1973 Chronology


Sat 9
In the Reserves match vs Sth Melbourne, Richmond's Wes Barrot walks off the ground during the third quarter, after the umpire pays 'holding the ball' decision against him.
Alan Schwab and Alan Cooke try to convince him to return onto the ground and threaten him with suspension, but he refused.
On the following Tuesday he fronts the match committee who suspend him for 4 weeks. Wes explained he had been troubled by influenza and had been worried about a knee injury.

Sat 29
Richmond wins their 10th premiership.

Thu 15
Ian Wilson is elected President of the Richmond Football Club . He replaced Al Boord who resigned due to ill-health