Dreamtime returns to the 'G this Saturday as Richmond take on Essendon in the annual Dreamtime clash.


Richmond v Essendon
Saturday, May 21
7.30pm, MCG 


Tickets to this match are available via Ticketek or gates 1 & 3 on match day.

You can also purchase our Blockbuster Membership package to guarantee your reserve seat here.

For any Richmond Membership or ticketing enquiries on match day, please head to our Membership marquee located at Gate 3 from 5.00pm.

Anyone with a ticket to Richmond's Dreamtime at the 'G match will also be able to attend the VFL Richmond v Essendon curtain raiser for free (more info below).

General Admission allocations for Round 10:
Level 4
Q1 – Q15 rows X-DD
Q31-Q36 rows W-MM
Q29-Q31 all

All ticketing information gets sent directly to members via email. To update or change an email address or view your membership barcode please log in to your MyRichmond account.


The Round 10 clash will be broadcast live on Channel 7mate and Fox Footy from 7:00pm AEST. It will also be live streamed on Kayo


Dreamtime at the 'G schedule:

VFL curtain raiser match – Richmond VFL vs Essendon VFL
The Long Walk
Dreamtime at the G Pre-Match Entertainment, supported by Coles
Welcome to Country
Cultural performance
Richmond Laguntas Dance
Match commences
Kristel West performs
Yiooken Award presentation

Dreamtime at the 'G entertainment

A line-up of award-winning Indigenous Australian artists will perform at the annual Dreamtime at the 'G match on Saturday.


The Laguntas Dance is a celebration that pays respect to the Traditional Owners of the land on which the Richmond Football Club is located, the Wurundjeri peoples of the Kulin Nations. 
Drawing inspiration from previous Dreamtime celebration dances, the Laguntas dance is a collective expression of culture.
The dance commences with a call to Country, which grounds our dancers and acknowledges land, sea and people.
The name Lagunta, which translates to Tiger, was adopted by the Korin Gamadji Institute, and is used across Indigenous youth football and netball programs.
In sharing this dance with the community, we hope that you will join us in celebrating and respecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Ahead of the coin toss, Richmond and Essendon will partake in a cultural exchange of gifts.

¼ time

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¾ time

Run in the PUMA Cat Dash for your chance to win $1000 to spend at PUMA.COM.


After the final siren there will be an on-field presentation of the Yiooken Award for Best on Ground performance.

Yiooken means 'dreaming' in the Woiwurrung language of the Wurundjeri people, the traditional owners of Melbourne and surrounding lands.

Match Day Raffle

Richmond's Round 10 Match Day Raffle is open from 9.00am AEST Wednesday, May 18 until 11.59pm AEST Tuesday, May 24 or until tickets sell out!

To win the Ultimate Match Day Experience, click here to purchase tickets. T&C’s apply.


Gates 1, 2, 3 & 6 – 2.30pm
Gates 4, 5 & 7 – 5.00pm


Public Transport

Plan your trip to the 'G via Journey Planner.


There is no public parking available for this match.

For those who hold a disability permit, parking will be available at Gate 3 from 2.00pm, and Gate 7 from 9.00am.

The 'G Train Mobility Shuttle Service

The service is free and accessible to patrons with mobility challenges and in 2022, the G-Train will also feature vehicles with wheelchair-friendly access.

Pre-booking is not required; simply wait at a designated pick up point for the next available buggy. The service has pick up points from the following locations:
Richmond Station
Jolimont Station
Accessible Parking Area

For more information, click here.


In 2022, the process for entry into the MCG will take longer than usual. To ensure you are inside the MCG in time for the match start, arrive early and leave plenty of time for the entry process.

Download your seat ticket prior to your arrival at the MCG. To gain entry into the match, please show staff your proof of check-in and vaccination status before scanning your digital ticket at the turnstiles.
For those who require extra access at the MCG, click here.


Friday, May 20
Entry via Gate 1 (near Roar Store entrance) from 10.15am
Training starts at approximately 10.30am
Dreamtime Laguntas Dance rehearsal after training

Due to AFL protocols, player are currently unable to do signings.


Richmond will be wearing the 2022 Dreamtime Guernsey.

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2022 Dreamtime jumper

Introducing the Dreamtime jumper for 2022

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2022 Dreamtime Guernsey

Richmond's 2022 Dreamtime guernsey features the Kaarak, Marlion’s family totem, a red-tailed black cockatoo represented as flying on the design, to signify his families move across Australia.



Round 9
Richmond v Essendon
Gates 1, 2, 3 & 6 will open at 2.30pm for a 2.45pm bounce.

In order to attend the VFL match at the MCG, you must hold a ticket for the Richmond v Essendon AFL game at 7.30pm.

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The Roar Store will be open from 10.00am on match day right through to the opening bounce and will then re-open for an hour after the final siren.

You can always shop online for the latest Roar Store merchandise.


ESSENDON 1.2 5.4 8.10 12.12 (84)
RICHMOND 4.3 8.7 12.8 19.9 (123)

Essendon: Ham 3, Hooker 3, Waterman 2, Cox, Langford, Phillips, Stringer
Richmond: Bolton 3, Castagna 3, Martin 3, Coleman-Jones 2, Graham 2, Riewoldt 2, Balta, Caddy, McIntosh, Rioli

Essendon: Parish, Merrett, Langford, Hooker, Cox, Ham, Hind
Richmond: Martin, Bolton, Grimes, Graham, Castagna, Prestia, Chol


Guarantee a reserved seat for Dreamtime at the 'G and become a member in 2022. The best way to access games in 2022 is by purchasing a membership and enjoy being able to attend all Richmond matches in Melbourne, find out more or call 1300 742 466 if you have any concerns or questions relating to your 2022 membership.

If you have any membership or ticket related questions on game day, please head to our Club Hub. The friendly Membership team will help you with any enquiries you have on the day.

Location: Outside of Gate 3
Open: 5.00pm
Close: Start of the 2nd quarter


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Whether it be in our official Presidents Function within the glass-fronted Olympic Room, within our newly renovated Corporate Suites or at our all-inclusive Beyond the Boundary cocktail functions that will impress. For more information or to book, click here.

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