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Tigers’ winning strike-rates

Tony Greenberg, richmondfc.com.au  March 18, 2018 6:02 AM

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Talented, tough, young Tiger Jack Graham goes into season 2018 with the best winning strike-rate among the current playing group at Richmond.

Graham, who made his senior debut with the Tigers in Round 22 last year, has a perfect, 100% strike-rate – five wins from five games, including the Grand Final triumph over Adelaide.

How do Graham’s teammates stack up in comparison on the wins’ front?

Here is the full list of Richmond players’ winning strike-rates (solely at Tigerland) . . .

• Jack Graham – 100% (five wins from five games)
• Nathan Broad – 83.3% (10 wins from 12 games)
• Jacob Townsend – 77.7% (seven wins from nine games)
• Dion Prestia – 77.2% (17 wins from 22 games)
• Toby Nankervis – 75% (18 wins from 24 games)
• Dan Butler – 73.9% (17 wins from 23 games)
• Josh Caddy – 72.7% (16 wins from 22 games)
• Shai Bolton – 66.6% (four wins from six games)
• Jason Castagna – 63.3% (19 wins from 30 games)
• Kamdyn McIntosh – 62.2% (33 wins from 53 games)
• Kane Lambert – 59.6% (31 wins from 52 games)
• Dylan Grimes – 58.6% (61 wins from 104 games)
• Nick Vlastuin – 58.3% (56 wins from 96 games)
• Anthony Miles – 58.3% (35 wins from 60 games)
• Ivan Soldo – 57.1% (one win from two games)
• Brandon Ellis – 56.6% (76 wins from 135 games)
• Daniel Rioli – 55.8% (24 wins from 43 games)
•Shaun Grigg – 53.6% (80 wins from 149 games)
• Connor Menadue – 53.5% (15 wins from 28 games)
• Bachar Houli – 52.7% (76 wins from 144 games)
• Reece Conca – 51.7% (44 wins from 86 games)
• Trent Cotchin – 51.5% (101 wins from 198 games)
• Dustin Martin – 51.1% (90 wins from 178 games)
• Jayden Short – 50.0% (16 wins from 32 games)
• Tyson Stengle – 50% (one win from two games)
• Alex Rance – 49.7% (86 wins from 175 games)
• Sam Lloyd – 48.0% (24 wins from 50 games)
• Corey Ellis – 47.8% (11 wins from 23 games)
• Jack Riewoldt – 47.5% (105 wins from 225 games)
• Shane Edwards – 46.6% (94 wins from 207 games)
• David Astbury – 45.8% (38 wins from 85 games)
• Oleg Markov – 40.0% (six wins from 15 games)

It’s quite a different tale, however, if you look at the winning strike-rates of seasoned Tigers Cotchin, Riewoldt, Rance, Martin, Edwards, Grigg, Houli, Astbury and Grimes since 2013.

Here’s how those players’ winning strike-rates stack up throughout the past five seasons . . 

• Cotchin – 58.1% (65 wins from 112 games)
• Riewoldt – 57.5% (65 wins from 113 games)
• Rance – 60.5% (66 wins from 109 games)
• Martin – 58.4% (67 wins from 115 games)
• Edwards – 59.1% (58 wins from 98 games)
• Grigg – 58.4% (62 wins from 106 games)
• Houli – 58.0% (58 wins from 100 games)
• Astbury – 50.8% (31 wins from 61 games)
• Grimes – 62.6% (54 wins from 87 games)