(Note: Apologies for the format issues. I will attempt to rectify this in the future)
SUNDAY 31 DECEMBER 2006
Richmond CEO STEVEN WRIGHT is discharged from the Epworth Hospital after spending 22 days being treated for Guillain Barre Syndrome.
SUNDAY 24 DECEMBER
Richmond's ANDREW KRAKOUER is charged with assault causing grievous bodily harm over an alleged attack on Friday.
FRIDAY 22 DECEMBER
Richmond's ANDREW KRAKOUER is involved in an incident at Midnight around Mews Rd, Fremantle, which results in a 24 year old man hopsitalised with head injuries.
TUESDAY 19 DECEMBER
1943 Premiership player LEN ABLETT dies aged 90. He had been the Tigers' oldest living Premiership player prior to his death.
SATURDAY 16 DECEMBER
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:
J. Bowden 841
WEDNESDAY 13 DECEMBER
For the first time since 2 July 2006 (Rd 13), Chris Newman participates in his first full running session at Richmond training at Victoria Park.
TUESDAY 12 DECEMBER
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 a coach at the Western Bulldogs.
Richmond releases the complete 2007 player guernsey numbers.
No. 1 – Chris Newman
No. 2 – Darren Gaspar
No. 3 – Brett Deledio
No. 4 - Andrew Raines
No. 5 – Troy Simmonds
No. 6 – Graham Polak
No. 7 – Nathan Brown
No. 8 – Jack Riewoldt
No. 9 – vacant
No. 10 – Shane Edwards
No. 11 – Joel Bowden
No. 12 – Matthew Richardson
No. 13 – Trent Knobel
No. 14 – Dean Polo
No. 15 – Kayne Pettifer
No. 16 – Patrick Bowden
No. 17 – Kane Johnson
No. 18 – Kent Kingsley
No. 19 – vacant
No. 20 – Ray Hall
No. 21 – Shane Tuck
No. 22 – Danny Meyer
No. 23 – Daniel Jackson
No. 24 – Mark Coughlan
No. 25 – Jay Schulz
No. 26 – Adam Pattison
No. 27 – Andrew Krakouer
No. 28 – Carl Peterson
No. 29 – Jarrad Oakley-Nicholls
No. 30 – Richard Tambling
No. 31 – Chris Hyde
No. 32 – Greg Tivendale
No. 33 – Brent Hartigan
No. 34 – Cleve Hughes
No. 35 – Matthew White
No. 36 – Will Thursfield
No. 37 – Travis Casserly
No. 38 – Luke McGuane
No. 39 – Daniel Connors
No. 40 – Kelvin Moore
No. 41 – Nathan Foley
No. 42 – Andrew Collins
No. 43 – Cameron Howat (Rookie)
No. 44 – Angus Graham (Rookie)
No. 45 – Tasman Clingan (Rookie)
No. 46 – Jacob King (Rookie)
SATURDAY 9 DECEMBER
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.
THURSDAY 7 DECEMBER
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.
TUESDAY 5 DECEMBER
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.
WEDNESDAY 29 NOVEMBER
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.
TUESDAY 28 NOVEMBER
New recruit Jack Riewoldt trains for the first time with Richmond.
SATURDAY 25 NOVEMBER
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.
WEDNESAY 15 NOVEMBER
Delisted Tiger TOM ROACH, participates in StKilda's first training session on this day.
TUESDAY 14 NOVEMBER
Formula One driver MARK WEBBER appears at Richmond FC and is photographes with players Chris Newman, Nathan Brown, Troy Simmonds and Brent Hartigan.
WEDNESDAY 8 NOVEMBER
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)
TUESDAY 7 NOVEMBER
Former Richmond player DUNCAN KELLAWAY is appointed GEELONG's second physiotherapist and senior runner for 2007.
SATURDAY 28 OCTOBER
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.
WEDNESDAY 25 OCTOBER
The AFL releases the 2007 draw, listing Richmond with 6 consecutive games in Melbourne from Round 1.
However Richmond travels to Adelaide for two consecutive weeks in Round 7 and Round 8, as well as to Perth twice, Geelong once, and plays West Coast and Sydney twice.
Interesting points to come out of the Draw include:
+ Richmond and Carlton meet in Round 1 for the first time since 1983.
+ Richmond meet Footscray in Round 4 for the first time since 1975.
+ Richmond meet Geelong in Round 6 for the first time since 1980.
+ Richmond meet Essendon in Round 9 for the first time since 1971.
SATURDAY 21 OCTOBER
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.
FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER
1963 former 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.
SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER
JACOB 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'.
FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER
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.
TUESDAY 10 OCTOBER
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.
SATURDAY 7 OCTOBER
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
THURSDAY 5 OCTOBER
Former Triple Brisbane Lions Premiership player Craig McRae is appointed as Richmond Player Development Coach.
WEDNESDAY 4 OCTOBER
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.
SATURDAY 30 SEPTEMBER
The last broadcast of FOX FOOTY occurs with the broadcast of the Under 18's curtain raiser between the Calder Cannons and the Oakleigh Chargers. Former Richmond player 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 8metres- FOLEY finishes in third position.
WEDNESDAY 27 SEPTEMBER
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.
MONDAY 25 SEPTEMBER
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 votes
JOEL BOWDEN 8 votes
PATRICK BOWDEN 8 votes
DEAN POLO 5 votes
SHANE TUCK 4 votes
ANDREW KELLAWAY 4 votes
CHRIS NEWMAN 3 votes
ANDREW RAINES 3 votes
CHRIS HYDE 3 votes
GREG STAFFORD 2 votes
GREG TIVENDALE 2 votes
RICHARD TAMBLING 1 vote
KAYNE PETTIFER 1 vote
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.
THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER
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.
WEDNESDAY 20 SEPTEMBER
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.
1st Kane Johnson 226 votes (Jack Dyer Medal)
2nd: Andrew Raines 223 votes (Jack Titus Medal)
3rd: Troy Simmonds 215 votes (Maurie Fleming Medal)
4th: Joel Bowden 204 votes (Fred Swift Medal)
5th: Kayne Pettifer 186 votes (Kevin Bartlett Medal)
6th: Greg Tivendale 172 votes
7th: Matthew Richardson 164 votes
8th: Patrick Bowden 160 votes
9th: Dean Polo 152 votes
10th Shane Tuck 151 votes
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 Andrew Raines, Troy Simmonds, Joel Bowden and Kayne Pettifer.
Attendees wore black arm in memory of 1980 Premiership Player Terry Smith.
TUESDAY 19 SEPTEMBER
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.
MONDAY 11 SEPTEMBER
JOEL BOWDEN is the only Richmond player chosen in the 2006 All Australian Team. He is selected at Centre Half-Back.
THURSDAY 7 SEPTEMBER
TERRY WALLACE advises ANDREW KELLAWAY to retire from football and that he will not be offering him a new contract.
WEDNESDAY 6 SEPTEMBER
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. At the function they meet each other for the first time.
On the voting committee includes Kevin Bartlett who selects:
5- Heath Shaw (Coll)
4- Andrew Raines (Rich)
3- Danyle Raines (Pt Adelaide)
2- Marc Murphy (Carl)
1-Michael Rischitelli (Bris)
DARREN GASPAR is offered a new one year contract with Richmond
MONDAY 4 SEPTEMBER
At 'Mad Monday' drink, TERRY WALLACE advises ANDREW KELLAWAY he will speak to him tomorrow about his future at the club.
SATURDAY 2 SEPTEMBER
RICHMOND VS WEST COAST - 35,016
R: 1.1.7 / 2.6.18 / 7.8.50 / 12.13.85
W: 5.8.38 / 10.12.72 / 21.13.139 / 26.17.173
Goalkickers: Stafford 3. , Bowden J 2. , Richardson 2. , Howat 1. , Hyde 1. , Johnson 1. , Pettifer 1. Tambling 1.
JOEL BOWDEN passes 150 career goals.
GREG STAFFORD and MARK CHAFFEY's final match for Richmond.
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST
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.
SUNDAY 27 AUGUST 2006 - ROUND 21
RICHMOND vs ESSENDON - 48,710
R: 5.2.32 / 10.3.63 / 14.8.92 / 20.9.129
E: 3.5.23 / 9.8.62 / 12.11.83 / 16.17.113
Goalkickers: 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
RICHARDSON'S 9 GOALS
Matthew Richardson's 9 goals 5, is the most by a Richmond player in Round 21, surpassing the 8 goals 1 , previous 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.
Richmond defeat Essendon for the third consecutive time, since the 1975-1976 season.
Ray Hall reported by Matthew Head for unduly rough play against Damian Peverill during the second quarter.
THURSDAY 24 AUGUST 2006
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.
SUNDAY 20 AUGUST 2006 - ROUND 20
RICHMOND vs CARLTON - 37,094
TELSTRA DOME 2.10pm
R: 4.3.27 / 13.5.83 / 16.13.109 / 21.14.140
B: 5.2.32 / 8.6.54 / 13.7.85 / 14.11.95
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
SATURDAY 12 AUGUST 2006 - ROUND 19
RICHMOND vs BRISBANE - 27,211
TELSTRA DOME 7.10pm
R: 7.4.46 / 14.7.91 / 17.11.113 / 21.16.142
B: 1.1.7 / 1.5.11 / 2.12.24 / 8.12.60
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.
SATURDAY 5 AUGUST 2006- ROUND 18
RICHMOND VS WESTERN BULLDOGS - 36,339
R: 0.6.6 / 4.10.34 / 6.14.50 / 10.18.78
W: 5.2.32 / 9.4.58 / 13.9.87 / 15.10.100
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 becomes the 1,065th Richmond player to debut. He amassed 22 possessions, and kicked a left-foot snap goal in the third quarter.
SATURDAY 29 JULY 2006- ROUND 17
RICHMOND VS STKILDA- 43,250
MCG @ 2.10pm
R: 2.2.14 / 6.7.43 / 8.9.57 / 10.11.71
S: 5.5.35 / 14.6.90 / 23.6.144 / 27.12.174
RICHARDSON 4.1 , SCHULZ 2.0 , TIVENDALE 2.1 , JOHNSON 1.0 , TAMBLING 1.4
103 POINT LOSS
Richmond's third 100+ defeat this season.
Richmond's 7th successive lost 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.
THURSDAY 27 JULY 2006
Whilst surfing at Phillip Island, Andrew Kellaway sustains a hamstring injury- forcing him out of the Round 17 match.
WEDNESDAY 26 JULY 2006
SCRATCH MATCH @ TRAINING - PUNT ROAD
Yellows vs Blacks:
J Bowden Pettifer
Richardson P Bowden
Yellows 2.1-13 - Goals: Oakleigh-Nicholls Richardson Behinds: Schulz.
Blacks 1.5-11 - Goal: Foley. Behinds: Browny, Foley, Pettifer, Hyde, Pattison.
SATURDAY 22 JULY 2006 - ROUND 16
RICHMOND VS SYDNEY- 28,371
SCG @ 7.10pm
R: 2.0.12 / 4.6.30 / 5.9.39 / 7.11.53
S: 4.3.27 / 7.8.50 / 12.13.85 / 14.17.101
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 (1980's)
Richmond's lowest score at the SCG, since it's first Premiership Match (vs Collingwood) in Rd 8 1952. (5.6.36)
WEDNESDAY 19 JULY 2005
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.
FRIDAY 14 JULY 2006 - ROUND 15
RICHMOND VS MELBOURNE -
MCG @ 7.40pm
R: 1.2.8 / 2.3.15 / 3.8.26 / 7.10.52
M: 1.4.10 / 5.9.39 / 8.12.60 / 9.16.70
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.
THURSDAY 13 JULY 2006
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.
WEDNESDAY 12 JULY 2006
Reebook is announced on this day as Richmond's new apparel partner starting from the end of the 2006 season.
SATURDAY 8 JULY 2006 - ROUND 14
RICHMOND VS PORT ADELAIDE
R: 5.3.33 / 8.5.53 / 12.6.78 / 14.8.92
P: 4.3.27 / 5.8.38 / 5.14.44 / 6.18.54
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.
SUNDAY 2 JULY 2006 - ROUND 13
RICHMOND VS COLLINGWOOD -63,016
MCG @ 2.10pm
R: 4.5.29 / 9.9.63 / 11.12.78 / 13.14.92
C: 0.2.2 / 1.2.8 / 3.4.22 / 6.9.45
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
FIRST QUARTER 0.2
Richmond holds Collingwood to it's lowest opening quarter score against the Tigers since Rd 13 1961 (0.0).
THE OTHER MATCH
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.
WEDNESDAY 28 JUNE 2006
SCRATCH MATCH @ TRAINING - PUNT ROAD
Blacks: vs Yellow:
Pattison Bowden P
Bowden J Hughes
Lee, Jonathan Tuck
Blacks - 5.2 6.8-44 (Schulz 3, Patto, Krak, Pettifer)
Yellows - 0.3 1.4-10 (Meyer)
SUNDAY 25 JUNE 2006
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'
SUNDAY 18 JUNE 2006 - ROUND 12
RICHMOND VS HAWTHORN -20,971
AURORA STADIUM @ 1.10pm
R: 1.4.10 / 3.9.27 / 5.11.41 / 8.16.64
H: 2.3.15 / 7.6.48 / 12.7.79 / 16.9.105
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 the 'siren' debacles 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.
ROUND 12 HOODOO
Richmond are yet to win in Round 12 since 2001.
SCHULTZ, RODAN , WHITE are selected on an extended interchange bench in the squad, but do not play
SUNDAY 11 JUNE 2006
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.
SATURDAY 10 JUNE 2006 - ROUND 11
RICHMOND VS NTH MELBOURNE -42,841
MCG @ 2.10pm
R: 3.2.20 / 7.5.47 / 13.8.86 / 15.12.102
N: 3.6.24 / 4.9.33 / 8.10.58 / 9.13.67
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 /
ROUND 11 HOODOO BROKEN
Richmond win it's first Round 11 game since 2001
WEDNESDAY 7 JUNE 2006
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.
MONDAY 5 JUNE 2006
1971 Richmond player FRANK KELLY dies on this day aged 54. His only two senior games were Rd 5 and Rd 6 of 1971.
SATURDAY 3 JUNE 2006 - ROUND 10
RICHMOND VS FREMANTLE -36,032
Subiaco Oval @ 7.40pm
R: 2.4.16 / 7.6.48 / 11.11.77 / 13.11.89
F: 3.4.22 / 7.6.48 / 10.8.68 / 15.10.100
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 is the 1,064th Richmond player to debut.
ROUND 10 HOODOO
Richmond are yet to win a Round 10 match since 2001
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.
WEDNESDAY 31MAY 2006
SCRATCH MATCH @ TRAINING - PUNT ROAD
Blacks: vs Yellows:
1. Newman 2. Gasper
4. Raines 7. Browny
5. Simmomds 8. Roach
10. Stafford 18. Rodan
11. J Bowden 19. Limbach
14. Polo 23. Jackson
15. Pettifer 25. Schulz
16. P Bowden 29. Oakleigh-Nicholls
17. Johnson 33. Hartigan
21. Tuck 34. Hughes
22. Meyer 35. White
24. Coghlan 37. Casserly
26. Pattison 38. McGuane
30. Tambling 41. Foley
32. Tivendale 42. Humm
39. Kellaway 43. Howat
Blacks: 3.1-19 (Polo, Simmonds, Newman).
SATURDAY 27 MAY 2006 - ROUND 9
RICHMOND VS GEELONG -23,386
Kardinia Park @ 2.10pm
R: 4.3.27 / 8.3.51 / 12.6.78 / 17.8.110
G: 5.3.33 / 8.7.55 / 12.9.81 / 12.18.90
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
KARDINIA PARK HOODOO BROKEN
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.
100 POINTS +
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.
WEDNESDAY 24 MAY 2006
SCRATCH MATCH @ TRAINING - PUNT ROAD
Blacks: vs Yellows:
1. Newman 2. Gasper
3. Deledio 6. Chaffey
4. Raines 8. Roach
5. Simmonds 10. Stafford
11. Bowden J 13. Knobel
12. Richardson 14. Polo
15. Pettifer 18. Rodan
16. Bowden P 19. Limbach
17. Johnson 20. Hall
21. Tuck 22. Meyer
23. Jackson 29. Oakleigh-Nicholls
24. Coghlan 30. Tambling
25. Schulz 33. Hartigan
26. Pattison 34. Hughes
27. Krakouer 38. McGuane
31. Hyde 40. Moore
32. Tivs 41. Foley
35. White 42. Humm
39. Kellaway 43. Howat
Blacks 3.0-18 (Coghlan, Richardson and Deledio)
Yellows 1.0-6 (Hartigan)
SATURDAY 20 MAY 2006 - ROUND 8
RICHMOND VS ADELAIDE -24,461
TD @ 2.10pm
R: 3.0.18 /6.3.39 / 7.7.49 / 10.9.69
A: 2.4.16 / 3.6.24 / 4.8.32 / 9.12.66
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
ROUND 8 WIN
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 dayf or 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)
SATURDAY 13 MAY 2006 - ROUND 7
RICHMOND VS SYDNEY -36,477
TD @ 2.10pm
R: 4.2.26 / 6.6.42 / 8.7.55 / 9.8.62
S: 8.0.48 / 15.4.94 / 21.6.132 / 28.12.180
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.
LUKE MCGUANE replaces an injured KANE JOHNSON and becomes the 1,063rd Richmond player to debut. 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
FRIDAY 12 MAY 2006
Richmond advised the AFL that LUKE MCGUANE will replace KANE JOHNSON as an emergency in the selected Round 7 side against Sydney.
WEDNESDAY 10 MAY 2006
SCRATCH MATCH @ TRAINING - PUNT ROAD
2 x 10 min halves
BLACKS: VS YELLOWS:
1. Newman 2. Gaspar
3. Deledio 6. Chaffey
4. Raines 13. Knobel
5. Simmonds 18. Rodan
10. Stafford 19. Limbach
11. Bowden J 22. Meyer
12. Richardson 23. Jackson
14. Polo 26. Pattison
15. Pettifer 27. Krakouer
16. Bowden P 29. Oakleigh-Nicholls
17. Johnson 30. Tambling
20. Hall 35. White
21. Tuck 38. McGuane
24. Coghlan 39. Kellaway
31. Hyde 41. Foley
32. Tivendale 42. Humm
33. Hartigan 43. Howat
34. Hughes 44. Graham
46. David King
Blacks: 1.1 / 2.3 (Hughes 1.0, Deledio 1.0, Richardson 0.1, Hyde 0.1, Bowden P 0.1)
Yellows 0.0 / 0.2 (Jackson 0.1 )
TUESDAY 9 MAY 2006
DEAN POLO is named the Round 6 NAB Rising Star Award, after his debut the week before.
SATURDAY 6 MAY 2006 - ROUND 6
RICHMOND VS ESSENDON - 58,439
MCG @ 7.30PM
2nd Annual 'DREAMTIME AT THE G'
R: 4.3.27 / 5.12.42 / 9.15.69 / 13.19.97
E: 5.2.32 / 5.10.40 / 8.13.61 / 13.17.95
POLO 3.0 / RICHARDSON 2.2 / HUGHES 2.1 / PETTIFER 1.5 / TUCK 1.1 / KRAKOUER 1.1 / TIVENDALE 1.1 / HARTIGAN 1.1 /
18 year old JARRAD OAKLEY-NICHOLLS becomes the 1061st player to debut 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 becomes the 1062nd player to debut for Richmond. He is just the second 'Dean' to play for Richmond behind DEAN NOTTING in 1985. 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
Dean Polo nominated as Round 6 Rising Star
GREG TIVENDALE plays his 150th game- automatically qualifying him for Life Membership of the Richmond Football Club
SECOND QUARTER INACCURACY
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 Wallace
MATTHEW RICHARDSON captains Richmond in the absence of Kane Johnson
WEDNESDAY 3 MAY 2006
Indigenous player JARRAD OAKLEY-NICHOLLS is informed on this day that he will be selected in his first Senior game, the 'DREAMTIME at the G' match, against Essendon.
MONDAY 1 MAY 2006
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
FRIDAY 28 APRIL 2006 - ROUND 5
RICHMOND VS CARLTON - 54,815
MCG @ 7.10PM
R: 2.3.15 /7.12.54 /11.15.81 / 12.20.92
C: 5.4.34 / 8.7.55 / 9.13.67/ 11.18.84
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.
Equal most number of behinds* against Carlton since Rd 8 1980 (Rich: 19.24.138).
*Rd 12 1998 (20 behinds)
CLEVE HUGHES becomes the first Richmond player to debut against Carlton in 4 years, since CHRIS HYDE (Rd 14 2002).
He is the first 'CLEVE' to ever debut for Richmond. And the 3rd 'HUGHES' to debut for Richmond, behind FRANK 'CHECKER' HUGHES and FRANK HUGHES JNR. He is the 1,060th Richmond player to debut.
WEDNESDAY 26 APRIL 2006
ANDREW RAINES wins the Round 4 NAB Rising Star nomination.
TUESDAY 25 APRIL 2006
Coburg player DEAN POLO wins the ANZAC MEDAL for Best Player afield against Box Hill
SATURDAY 23 APRIL 2006 - ROUND 4
RICHMOND VS BRISBANE
GABBA @ 7.10PM
R: 1.4.10 / 4.8.32/10.11.6.71 / 14.12.96
W: 1.6.12 / 4.9.33 / 5.10/40 / 11.16. 82
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,
ROUND 4 BACK TO BACK
Richmond win successive Round 4 matches for the first time since 1985-1986
Andrew Raines nominated as Round 4 Rising Star.
SATURDAY 15 APRIL 2006 - ROUND 3
RICHMOND VS WEST COAST
SUBIACO @ 7.30PM
R: 4.2.26 / 6.3.39 / 9.5.59 / 14.6.90
W: 3.3.21 / 7.10.52 / 15.13.103 / 20.16.136
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
ROUND 1-3 LOSS
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.
THE LAST 16 MATCHES
Richmond has won just 3 of their last 16 matches.
Jeremy Humm debuts and becomes the 1059th Richmond player to debut for Richmond
WEDNESDAY 12 APRIL 2006
SCRATCH MATCH @ TRAINING - PUNT ROAD
BLACKS: VS YELLOWS:
15. Newman 6. Chaffey
12. Gasper 33. Browny
27. Raines 8. Roach
5. Simmonds 10. Staff
17. Johnson J.Bowden
19. Limbach 2. Richo
21. Tuck 13. Knobel
22. Meyer 14. Polo
26. Pattison 1. Pettifer
30. Tambling 39. P.Bowden
31. Hyde 18. Rodan
32. Tivendale 20. Hall
7. Hartigan 11. Jackson
34. Hughes 24. Coughlan
-. Kellaway 4. Krakouer
42. Humm 29. Oakley-Nicholls
44. Howat 45. White
Coburg. 37. Casserley
13. Graham 38. McGuane
Yellows: 2.1.13 (Tuck, Jackson)
Blacks: 3.4.22 (Johnson, Tambling, Meyer)
FRIDAY 7 APRIL 2006 - ROUND 2
RICHMOND VS STKILDA
TELSTRA DOME @ 7.30PM
R: 3.2.20 / 6.4.40 / 10.7.67 / 11.11.77
S: 4.1.25 / 9.4.58 / 11.6.72 / 13.10.88
BOWDEN P 3.2, PETTIFER 3.1 , JACKSON 2.2, RICHARDSON 1.1, SIMMONDS 1.0, TIVENDALE 1.0
ROUND 1-2 LOSS
Richmond lose consecutive Round 1 and Round 2 matches for the first time since 1991
RICHO NEARING MILESTONE
Matthew Richardson kicks 1 goal to move him to 646 career goals.
GASPAR - ROY WRIGHT
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.
FRIDAY 31 MARCH 2006 - ROUND 1
RICHMOND VS WESTERN BULLDOGS
TELSTRA DOME @ 7.30PM
R: 3.2.20 / 5.6.36 / 6.6.42 / 7.10.52
F: 6.4.40 / 9.11.65 / 18.13.121 /25.17.167
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.
FATHER AND SONS
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 it's first goal.
MATTHEW RICHARDSON'S first kick for goal is out of bounds- from a set shot.
RICHMOND'S biggest ROUND 1 Loss ever. BULLDOG'S highest score against RICHMOND ever. RICHMOND'S 8th biggest loss.
RICHMOND's lowest score against FOOTSCRAY since ROUND 20 1989.
TUESDAY 28 MARCH 2006
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,
MONDAY 27 MARCH 2006
Triple Premiership player BRYAN WOOD, Triple Best and Fairest RON BRANTON, Chairman of Selectors ALLAN COOKE, and 150 games player CLARRIE HALL are all indcuted into the 2006 Richmond Hall of Fame.
FRIDAY 24 MARCH 2006
JAY SCHULTZ extends his contract until the end of the 2008 season, although he only played 4 senior games last season due to injury.
FRIDAY 17 MARCH 2006
PRACTICE MATCH @ QUANDONG PARK , RED CLIFFS. 10,000 @ 4.30pm
ESSENDON 3.6.24 / 11.7.73 / 15.10.100 / 18.15.123 def
RICHMOND 0.3.3 / 3.4.22 / 6.5.35 / 11.6.72
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 Blunts 'Your 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)
GASPAR (corked calf)
SATURDAY 11 MARCH 2006
PRACTICE MATCH @ CARRARA 7.10pm. 6,277 approx.
RICHMOND: 1.6.12 /5.7.37 / 8.10. 58 / 13.11. 89 def
SYDNEY: 2.1.13 / 3.3.21 / 6.4.40 / 7.7.49
RICHARDSON (4), STAFFORD (2), BROWN (1), PATTISON (1), PETTIFER (1), HYDE (1), COUGHLAN (1), TUCK (1),
BRETT DELEDIO and NICK FOSDIKE clash during a mid air contest. FOSDIKE was carried off on a stretcher with blood streaming from a broken nose. DELEDIO was unhurt.
SATURDAY 4 MARCH 2006
PRACTICE MATCH @ DEAKIN RESERVE SHEPPARTON 2pm. 4,500 approx.
RICHMOND: 3.6.24 / 9.9.63 / 16.12. 108 / 26.18. 174 def
WESTERN BULLDOGS: 3.1.19 / 8.3.51 / 13.5.83 / 15.6.96
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.com.au):
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
In his first 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. He 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 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)
SATURDAY 25 FEBRUARY 2006
ROUND 1 NAB CUP @ TELSTRA DOME
RICHMOND: 0.2.1.13 / 0.5.3.33 / 0.7.7.49 / 0.11.9 (75)
HAWTHORN: 188.8.131.52 / 184.108.40.206 / 220.127.116.11 / 1.11.10 (85)
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.
BLACK ARM BANDS:
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.
TERRY WALLACE is interviewed through the match from the commentary box by Ch 10 commentators.
FRIDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2006
1973-1974 player FRANCIS JACKSON is appointed Richmond Recruiting Manager after spending 12 months in the role on a part time basis.
THURSDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2006
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 quaters) for Coburg Tigers against Kangaroo Reserves.
BROWN kicked 1 goal, a left foot snap from approximately 40 metres out as the Coburg Tigers were soundly beaten.
Unconfirmed scores were:
Coburg Tigers: 2.1.13 / 4.1.25 / 5.2.32 / 6.2.38
Kangaroos: 8.2.50 / 10.5.65 / 13.10.88 / 17.15.117
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.
FRIDAY 17 FEBRUARY 2006
PRACTICE MATCH @ Victoria Park
'Probables': 4.7.31 / 9.12.66/ 16.14.110 / 25.20.170 def
'Possibles': 3.0.18 / 5.3.33 / 6.4.40 / 6.5.41
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,
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
WEDNESDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2006
For the second time in the week, Assistant Coach BRIAN ROYAL is kicked out of Hawthorn's training for spying.
MONDAY 13 FEBRUARY 2006
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.
THURSDAY 9 FEBRUARY 2006
It is announced on this day that respected football administrator JOHN HOOK has been hired by Richmond to head up its opposition analysis program.
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 8 2006
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 in store 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.
TUESDAY FEBRUARY 7 2006
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.
MONDAY FEBRUARY 6 2006
The entire RFC playing list and coaching staff travel to Ballarat to being 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.
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3 2006
INTRA CLUB SCRATCH MATCH #5 @ VICTORIA PARK
5. Simmonds 2. Gasper
8. Roach 4. Raines
11. J Bowden 10. Stafford
12. Richardson 14. Polo
15. Pettifer 17. Sugar
16. P Bowden 18. Rodan
19. Limbach 21. Tuck
23. Jackson 22. Meyer
24. Coghlan 7. Krakouer
25. Schulz 32. Tivendale
26. Pattison 34. Hughes
30. Tambling 38. Mcguane
31. Hyde 39. Kellaway
33. Hartigan 42. Humm
35. White 43. Howat
41. Foley 44. Graham
Yellows: 4.2-26 (Jackson, Roach, White, Paddy Bowden)
Blacks: 2.4-16 (Rodan, Hughes).
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1 2006
INTRA CLUB SCRATCH MATCH #4 @ VICTORIA PARK
2. Gas 1. Newman
3. Deledio 4. Raines
5. Simmonds 8. Roach
10. Stafford 14. Polo
11. Bowden J 15. Pettifer
12. Richardson 19. Limbach
16. Bowden P 22. Meyer
18. Rodan 23. Jackson
21. Tuck 25. Schulz
26. Pattison 31. Hyde
27. Krakouer 34. Hughes
32. Tivendale 36. Thursfield
33. Hartigan 38. McGuane
35. White 41. Foley
39. Kellaway 42. Humm
Yellows: 5 (Richardson 3, Stafford 1 Unknown 1
Blacks: 1 (Hughes)
For the entire practice match, the ball was thrown up rather than bounced.
THURSDAY JANUARY 26 2006
Long service Richmond trainer CHRIS 'DIZZY' SMITH receives the Australian Fire Service Medal in the Australia Day Honours.
WEDNESDAY 25 JANUARY 2006
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)
MONDAY 23 JANUARY
INTRA CLUB SCRATCH MATCH #3 @ VICTORIA PARK
The teams are recorded below courtesy of OER forum.
YELLOW vs BLACKS
Stafford Bowden. P
Bowden J Rodan
Yellow: 2.6.18 (Goalkickers: Tambling 1.2, Knobel 1.1) (Other scorers: Stafford 0.1, Rushed 0.2)
Blacks: 2.0.12 (Goalkickers: Rodan 1.0 Unknown 1)
WEDNESDAY 18 JANUARY 2006
INTRA CLUB SCRATCH MATCH #2 @ VICTORIA PARK
The teams are recorded below from OER forum.
WHITES: vs BLACKS:
Bowden J Limbach
Bowden P Oakley-Nicholls
Potential other players were: McGuane, Foley and Pattison.
TUESDAY 17 JANUARY 2006
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
MONDAY 16 JANUARY 2006
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- the first for the 2006 season. The teams are recorded below from OER forum.
INTRA CLUB SCRATCH MATCH #1 @ VICTORIA PARK
BLACKS: vs WHITES:
Bowden, J Polo
Richardson Bowden. P
SATURDAY 14 JANUARY 2006
TRENT KNOBEL , a former young life saver, wins the Richmond one-kilometre open water swim at Torquay from PATRICK BOWDEN and JOEL BOWDEN.
WEDNESDAY 11 JANUARY 2006
3 x 15 min intra club match quarters are played at Richmond's training session at Victoria Park.
Black Jumper vs. Yellow Jumpers, with the final score reading:
KAYNE PETTIFER 6, DEAN LIMBACH 1, KANE JOHNSON 1,
MATTHEW RICHARDSON 1, JARROD OAKLEY-NICHOLLS 1,
Umpires were GREG TIVENDALE and NATHAN BROWN.