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Late call-up for Conca

Richmond midfielder Reece Conca has been called into the the Tigers' team for Sunday's match against St Kilda, after Dustin Martin withdrew through injury.

12:30pm  Aug 23, 2014

It was 50 years ago today

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Richmond’s last game for premiership points at Punt Road.

4:25pm  Aug 22, 2014

Watch Richmond VFL live on Sunday

Richmond will video stream its final VFL game of the season this Sunday, for Tiger fans to watch the match live on its website, richmondfc.com.au.

3:11pm  Aug 22, 2014

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DAMIEN HARDWICK  Senior Coach
An uncompromising and hard-nosed defender, Hardwick played 153 games with Essendon, including the 2000 premiership, before crossing to Port Adelaide at the end of 2001. He played a further 54 games with the Power, the last of which was the 2004 premiership.

He won the Bombers’ Best and Fairest in 1998 and was named All-Australian in 2000. He represented Australia in the International Rules series in 2000 and 2001.

Hardwick started his assistant coaching career with Hawthorn in 2005 and played a significant role in the club’s premiership success last year.

He was the Hawks’ forward coach from 2005-07, and was in charge of their midfield for two seasons.
BRENDON LADE  Forwards Coach
A former teammate of Coach Damien Hardwick, Lade takes up the role as ruck/midfield coach after his stellar 234-game career with Port Adelaide came to an end last year.

The big man was a member of the Power’s inaugural premiership in 2004 and is a best and fairest winner and dual All-Australian.
ROSS SMITH   Defensive Analyst

After retiring as an AFL player, Smith immediately embarked on a coaching career.  

He led ACT club Ainslie to a premiership in his first season as its captain-coach, in 1997, and was then involved in several successful stints at TAC Cup, VFL and AFL level, before becoming an assistant coach at Hawthorn in 2005 and was a part of their successful 2008 Premiership season.

 

DANNY DALY   Midfield Stoppage Coach

Following six seasons at North Melbourne in various roles, Daly joined the Tigers at the beginning of Damien Hardwick's helm as coach of the club.

A former forward scout for Collingwood, he followed dean Laidley to the Kangaroos and is highly regarded for his knowledge of opposition players. Was chosen to assist Dream Team coach (and current Richmond Development Coach) Mark Williams in the 2008 Hall of Fame Tribute Match.

 

MARK WILLIAMS   Midfield Spread Coach

After three seasons at Melbourne working initially as a development coach and then as midfield coach, the former Carlton and Footscray player joined Richmond in October 2011.

Coached Sandringham to three consecutive VFL premierships from 2004-06. Looks after Richmond’s offensive structures and
its forwards.

 

 MARK WILLIAMS  Senior Development Coach
Heads up Richmond’s development program after joining the club in September 2012. Previously served as senior assistant coach at GWS, where he worked under Kevin Sheedy for two seasons.

Before that he was head coach of Port Adelaide for
11 years, leading the club to its first AFL premiership in 2004. He also coached the Power to the 2007 Grand Final, losing to Geelong, before stepping down in 2010.
GREG MELLOR  Defenders Development Coach
Played 198 games for West Adelaide in the SANFL and for the past three years was head coach of West Adelaide’s Centre of Excellence. Before that, he was an assistant coach at the club to Andy Collins.

A qualified school teacher, he is responsible for the
development of the Tigers’ first and second-year players.
TIM CLARKE   VFL Coach

Spent two years as a development coach at Richmond before travelling overseas in 2012. He returned in a development role and has since been appointed senior coach of Richmond’s VFL team.

Played 96 games and kicked 39 goals for Hawthorn in an AFL playing career spanning eight seasons
(2001-08).

 

MAX BAILEY   Development Coach - Forward/Rucks

Bailey joined Richmond as a development coach just days after retiring as a premiership player with Hawthorn.

He had an eight-year career with the Hawks, where he bravely fought back from three knee reconstructions to play a key role in the Hawks’ 2013 flag. Bailey will also have a key role with Richmond’s VFL team.

 

ANDREW MCQUALTER   Development Coach - Midfield Spread

McQualter arrived at Tigerland at the end of 2013 as a development coach, after a 94-game career with St Kilda and Gold Coast.

He played in three Grand Finals for the Saints (including the 2010 GF replay against Collingwood) in an 89-game career with them, before adding a further five games at the Suns. McQualter will also play a coaching and playing role with Richmond’s VFL team in 2014.