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Tigers’ hunting grounds - Adelaide Oval

In the lead-up to the release of the 2019 AFL fixture, richmondfc.com.au is taking a look at the competition’s current main playing venues from a Yellow and Black perspective. We kick off today with the Adelaide Oval.

10:49am  Oct 22, 2018

Lynch large lift for Tigers’ goal rating

A statistical analysis of each AFL club’s strike power up forward, following the competition’s recent trade and free agency period, shows how significant Richmond’s acquisition of Tom Lynch has been.

7:52am  Oct 20, 2018

Tigers not out of their depth

Although Richmond traded out four players during this year’s AFL trade period – Anthony Miles, Corey Ellis, Sam Lloyd and Tyson Stengle – the Club’s depth of playing talent is far from shallow.

2:14pm  Oct 19, 2018

Tigers use Shaun’s Blues’ intelligence

richmondfc.com.au  March 27, 2014 11:02 AM

Hardwick press conference 25th March Richmond Coach Damien Hardwick speaks to the media ahead of Thursdays's game against Carlton.
Shaun Hampson poses for a photograph during the Richmond Tigers 2014 team photo day at the ME Bank Centre on February 26, 2014. (Photo: Michael Willson/AFL Media) (Editor's Note: A digital filter has been applied to this image)

Shaun Hampson poses for a photograph during the Richmond Tigers 2014 team photo day at the ME Bank Centre on February 26, 2014. (Photo: Michael Willson/AFL Media) (Editor's Note: A digital filter has been applied to this image)

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick has been tapping into his new ruckman Shaun Hampson’s knowledge of his old team Carlton, ahead of tonight’s Round 2 blockbuster at the MCG.

Hampson joined the Tigers during last year’s AFL trade period, following a 63-game career with the Blues across seven seasons, and is already capitalising on the greater opportunities at his new football home.

“We spent some time over summer getting some information out of him,” Hardwick said.

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Hampson performed admirably in the opening round match against Gold Coast, as the team’s No. 1 ruckman, in the absence of the injured Ivan Maric.

Hardwick was suitably impressed with Hampson’s debut display in the Yellow and Black.

“There weren’t many shining lights last week, but there was definitely an advantage with him – his dominance out of the ruck – and we’ve just got to start to use him around the ground,” Hardwick said.