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1971 Chronology

1971 Chronology


March
Saturday 20

Richmond play Glenelg in a pre-season practice match at Punt Road
As a result, Richmond wear an all-blue guernsey.
Royce Hart boots 15 goals 2 behinds.
Richmond 27.20.182 def Glenelg 17.12.114

August
Thur 26
Richmond President Ray Dunn dies, whilst in office.

Tues 31
Al Boord, aged 61, is appointed President of Richmond


Mon 30
Ian Stewart wins his third Brownlow Medal. He polls 21 votes.
He won on the last vote of the night. (Up to 8 players were in the running to win the award going into the last vote)
Earlier in the day, Stewart had attended the funeral of Ray Dunn, former Richmond President.


September
Sat 4
FIRST SEMI FINAL at MCG. 99,771

1st
2nd
3rd
Final
Richmond 4.4 8.8 11.10 18.13.121
Collingwood 4.1 5.5 11.8 11.11.77



Sat 11
Ian Stewart is presented with his Brownlow Medal prior to the Second Semi Final between Hawthorn and StKilda


Sat 18
PRELIMINARY FINAL at MCG. 102.494

1st
2nd
3rd
Final
Richmond 3.2 7.2 9.4 12.6.78
StKilda 1.2 6.7 11.10 16.12.108



Sat 25
Richmond Reserves 14.14.98 defeat Essendon 8.18.66 to win the flag.
The match is a curtain raiser prior to the Hawthorn vs StKilda Grand Final