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Rance backs Astbury

Richmond’s star key defender, Alex Rance, is excited at the prospect of teammate David Astbury picking up where he left off in season 2014, and becoming an integral part of the Tigers’ back half.

1:39pm  Oct 21, 2014

Richmond Recruiting Rewind: From the kennel into the den

In the ninth of a Bingle Recruitment Zone special series, focusing on 20 highlights from Richmond’s trade/draft history during the off-season, we examine Leon Cameron’s successful transition from Bulldog to Tiger.

9:51am  Oct 21, 2014

How the Tigers plan for the draft

Richmond Recruiting Officer, Matthew Clarke, has given an interesting insight into the thorough planning and preparation that the Tigers put into their AFL National Draft selections.

2:23pm  Oct 20, 2014

Key Tigerland anniversaries in 2013

richmondfc.com.au  January 2, 2013 11:48 AM

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In 2013, it will be 25 years since dual Jack Dyer Medallist, former captain and Team of the Century member, Matthew Knights, debuted for the Tigers, in 1988.

The year 2013 has arrived, and with it, there are some key Richmond anniversaries to celebrate throughout the year.  This year, it will be:

  • 70 years since the 1943 premiership win against Essendon.
  • 60 years since triple Best and Fairest winner and former captain, Ron Branton, made his senior league debut with the Club, in 1953.
  • 50 years since dual Tiger premiership players Billy Brown and John Northey made their senior league debuts, in 1963.
  • 40 years since the 1973 Grand Final triumph over Carlton.
  • 30 years since Kevin Bartlett became the first league player to reach the 400-game milestone, in 1983.
  • 25 years since dual Jack Dyer Medallist, former captain and Team of the Century member, Matthew Knights, debuted for the Tigers, in 1988.
  • 20 years since dual Jack Dyer Medallist, former captain, 1980 premiership hero and Team of the Century member, Dale Weightman, retired after an illustrious 274-game league career with Richmond.