Round 5 – St Kilda v Richmond: The Seven Steps to Writing Success

John Green applies his seven-point writing strategy to an 86 point Richmond victory, which he had to watch while out for dinner.

Balcony Banter: The End of the Richmond Era (Again!)

In a recent post on the MCC Members blog ‘Balcony Banter’, Dave Campbell recorded his thoughts on the Round 3 clash between Richmond and the Swans.

Round 4 – Port Adelaide v Richmond: Port make a point(s) against the champs

After a rough trip to Perth, Nick Kossatch’s Port Adelaide were mighty in their defeat of the reigning premiers. Both sides put in a power of work but were far from their best due to injuries, setting up an intriuging plot for further clashes between the finals aspirants.

Round 1 – Richmond v Carlton: Farewell to the Hillary Step

John Green took tremendous joy in sitting down inside the MCG to witness the unfurling of not one, but two flags as his Tigers outlasted Carlton. He even has some tips for the coach’s next speech.

Round 1 – Richmond v Carlton: A night at the footy

The simple pleasures of passing suburban Melbourne on the train to the MCG are all Vaughan Menlove needed to rekindle his connection with the triumphant Tigers at their home ground after a year of distance.

Grand Final – Dreams of 1967, Flashbacks of 1992

After what many have deemed a ‘historic’ 2020 season due to the circumstances around it, Adam Fox leans into Grand Final history to add context to his own experience of the Tigers’ victory over his favoured Cats.

Grand Final – Richmond v Geelong: The Aftermath

There was a near inevitability to the Richmond win over Geelong for KN Dole, based on years of astute observation. It wasn’t all roses on or off the field though – for team and supporter alike.

Grand Final – Richmond v Geelong: Two Little Tigers

When Edward P. Olsen’s young children chose to barrack for the Tigers back in 2016 he was expecting they would have some tough lessons awaiting them. It hasn’t worked out as anticipated.

Grand Final – Richmond v Geelong: What an asterisk!

Stainless doesn’t shy away from the dreaded ‘asterisk’ season – he embraces it!

Almanac Art: Day of the 2020 Grand Final

Tiger fan Kate Birrell shares her long, long day of waiting for the night of the Grand Final that inspired yet another superb artwork.

Grand Final – Richmond v Geelong: Dusty’s masterpiece leads a stirring premiership win

Sean Mortell was a captivated neutral observer of the Gabba Grand Final. Like for so many others, in the wash up it all comes down to one man – Dustin Martin.

Grand Final – Richmond v Geelong: When we use the D-Word

It’s a word you may associate with Hawthorn, Brisbane, the vanquished Cats or even Joan Collins…John Green give his thoughts on the current Richmond side and the ‘D-Word’, or rather ‘words’.

Grand Final – Richmond v Geelong: Unprecedented

It wasn’t the best lead up for Gill Dite – an unprecedented solitary couch viewing and choruses of Geelong praise on the radio for starters – but with the rain cleared and the lights on, the unprecedented big finals player himself, Dusty, stood up.

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.

Almanac Art: A prelude to the 2020 AFL Grand Final from DJ Williams

They’re the last teams standing in 2020, but as the artwork of Darren ‘DJ’ Williams shows, Richmond and Geelong have been standing for a very long time.

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 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.

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.