Almanac Footy History: The `67 Grand Final

Grand Final today. Old Dog looks back at the last time Richmond and Geelong played in the Grand Final, in 1967, through the eyes of some of the players who ran out that day.

Preliminary Final 1971 – St Kilda v Richmond: On being crucified

John Green recalls the 1971 season, when his beloved Tigers were cruelly bested by St Kilda at the final hurdle en route to the grand final – but were they robbed?

Almanac Footy Teams – The proudest Dicks!

Some great Dicks here that could handle a ball or two according to Phil Dimitriadis. Can you enter a few more Dicks into the play?

Gary Brasier – Tigers Tragic

A snarling Tigers’ figurine stood on Andrew Brasier’s mantelpiece – a testament to the great Tiger spirit of his uncle Gary. [One of many tales from The Tigers’ Almanac – Ed]

A Footy Season Greeting from The Old Dog

The Old Dog finds Christmas in March, with a pre-season message for everyone.

Tiger Tragics

Rob Bartlett reflects on his passion for the Tigers.

Dick Clay: For the diehards

So many moments make up a passage of footy, a quarter of footy, a game of footy, a season of footy, the history of footy. Matt Zurbo has found a Dick Clay moment in the ’74 Grand Final which continues to inspire him.

Some Of My Footy Firsts

We all have childhood footy-related memories that stay with us for a lifetime; your trip to a footy game, your visit to the ‘G, kick-to-kick at school lunchtimes and that first specky over the top of the pack. Wesley Hull recalls a moment we can all identify with; the passion of collecting footy cards and being presented with your first footy jumper, knitted by Nan.