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Top 10 Saint-Tigers

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 08: Dustin Martin of the Tigers and Rex Hunt celebrate during the 2017 AFL Second Qualifying Final match between the Geelong Cats and the Richmond Tigers at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on September 08, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Media)
Rex Hunt (right) played 113 games for Richmond and 57 for St Kilda

In the wake of Mav Weller’s departure from St Kilda and arrival at Richmond, Tony Greenberg lists (in alphabetical order) the top 10 players he’s seen who have represented both clubs on the field of battle.

1. Bill BARROT
Centreman. At Richmond (1961-70): 120 games, 91 goals. Member of the Tigers’ 1967 and 1969 premiership sides. Jack Dyer Medal winner in 1965. At St Kilda (1971): 2 games, 4 goals.

2. Graeme BOND
Small utility. At Richmond (1967-73 and 1975-77): 115 games, 61 goals. Member of the Tigers’ 1969 premiership team. At St Kilda (1977-80): 56 games, 28 goals.

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3. Rex HUNT
Tall utility. At Richmond (1968-74): 113 games, 121 goals. Member of the Tigers’ 1969 and 1973 premiership teams. At St Kilda (1976-78): 57 games, 111 goals.

4. Mick MALTHOUSE
Small defender. At St Kilda (1972-76): 53 games, 5 goals. At Richmond (1976-83): 121 games, 10 goals. Member of the Tigers’ 1980 premiership team.

5. Justin PLAPP
Forward. At Richmond (1998-99): 18 games, 22 goals. At St Kilda (2000-02): 26 games, 8 goals.

6. Robert POWELL
Small forward. At Richmond (1996-00): 56 games, 53 goals. At St Kilda (2001): 10 games, 7 goals.

7. Stephen RAE
Half-forward. At St Kilda (1969-73): 55 games, 38 goals. Member of the Saints’ 1971 Grand Final team. At Richmond (1973-74): 20 games, 11 goals. Member of the Tigers’ 1973 premiership team.

8. Terry SMITH
Utility. At Richmond (1980-82 and 1986): 56 games, 15 goals. Member of the Tigers’ 1980 premiership team. At St Kilda (1983-85): 44 games, 25 goals.

9. Ian STEWART
Centreman. At St Kilda (1963-70): 127 games, 25 goals. Member of the Saints’ 1966 premiership team. Winner of the 1965 and 1966 Brownlow Medals with St Kilda. Winner of the Saints’ Best and Fairest award in 1964 and 1966. At Richmond (1971-75): 78 games, 55 goals. Member of the Tigers’ 1973 premiership team. Winner of the 1971 Brownlow Medal with Richmond. Jack Dyer Medal winner in 1971.

10. Steven SZILLER
Utility. At St Kilda (1995-00): 118 games, 38 goals. At Richmond (2001-02): 38 games, 3 goals.