Round 21 – Richmond v North Melbourne: In praise of the humble matchday report

John Green remembers the glory days of the matchday report with this example of the genre.

Geelong’s Record Run – Round 5, 1953: Richmond v Geelong – Goninon punts 11 in the wet

Missing their two dominant rovers, the Cats bludgeoned Richmond in Round Five of the 1953 season, with spearhead George Goninon booting double figures. Peter Clark details the victory in the newest entry to his series.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 17 Review and Round 18 Preview

Cam Hooke’s confidence in Collingwood paid off last week. He’s doubling down for this week’s clash against Carlton, as he reviews Round 17 with a hopeful eye to the MCG. (Let’s hope we get there – Eds).

Round 16 – Gold Coast v Richmond: Ninth again?

Dan Hoban was very confident going in to the Tiges game against the Suns but what he observed has made him think his Tiges are in danger of finishing ninth again.

Round 16 – Gold Coast v Richmond: The crashing of the seats

Tiger John Green was just recovering from his Tigers loss to St Kilda and thought an easy win against the Suns would be further tonic. That’s not how it turned out.

Book Launch: ‘The Trials of Jack Broadstock’ by Michael Sexton (May 25)

Michael Sexton’s biography of Jack Broadstock will be launched on May 25 in Adelaide. Details about the event and the book are included in this post.

Almanac (Footy) Life: Mavis and The Tigers

Graeme Gardner tells the story of his family’s love of the Mighty Tigers over the generations. [Tremendous family and social history – JTH]

Grand Final – Richmond v Geelong: Dynasties

Old Dog reviews the Grand Final from the rainswept Otways. With Bourbon.

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.

Grand Final – Richmond v Geelong: Macca

Tiger K.N. Dole has been hearing lots of talk of fairy tales. Here’s one he hasn’t heard yet.

Grand Final preview: a potential classic

In what he sees as a potential classic Grand Final, Sean Mortell casts his eye over the teams and tips his winner.

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.

1931 Grand Final – Geelong v Richmond: Cats shine in hard times

John Harms’s account of the 1931 Grand Final – between Geelong and Richmond – was first published in Grand Finals Volume 1 1897-1938 (published by Slattery Media Group). It tells the tale of a memorable match where one of the smallest players ever to pull on footy boots, Mickey the Mouse Carney, was the star, all at the height of the Great Depression.

Finals Week 3 – Port Adelaide v Richmond: The better angels of our nature

I didn’t realise mild-mannered John Green had this in him. He reports on the Port-Richmond match which seems to have added bonuses.

Finals Week 3 – Port Adelaide v Richmond: Another option

Paddy Grindlay depicts snippets which construct a picture of a high-pressure game which was crazy-random at times and predictable at others. [Some tremendous observations in this – Ed]]

Finals Week 2 – Richmond v St Kilda: Oh my god, they killed Kenny!

Tiger-loving Paddy Grindlay is picking up the vibe that his boys are the new bastards. [Astute Paddy – JTH]

Finals Week 2 – Richmond v St Kilda: Sad end to the Saints’ stellar season

Braham Dabscheck is disappointed to be bundled out of the finals but very happy with the Saints’ much-improved year. His boys had a red hot go all season.

Finals Week 2 – Richmond v St Kida: Bounding off the safety net

In the footy circus that is the AFL in 2020, John Green watched Richmond fall from the highwire only to be caught by the safety net.

Finals Week 1 – Brisbane v Richmond: Welcome back Prince Harris Andrews, the Jason Donovan of our premiership hopes

It was a nervous time for the Lions, but Shane Reid was left passionately barracking on Brisbane as they pushed Lions to the brink in their qualifying final match-up.

Season and player review: Richmond (Part 2)

Jill and Sophie Fitzsimons continue their consideration of the 2020 Richmond home and (mostly) away season and player review from number 1 to 50, this time from David Astbury through Toby Nankervis.