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Dusty’s dazzling domination

Another Richmond game, another Tigers’ win, and almost certainly another three Brownlow votes for Dustin Martin.

5:22pm  Jul 24, 2017

Houli return presents selection dilemma

Richmond faces a difficult selection decision as it prepares to welcome back Bachar Houli from a four-match suspension, with the half-back set to return against Gold Coast at Metricon Stadium on Saturday night.

3:42pm  Jul 24, 2017

Promising signs from Corey

The raw numbers alone were not an indication of how talented, young Richmond utility player Corey Ellis fared in yesterday’s clash with Greater Western Sydney at the MCG.

1:06pm  Jul 24, 2017

Cotchin charged, but free to face Lions

richmondfc.com.au  July 10, 2017 4:21 PM

Round 16: Cotchin reported Trent Cotchin had been reported for striking during the Round 16 match against St. Kilda.

Richmond captain Trent Cotchin has been charged by the AFL's Match Review Panel for striking St Kilda's Jack Lonie in last Saturday night's match at Etihad Stadium.

Cotchin can accept a $1500 sanction with an early plea and is free to face Brisbane at Etihad this Sunday afternoon.

In other Richmond-related MRP news, Saint Tim Membrey has been offered a two-week suspension for striking Dylan Grimes in last Saturday night's loss.

Incidents assessed:

Trent Cotchin, Richmond, has been charged with striking Jack Lonie, St Kilda, during the first quarter of the Round 16 match between Richmond and St Kilda, played at Etihad Stadium on Saturday July 8, 2017. 

In summary, for a second classifiable offence, he can accept a $1500 sanction with an early plea.

Based on the available video evidence and a medical report from the St Kilda Football Club, the incident was assessed as intentional conduct with low impact to the body. The incident was a second classifiable offence and classified as a $2500 sanction. An early plea enables the player to accept a $1500 sanction.