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Grand recollections: Lambert

3:44pm  Oct 17, 2017

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Morris to play on with VFL Tigers

Tenacious small defender Steven Morris will remain at Richmond in 2018 as a valued member of the Tigers’ VFL team.

9:53am  Oct 18, 2017

Grand recollections: Kane Lambert

We continue our special post-season series presenting the thoughts of Richmond’s latest premiership heroes on that wonderful one day in September 2017. Today, much-improved midfielder Kane Lambert gives his insight into the Tigers’ glorious triumph.

4:12pm  Oct 17, 2017

Richmond announced as VicHealth partner

Richmond has partnered with VicHealth to create new opportunities for Victorian women and girls to partake in sport and physical activity.

3:24pm  Oct 17, 2017

Balme defines Riewoldt role

Tony Greenberg, richmondfc.com.au  February 17, 2017 2:46 PM

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Richmond’s General Manager of Football Neil Balme has provided clarification of the role Tiger star Jack Riewoldt plays in the team’s forward line.

Balme was responding to talk from outside Tigerland that Riewoldt’s overall effectiveness would increase if he was used closer to goal in season 2017.

“Nowadays, there’s not that Tony Lockett-like position (at full-forward) in the game,” Balme said on Richmond’s official podcast ‘Talking Tigers’.

“You’re a kick and a bit away from the ball wherever you are.  If it’s in the opposition’s goal-square, you’re not sitting back waiting for the ball to come . . .   

“Clearly, he’s a very good one-on-one player and an important inside-50 player . . .

“The more often you can get the ball to him, when he’s in that position, and get him kicking a lot of goals, the better off we’ll be. 

“But you don’t want to be too predictable for the opposition, either.  If that’s all he’s going to do, it’s much easier to defend. 

“It’s a matter of who does the rest of the work. 

“If you don’t have the link on the way in, it doesn’t matter how good a position he’s in inside 50 . . .”