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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

Deledio departs Tigerland

richmondfc.com.au  October 20, 2016 2:15 PM

Deledio's time at Tigerland JRZ A look into departing Tiger, Brett Deledio's time in yellow and black.

Brett Deledio will depart Richmond after a deal was reached with the Greater Western Sydney Giants on the final day of the AFL Trade period.

Richmond has strengthened its 2017 Draft prospects in the trade for the 29-year-old to receive a future first round selection, (aligned to Geelong) and GWS’ future third round selection in next year’s Draft.

Deledio was recruited to Richmond as the number one draft pick in the 2004 National AFL Draft, he went on to play 243 games for the Tigers and booted 182 goals.

His leaves the Club as a dual Jack Dyer Medallist (2008, 2009) and Richmond vice-captain 2015-16.

“Brett's a fantastic player and has given our football club wonderful service for 12 seasons,” Richmond’s General Manager – Football Talent, Dan Richardson said.

“He's a talented competitor, and wore the Richmond jumper with pride every time he pulled it on.

“After 12 seasons with Richmond, we understand his desire for a fresh start to continue his football career, and we've been able to reach a deal that satisfies both football clubs and Brett.

“We wish Brett, his wife Katie, and their daughter Milla all the best for the future, and they're always welcome at Richmond.”

“We’re really pleased with the three players we’ve brought into the Club during this trade period, we’ve bolstered our midfield and ruck/forward depth, and put ourselves in a good position for next year’s Draft.”

Senior coach, Damien Hardwick also paid tribute to the departing star.

“It’s always difficult to say goodbye to a player like ‘Lids’ that has given such a significant part of his life to the Club,” Hardwick said.

“He’s made a wonderful contribution to our football Club for over a decade, and we wish him, Katie and Milla all the best.”

Richmond has selections 27, 56, 82 and 100 in the 2016 National AFL Draft.