Round 15 – Richmond v Sydney: Red-blooded humanity amidst the gloom.

For Stainless, Docklands Stadium despite its many re-brandings,has always been a cold, soulless venue as he recalls a disproportionate number of serious, freakish injuries on its hard, patchy surface sustained by Richmond players. But, Stainless was more than happy by the team’s performance against the Swans.

Paul Keating, Mr Brightside and Bobby Ewing: For the true believers – Richmond 2017

Whatever your views on Paul Keating, the man did have some damm good lines. So, like his comment just after his unlikely election win against John Hewson, the Tigers win was one for the true believers, writes Sean Curtain, and the sweetest victory of all.

Round 3 – Richmond v West Coast: Lids and a Jenga Tower Bound To Fall

Richmond are sitting pretty at 3-0 in season 2017. Jack Banister is bracing himself for the usual Tiger experience of a come down and a 9th finish, but you never know.

Umpiring at crisis level

Experienced whistle blower Rulebook off the long run on umpiring standards in the AFL

AFL Round 19 – Richmond v GWS Giants: Fifty shades of Greige (Lights, Conca, Action!)

You’ve got to worry when the most memorable events of a game don’t involve kicking the ball, taking a mark, or a decent bit of play. Sean Curtain tolerates a 27 point Tiger win.