Almanac Footy: With Genius Can Come Flaws

Ian Wilson looks at some of footy’s great footballers who are more often remembered for their publicity received for adverse deeds perpetrated within or outside footy during their career.

Round 6 – Melbourne v Richmond: We Can Say That We Were Warned

John Green knew his wounded Tigers would be up against it on Anzac Eve.

Almanac Teams: The Balme(y) Iles; Obscure 36s (1980- )

The second Number 36 side from Rodney Boyd has plenty of representation from the Victorian Goldfields and Western District, with many more interesting names from as far afield as Latin America.

Round 13 – West Coast v Richmond: Ifs, Buts and Flags

Peter Baulderstone relished his Eagles thrilling win over the gallant Tigers. He thinks both teams are serious premiership contenders again IF they can get their best players on the field in September.

Almanac Teams: Fab Fours (1980- )

It’s an unlucky number in some cultures, but Rodney Boyd’s team of the best Number 4s is so packed with talent, you’d think it more than lucky to be given the jumper.

Grand Final – Richmond v Geelong: Dusty’s masterpiece leads a stirring premiership win

Sean Mortell was a captivated neutral observer of the Gabba Grand Final. Like for so many others, in the wash up it all comes down to one man – Dustin Martin.

Grand Final – Richmond v Geelong: Unprecedented

It wasn’t the best lead up for Gill Dite – an unprecedented solitary couch viewing and choruses of Geelong praise on the radio for starters – but with the rain cleared and the lights on, the unprecedented big finals player himself, Dusty, stood up.

Grand Final – Richmond v Geelong: Dreamtime for Queensland Tiger fans at the Gabba

Enjoy the first of many Queensland-based Tigers supporters re-telling an infamous night. Finally getting to attend a Grand Final up north gave opportunities for photos and normal celebrations that the prevailing Richmond Football Club deserved.

Almanac Footy Art: ‘Dusty 2020’ by Nick Howson

Nick Howson has has painted an action portrait of Dustin Martin that also says a lot about the year we are having.

Almanac Football: Port Power and mind power – Travis Boak’s transformation

Tess Pryor interviewed Port Adelaide player Travis Boak about the beneficial changes he has made to his life since his involvement with The Resilence Project.

Round 1 – Richmond v Carlton: “Is there anybody there?” said the traveller.

On Friday night, Joe De Petro should have been at the MCG watching his Tigers take on the Blues in the opening match of the AFL season. But a nasty little bug changed all that! Instead, he watched it on TV. Here’s Joe’s report of the game.

AFL in the 2010s – snapshot moments that created a decade of greatness and stories

Sean Mortell looks back over the past decade of footy highlighting some of the many key moments during that period of time.

Grand Final – Richmond v GWS: Shock and awe

Unfortunately for Earl O’Neill his Monaros were left stranded on the track as the Tigers raced away to win the 2019 AFL Grand Final.

Grand Final – Richmond v GWS: The yellow of poise, the black of power

Footy Records, the crowded throng, and soaking up the atmosphere were all a part of Sean Mortell’s Grand Final Day.

Grand Final – Richmond v GWS: Bidding a fond farewell to the Tigers of old

With two Richmond premierships in three years, it has now made the Tigers a great football team according to Jump Ball.

Finals Week 1 – Sal’s Preview: Spring is in the Air!

Sal’s team didn’t make the cut for the Finals, so he’s a little less than enthused. Nevertheless, he runs his eye over the Week 1 clashes to come up with his predicted winners.

Finals Week 1 – Preview

Sean Mortell previews Finals Week 1 making his predictions who he believes the winners will be.

Round 19 – Collingwood v Richmond: Two flag fortunes, completely different tales

Sean Mortell wonders whether Collingwood is letting slip their opportunity for a premiership crack after their recent poor form, injuries, and a bad loss to Richmond in their Round 19 match as he explains.

Round 18 – Richmond v Port Adelaide: Feeling Good

Kate Birrell was looking forward to a footy fix after a holiday in Bali, and her Tigers didn’t let her down. Kate was happy woman indeed!

Round 16 – Inside Game Day with Jason Castagna

Richmond player Jason Castagna, takes Ben Fenton-Smith behind the scenes on game day of their Round 16 match against the Suns.