Barry Rowlings is appointed Richmond captain.
The Age reports that coach Francis Bourke will not appoint vice-captain or deputy vice-captain for 1983, to encourage all senior players to show leadership.
Kevin Bartlett becomes the first player to 400 League games
Two Nigerian weightlifters, Oliver Orok and Ironbar Bassey trained at the Richmond Weight Training Club which was located at Punt Road. Both men are photographed wearing Richmond guernseys.
Mike Patterson is appointed coach of Richmond