Why do we love the Richo?

Why do we love the Richo?

Matthew Richardson was one of the most watchable players in the competition, for good or bad. in his 282 games and 16 years. A three-time All-Australian, he won the Tigers’ best and fairest in 2007. Richardson’s 800 goals put him 11th on the all time goal...
Why the name Punt Road? Here’s the story.

Why the name Punt Road? Here’s the story.

Melbourne 1856, a photo is taken on the Richmond side of the Yarra River looking south. Yes, on Punt Road, 3km from the centre of Melbourne. It shows the river and the punts (boats) used to cross before there was a bridge. The punt for horses and carriages is on the...
Doug Strang

Doug Strang

Doug Strang kicked 14 goals in a single game, which is the most goals kicked in a single game by a Tiger in our entire history. It happened coincidentally in Jack Dyer’s first game against Nth Melbourne back in 1931! Doug Strang is the brother of Gordon Strang...
Bill Lang Old Time Tiger Hero

Bill Lang Old Time Tiger Hero

Bill Lang (born William Lanfranchi, was an Australian professional boxer who held the national heavyweight title. He was also an Australian rules footballer who played with Richmond in the Victorian Football League (VFL) and played 14 games and kicked 7 goals with us....
A Tiger Immortal begins his journey….

A Tiger Immortal begins his journey….

It was 1962 and a wispy little teenager knocked on the tigerland door. He looked more like a paper boy than a footballer. Club under 17 coach Bill Boromeo was the first to knowingly lay eyes on the youngster. The kid hadn’t been hounded by recruiting officers or...

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