AFL 2020: A Reflection (featuring this year’s Premiership poster)

Ben the Artist returns with his thoughts on the season like no other and reveals his annual premiership poster to celebrate the Tigers’ back-to-back flags.

Grand Final – Richmond v Geelong: On Grand Final day things started going wrong long before the bounce.

In hindsight, Hamish Townsend realises that the omens were there long before the game started. But why did his match ticket have to be among the Richmond hordes?

Five Reasons To Watch Richmond In 2020

The absence of the footy season sends some minds off in ‘interesting’ directions. Sam provides this take on why we should keep an eye on Richmond.

The Parade College Writing Workshop: Why I Support Richmond

Zach Delzoppo, a Grade 9 student at Parade College, explains why he supports the mighty Tigers and how he got to watch the Grand Final this year.

Round 19 – Collingwood v Richmond: Revenge – served cold

Stainless enjoyed Friday night: both a win of significance for his beloved Richmond; and a loss of significance for bitter rivals Collingwood (“the Magpies cannot win the 2019 Flag from this point”).

Round 19 – Collingwood v Richmond: Shocker (Floreat Pica Society)

Richard Moody reports for the Floreat Pica Society, on a game that had him thankful for “lessons learnt at an early age about resilience.”

Neil Balme – player, coach administrator: five decades of influence

If success follows you across 50 seasons of footy you must be doing something right. Rulebook’s profile of Neil Balme captures an incredible career in footy!

Round 16 – Richmond v Adelaide: This is our house

Gillian Dite thoroughly enjoyed Friday night footy this weekend, watching her Tiges host the Crows at the MCG and bringing back shiny premiership memories.

There’s still time to have your say at the AFL Fans Association Forum

Yvette Wroby and other Almanackers attended the AFL Fans Association Inaugural Fans Forum last Sunday. We were moderators on the day. You have your chance now to have your say, as we all did. Copy and paste and speak your mind. A collated document, without names, will be read by Head Office so here’s your chance to give your thoughts. Clocks ticking. Get them in soon.

AFLM Round 13 – Geelong v Richmond: Playing in the Puddles

Jack Banister remembers the good times of playing wet-weather footy and what it means to look like a footy player while watching Geelong v Richmond on a sodden MCG deck.

Round 13 – Fearless: The Bye Rounds #2

Fearless gives his overview of Round 13. His attention is caught by a new haircut, a shag on a rock, a cygnet, and a safety-net.

Round 11 – Essendon v Richmond: Dreams, legends, full circles and quick hands

Stainless ponders Kevin Sheedy’s legacy at both clubs during Dreamtime at the G.

Round 10 – Richmond v St Kilda Marvel: Land of superheroes and super villains.

Yvette Wroby takes herself to three games of footy last weekend, St Kilda v Richmond (loss), Southern Saints v Essendon (big win) and Sandringham Zebras v Werribee (big win). People and connections made this a wonderful weekend, and the new named partners of Docklands sent her report on a comic journey.

Round 8 – North Melbourne v Richmond: Moments

Stainless emphasises a few of the key moments from the Tiges’ win over the ‘Roos and asks what might have been if Dusty had been wearing blue and white.

Round 4 – Richmond v Brisbane: The State of the Lions

Greejoh contextualises Richmond’s smashing of Brisbane with the performance of Lions elsewhere. The ‘whole team’ were Richmond’s best, while, Brisbane, well, they just played like the bottom team.

#almanac280 Writing Competition – Tigers’ 2017

Calling all Tigers, all Tiger-watchers. Entries are NOW OPEN for #almanac280 – Tigers’ 2017 edition. Send us your 280-character creations of Richmond’s premiership year.

Neville ‘Rocky’ Roberts: Gun

In his latest ode to Redlegs greats, Rulebook turns his attention to Rocky Roberts and just how he got that nickname. [Do yourself a favour and block out the half hour before morning tea to read this – JTH]

Almanac Footy Analysis: A short history of the Richmond Castle

Interesting Grand Final analysis from Ted Hopkins, famous footballer, and champion thinker.

Almanac Footy History: Doth the moustache maketh the man?

We welcome Angela Vary with this wonderful story of her grandfather Jack Megson who played for Richmond in the early part of the twentieth century. Indeed, Jack was the fourteenth Richmond player in the VFL, after they joined in 1908. [Terrific footy and family history – ripper opening piece, Angela – thanks, JTH]

Grand Final Reflection: Tears for the Tigers

There was something different about this year’s Tigers. Right from the very start