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Tigers at their best in the west

Round 8: WA boys go big back home All five of Richmond's WA players - Nathan Broad, Shai Bolton, Liam Baker, Sydney Stack and Kamdyn McIntosh - managed to hit the scoreboard in the Round 8 win over Fremantle.

It was a big day of personal bests for several Richmond players in last Sunday’s decisive victory over Fremantle at Optus Stadium . . .

• Dylan Grimes had an AFL career-high 26 disposals.

• Shai Bolton kicked an AFL career-high four goals and had an AFL career-high seven tackles.

• Connor Menadue had an AFL career-high 23 disposals.

• Noah Balta had an AFL career-high 13 disposals.

• Ryan Garthwaite had an equal AFL career-high 11 disposals and took an AFL career-high eight marks.

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On an overall team front, Richmond managed to score 100 points in a match for the first time this season.

The Tigers had, in fact, not notched 100 points in a game since Round 21, 2018 v Gold Coast at Metricon Stadium.

Only three AFL teams cracked the ton in Round 8 – Richmond, Collingwood (v Carlton) and Geelong (v North Melbourne).

Richmond’s final score of 17.9 (111) against the Dockers was the highest of Round 8.

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And, it was the first time the Tigers had won at Optus Stadium.

In their one previous appearance at the ground – Round 9, 2018 v West Coast – they lost by 47 points.