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History of Richmond father-son combinations

Naish jumper presentation Chris Naish presents his son, Patrick Naish, with his guernsey ahead of his AFL debut against Geelong.

In the wake of Patrick Naish’s impressive senior debut with Richmond in last Friday night’s match against Geelong, and joining his father Chris as a Tigers player, here’s the full list of father-son combinations throughout the Club’s AFL/VFL history.

Charlie Pannam (1908, 15 games, 22 goals)-Alby Pannam (1947, 2 games, 6 goals)

Charlie Wells (1912, 5 games, 5 goals)-Billy Wells (1936-1937, 23 games, 2 goals)

Frank Hughes snr (1914-1915, 1919-1923, 87 games, 41 goals)-Frank Hughes jnr (1944, 3 games, 0 goals)

Don Fraser snr (1923-1925, 18 games, 25 goals)-Don Fraser jnr (1945-1952, 124 games, 126 goals)

Maurie Sheahan (1929-1936, 120 games, 3 goals)-John Sheahan (1962, 1965-1966, 17 games, 11 goals)

Doug Strang (1931-1935, 64 games, 180 goals)-Geoff Strang (1965-1971, 88 games, 0 goals)

Jack Dyer snr ((1931-1949, 312 games, 443 goals)-Jack Dyer jnr (1960, 3 games, 0 goals)

Dan Guinane (1934-1939, 1942-1943, 102 games, 1 goal)-Paddy Guinane (1959-1968, 146 games, 216 goals)

Max Oppy (1942-1954, 185 games, 29 goals)-Grant Oppy (1970, 1 game, 0 goals)

Frank Bourke (1943, 1946-1947, 16 games, 48 goals)-Francis Bourke (1967-1981, 300 games, 71 goals)

Kevin Curran (1943-1945, 16 games, 28 goals)-Pat Curran (1968, 1 game, 0 goals)

Alan Richardson (1959-1969, 103 games, 30 goals)-Matthew Richardson (1993-2009, 282 games, 800 goals)

Tony Jewell (1964-1970, 80 games, 16 goals)-Nick Jewell (1997, 1 game, 0 goals)

Michael Bowden (1967-1971, 59 games, 20 goals)-Sean Bowden (1990-1991, 6 games, 0 goals)-Joel Bowden (1996-2009, 265 games, 174 goals)-Patrick Bowden (2006-2007, 25 games, 15 goals)

Francis Bourke (1967-1981, 300 games, 71 goals)-David Bourke (1995-2001, 85 games, 18 goals)

Kevin Morris (1971-1976, 110 games, 70 goals)-Steven Morris (2012-2017, 87 games, 12 goals)

John Pitura (1975-1977, 40 games, 24 goals)-Mark Pitura (1993, 2 games, 0 goals)

Geoff Raines (1976-1982, 134 games, 53 goals)-Andrew Raines (2004-2009, 56 games, 1 goal)

Michael Roach (1977-1989, 200 games, 607 goals)-Tom Roach (2004-2006, 11 games, 1 goal)

Chris Naish (1990-1997, 143 games, 212 goals)-Patrick Naish