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Yellow and Black Photo Flashback: #20

As the saying goes, a picture's worth a thousand words . . .

That being the case, we here at have decided to delve into our photographic archives to provide you with some pictorial nostalgic nuggets throughout 2019.

MEMBERSHIP Secure your seat for our traditional Dreamtime at the ’G clash against Essendon

The series continues today with this photo of the infamous Windy Hill Brawl.

The only other time an Australian federal election was held on May 18 occurred in 1974.

Saturday, May 18, 1974 also happened to be the day that all hell broke loose at half-time of the Richmond v Essendon clash at Windy Hill, as the players were leaving the field.

Players and officials of both sides traded blows, with hefty suspensions subsequently handed down by the VFL.

GUERNSEY Learn more about Richmond's 2019 Dreamtime Guernsey designed by Daniel Rioli and his parents

The Windy Hill Brawl, as it was dubbed, was voted Richmond's biggest controversy of the century in the Club's 2008 league football centenary celebrations.

Richmond won the match by 10 points and the ALP won the election by five seats.