3 x 15 min intra club match quarters are played at Richmond's training session at Victoria Park.
Yellow Jumpers 9.4.58 def Black Jumpers 3.2.20
Goalkickers: Yellow Team: KAYNE PETTIFER 6, DEAN LIMBACH 1, KANE JOHNSON 1,
Black Team: MATTHEW RICHARDSON 1, JARROD OAKLEY-NICHOLLS 1,
Umpires were GREG TIVENDALE and NATHAN BROWN.
TRENT KNOBEL , a former young lifesaver, wins the Richmond one-kilometre open water swim at Torquay from PATRICK BOWDEN and JOEL BOWDEN.
TROY SIMMONDS undergoes surgery at the Mercy Private Hospital to have a pin insert into his broken right ankle.
He will miss the AFL Pre Season competition.
Richmond play an intra club scratch match at Victoria Park.
Those playing are: Newman, Raines, Gasper, Brown , Deledio, Simmonds, Roach , Stafford , Knobel , Joel Bowden, Polo, Richardson, Bowden. Pettifer, Limbach, Johnson, Tuck , Rodan, Meyer , Hall, Jackson, Schulz, Coughlan, Pattison Oakley-Nicholls , Krakouer, Tivendale , Tambling, Hartigan , Hyde, Hughes , White, Thursfield , Moore , Casserley, Foley McGuane, Howat, Kellaway , Humm
World Middleweight Boxing Title Contender and Richmond supporter SAM SOLIMAN visits Tiger Training and spars with JAY SCHULZ, LUKE MCGUANE, ANDREW RAINES, TOM ROACH, ANDREW KRAKOUER and KAYNE PETTIFER
2nd Intra Club Practice Match at Victoria Park
Those playing are:
, Gasper, Stafford
, Deledio, Knobel
, Joel Bowden, Limbach
, Pettifer, Meyer, Patrick
, Coughlan, Casserley
, Schulz, White
, Krakouer, Humm
, Tambling, Howat,
McGuane, Foley and Pattison may have also played.
3rd Intra Club Scratch Match at Victoria Park.
One quarter only was played.
Yellow 2.6.18 def Blacks 2.0.12
Goalkickers for Yellow: Tambling 1.2, Knobel 1.1
Goalkickers for Black: Rodan 1.0
Those playing were: Newman, Raines , Gasper, Roach , Deledio , Simmonds, Polo, Stafford, Patrick Bowden, Joel Bowden, Rodan , Richardson, Limbach , Knobel, Hall, Pettifer, Tuck, Johnson, Meyer , Schulz, Jackson , Pattison, Coughlan, Krakouer Hughes, Oakley-Nicholls, White , Tambling, Thursfield, Hyde, Casserley , Hartigan, McGuane, Kellaway, Foley, Moore Howat, Humm ,Graham
MARK CHAFFEY and ANDREW KELLAWAY receive Life Memberships from the Richmond Football Club at the AGM. Kellaway's life membership marks the first time a set of brothers have received RFC Life Memberships (DUNCAN KELLAWAY 2001)
Long service Richmond trainer CHRIS 'DIZZY' SMITH receives the Australian Fire Service Medal in the Australia Day Honours.
Fourth Intra Club Scratch match at Victoria Park.
Yellows 5 goals def Blacks 1 goal
Yellow goalkickers: Richardson 3 goals, Stafford 1 goal.
Black goal kickers: Hughes 1 goal.
Those playing were: Gasper, Newman
, Deledio, Raines
, Simmonds, Roach
, Stafford, Polo
, Joel Bowden, Pettifer
, Richardson, Limbach
, Patrick Bowden, Meyer
, Rodanm Jackson
, Tuck, Schulz
, Pattison, Hyde
, Krakouer , Hughes
, Tivendale , Thursfield, Hartigan, McGuane
, White, Foley
, Kellaway, Humm
For the entire practice match, the ball was thrown up rather than bounced.
Fifth Intra Club match at Victoria Park
Yellows 4.2.26 def Black 2.4.16
Yellow goalkickers: Jackson, Roach, White, Patrick Bowden.
Black goalkickers: Hughes, Rodan.
Those playing were: Simmonds, Gasper , Roach, Raines , Joel Bowden, Stafford , Richardson, Polo , Pettifer, Kane Johnson, Patrick Bowden, Rodan , Limbach, Tuck , Jackson, Meyer , Coughlan, Krakouer, Schulz, Tivendale , Pattison, Hughes , Tambling McGuane, Hyde, Kellaway ,Hartigan, Humm , White, Howat , Foley, Graham.
The entire RFC playing list and coaching staff travel to Ballarat to begin a 4 day visit as part of the AFL's 2006 Community Camps Program. They arrive at 1pm with a Civic Reception by the Mayor held at 2pm. Training is held at North Ballarat Oval from 3.30pm - 5pm. A Black Tie night with Senior Players and the coach is held at 6pm
A Superclinic is held from 10.30am - Noon at North Ballarat Oval.
Players then make an in store appearance at the AFL Store in Wendouree Village from 3.45pm - 4.30pm.
Then, a Community Forum is held at North Ballarat Football Club in Creswick Road, Ballarat at 7.30pm.
Local football and sporting club administrators and volunteers listen to leading Tiger identities about the AFL's latest techniques and best-practice policies across coaching, sports injury treatment, club management, goal setting and leadership.
3yr old TYLER FISHLOCK, suffering from retinoblastoma, cancer of the eye, is visited by NATHAN BROWN and KANE JOHNSON at his home in Caroline Springs. A tiger supporter, he is photographed on the shoulders of BROWN and JOHNSON on the eve of an operation to remove his eye.
AUSKICK Clinics are held at Smythesdale Oval, Buninyong Oval, Newlyn Oval and Princes Park in Maryborough from 11am - 12.30pm with the Richmond players
A further instore appearance is held at Amart All Sports on 333 Gilles St from 12.30- 1.30pm.
A Practice Intra-Club Match is held at Learmonth Football Ground from 4pm - 6pm .
David King's Team 15-11-101 def Brian Royal's Team 11-7-73
DAVID RODAN plays his first proper football match since rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament on 26 February 2005 . NATHAN BROWN acted as the runner.
Cleve Hughes (2), Dean Limbach (2), Daniel Jackson (3), Matthew Richardson (6) * including 4 in the last quarter, Troy Simmonds (3),
Greg Stafford jarred his knee and Chris Hyde corked his thigh.
The Richmond Football Club Official Dinner is held at 7pm at the Ballarat Leagues Club in Main Street Ballarat.
Respected football administrator JOHN HOOK is hired by Richmond to head up its opposition analysis program.
BRIAN ROYAL is caught trying to scale the fence to watch the Hawthorn F.C train at Victoria Park , after Richmond's morning session. As he is climbing over the fence, he is spotted by Hawthorn Officials.
For the second time in the week, Assistant Coach BRIAN ROYAL is kicked out of Hawthorn's training for spying.
PRACTICE MATCH at Victoria Park
Probables: RODAN (3), RICHARDSON (4), BOWDEN .P (3), PATTISON (3), SIMMONDS (3), STAFFORD (3), KRAKOUER (2), BOWDEN . J (2), TUCK (2)
Possibles: LIMBACH (2), STAFFORD (1), MEYER (1), HUGHES (1), HURST (1)
Injuries: JOHNSON (Corked Thigh)
Runners: MARK COUGHLAN, DAVID KING, GREG TIVENDALE,
Notes: GREG STAFFORD began on the 'Probables' team and switched to 'Possibles' at half time. DANIEL JACKSON began with 'Possibles' and switched to 'Probables' at half time.
KANE JOHNSON captained the 'Probables'; whilst TERRY WALLACE coached .
ANDREW KELLAWAY captained the 'Possibles'; whilst ANDY COLLINS coached.
'Probables' team wore Black with Yellow Trim and White Shorts .
'Possibles' team wore White with Yellow Trim and Black Shorts.
The Teams as provided on the handout were:
8. Thomas Roach
43. Cameron Howat
10. Greg Stafford
4. Sean Bourke (Coburg)
14. Dean Polo
6. Ryan Hurst ( Coburg)
19. Dean Limbach
15. Ryan Edwards (Coburg)
22. Danny Meyer
18 Jake King (Coburg)
32. Greg Tivendale
25 Steven Burlak (Coburg)
34. Cleve Hughes
36. Bradley Allen (Coburg)
35. Matthew White
37 Brad Clifton (Coburg)
38. Luke McGuane
41. Nick Carnell (Coburg)
39. Andrew Kellaway
45 Alistair Neville (Coburg)
40. Kelvin Moore
1. Chris Newman
20. Ray Hall
2. Darren Gaspar
21. Shane Tuck
3. Brett Deledio
23. Daniel Jackson
4. Andrew Raines
25. Jay Schulz
5. Troy Simmonds
26 Adam Pattison
11. Joel Bowden
27. Andrew Krakouer
12. Matthew Richardson
30. Richard Tambling
15. Kayne Pettifer
31. Chris Hyde
16. Patrick Bowden
33. Brent Hartigan
17. Kane Johnson
41. Nathan Foley
18. David Rodan
42. Jeremy Humm
NATHAN BROWN, wearing Number 8, participates in his first practice match since snapping his right leg, as he plays the first half (2 x 20 minute quarters) for Coburg Tigers against Kangaroo Reserves.
BROWN kicks 1 goal, a left foot snap from approximately 40 metres out as the Coburg Tigers were soundly beaten. Unconfirmed scores were:
The Richmond Squad for the 1st NAB match against Hawthorn is announced.
Missing is NATHAN BROWN, TRAVIS CASSERLY, JARROD OAKLEIGH-NICHOLLS, MARK CHAFFEY, MARK COUGHLAN, CLEVE HUGHES, KELVIN MOORE, DEAN POLO, WILL THURSFIELD, GREG TIVENDALE, ANGUS GRAHAM.
Squad named is: CHRIS NEWMAN, DARREN GASPAR, BRETT DELEDIO, ANDREW RAINES, TROY SIMMONDS, TOM ROACH, GREG STAFFORD, JOEL BOWDEN, MATTHEW RICHARDSON, TRENT KNOBEL, KAYNE PETTIFER, PATRICK BOWDEN, KANE JOHNSON, DAVID RODAN, RAY HALL, SHANE TUCK, DANIEL JACKSON, JAY SCHULZ, ADAM PATTISON, ANDREW KRAKOUER, RICHARD TAMBLING, CHRIS HYDE, BRENT HARTIGAN, MATTHEW WHITE, ANDREW KELLAWAY, NATHAN FOLEY, JEREMY HUMM, CAMERON HOWAT.
1973-1974 player FRANCIS JACKSON is appointed Richmond Recruiting Manager after spending 12 months in the role on a part time basis.
ROUND 1 NAB CUP at TELSTRA DOME
Goalkickers: DELEDIO (2), HYDE (2), STAFFORD (2), RICHARDSON (1), RODAN (1), TAMBLING (1), TUCK (1), WHITE (1).
Four time Carlton premiership player WAYNE JOHNSTON begins his running duties with Richmond. He takes over the role from DALE WEIGHTMAN who will be focussing more in his role as Player Welfare Manager.
JOHNSTON already has been assisting the club in the Tigers at Football Education (T@FE) program.
3 yr old TYLER FISHLOCK is carried onto the Telstra arena by KANE JOHNSON who then hands him to NATHAN BROWN. TYLER then sits with his parents near the boundary line to view the game.
All Richmond player wear black arm bands in memory of 6 teenagers killed in a Mildura car crash.
On the eve of the first anniversary of rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament in a practice match last year, DAVID RODAN plays his first competitive match and kicks a goal.
Coach TERRY WALLACE is interviewed through the match from the commentary box by Ch 10 commentators.
Practice Match at Deakin Reserve, Shepparton at 2pm.
Crowd approx 4,500
|RICHMOND||3.6.24||9.9.63||16.12. 108||26.18. 174|
Goalkickers: MEYER (3), JACKSON (3),HUGHES (3), SCHULZ (3), BROWN (2), HYDE (2), TUCK (2), GASPAR (1), RODAN (1), PATTISON (1), HARTIGAN (1), TIVENDALE (1), LIMBACH (1), COUGHLIN (1) , TAMBLING (1)
Best Players (afl website):
DELEDIO, HYDE, RAINES, RODAN, TAMBLING, BOWDEN P, KRAKOUER, TIVENDALE
Injuries: LIMBACH (ankle).
Squad: GASPAR, DELEDIO, RAINES, BROWN, ROACH, KNOBEL, POLO, BOWDEN P, RODAN, LIMBACH, HALL, TUCK, MEYER, JACKSON, COUGHLAN, SCHULZ, PATTISON, KRAKOUER, TAMBLING, HYDE, TIVENDALE, HARTIGAN, WHITE, THURSFIELD, MCGUANE, KELLAWAY, FOLEY, HUMM BROWN.
In his first competitive game since his leg injury the previous year, NATHAN BROWN plays three quarter, mostly in the forward pocket, for a total of 12 possessions and 2 goals and at least 1 behind His first goal was a right foot snap from 45 metres out. His next goal was from a 35 metre set shot from a free kick.
NATHAN BROWN (vice captain for season), captains Richmond in the absence of rested KANE JOHNSON .
Richmond's score of 26.18.174 is just one goal away from their highest Premiership score against the Bulldogs, which was 27.18.180 in Rd 7 1980.
Although not a Premiership match- Richmond's 15 goalkickers in a match is more than the club record for a Premiership match (14 goalkickers vs Collingwood Rd 4 1999)
Practice Match at Carrera at 7.10pm
|RICHMOND||1.6.12||5.7.37||8.10. 58||13.11. 89|
Goalkickers: RICHARDSON (4), STAFFORD (2), BROWN (1), PATTISON (1), PETTIFER (1), HYDE (1), COUGHLAN (1), TUCK (1), RAINES (1)
Brett Deledio and Nick Fosdike clash during a mid air contest. Fosdike was carried of on a stretcher with blood streaming from a broken nose. DELEDIO was unhurt.
Practice Match at Quandong Park, Red Cliffs at 4.30pm
This match was scheduled by the AFL as a show of support to the Mildura community devastated by the deaths of 6 teenagers in a road accident on February 18.
Prior to the match, a minute silence was held and a video tribute broadcast around the ground to the tune of James Blunt's 'You're Beautiful'.
Both teams wear black arm bands. A live webcast is organised through the AFL website , with commentary provided by HOT FM callers Geoff Lucas, Kevin Bradmore and Pat Silcox
PETTIFER (3), PATTISON (2), SIMMONDS (2), HUGHES (1), BOWDEN P (1), RODAN (1), BROWN (1)
Injuries: GASPAR (corked calf)
Jay Schultz extends his contract until the end of the 2008 season, although he only played 4 senior games last season due to injury.
Triple Premiership player BRYAN WOOD, Triple Best and Fairest RON BRANTON, Chairman of Selectors ALLAN COOKE, and 150 games player CLARRIE HALL are all inducted into the 2006 Richmond Hall of Fame.
MOTOROLA re-signs on for two season as co-major sponsors of the Club.
Nathan Brown announces he hopes to achieve 15 possessions and 3 goals in his comeback game against Footscray in Round 1,
Round 1 at Telstra Dome at 7.30pm
PATRICK BOWDEN becomes the fourth BOWDEN family member to debut for Richmond and the 1,058th Tiger player. His brother SEAN BOWDEN debuted 16 years early in the same round (1990), JOEL BOWDEN debuted in 1996 and their father MICHAEL BOWDEN debuted in 1967.
Bowden's debut in a 115pt loss is the 3rd Biggest Defeat on debut by a Richmond player.
MICHAEL BOWDEN and PATRICK BOWDEN become the 26th father and son combination for the Richmond Football Club since 1885.
Nathan Brown plays his first Premiership Match since breaking his leg in Round 10 of 2005. His return is on the same ground he injured himself against Melbourne, Telstra Dome.
David Rodan plays his first Premiership Match since rupturing his anterior ligament over one year ago.
Troy Simmonds kicks the first goal for Richmond, from a free kick at the opening bounce, followed by a 50 Metre Penalty. No actual possession was contested before Richmond kicked its first goal.
Matthew Richardson's first kick for goal is out of bounds- from a set shot.
Richmond's biggest Round 1 Loss ever. Bulldogs highest score against Richmond ever. Richmond 8th biggest loss.
Richmond's lowest score against Footscray since Round 20 1989.
ROUND 2 at TELSTRA DOME at 7.30PM
|Richmond||3.2.20||6.4.40 /||10.7.67 /||11.11.77|
BOWDEN P 3.2, PETTIFER 3.1 , JACKSON 2.2, RICHARDSON 1.1, SIMMONDS 1.0, TIVENDALE 1.0
Richmond lose consecutive Round 1 and Round 2 matches for the first time since 1991
Matthew Richardson kicks 1 goal to move him to 646 career goals.
10 Years to the round when he debuted, Darren Gaspar breaks the club record of most club games wearing Number 2. His 196th match broke the 47 year old Richmond record held by Gordon 'Roy' Wright between 1946-1959.
Scratch match at Training.
Blacks 3.4.22 (Johnson, Tambling, Meyer) vs Yellows 2.1.13 (Tuck, Jackson)
The players were: Newman, Chaffey, Gasper, Browny , Raines, Roach , Simmonds, Stafford , Johnson, Joel Bowden, Limbach Richardson, Tuck, Knobel , Meyer, Polo , Pattison, Pettifer , Tambling, Patrick Bowden , Hyde, Rodan , Tivendale, Hall , Hartigan Jackson , Hughes, Coughlan , Kellaway, Krakouer , Humm, Oakley-Nicholls , Howat , White, Casserley , Graham, McGuane , Foley
Round 3 at Subiaco at 7.30pm
Goalkickers: RICHARDSON 4.1, TUCK 2.0 , BOWDEN P 2.2, BROWN 1.0, HYDE 1.0, TIVENDALE 1.1, PETTIFER 1.1, TAMBLING 1.0, JACKSON 1.0
Richmond lose consecutive Round 1 - 3 matches for the first time since 1991 .
Matthew Richardson kicks 4 goals and reaches the 650 career goal milestone.
Richmond has won just 3 of their last 16 matches.
Jeremy Humm debuts for Richmond
Round 4 at Gabba at 7.10pm
|Brisbane: 1.6.12||4.9.33||5.10 40||11.16. 82|
Goalkickers: RICHARDSON 4.1 , STAFFORD 3.0, BOWDEN P 1.0, JACKSON 1.1 , JOHNSON 1.0, PETTIFER 1.2, SIMMONDS 1.1 , TAMBLING 1.1, TUCK 1.0
Richmond win successive Round 4 matches for the first time since 1985-1986
Andrew Raines nominated as Round 4 Rising Star.
Coburg player DEAN POLO wins the ANZAC MEDAL for Best Player afield against Box Hill.
ANDREW RAINES wins the Round 4 NAB Rising Star nomination.
Fri 28 -
Round 5 at MCG at 7.10pm
Goals: : Richardson 3.5 , Hyde 2.1 , Krakouer 2.1 , Pettifer 2.1, Tivendale 2.0 , Foley 1.0
The Tigers play their 2,400th premiership match, since their first match in the VFA, way back in 1885.
Most number of behinds against Carlton since Rd 8 1980 where Richmond kicked 19.24.138.
Cleve Hughes becomes the first Richmond player to debut against Carlton in 4 years, since Chris Hyde (Rd 14 2002).
1957 Richmond Player Lenard Mitchell dies aged 70. His 6 games for Richmond were the first 6 games of the 1957 season. He also topped the Richmond Reserves goalkicking that year with 18 goals.
Round 6 at MCG at 7.30pm
2nd Annual 'DREAMTIME AT THE G'
Goals: Polo 3.0 , Richardson 2.2, Hughes 2.1, Pettifer 1.5, Tuck 1.1, Krakouer 1.1 , Tivendale 1.1, Hartigan 1.1, Kellaway 1.0
18 year old Jarrad Oakley-Nicholls debuts for Richmond. He is the first Richmond player with a hyphenated name to play League Football. His first kick from a set shot ended out of bounds on the full. However, at the 30 minute mark of the last quarter, his running shot for goal, which resulted in a point, gave the Tigers a 1 point lead.
19 year old Dean Polo debuts for Richmond. His performance of 29 possessions and 3 goals, including a goal at the 25 minute mark of the last quarter to tie the scores, earned him the Yiooken Award for best player on the ground. The award, a glass boomerang, was presented by Michael Long who earlier led a procession onto the MCG in spirit of reconciliation
. Polo would received a Rising Star nomination for this performance.
Greg Tivendale plays his 150th game- automatically qualifying him for Life Membership of the Richmond Football Club
Richmond and Essendon combined, kicked 1 goal 17 behinds in their second quarter- the most inaccurate combined quarter in Football history.
Former Richmond player Phil Egan (1982-1987, 125 games, 117 goals), presents the Dreamtime at the G Trophy to Terry Wallace.
Matthew Richardson captains Richmond in the absence of Kane Johnson
Dean Polo is named the Round 6 NAB Rising Star Award, after his debut the week before.
Round 7 at Telstra Dome at 2.10pm
Goals: RICHARDSON 2.2 / PETTIFER 2.0 / TAMBLING 1.2 / STAFFORD 1.0 / SIMMONDS 1.0 / HYDE 1.0 / HUGHES 1.0
Richmond suffer its biggest loss to Sydney in history- 118 pts- bettering the record of 93 points set back in Rd 15 1909 at the Lake Side Oval.
uke McGuane on debut, replaces an injured Kane Johnson.
His debut in the 118 point loss is the third worst debut by a Richmond player ever.
Richmond's eight biggest loss in VFL/AFL history
Round 8 at Telstra Dome - 2.10pm
SIMMONDS 2.0 , TUCK 1.1, TAMBLING 1.0, PETTIFER 1.0 , PATTISON 1.0, NEWMAN 1.0, KRAKOUER 1.1, DELEDIO 1.1, COUGHLAN 1.0
Richmond wins it's 5th consecutive Round 8 match for the first time since 1941-1945.
JOEL BOWDEN plays his 200th game for Richmond.
TERRY WALLACE is criticised for making his team play keepings-off during quarters of the Adelaide Game. Former Richmond player KEVIN SHEEDY said 'You can play that basketball crap all the time...you win four points, but you'd never go anywhere'.
Danny Meyer plays of the backline in just his second game of senior football. 'I played off the backline that day for the first time since about year six or year seven. It was something different to move outside the forward line as well. So it's just some more options where I can play.' (RFC 17/11/06)
Scratch match at Training.
Round 9 at Kardinia Park - 2.10pm
HYDE 4.0 , PETTIFER 3.0, SIMMONDS 3.0, KRAKOUER 2.1, TAMBLING 1.2, BOWDEN. P 1.0, COUGHLAN 1.0, TIVENDALE 1.1
Richmond finally break a 16 year hoodoo at Kardinia Park by defeating Geelong by 20 points. Their last victory at the ground was Round 7 1990 when the Tiger's were coached by Kevin Bartlett.
For just the 8th time in 46 meetings at Kardinia Park Richmond kick a score of over 100 points. It is the first time since Rd 20 1977 that the 100+ score has earned Richmond a victory.
Scratch match at Training
Round 10 at Subiaco Oval - 7.40pm
HYDE 2.2 SIMMONDS 2.0 TUCK 1.0 FOLEY 1.0 WHITE 1.0 COUGHLAN 1.0 KELLAWAY 1.0 PETTIFER 1.0 STAFFORD 1.0 TIVENDALE 1.0 BOWDEN P 1.0
MATTHEW WHITE debuts.
Kayne Pettifer charged with striking Steven Dodd in the third quarter. Pettifer pleads guilty and accepts reprimand.
Kayne Pettifer charged with wrestling Steven Dodd in the third quarter. Pettifer pleads guilty and accepts $900 fine.
1971 Richmond player FRANK KELLY dies on this day aged 54. His only two senior games were Rd 5 and Rd 6 of 1971.
Premier Steve Bracks and AFL CEO Andrew Demetriou announce in a conference at Punt Road a $55 million redevelopment of Victorian AFL Club Football grounds. Included in this is $6.5 million for the redevelopment of Punt Road , resulting in the demolishing of the existing Social Club and reinstating the Jack Dyer Grand Stand to its former historical form.
Round 11 at MCG, 2.10pm, 42,841
PETTIFER 4.2, BROWN 2.0, MEYER 2.1, SIMMONDS 1.0, HYDE 1.0, BOWDEN P. 1.0, TIVENDALE 1.0, KRAKOUER 1.1, KELLAWAY 1.1, BOWDEN J. 1. 0
On his 88th birthday, 1940-1941 Richmond player JACK QUINN passes away. His final match was the Semi Final loss to Essendon in 1941- the first time Richmond and Essendon met at the MCG.
Round 12 at Aurora Stadium, 1.10pm , 20,971
PETTIFER 3.0, SIMMONDS 2.1, BROWN 1.2, MEYER 1.0, TAMBLING 1.0,
20,971 is the largest crowd to watch an AFL Premiership match at Aurora Stadium in Tasmania at that stage.
Richmond's 16 points included 8 rushed behinds.
It was the first game held at Aurora Stadium since 'sirengate' between Fremantle and StKilda earlier in the year.
MARK COUGHLAN injures his knee in the third minute of the first quarter, ruling him out for the remainder of the season.
SCHULTZ, RODAN , WHITE are selected on an extended interchange bench in the squad, but do not play
At the Coburg Tigers clash against Box Hill Hawks, Terry Wallace announces the club will not sign Brisbane's Jason Akermanis for next year. 'But personally no, I don't think it's a pathway the Richmond Football Club are going down'
ROUND 13 at MCG, 2,10pm, 63,016
KRAKOUER 3. , SCHULZ 3. , BROWN 2. , TUCK 2. , TAMBLING 1. , PETTIFER 1. , POLO 1.
The players meet at Punt Road at Midday, before the game, and are briefed by Terry Wallace, then walk across Yarra Park to the MCG in the pouring rain. Wallace does not give them any further pre match instructions
Richmond holds Collingwood to it's lowest opening quarter score against the Tigers since Rd 13 1961 (0.0).
The Metropolitan Fire Brigade vs Victorian Police Charity Cup football match is held at Punt Road from 11am. The MFB is coached by Bernie Quinlan and assisted by former Melbourne player Bret Bailey, who is now a firefighter. All proceeds go to Richmond's 'Tigers in Community Foundation'. Blue and Red wristbands can be purchased for $2 from the club to support the clash.
BROWN 3.4 , TUCK 2.0 , SCHULZ 2.0 , SIMMONDS 2.0 , KRAKOUER 2.0 , POLO 1.0 , BOWDEN P 1.0 , HYDE 1.1
Richmond win their first ever game at Football Park against Pt Adelaide after 9 attempts.
DARREN GASPAR plays his 200th game for the Richmond Football Club.
Reebook is announced on this day as Richmond's new apparel partner starting from the end of the 2006 season.
The Richmond Website showcase two alternate guernsey designs, made to avoid a clash when the Tigers meet Essendon in the future.
Design 1 is the current guernsey with additional yellow panels on each side, a yellow collar, yellow around the sleeves and a wider yellow sash.
Design 2 is the reverse of the current jumper, with a black sash on a yellow background.
ROUND 15 at MCG, 7.40pm
RICHARDSON 2.1 , SIMMONDS 2.1 , PETTIFER 1.1 , SCHULZ 1.0 , KELLAWAY A 1.0
Richmond's lowest score against Melbourne at the MCG since Rd 1 1965 (41 pts).
Richmond's lowest score against Melbourne at any ground since Rd 21 1990. (50 pts @ Waverly Park)
Richmond's 1,100th VFA-AFL defeat since 1885.
Joel Bowden charged with Level Three striking offence on Daniel Ward during 4th quarter. Bowden pleads guilty and suspended for 1 week.
Richmond's oldest living player, PAT DAVEY passes away on this day. He debuted with Richmond in 1935, and remarkably did not play senior football between 11 July 1936 and May 30th 1942- a total of 2,149 days, due to World War 2 service.
ROUND 16 at SCG, 7.10pm , 28,371
SCHULZ 2.1 , BROWN 2.3 , POLO 1.1 , BOWDEN P 1.0 , MEYER 1.1
This round was known as HERITAGE ROUND: BACK TO THE EIGHTIES.
Richmond's lowest score at the SCG, since it's first Premiership Match (vs Collingwood) in Rd 8 1952. (5.6.36)
Whilst surfing at Phillip Island, Andrew Kellaway sustains a hamstring injury- forcing him out of the Round 17 match.
ROUND 17 at MCG, 2.10pm ,43,250
RICHARDSON 4.1 , SCHULZ 2.0 , TIVENDALE 2.1 , JOHNSON 1.0 , TAMBLING 1.4
Richmond's third 100+ defeat this season.
Richmond's 7th successive loss to StKilda- equaling the 1958-1962 span .
StKilda's score of 27.12.174 is the highest against Richmond, bettering the 24.21.165 in 1976
The largest crowd between Richmond and StKilda at the MCG since the 1973 Semi Final clash (86,483)
Nathan Brown suffers a hamstring injury. Darren Gaspar (knee), Andrew Kellaway (hamstring) and Andrew Krakouer (finger) were late withdraws from the game.
Greg Stafford charged with Level Three rough conduct against Brendan Goddard during 2nd quarter. Tribunal cleared Stafford of charge.
Andrew Raines charged with Level Two tripping offence against Aaron Fiora in 3rd quarter. Reprimanded only.
Troy Simmonds charged with Level Three offence against Nick Riewoldt. Pleads guilty and suspended for 1 match.
ROUND 18 at MCG 2.10pm, 36,339
RICHARDSON 2.3 , SCHULZ 2.1 , TAMBLING 2.1 , HOWAT 1.0 , STAFFORD 1.0 , KRAKOUER 1.2 , PETTIFER 1.2
Kayne Pettifer reported for abusive language towards Ray Chamberlain after the three quarter time siren. Pettifer's early guilty plea resulted in a $900 fine .
Cameron Howat debuts. He amasses 22 possessions, and kicked a left-foot snap goal in the third quarter.
ROUND 19 at Telstra Dome 7.10pm, 27,211
RICHARDSON: 6.3, KRAKOUER 2.1 , BOWDEN P. 2.0 , SIMMONDS 2.1 , TAMBLING 2.1 , STAFFORD 2.0 , HOWAT 1.1 , SCHULZ 1.1 , WHITE 1.0 , DELEDIO 1.1 , PATTISON 1.0
Patrick Bowden collects 28 touches , including 17 touches and 9 marks in the first quarter.
Matthew Richardson kicks 3 goals in the first quarter.
Nathan Foley nominated as the Round 19 Rising Star for 2006- he had 19 possessions.
ROUND 20 at Telstra Dome 2.10pm, 37,094
STAFFORD: 4.0 , RICHARDSON 3.5 , KRAKOUER 3.2, SCHULZ 2.0 , PETTIFER 2.1 , TIVENDALE 2.0 , FOLEY 1.0 , TUCK 1.0 , DELEDIO 1.0 , SIMMONDS 1.0 , RAINES 1.0
The Richmond Football Club reveal on this day their new 'clash strip' - the traditional guernsey with additional yellow side panels, yellow collar, yellow around the sleeves and a wider yellow slash. A total of 6,403 votes were registered through the website, with the new strip receiving 67% of the vote (4,231) and the other strip receiving 2,172.
Round 21 at MCG - 7.10pm , 48,710
Richardson 9.5, Pettifer 3.1 , Simmonds 2.0, Schulz 1.0 , Krakouer 1.0, Tambling 1.0 , Pattison 1.1, Howat 1.0, Johnson 1.1
Matthew Richardson's 9 goals 5 behinds, is the most by a Richmond player in Round 21, surpassing the 8 goals 1 previously held by Kevin Morris against South Melbourne at the MCG in 1973.
His 9 goals is also the equal second best effort by a Tiger against the Bombers (equal with Jack Titus, Jack Dyer, Barry Richardson). The record is 10 goals held by Dick Harris in 1944.
Along the way he becomes the first footballer ever to boot 400 goals at the MCG, and passes Sth Melbourne's BOB PRATT on the all time goals list.
For only the second time ever, (and the first since 1931), Richmond defeat Carlton, Collingwood and Essendon in the same season.
Ray Hall reported by Matthew Head for unduly rough play against Damian Peverill during the second quarter.
166 game veteran MARK CHAFFEY announces on this day his retirement from the Tigers at seasons end. At the same press conference, 204 game veteran with Sydney and Richmond, GREG STAFFORD retires.
Round 22 at MCG -35,016 , 2.10pm
Goalkickers: Stafford 3. , Bowden J 2. , Richardson 2. , Howat 1. , Hyde 1. , Johnson 1. , Pettifer 1. Tambling 1. BOWDEN MILESTONE JOEL BOWDEN passes 150 career goals. FAREWELL GREG STAFFORD and MARK CHAFFEY's final match for Richmond.
At 'Mad Monday' drink, TERRY WALLACE advises ANDREW KELLAWAY he will speak to him tomorrow about his future at the club.
ANDREW RAINES finishes runner up in the 2006 NAB AFL Rising Star award. His 33 votes was 10 behind winner Danyle Pearce of Port Adelaide.
The voting committee includes Kevin Bartlett who selects: 5- Heath Shaw (Coll), 4- Andrew Raines (Rich), 3- Danyle Pearce (Pt Adelaide) , 2- Marc Murphy (Carl) , 1-Michael Rischitelli (Bris)
DARREN GASPAR is offered a new one year contract with Richmond
TERRY WALLACE advises ANDREW KELLAWAY to retire from football and that he will not be offering him a new contract.
JOEL BOWDEN is the only Richmond player chosen in the 2006 All Australian Team. He is selected at Centre Half-Back.
Richmond's 1980 premiership player Terry 'Brutus' Smith passes away at the age of 47 after a short battle with cancer.
He began his career with the Richmond 3rds in 1976, participating in the 1977 Premiership Victory over Footscray. He then played for the Reserves from 1977 -1980, and part of 1982 and 1986. His senior career culminated in a Premiership in his first season, in just his 22nd senior game. In his second season he represented Victoria in 1981. In total he is credited with 164 games with Richmond (56 senior, 53 Reserves, 55 Under 19's), for two premierships (Rich 3rds 1977 / Richmond Seniors 1980). His career spanned from 1977- 1986. He is sadly the first member of the 1980 Premiership side to pass away.
Richmond captain KANE JOHNSON wins his first ever Best and Fairest award.
He becomes only the third captain since 1972 to win the Best and Fairest. (Royce Hart 1972, Wayne Campbell 2002).
During his speech his wishes DAVID RODAN, TOM ROACH and JEREMY HUMM all the best in their future careers- despite those attending the function unaware of this decision.
Tom Roach would later confirm that Terry Wallace told him of his delisting on this day prior to the count.
Complete Best and Fairest results
Matthew Richardson equal Jack Titus for most club leading goalkicking awards with his 11th win (45 goals).
The Francis Bourke Award was won by Andrew Raines.
Rising Star: Dean Polo
Most Improved: Nathan Foley
Coburg Best Player: Matthew White
MVP: Kane Johnson
Fan's Choice: Andrew Raines (he defeated Troy Simmonds, Joel Bowden and Kayne Pettifer)
Attendees wore black arm bands in memory of 1980 Premiership Player Terry Smith.
Joel Bowden is awarded the AFL Community Leadership award for being a 'positive role model for kids in North Richmond'. His $10,000 cheque was donated to the Lighthouse Foundation and the Tigers in the Community Foundation.
The RFC post on their website a clarification that David Rodan , Tom Roach and Jeremy Humm 'have been involved in on-going discussions with the Club about their playing futures over the past few weeks'. The post was not signed by any Richmond employee.
At the 2006 Brownlow Medal, TROY SIMMONDS polls 11 votes to lead the Richmond players in the final votes.
The remaining votes were:
MATTHEW RICHARDSON 10, JOEL BOWDEN 8, PATRICK BOWDEN 8, DEAN POLO 5, SHANE TUCK 4, ANDREW KELLAWAY 4, CHRIS NEWMAN 3, ANDREW RAINES 3, CHRIS HYDE 3, GREG STAFFORD 2, GREG TIVENDALE 2, RICHARD TAMBLING 1, KAYNE PETTIFER 1.
The funeral for former Richmond player TERRY SMITH is held. Amongst those attending, Michael Malthouse, Kevin Bartlett, Michael Roach, Neil Ross, Dale Weightman and Jimmy Jess. Both Roach, Weightman and Jess act as pall-bearers.
Former 1947-1948 Richmond player MAX EVANS dies aged 83. He began his career in the Richmond 2nds in 1947, before playing 7 senior games.
At the unofficial Richmond Premiership reunion, with no media, and no cameras present, MC KEVIN BARTLETT is approached by NEVILLE CROWE and shakes his hand for the first time in 15 years- in some peoples mind, the first step towards healing their rift. It was NEVILLE CROWE who along with several Richmond officials appointed ALAN JEANS as Richmond coach to replace KEVIN BARTLETT at the end of 1991 season.
The last broadcast of the first incarnation of FOX FOOTY occurs with the broadcast of the Under 18's curtain raiser between the Calder Cannons and the Oakleigh Chargers. Kevin Bartlett calls the action with Jason Bennett and Kevin Sheahan. Both Bennett and Bartlett were the two originally commentators on FOX FOOTY's first ever day of Broadcast 5 years earlier. At halftime of the main game, NATHAN FOLEY represents Richmond in the Grand Final sprint. The winner is BRENDAN FEVOLA, with a handicap of 8 metres- FOLEY finishes in third position.
Former Hawthorn, Bulldog and Kangaroo player Jade Rawlings is appointed to the coaching panel in the position of tutoring Richmond's key position player for the 2007 season. He replaced David Wheadon.
Former Triple Brisbane Lions Premiership player Craig McRae is appointed as Richmond Player Development Coach.
Respected Herald Sun journalist Mike Sheahan announces his Top 50 players of the 2006 season. Richmond's Troy Simmonds is the highest rank Tiger at No. 25, and Joel Bowden is the only other Tiger on the list, at No. 28
Richmond Immortal Kevin Bartlett is inducted into the Sports Australia Hall of Fame at the induction dinner at Crown Casino's Paladium. Of the 342 members, he is just the 20th AFL Footballer to be inducted, and the third who has played for Richmond (Jack Dyer, Ian Stewart)
Andrew Raines is named for the first time in the Australian International Rules squad for the two Tests in Ireland.
At approximately midday, Fremantle's Graham Polak is drafted to Richmond on the last day of the 2006 October Draft on a contract til 2009. The Age newspaper documents the Polak draft was made with 'less then an hour to go'. (14/10).
For the deal to take place, Richmond swapped first-round picks with Fremantle (#8 for #13) and gave up their Pick 42 for Pick 63. Richmond then swapped their Pick 63 for Collingwood's Pick 60. Essendon were originally part of the deal talks, but were removed to allow this deal to take place. The deal also involved Collingwood's Chris Tarrant becoming a Docker and Paul Medhurst becoming a Magpie.
JAKE KING and ALISTER NEVILLE are joint recipients of COBURG TIGERS's 2006 'Jim Sullivan' Best and Fairest Award. Second place is PAUL SHELTON and Third place is ERIC KURET. Another award recipient include LUKE MCGUANE as 'Most Improved Player'.
1963 former senior Richmond Player JOHN CAULFIELD passes away in Sydney aged 62. He began his career in Richmond 4ths in 1959, then played in the Richmond 3rds and 2nds in the early 1960's.
Former Richmond player DALE WEIGHTMAN captains a Victorian team comprised of former State players against Tasmania at York Park. Victoria won 12.14.86 to 13.6.84.
Recently retired players GREG STAFFORD and MARK CHAFFEY, along with current players JOEL BOWDEN and RAY HALL, and former Richmond player BARRY YOUNG, fly to Shanghai, to watch the Shanghai Tigers Football Club defeat arch rivals Beijing by 32 points. It is hoped the appearance of the Tiger players will grow support in the community for the sport.
Former Richmond player DUNCAN KELLAWAY is appointed Geelong's second physiotherapist and senior runner for 2007.
At the start of Richmond's pre-season training, former Geelong player KENT KINGSLEY trains, after his manager contacts the club and Terry Wallace agrees to invite him down for a few weeks.
Meanwhile, CAM HOWAT took out the annual 3.8km Tan time-trial with new recruit GRAHAM POLLAK finishing near the back of the field. 14 players all ran under 14 minutes in the time trial- and increase of 10 players from the previous year. After the trial, players convened at Punt Road for a 45 minute ball skill session.
A list of those players permitted to train with Richmond are: Nick Carnell (Coburg), Shaun Huy (Coburg), Jake King (Coburg), Kent Kingsley, Dean Limbach (Richmond), James Podsiadly (Werribee), Sam Robertson (Coburg), Zac Hier (Woodville West Torrens)
Formula One driver MARK WEBBER appears at Richmond FC and is photographed with players Chris Newman, Nathan Brown, Troy Simmonds and Brent Hartigan.
Delisted Tiger TOM ROACH, participates in StKilda's first training session on this day.
At the 2006 NAB AFL Draft , Richmond choose:
Jack Riewoldt (Pick 13) from Tassie Mariners.
Shane Edwards (Pick 26) from North Adelaide.
Daniel Connors (Pick 58) from Bendigo Pioneers.
Carl Peterson (Pick 60) from Claremont, WA.
Andrew Collins (Pick 73) from Bendigo Pioneers.
New recruit Jack Riewoldt trains for the first time with Richmond.
Richmond unveil it's new pre-season strip and clash guernsey for the 2007 season during a fashion parade in the Punt Road lockeroom. Included in the fashion parade is new recruit Jack Riewoldt, who after the parade, flew back to Hobart for his Year 12 formal at Rosny College.
RFC confirms that Maurie O'Shannassy, Rob Dalton and Anthony Mithen will be elected unopposed to the 2007 Richmond board.
Terry Wallace announces an academy-style program for children of former players during the school holidays. The program is designed to kick-start their preparation as emerging players.
PETstock Animal Supplies sign on to a one year contract with Richmond, including sponsoring the 2007 Family Day, where Richmond players will select the winner of the national cutest pet competition.
Richmond CEO Stephen Wright is admitted to Epworth Hospital suffering from Guillian-Barre Syndrome (GBS), a rare condition (3 out of 100,00 people) , which affects the nervous system. During his absence, Richmond's administration and finance manager Michael Stahl will handle all club administration matters.
Kent Kingsley is selected at number 6 in the NAB Pre-Season AFL Drft by Richmond. Discarded Richmond backman Andrew Kellaway, and Tom Roach is not selected by any team. Former Richmond player Wayne Campbell is named as an assistant coach at the Western Bulldogs.
Richmond unveil the NAB 15 board- which documents the top 15 Richmond players who will participate in the opening NAB 2007 match, based on points accumulated throughout pre-season activities.
The board top 19 reads: Deledio (997), Johnson (988), Howat (986), Foley (985), Tuck (972), Tambling (924), Richardson (923), Tivendale (897), Brown (885), P.Bowden (881), Meyer (879), Moore (869), Polo (868), Pattison (864), Jackson (842), J. Bowden (841), Krakouer (839), Schulz (839), Simmonds (836), Polak (835).
1943 Premiership player Len Ablett dies aged 90. He had been the Tigers' oldest living Premiership player prior to his death.
Richmond's Andrew Krakouer is involved in an incident at Midnight around Mews Rd, Fremantle, which results in a 24 year old man hospitalised with head injuries.
Richmond's Andrew Krakouer is charged with assault causing grievous bodily harm over an alleged attack on Friday.
Richmond CEO Steven Wright is discharged from the Epworth Hospital after spending 22 days being treated for Guillain Barre Syndrome.