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Richmond will build further on the connection the Korin Gamadji Institute (KGI) has created with regional Victorian Aboriginal communities, with its Next Generation Academy Program - the Richmond Academy.

Following the launch of the Next Generation AFL Club Academies in early 2016, Richmond has focused its Academy engagement and talent identification to the Goulburn Murray, Bendigo, Sunraysia, and North Central areas of Victoria.

The region includes AFL Central, Central Murray, Goulburn Murray, North East Border, Sunraysia and Wimmera Mallee – the Murray Bushrangers and Bendigo Pioneers catchments.

The Richmond Academy will introduce the game of Australian Rules to both boys and girls, aged 5-18 years, who are from Indigenous and multicultural backgrounds, and provide pathways for coaches, umpires, and administrators.

Latest Richmond Academy News

Richmond and Rumbalara establish Academy partnership

Richmond and Rumbalara Football Netball Club will officially work together to help strengthen the talent pathway for Indigenous and multicultural footballers in northern Victoria.

9:00am  Apr 4, 2017

Bendigo Come and Try Talent Day

Richmond is continuing its search for athletes within its Next Generation Academy Program zone.

6:17am  Mar 27, 2017

Richmond hosts first-ever TAC Cup Youth Girls match

History was made at Punt Road Oval, when Richmond hosted the first-ever Youth Girls TAC Cup match.

11:15am  Mar 13, 2017

Academy players feature in TAC Cup practice matches

Nine Richmond Academy participants represented their TAC Cup clubs during a series of pre-season matches at Punt Road Oval last Saturday.

2:10pm  Mar 8, 2017

Plenary Group partners with the Richmond Academy

Richmond’s Next Generation Academy (NGA) has received a significant boost with the establishment of a three-year partnership with Plenary Group.

10:30am  Mar 4, 2017

Richmond Academy players train with the Tigers

Richmond Academy emerging talents Kobe Brown, Peter Clarke and Derek Smith joined in a Tigers' training session during the Club's visit to Mildura for the 2017 Australia Post AFL Community Camp.

5:45pm  Feb 20, 2017

AFL Victoria Kickstart and All Nations trials

Richmond will support AFL Victoria’s Kickstart and All Nations trials, through the Club’s Next Generation Academy Program.

4:25pm  Feb 7, 2017

GALLERY: Richmond Academy

A group of emerging Indigenous and multicultural footballers returned to Richmond’s Punt Road Oval for a three-day training camp last week.

11:06am  Jan 31, 2017

Richmond Academy coach appointed

Damien Villarosa has been appointed Richmond Academy coach, overseeing the Club’s Next Generation Academy Program.

3:38pm  Jan 16, 2017

A Winmar on Tigers' radar

Richmond is starting to screen players, including Rumbalara youngster Raman Winmar, as part of the club's Next Generation Academy Program.

1:46pm  Nov 15, 2016