It took 83 years for an Indigenous footballer to play in the seniors at Richmond.
His name is Derek Peardon, and his story runs parallel to the injustices Indigenous people experienced.
>> LISTEN TO THE FULL INTERVIEW IN THE AUDIO PLAYER BELOW
Richmond Football Club Historian Rhett Bartlett has an in-depth chat with Derek as the launch episode of Rhettrospective ahead of tomorrow night's Dreamtime match in Perth.
Stay tuned over the coming weeks for further episodes of Rhettrospective: The Richmond Historian Podcast.