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1955 Chronology

 

February
9
Maurie Fleming retires as secretary of the Richmond Football Club after 15 years, due to ill health.
Seconds Eighteen President Bob Knapp, and 17 years honorary timekeeper Bill Stanborough receive life memberships. Brian Boland presented with 5-year certificate.

Rd 1
Essendon 13.16.94 def Richmond 9.23.77 at Windy Hill
Poulter 5.5, Branton 2.6, Graham Cox 1.3, Dummett 1.1, Reg Hall 0.3, Cooke 0.2, Wright 0.1, Davies 0.1, Walton 0.1

Rd 2
Footscray 16.16.112 def Richmond 12.9.81 at Footscray
Branton 4.1, Poulter 3.0, McDonald 2.3, G Cox 1.2, Davies 1.1, Davie 1.0, Spring 0.1 (1 rushed behind)

Rd 3
Geelong 15.13.103 def Richmond 9.11.65 at Geelong
Wright 3.0 , Branton 2.3, Poulter 1.4, Claxton 1.1, Cooke 1.0, Hafey 1.0, Spring 0.1, McDonald 0.1 (1 rushed behind)

Rd 4
Richmond 15.20.110 def Sth Melb 7.10.52 at Richmond
Poulter 6.3, McDonald 4.9, Wright 3.2, Spring 1.1, Dunin 1.1, L Cox 0.1, Cooke 0.1, Deane 0.1, Claxton 0.1,

Rd 5
Fitzroy 15.9.99 def Richmond 11.11.77 at Richmond
McDonald 4.3, Wright 2.1, Branton 1.2, Dunin 1.1, Cooke 1.1, Poulter 1.1, Claxton 1.0, Spring 0.1

Rd 6
Nth Melb 10.14.74 def Richmond 7.10.52 at Nth Melb
McDonald 4.1, Nix 1.1, Poulter 1.1, Dunin 1.0, Wright 0.1, Branton 0.2, H Rowe 0.1, Cooke 0.1, Deane 0.1, Spring 0.1,

Rd 7
Richmond 17.20.122 def StKilda 7.14.56 at Richmond
McDonald 4.6, Branton 3.3, Robson 3.2, Poulter 2.2, Hall 1.3, Deane 1.2, Wright 1.1, Allsopp 1.0, Spring 1.0,Nix 0.1

Rd 8
Hawthorn 9.8.62 def Richmond 8.12.60 at Hawthorn
Poulter 5.2, Branton 1.3, Dunin 1.2, Robson 1.0, Hall 0.2, Deane 0.1, Spring 0.1

Rd 9
Melbourne 13.16.94 def Richmond 11.12.78 at MCG
Poulter 5.3, Branton 2.1, Dunin 2.0, Wright 1.1, Allsopp 1.0, McDonald 0.3, Nix 0.1, Deane 0.1, Spring 0.1, Hall 0.1

Rd 10
Collingwood 14.14.98 def Richmond 6.12.48 at Richmond
Poulter 3.3, Davie 1.2, Wright 1.1, Hall 1.0, McDonald 0.3, Deane 0.1, Allsopp 0.1 (1 rushed behind)

Rd 11
Richmond 14.12.96 def Carlton 7.7.49 at Richmond
Poulter 8.5 (and 2 completely missed), Dunin 3.0, Spring 2.0, Branton 1.0, McDonald 0.3, Ryan 0.1, Wright 0.1, Nix 0.1

Rd 12
Essendon 14.7.91 def Richmond 5.20.50 at Windy Hill
Branton 2.1, Wright 1.4, Dunin 1.3, Jenkins 1.0, Dummett 0.3, Deane 0.2, Hall 0.2, Nix 0.1, H Rowe 0.1, McDonald 0.1, Poulter 0.1

Rd 13
Richmond 8.9.57 def Footscray 6.12.48 at Richmond
Dummett 5.2, Branton 1.4, Deane 1.0, Cooke 1.0, Dunin 0.1, McDonald 0.1

Rd 14
Richmond 14.16.100 def Geelong 14.13.97 at Richmond
Dummett 8.2, McDonald 2.3, Morris 2.1, Deane 1.4, Poulter 1.1, Branton 0.2, Wright 0.1, Spring 0.1, Nix 0.1

Rd 15
Richmond 13.16.94 def Sth Melb 14.9.93 at Sth Melb
Dummett 5.2, McDonald 2.2, Branton 2.0, Poulter 1.4, H Rowe 1.2, Nix 1.0, Wright 1.0, Deane 0.2, Morris 0.1, Spring 0.1, Sharp 0.1 (1 rushed behind)

Rd 16
Richmond 11.9.75 def Fitz 6.17.53 at Fitzroy
Dummett 3.1, Deane 2.3, Poulter 2.2, Branton 1.1, Morris 1.0, Sharp 1.0, Nix 1.0, (1 rushed behind)

Rd 17
Richmond 12.20.92 def Nth Melb 10.9.69 at Richmond
Dummett 6.5, Branton 3.3, Morris 2.2, Spring 1.0, Sharp 0.2, Walton 0.2, Davie 0.1, Nix 0.1, Deane 0.1, Cooke 0.1, Cox 0.1, H Rowe 0.1

Rd 18
Richmond 19.23.137 def StKilda 6.7.43 at Junction Oval
Poulter 5.3, Dummett 4.2, Branton 4.0, Wright 2.4, Morris 1.4, Nix 1.2, Sharp 1.0, H Rowe 1.0, A. Cooke 0.2, Spring 0.2, Walton 0.2, McDonald 0.1

July
With discussions around widening Punt Road (and thereby losing 14ft from the ground), the club had began discussion with the Melbourne Cricket Club about sharing the MCG. However those talks are put on hold until after the 1956 Olympics.
The Richmond Cricket Club reveal they've been approached the Soccer Association to rent the ground should the football club move to the MCG