grindlay on the breakout game of Richmond’s Brandon Ellis. He’s changing the number on his jumper now.