Almanac Footy History: 1919 VFL Grand Final – Collingwood v Richmond

The 1919 VFL Grand Final between Collingwood and Richmond was played during the Spanish Flu pandemic. Glen Davis tells the story of that game.

1981 Revisited – Round 9: ‘Guilty’

Stainless continues his journey through Season 1981 with Round 9, best remembered for the ‘Doug Cox affair’ between St Kilda and Richmond.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 6 – Richmond v Geelong: Only three more years of this crap!

Adam McNicol tipped an upset win for the Tigers before they proceeded to lose by their greatest margin ever! The good news was that the coach said that things would be better in three years.

1981 Revisited – Round 3: ‘Oh no, not you again!’

Stainless Steele is torn between honouring a commitment to a music rehearsal and staying at the MCG to watch a classic between Richmond and Essendon. And this was also the round of Jeff Fehring’s kick.

A Footy Learning – What Footy Photos Taught Me About The Way I View The Game

A black and white image of former Richmond champion Ray Stokes, gave rise to many thoughts for Liahm O’Brien to consider about the time and place the photo represented.

1981 Revisited: Introduction

With time on his hands, Sam Steele reflects on current events and its effects on footy, and considers another time of upheaval for the sport, 1981.

Almanac Flashback – Round 1 2010: A new dawn, same old Tigers

Ten years is a long time in footy. 2010, Richmond with a new coach, new administration, supporters were hopeful their season was to turn around but they got off to a shocker!

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.

AFLW Round 1 – Richmond v Carlton: Blues come away with a mature opening win in Richmond’s valiant debut

In the opening game of the AFLW season, Carlton were too good for a gallant Richmond side making its debut. Sean Mortell reports.

The Tigers Almanac 2019 Launch at the North Fitzroy Arms Hotel

Some fabulous photos of Almanackers at the launch of The Tigers Almanac 2019.

Almanac Launch: We’re from Tigerland conducted by the MSO’s Ben Northey

The launch of The Tigers Almanac 2019 is Tuesday night (Dec 17). We’re looking forward to one of the great renditions of the Richmond Football Club song. To be led by none other than Ben Northey.

And here’s the cover of The Tigers’ Almanac 2019

Announcing the cover of The Tigers Almanac 2019. You can order now. The best gift for a Tigers fan since the 2017 edition (also available).

Balcony Banter – 2019 AFL Grand Final: Richmond v GWS Giants

After the prolonged Tiger premiership drought, Dave Campbell and his brother Tim have enjoyed the recent flood of Richmond premierships. Dave tells about ‘a day of brotherhood on and off the field’.

Grand Final – Richmond v GWS: Damage

Old Dog’s Grand Final thoughts have been a must-read on the Almanac site for years. And this one on Richmond’s thrashing of GWS is no different. He describes and analyses and thinks about what it all means from a shed in south-east Tassie. [Thanks Old Dog – JTH]

Preliminary Final – Richmond v Geelong: They Say Nobody Watches the Same Game of Football

Old Dog reviews the Richmond-Geelong game that he saw, with his trademark description, analysis and respect for the players. [Kelly’s a bit stiff missing a vote – JTH]

Preliminary Final – Richmond v Geelong: The Pursuit of Mindfulness

John Green is trying to find calm, and be calm. Tough when your footy team is on the prowl.

Balcony Banter Round 23 – Richmond v Brisbane: An MCC debut

David Leydon is a sports nut. He had never been to the MCC Members until he was the guest of a good friend for the Richmond-Brisbane game. Here’s the piece he wrote for the MCC’s Balcony Banter. [Well played Comrade – JTH]

Almanac Local Footy: The Peters Family of Healesville by Charles Richards

Charlie Richards rolls back the decades to chronicle the Peters family from Healesville and brings us their story of service to both country and community. There’s more than enough tragedy and discrimination, but there’s also a lot about triumph and reconciliation.

Round 12 – Richmond v Geelong: For the love of Patrick Naish

The only positive for Richmond on a tough night against the powerful Geelong side was the debut of Ivanhoe local (and son of Chris) Patrick Naish, writes Tiger fan John Green.