1980 V 2017. Who wins?

1980 V 2017. Who wins?

IT’S the ultimate talking point for Richmond fans currently swept up in a state of football nirvana. Which of the club’s past two premierships — a generation apart in time and half a world away in game style — was the most dominant? Was it Richmond’s imposing,...
KB owes it all to Billy!

KB owes it all to Billy!

It was the day the Brownlow Medal count turned nasty. Our Champion Richmond rover Kevin Bartlett, winner of 11 of 12 media awards for the 1974 season, was beaten for the Brownlow Medal by North Melbourne wingman Keith Greig, who won it for the second straight year...
Why Mark Thompson rejected Tigers in 2000.

Why Mark Thompson rejected Tigers in 2000.

In a classic case of Richmond sliding doors, the Tigers were about to offer Mark Thompson the coaching job in 2000, only to be rebuffed by the man who would guide Geelong to two flags because he didn’t like our reputation. Richmond’s last premiership...
Saturdays at Jack & Sybil’s Milk Bar .

Saturdays at Jack & Sybil’s Milk Bar .

Jack and his wife Sybil owned a milk bar in Church Street Richmond and it encompassed two shops. The milk bar and the store room. Jack jnr recalls the milk and bread given to a struggling family of 12 who lived near the Tigers Milk Bar run by Sybil and where Jack...
How Jack Dyer became Captain Blood.

How Jack Dyer became Captain Blood.

As Jack Dyer’s reputation grew for being a tough and rugged opponent and the number of on-field incidents continue to escalate, it was after a particularly difficult game during 1935, when newspaper cartoonist John Ludlow of The Age drew a picture of Dyer as a...

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