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2:49pm  Dec 11, 2017

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Tiger trio honoured with life membership

Richmond awarded life membership to three valued stalwarts of the Club at its 2017 Annual General Meeting held this evening.

7:36pm  Dec 11, 2017

2018 guernsey revealed

Richmond players will proudly wear a gold premiers logo on all AFL guernseys in 2018.

11:50am  Dec 11, 2017

2018 Richmond guernsey numbers

Two members of Richmond’s 2017 premiership team have changed their guernsey numbers for next season.

11:45am  Dec 11, 2017

Tigers well placed on experience ladder

Tony Greenberg, richmondfc.com.au  December 3, 2017 9:39 AM

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Shaun Hampson will be the only Tiger over 30 at the start of the 2018 season

Richmond will enter the 2018 season ranked 13th ranked competition-wide in terms of the playing group’s average age and 10th for games’ average.

The Tigers’ age average is 23 years, 22 days, with their 2017 Grand Final opponent Adelaide ranked No. 1 in this area at 24 years, 192 days.

Ruckman Shaun Hampson will be the only player at Tigerland aged 30 at the start of season 2018.

On the average games’ ladder, Richmond comes in 10th at 62 per player, with Hawthorn No. 1 at 74.

The Tigers have 12 players with 100-plus games’ experience on their list – Josh Caddy, Trent Cotchin, Shane Edwards, Brandon Ellis, Shaun Grigg, Dylan Grimes, Bachar Houli, Dustin Martin, Dion Prestia, Alex Rance, Jack Riewoldt and Nick Vlastuin. Hawthorn and Port Adelaide have the most 100-plus game players in the competition with 17 apiece.

On the list of players recruited from rival AFL clubs, Richmond is equal 14th with eight. Only Western Bulldogs (six) and Sydney (four) have fewer players from other league clubs, while Carlton is No. 1 in this department with 19.

Clubs ranked from oldest average age to youngest*

Figures based on entire club's list, including category B rookies

 RANKING  CLUB AVERAGE AGE (YEARS, DAYS)
1. ADEL Adelaide 24 192
2. HAW Hawthorn  24  179 
3. COLL Collingwood 24 98
4. GEEL Geelong 24  95 
5. PORT Port Adelaide  24  50 
6. GWS Greater Western Sydney 24 16
7. ESS Essendon 23 355
8. SYD Sydney 23  343 
9. MELB Melbourne  23 335 
10. FRE Fremantle  23  292 
11. WCE West Coast 23  282 
12. WB Western Bulldogs  23  259 
13. RICH Richmond 23 255
14. CARL Carlton 23 244
15. STK St Kilda  23  201 
16. BL Brisbane Lions  23 128 
17. NMFC North Melbourne  23  117 
18. GCFC Gold Coast 23  22 

*Stats supplied by AFL statistician Cameron Sinclair

Summary of 2018 AFL club lists

 CLUB AVERAGE AGE (YEARS, DAYS) AVERAGE GAMES FINALS 100+ GAMES YET TO DEBUT FROM OTHER AFL CLUBS
ADEL Adelaide 24 192 68 165 14 13  10
BL Brisbane Lions 23 128 54 65  11 12
CARL Carlton 23 244 56 56 7 8 19
COLL Collingwood 24 98 68 116 13 10 12
ESS Essendon 23 355 58 63 9 9 11
FRE Fremantle 23 292 63 144 13 12 8
GEEL Geelong 24 95 65 209 13  12 10
GCFC Gold Coast  23 22 60 31 7 9 10
GWS Greater Western Sydney 24 16 64 143 10 11 11
HAW Hawthorn 24 179 74 265 17 9 11
MELB Melbourne 23 335 57 44 8 9 12
NMFC North Melbourne 23 117  52 107 10 11 9
PORT Port Adelaide 24 50 73 109 17 10 13
RICH Richmond 23 255 62 114 11  8 8
STK St Kilda 23 201 53 32 10 10  13
SYD Sydney  23 343  66 303 11 12 4
WCE West Coast 23 282 64 169 15 16 8
WB Western Bulldogs 23 259 56 129 9 7 6
AVERAGE 23 338 62 126 11 10 10