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Grand recollections: Prestia

12:45pm  Oct 19, 2017

Grand recollections: Astbury

5:00pm  Oct 18, 2017

Grand recollections: Lambert

3:44pm  Oct 17, 2017

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Grand recollections: Dion Prestia

We continue our special post-season series revealing the thoughts of Richmond’s latest premiership heroes on that wonderful one day in September 2017. Today, the Tigers’ prized mature-age midfield recruit, Dion Prestia, talks about the tremendous triumph.

11:17am  Oct 19, 2017

Tigers’ 2017 premiership trade treasures

The value of selective recruiting during the AFL’s annual trade period has been highlighted through Richmond’s 2017 premiership success.

10:12am  Oct 19, 2017

Grand recollections: David Astbury

We continue our special post-season series revealing the thoughts of Richmond’s latest premiership heroes on that wonderful one day in September 2017. Today, valuable key defender David Astbury talks about the Tigers’ tremendous triumph.

6:22pm  Oct 18, 2017

Lightning Bolton strikes

Tony Greenberg  June 18, 2017 2:46 PM

Round 13: Bolton kicks his first two Shai Bolton boots his first two goals as a Tiger.
AFL 2017 Round 13 - Richmond v Sydney

Shai Bolton was a shining light in the disappointing loss to Sydney

Amid the disappointment of Richmond’s narrow loss to Sydney at the MCG yesterday was a shining new bright light in the form of talented teenage small forward Shai Bolton.

The Tigers’ first pick (No. 29 overall) in last year’s AFL National Draft, playing just his fourth senior league game, was arguably best afield to half-time of the clash with the Swans.

Bolton, 18, was the catalyst for Richmond’s flying start, which saw it kick the first six goals of the match.

He picked up seven disposals and kicked two goals in the first quarter, then continued to showcase his exciting skills and electrifying pace across the Tigers’ forward line throughout the second term, with another five touches.

Admittedly, Bolton faded out of the contest after that, but the football he produced in the first half was an exhilarating snapshot of what the Tiger Army can expect from the ‘pocket rocket’ as he gains experience at the game’s highest level.

Richmond captain Trent Cotchin was suitably impressed with what he saw from Bolton on the wide, open spaces of the MCG.

“I think Shai started to show exactly what he’s capable of,” Cotchin told 3AW.

“With young kids, they do float in and out of games, but he was electrifying today and really clean, which is exciting for us. 

“The more games he plays, the better he’s going to show up for four quarters . . .

“Good luck trying to stop him when he does get the footy.”