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Team of top Tiger nicknames

Interesting player nicknames were a feature of the league football scene of yesteryear, but, unfortunately, not in today’s game at the highest level.

Tony Greenberg has embarked on another nostalgic mission and selected a team containing the best player nicknames throughout Richmond’s history.

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Here’s the team...

B: Bushy (Mick Malthouse), Bones (Barry Richardson), Plod (Emmett Dunne)

H/B: Chunky (Merv Keane), Ghost (Jim Jess), Mopsy (Don Fraser jr)

C: Woosha (Peter Welsh), Bugsy (Bill Barrot), Princess (Bryan Wood)

HF: Swooper (John Northey), Benny (Brendon Gale), Skinny (Jack Titus)

F: General (Mark Lee), Disco (Michael Roach), Flea (Dale Weightman)

R: Whale (Brian Roberts), Captain Blood (Jack Dyer), Hungry (Kevin Bartlett)

IC: Bull (Alan Richardson), Birdman (Brett Evans), Polly (William Perkins), Brutus (Terry Smith)

Coach: Dimma (Damien Hardwick)

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