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1952 Chronology

 
June
Mon 23
Bob Caskill (Richmond 1923-1925) dies aged 56.

August
Sat 30
Richmond Fourths def Shepparton in a curtain raiser before Richmond vs Essendon senior match

September
Wed 3
Roy Wright wins his first Brownlow Medal, finishing on 21 votes equal with Bill Hutchison.
Wright was awarded the medal on countback, having polled more '2' votes.
Hutchison would be awarded the medal retrospectively in 1989

October
Sat 11

1st
2nd
3rd
Final
Essendon 3.1 7.6 8.7 14.9.93
Richmond 1.4 1.5 2.10 2.10.22

Held at The Showgrounds, in heavy rain.
Richmond goals: Gibb, Wilson
Richmond Best: Oppy, Rowe, Gibb, Cooke, Laurie Moir, Cations
Umpire Jack McMurray stopped play twice in the last quarter due to heated incidents


Unknown:
Richmond Fourths def Shepparton in Shepparton
Richmond Fourths play Caulfield Grammar School 1st Eleven.