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Beginnings: The Richmond Football Club was officially formed at the Royal Hotel in Richmond on 20 February 1885. A successful application for immediate admission to the Victorian Football Association followed – the VFA was the premier Australian football competition at this time. The club home was Punt Road Oval.

Records:
  • * Record Attendance: 91,936 in round 4 1977
  • * Most Games: 403 by Kevin Bartlett from 1965 to 1983
  • * Biggest finals crowd: 119,165 for the 1969 grand final at the MCG
Full Ladder Team P W L D FOR AGNST % PTS
13 Richmond 22 8 14 0 1713 2155 79.5 32

New Tiger’s big wish

Draft 2017: Pick 20, Callum Coleman-Jones Highlights of Richmond's pick 20 in the 2017 National Draft, Callum Coleman-Jones.

There is one Richmond premiership player in particular that talented, tall Tiger draftee Callum Coleman-Jones is looking forward to meeting and forming a strong relationship with.

Coleman-Jones, a 201cm, 98kg ruckman/forward from SANFL club Sturt, taken by the Tigers with their second pick (No. 20 overall) in the 2017 AFL national draft last Friday night, can’t wait to tap into Toby Nankervis’ ruck expertise.

“Being a tall bloke, getting to know Toby Nankervis is definitely something I want to do and learn his craft,” Coleman-Jones told the ‘Adelaide Advertiser’.

“He’s (Nankervis) had a ripper year as well, so I definitely want to meet him.”

Coleman-Jones expressed great delight with his recruitment by Richmond.

“It’s pretty unreal.

“I couldn’t ask for a...


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Tigers snare ample top-end young talent

Higgins kicks seven Jack Higgins kicks seven goals against the Bendigo Pioneers in the TAC Cup Under 18 Competition.

Richmond picked up the equal most number of 2017 under-18 All-Australian representatives in this year’s AFL national draft.

The Tigers drafted small forward/midfielder Jack Higgins (pick 17), ruckman/forward, Callum Coleman-Jones (pick 20) and midfielder Patrick Naish (pick 34), who all shone in the under-18 national championships held mid-year.

Higgins was adjudged Vic Metro’s MVP after averaging 27.3 disposals per match and kicking six goals in four games throughout the carnival.

Coleman-Jones averaged 17 disposals and 19.5 hit-outs per match as captain of the South Australian side, with a standout 28-disposal display against the Allies, and scored three goals all-up.

Naish averaged 21.8 disposals per match and kicked three goals in his four games for Vic...


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Tigers snare ample top-end young talent

Higgins kicks seven Jack Higgins kicks seven goals against the Bendigo Pioneers in the TAC Cup Under 18 Competition.

Richmond picked up the equal most number of 2017 under-18 All-Australian representatives in this year’s AFL national draft.

The Tigers drafted small forward/midfielder Jack Higgins (pick 17), ruckman/forward, Callum Coleman-Jones (pick 20) and midfielder Patrick Naish (pick 34), who all shone in the under-18 national championships held mid-year.

Higgins was adjudged Vic Metro’s MVP after averaging 27.3 disposals per match and kicking six goals in four games throughout the carnival.

Coleman-Jones averaged 17 disposals and 19.5 hit-outs per match as captain of the South Australian side, with a standout 28-disposal display against the Allies, and scored three goals all-up.

Naish averaged 21.8 disposals per match and kicked three goals in his four games for Vic...


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Tigers snare ample top-end young talent

Higgins kicks seven Jack Higgins kicks seven goals against the Bendigo Pioneers in the TAC Cup Under 18 Competition.

Richmond picked up the equal most number of 2017 under-18 All-Australian representatives in this year’s AFL national draft.

The Tigers drafted small forward/midfielder Jack Higgins (pick 17), ruckman/forward, Callum Coleman-Jones (pick 20) and midfielder Patrick Naish (pick 34), who all shone in the under-18 national championships held mid-year.

Higgins was adjudged Vic Metro’s MVP after averaging 27.3 disposals per match and kicking six goals in four games throughout the carnival.

Coleman-Jones averaged 17 disposals and 19.5 hit-outs per match as captain of the South Australian side, with a standout 28-disposal display against the Allies, and scored three goals all-up.

Naish averaged 21.8 disposals per match and kicked three goals in his four games for Vic...


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Coleman-Jones in focus

Meet the new 201cm Tiger Get to know our new South Australian draftee, Callum Coleman-Jones.

Richmond’s second selection (No. 20 pick overall) in the 2017 AFL national draft, talented, young South Australian ruckman/forward Callum Coleman-Jones, caught up with ‘Roar Vision’ to talk about his transition to Tigerland.

Draft night

“I watched it (the draft) with close family at home and wasn’t expecting too much, but it was really good to get my name called out by the Richmond Footy Club. It was really exciting.”


Congratulatory calls

“The phone just started blowing up a little bit. I had calls and messages from people, so I missed probably the next half of the draft just calling them back . . .”


Messages from his new Tiger teammates

“I got quite a few. So that was nice as well.”


Familiar faces at Richmond

“Playing with Jack Graham and Tyson Stengle through the state 18s program back...


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Coleman-Jones in focus

Meet the new 201cm Tiger Get to know our new South Australian draftee, Callum Coleman-Jones.

Richmond’s second selection (No. 20 pick overall) in the 2017 AFL national draft, talented, young South Australian ruckman/forward Callum Coleman-Jones, caught up with ‘Roar Vision’ to talk about his transition to Tigerland.

Draft night

“I watched it (the draft) with close family at home and wasn’t expecting too much, but it was really good to get my name called out by the Richmond Footy Club. It was really exciting.”


Congratulatory calls

“The phone just started blowing up a little bit. I had calls and messages from people, so I missed probably the next half of the draft just calling them back . . .”


Messages from his new Tiger teammates

“I got quite a few. So that was nice as well.”


Familiar faces at Richmond

“Playing with Jack Graham and Tyson Stengle through the state 18s program back...


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Read more: Coleman-Jones in focus

Coleman-Jones in focus

Meet the new 201cm Tiger Get to know our new South Australian draftee, Callum Coleman-Jones.

Richmond’s second selection (No. 20 pick overall) in the 2017 AFL national draft, talented, young South Australian ruckman/forward Callum Coleman-Jones, caught up with ‘Roar Vision’ to talk about his transition to Tigerland.

Draft night

“I watched it (the draft) with close family at home and wasn’t expecting too much, but it was really good to get my name called out by the Richmond Footy Club. It was really exciting.”


Congratulatory calls

“The phone just started blowing up a little bit. I had calls and messages from people, so I missed probably the next half of the draft just calling them back . . .”


Messages from his new Tiger teammates

“I got quite a few. So that was nice as well.”


Familiar faces at Richmond

“Playing with Jack Graham and Tyson Stengle through the state 18s program back...


Read full article on AFL Richmond AFLComAu


Read more: Coleman-Jones in focus

Tiger draftees’ dissection

Clarke describes draftees National Recruiting Manager, Matthew Clarke discusses Richmond's 2017 draftees.

Richmond’s Recruiting Manager Matthew Clarke provides a summary of the five players the Tigers picked up in the 2017 AFL National Draft . . . 

Jack Higgins, small forward/midfielder (Oakleigh Chargers)

“Jack’s got a good personality . . . he’ll fit in really well with our group. Every level he goes and plays, whether it’s been under-16s, under-18s, different teams, he always performs. So we’re pretty confident he’s going to step up. Maybe he plays a bit of VFL footy, maybe he goes straight in. There won’t be any restrictions on these boys . . . he’s a very talented boy. It’s a really strong footy IQ that he’s got. Jack really knows where the ball’s going. He knows when to get forward, he knows when to get out the back, and to be lateral as well. He’s a very smart player. He...


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Tiger draftees’ dissection

Clarke describes draftees National Recruiting Manager, Matthew Clarke discusses Richmond's 2017 draftees.

Richmond’s Recruiting Manager Matthew Clarke provides a summary of the five players the Tigers picked up in the 2017 AFL National Draft . . . 

Jack Higgins, small forward/midfielder (Oakleigh Chargers)

“Jack’s got a good personality . . . he’ll fit in really well with our group. Every level he goes and plays, whether it’s been under-16s, under-18s, different teams, he always performs. So we’re pretty confident he’s going to step up. Maybe he plays a bit of VFL footy, maybe he goes straight in. There won’t be any restrictions on these boys . . . he’s a very talented boy. It’s a really strong footy IQ that he’s got. Jack really knows where the ball’s going. He knows when to get forward, he knows when to get out the back, and to be lateral as well. He’s a very smart player. He...


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Naish over the moon

Naish excited to be a Tiger Ivan Maric speaks to Richmond draftee Patrick Naish.

Patrick Naish capped a tremendous couple of months with his selection by Richmond in last Friday night’s 2017 AFL national draft.

On Saturday, September 30, he joined the legion of Yellow and Black barrackers in celebrating the Club’s glorious Grand Final victory over Adelaide that broke a 37-year premiership drought.

The talented teenager now is headed to the Swinburne Centre at Punt Road Oval, to train and play alongside his football heroes, after being taken at pick 34 overall in the national draft, as the Tigers’ first father-son selection since Tom Roach in 2003.

His father, Chris, had a fine 143-game career at Richmond from 1990-97.

VIDEO: Another Naish at Tigerland

“I’m just over the moon. I sort of had an idea what was going to happen, but for my dream to have finally come true, it’s amazing,”...


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Naish over the moon

Naish excited to be a Tiger Ivan Maric speaks to Richmond draftee Patrick Naish.

Patrick Naish capped a tremendous couple of months with his selection by Richmond in last Friday night’s 2017 AFL national draft.

On Saturday, September 30, he joined the legion of Yellow and Black barrackers in celebrating the Club’s glorious Grand Final victory over Adelaide that broke a 37-year premiership drought.

The talented teenager now is headed to the Swinburne Centre at Punt Road Oval, to train and play alongside his football heroes, after being taken at pick 34 overall in the national draft, as the Tigers’ first father-son selection since Tom Roach in 2003.

His father, Chris, had a fine 143-game career at Richmond from 1990-97.

VIDEO: Another Naish at Tigerland

“I’m just over the moon. I sort of had an idea what was going to happen, but for my dream to have finally come true, it’s amazing,”...


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Out of the draft

In the lead-up to tonight’s 2017 AFL National Draft, Tony Greenberg takes a look at some interesting Richmond historical drafting facts and figures.

First player picked in the inaugural 1986 National Draft: Richard Anderson (pick 4 overall from Norwood, SANFL, but never made the move to Victoria).

First player picked in the inaugural draft, who appeared for the Tigers at senior league level: Trent Nichols (pick 17 overall in 1986, from Sandy Bay, Tasmania).

Tallest player drafted (who played at least one game): Andrew Browne (pick 94 in the 2009 draft, from Murray Bushrangers), 205cm.  

Smallest player drafted (who played at least one game): Chris Naish (pick 5 in the 1988 draft, from Wangaratta), 172cm.

Heaviest player drafted (who played at least one game): Richard Lounder (No. 1 pick overall in the 1987 draft, from Central District, SANFL).

Lightest player drafted (who played at...


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From the draft to the cup: Jack Graham

Draft highlights: Graham Under 18 highlights of Richmond's second pick in the 2016 AFL National Draft, Jack Graham.

In a special series leading up to the 2017 AFL national draft, richmondfc.com.au has been examining the Tigers’ construction of their drought-breaking premiership team this year via the competition’s main talent acquisition pathway throughout the past decade. We conclude today by taking a look at Richmond’s recruitment of Jack Graham.

 

Richmond was delighted to use its second pick (No. 53 overall) in the 2016 AFL National Draft on young, tough inside midfielder Jack Graham from SANFL club North Adelaide.

The Tigers had closely tracked Graham progress for a couple of years, and they were convinced that he was an absolute bargain pick-up so late in the draft.

Post-draft, then newly-appointed Richmond Recruiting Manager Matthew Clarke outlined the reasons why Graham...


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Win a Christmas party at Tigerland

Win a Christmas party at Tigerland by becoming a 2018 Richmond member.

All you need to do to is join or renew as a 2018 Richmond member before 5pm on Friday, December 1 and you will be automatically entered in the draw to win an invite.

All existing members will also automatically be in the running to win the Christmas at Tigerland experience.

The day will include VIP access to a closed training session, photo opportunities with the 2017 Premiership cup, a player signing session and more.

The Richmond Football Club is built on the strength and support of its members and we encourage all fans to join the Tiger Army in 2018.

There is plenty to look forward to in 2018, with 14 games at the MCG, 11 prime time matches, as well as the season opener against Carlton, Dreamtime at the ‘G and Anzac Day Eve.

For more details or to become a Richmond member today, visit


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Final draft order: Check out Richmond's picks

AFL 2017 Toyota AFL Grand Final - Adelaide v Richmond

Richmond selected Jack Graham with pick 53 in last year's AFL Draft, and have the pick again in 2018

BELOW is the final order of selection for the 2017 NAB AFL Draft following the trade period and the second delisted free agency period.

The draft will be held in Sydney on Friday night from 6:30pm AEDT.

Rookie list promotions are included among the compulsory minimum of three selections that each club must have at the draft, but the names of these players will not be formally read out at the draft.

Each pick is given a points value as part of the AFL's bidding system for father-son and academy prospects.

Note: Port Adelaide will not receive any compensation for the loss of Jackson Trengove, after later taking in Tom Rockliff and Steven Motlop as a free agents.

Final draft order

ROUND TWO
RICH 20. Richmond (received from Brisbane Lions via pick swap)
WCE 21. West Coast (received...

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From the draft to the cup: Jack Graham

Draft highlights: Graham Under 18 highlights of Richmond's second pick in the 2016 AFL National Draft, Jack Graham.

In a special series leading up to the 2017 AFL national draft, richmondfc.com.au has been examining the Tigers’ construction of their drought-breaking premiership team this year via the competition’s main talent acquisition pathway throughout the past decade. We conclude today by taking a look at Richmond’s recruitment of Jack Graham.

 

Richmond was delighted to use its second pick (No. 53 overall) in the 2016 AFL National Draft on young, tough inside midfielder Jack Graham from SANFL club North Adelaide.

The Tigers had closely tracked Graham progress for a couple of years, and they were convinced that he was an absolute bargain pick-up so late in the draft.

Post-draft, then newly-appointed Richmond Recruiting Manager Matthew Clarke outlined the reasons why Graham...


Read full article on AFL Richmond AFLComAu


Read more: From the draft to the cup: Jack Graham

Higgins lands at Tigerland

Draft 2017: Pick 17, Jack Higgins Highlights of Richmond's pick 17 in the 2017 National Draft, Jack Higgins.

Richmond has used its first selection, No. 17 overall, in the 2017 National Draft to recruit Oakleigh small forward/midfielder Jack Higgins.

Here is a summary of what Richmond fans can expect to see from Higgins, in future seasons . . .

Jack Higgins profile

Date of birth: 19/3/1999

Height: 178cm

Weight: 77kg

Position: Small forward/midfielder

From: Oakleigh Chargers

Jack is a natural footballer with an impressive football IQ.

In a recent Champion Data statistical analysis, Jack was ranked the draft’s No. 1 player after averaging 145 Super Coach points in 33 rated games.

He averaged 24 disposals per match in his 14 TAC Cup games for the Oakleigh Chargers and an impressive 27 disposals in four appearances with Vic Metro at the under-18 national championships, subsequently...


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Read more: Higgins lands at Tigerland

Final draft order: Check out Richmond's picks

AFL 2017 Toyota AFL Grand Final - Adelaide v Richmond

Richmond selected Jack Graham with pick 53 in last year's AFL Draft, and have the pick again in 2018

BELOW is the final order of selection for the 2017 NAB AFL Draft following the trade period and the second delisted free agency period.

The draft will be held in Sydney on Friday night from 6:30pm AEDT.

Rookie list promotions are included among the compulsory minimum of three selections that each club must have at the draft, but the names of these players will not be formally read out at the draft.

Each pick is given a points value as part of the AFL's bidding system for father-son and academy prospects.

Note: Port Adelaide will not receive any compensation for the loss of Jackson Trengove, after later taking in Tom Rockliff and Steven Motlop as a free agents.

Final draft order

ROUND TWO
RICH 20. Richmond (received from Brisbane Lions via pick swap)
WCE 21. West Coast (received...

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Read more: Final draft order: Check out Richmond's picks

Tigers select Coleman-Jones

Draft 2017: Pick 20, Callum Coleman-Jones Highlights of Richmond's pick 20 in the 2017 National Draft, Callum Coleman-Jones.

Richmond has used its second selection, No. 20 overall, in the 2017 National Draft to recruit ruckman/key forward Callum Coleman-Jones.

Here is a summary of what Richmond fans can expect to see from Coleman-Jones, in future seasons . . .

Callum Coleman-Jones profile

13/6/1999

Height: 201cm

Weight: 99kg

Position: Ruckman/key forward

From: Sturt (SANFL)

Callum is a ruckman/key forward, who made the initial AFL Academy squad following a strong 2015 under-16 carnival representing South Australia.

In 2016, he excelled for SA at the under-18 national championships as a bottom-aged, key forward.

This year, he captained SA at the under-18 championships, where he again performed strongly, this time as the team’s leading ruckman. The highlight of his carnival was a...


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Higgins lands at Tigerland

Draft 2017: Pick 17, Jack Higgins Highlights of Richmond's pick 17 in the 2017 National Draft, Jack Higgins.

Richmond has used its first selection, No. 17 overall, in the 2017 National Draft to recruit Oakleigh small forward/midfielder Jack Higgins.

Here is a summary of what Richmond fans can expect to see from Higgins, in future seasons . . .

Jack Higgins profile

Date of birth: 19/3/1999

Height: 178cm

Weight: 77kg

Position: Small forward/midfielder

From: Oakleigh Chargers

Jack is a natural footballer with an impressive football IQ.

In a recent Champion Data statistical analysis, Jack was ranked the draft’s No. 1 player after averaging 145 Super Coach points in 33 rated games.

He averaged 24 disposals per match in his 14 TAC Cup games for the Oakleigh Chargers and an impressive 27 disposals in four appearances with Vic Metro at the under-18 national championships, subsequently...


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Read more: Higgins lands at Tigerland


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