“These shall not be forgotten years” – Richmond 1981-2016: An occasional series of reflections on the triumphs and tragedies that made 2017 so worth the wait.

Stainless continues his occasional series about Richmond’s “forgotten years”, this time a more memorable one, Kevin Bartlett’s 400th game.

They shall not be forgotten years. Richmond: 1981 – 2016: An occasional series of reflections on the triumphs and tragedies that made 2017 so worth the wait.

Stainless confronts the horror that was Richmond’s 1982 Grand Final loss and its aftermath in his ongoing series about the Tigers during those years their fans would like to forget but can’t. So many ‘what ifs?’ in this brutally honest reflection.

Almanac Footy Teams: A team of Jeffs/Geoffs

Hallelujah! Some decent Jeffs/Geoffs have donned an AFL/VFL guernsey over the years. Anyone “jeffed” and left out of the team? Phil Dimitriadis has come up with a cracker!

A Team of Charmers

Come on Knackers! Phil asks, which footballers turned you on and why?

Almanac Teams: Great Number 4s

A cracking, attacking team of #4s from Phil Dimitriadis.

Era, era on the wall; 1977-1986

Jeff Dowsing continues with his fantastic look at bygone football eras. Many think the 70s and 80s where the greatest in footy. Actually they nearly killed but ultimately saved football. A must read for students of the game.

Round 7 – Richmond v Collingwood: Football in Australia. 100 years on.

Chris Daley is given cause to reflect on the changes in footy over the century, as he celebrates his great Aunt’s 100th birthday. If she’s a Tiger fan, it will have been a very good weekend indeed.

Geoff Raines

Football Fact No. 1,000,000,002 Geoff Raines. Geoff Raines was the crispest player to ever pull on a boot. I don’t care that the father of Andrew was a pretty boy, or that the umps didn’t like him, or that he chased the dollar. Not a bit. In his days at Richmond he would take the [Read more]