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Richmond v Melbourne history snapshot

Tony Greenberg, richmondfc.com.au  April 21, 2017 11:45 AM

Opposition analysis: Melbourne Midfield Stoppage Coach, Andrew McQualter and Matthew Richardson analyse the Anzac Day eve match against Melbourne.

Here is a concise summary of the recent, and overall, history of Richmond and Melbourne on-field battles . . .

 

Recent history

Round 5, 2016

Richmond        2.3       7.5       11.9     14.12 (96)
Melbourne       5.1       11.3     14.7     20.9 (129)

Goals – Richmond: Lloyd 3, Riewoldt 3, Vickery 3, Chaplin, Edwards, B. Ellis, Martin, Miles.
Leading possession-winners – Richmond: Cotchin 32, Miles 25, Riewoldt 24, Edwards 23, Grigg 22.
Goals – Melbourne: Garlett 4, Vince 3, Watts 3, Gawn 2, Tyson 2, Brayshaw, Bugg, Frost, Harmes, Kent, Salem.
Leading possession-winners – Melbourne: Viney 37, Tyson 31, Jones 26, Kent 25, Vince 24, Salem 23. 

Round 4, 2015, MCG

Richmond        3.5       5.9       6.13     6.15 (51)
Melbourne       4.2       6.5       10.9     12.11 (83)

Goals – Richmond: Edwards 2, Arnot, Gordon, Griffiths, Hunt.
Leading possession-getters – Richmond: Miles 25, Cotchin 24, Edwards 24, Martin 24, B. Ellis 22, Houli 21.
Goals – Melbourne: Dawes 2, Garlett 2, Hogan 2, Brayshaw, Jones, Kennedy-Harris, Vandenberg, Vince, Watts.
Leading possession-getters – Melbourne: Jones 24, Vandenbert 20, Vince 20, McDonald 19, Michie 19, Newton 19. 

Round 9, 2014, MCG

Richmond            2.3          4.8          6.16        9.20 (74)
Melbourne         1.3          4.5          9.6          14.7 (91)

Goals – Richmond:  S. Edwards 2, Lennon 2, Cotchin, Jackson, Lloyd, Martin, Riewoldt.
Leading possession-getters – Richmond:  Martin 31, Jackson 30, Cotchin 26, Deledio 24, Ellis 23, Grigg 23, Houli 22.
Goals – Melbourne:  Watts 3, Pedersen 2, Tyson 2, Dawes, M. Jones, N. Jones, Kennedy-Harris, Riley, Vince, Viney.
Leading possession-getters – Melbourne:  N. Jones 33, Vince 25, Howe 24, Viney 24, Grimes 23, Tyson 23, Cross 22.  

Round 8, 2013, MCG

Richmond            2.4          7.9          12.14       15.16 (106)
Melbourne         3.0          7.2          10.4          11.6 (72)

Goals – Richmond:  Martin 3, Riewoldt 3, King 2, Chaplin, Deledio, Ellis, Morris, Nahas, Vlastuin, White.
Leading possession-getters – Richmond:  Ellis 39, Deledio 27, Cotchin 26, Vlastuin 25, Grigg 24, Houli 24, S. Edwards 23, Jackson 23.
Goals – Melbourne:  Davey 3, Dawes 2, Dunn 2, Bail, Evans, Howe, Nicholson.
Leading possession-getters – Melbourne:  N. Jones 22, Terlich 21, Magner 20, Davey 19, M. Jones 18. 

Round 15, 2012, MCG

Richmond            4.6          6.12        9.20        13.23  (101)
Melbourne         1.0          4.4          5.6          11.12  (78)

Goals – Richmond:  Nahas 4, Deledio 2, McGuane 2, Edwards, Grigg, Riewoldt, Tuck, White.
Leading possession-getters – Richmond:  Grigg 35, Cotchin 28, Houli 27, Conca 23, Deledio 23, Tuck 23, Edwards 21, Ellis 21.
Goals – Melbourne:  Martin 2, Bail, Bennell, Blease, Garland, Jones, McKenzie, Rivers, Sylvia, Tapscott.
Leading possession-getters – Melbourne:  Jones 25, Sylvia 25, Dunn 22, Bail 20, Frawley 20, McKenzie 20. 

Head-to-head

  • Richmond and Melbourne have played 187 times with the Tigers winning 103, losing 82 and two draws.
  • Richmond last defeated Melbourne in Round 19, 2013 at the MCG – 15.16 (106) to 11.6 (72).
  • Richmond has lost six of its past 10 games against Melbourne, including the last three in-a-row.
  • Richmond and Melbourne have met in two league finals, with the Tigers winning one and losing one.
  • Richmond and Melbourne have met in one Grand Final, in 1940, which the Demons won by 39 points - 15.17 (107) to 10.8 (68).
  • Richmond’s best winning sequence against Melbourne is nine, from 1965-70 and 1971-75.
  • Richmond’s longest losing sequence against Melbourne is seven, from 1961-65.
  • Richmond’s highest score against Melbourne is 30.16 (196) in Round 2, 1942 at Punt Road.
  • Richmond’s lowest score against Melbourne is 1.6 (12) in Round 10, 1908 at the MCG.
  • Richmond’s greatest winning margin against Melbourne is 93 points in Round 9, 1980 at the MCG.
  • Richmond’s greatest losing margin against Melbourne is 121 points in Round 21, 1993 at the MCG.
  • The most goals kicked by a Richmond player in a match against Melbourne is nine by Michael Roach in Round 20, 1980 at the MCG.
  • Richmond’s biggest-ever crowd against Melbourne is 76,387 in Round 22, 1998 at the MCG.