Richmond's TROY SIMMONDS break his right ankle after landing awkwardly during a marking contest at training.
Scratch Match @ Victoria Park
2 x quarters
YELLOWS: 3.2 / 5.2.34
WHITES: 0.2 / 0.3.3
YELLOWS: JACKSON 1.1, RIEWOLDT 1, TIVENDALE 1, MOORE 1, TAMBLING 1, JOHNSON
NOTES: After the initial behinds from Polo and Johnson, and an out of bounds shot from Tivendale, Terry Wallace stops the match and orders the teams to do a 400 metre run as punishment.
Gasper, Moore, Bowden J, Polak, Raines, Connors, Graham, Tivendale, White, Tambling, Hartigan, Krakouer, Pattison, Jackson, Riewoldt, Deledio, Bowden P,
Hughes, Brown, Knobel, Richardson, Meyer, Pettifer, Foley, Tuck, Edwards, Casserly, King, McGuane, Thursfield, Newman, Polo, Howat, Clingan.
Scratch Match @ Gosch's Paddock
2 x 15 mins quarters
WHITES: 1.1 / 6.3.39
BLACKS: 3.3 / 3.3.21
WHITES: RICHARDSON 3, JACKSON 1, FOLEY 1, TUCK 1,
BLACKS: MCGUANE 2, HOWAT
Tuck, Richardson, Pettifer, Brown, Jackson, Krakouer, Johnson, Foley, Tuck , Tivendale, Tambling, Connors, Moore, Hughes, Clingan, Thursfield, Knobel
BLACKS: Polak, Gasper, Raines, Newman, King, Bowden P, Howat, Deledio, Polo, Casserly, White, Haritgan, Riewoldt, Meyer, McGuane, Graham.
NOTES: Hyde, Coughlan and Collins do not participate in the scratch match, and instead practice at a nearby park their foot passing.
Scratch Match @ Vic Park
3 x 15 mins quarters
YELLOWS: 2.0/ 7.1/ 9.1.55
WHITES: 3.2 / 5.4 / 7.9.51
YELLOWS: RICHARDSON 3, POLO 1, FOLEY 1, HARTIGAN 1, MOORE 1, DELEDIO 1, JACKSON 1,
WHITES: MCGUANE 2, HUGHES 2, PETTIFER 2, KRAKOUER 1.2, RAINES 1.2
MARK COUGHLAN advises his teammates and the club that he will undergo a second knee reconstruction on the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. A slip in the shower before Christmas was the first sign to Coughlan that his knee had not properly healed after the initial surgery.
Richmond participate in an intra club match at Wonthaggi at 4pm.
BLACKS: 1.0 / 2.4 / 6.10 / 8.11.59
WHITE: 1.3 / 4.7 / 5.9 / 8.13.61
Whites: G. Howat (1), Haritgan (2), Graham (1), Pettifer (1)
Blacks: G. McGuane (2), White, Meyer
Team Rawlings (whites):
Will Smith (Coburg)
Mike Petit (Coburg)
Chris Petit (Coburg)
Fortunato Caruso (Coburg)
Logan Hill (Coburg)
Nick Flinch (Coburg)
Hayden Brown (Tarwin)
Pat Mcgrath (Coburg)
Damien Rayson (Coburg)
Team McRae (Blacks):
Brenton Burns (Stony Creek)
Aaron Ware (Wonthaggi)
Alistair Green (Tarwin)
James Keogh (Coburg)
Christain Underwood (Yarram)
Andrew Horn (Coburg)
Ben Dowd (Coburg)
Ben Young (Wonthaggi)
Ryan Anderson (Coburg)
Jim Gilliland (Wonthaggi)
Richmond participate in an intra-club match at Casey Fields in Cranbourne.
At the Richmond Football Club Family Day in Jells Park, Wheelers Hill, Terry Wallace announces the NAB 15 Challenge:
1. Deledio 4925
2. Foley 4914
3. Howat 4836
4. Tambling 4510
5. Krakouer 4476
6. Pettifer 4404
7. Tivendale 4369
8. J. Bowden 4357
9. Tuck 4325
10. Brown 4274
11. Raines 4248
12. P. Bowden 4234
13. Moore 4216
14. White 4214
15. Newman 4196
Also joining them for automatic selection in the NAB Cup opener against Geelong are:
KANE JOHNSON withdrawals from the NAB Squad against Geelong and is replaced by DANIEL JACKSON
The original squad is listed as:
PRESEASON: NAB Cup LOSS
vs GEELONG @ Skilled Stadium 3.30pm
G: 22.214.171.124- 47 / 126.96.36.199- 87 / 188.8.131.52- 131 / 184.108.40.206 -139pts
R: 0.2.0.0 -12 / 0.6.0.0 - 36 / 0.10.0.0 - 60 / 220.127.116.11 - 96 pts
9pts: GREG TIVENDALE 1.
6pts: NATHAN BROWN 3, BRETT DELEDIO 3, MATTHEW RICHARDSON 2, SHANE TUCK 2, KAYNE PETTIFER1, CHRIS HYDE 1,
NATHAN FOLEY 1, DANNY MEYER 1.
GRAHAM POLAK'S first game in a Richmond guernsey.
NATHAN BROWN captains Richmond in KANE JOHNSON'S absence.
MATTHEW RICHARDSON takes himself of the field due to hamstring soreness prior to Halftime, and does not return for the game.
ANDREW KRAKOUER injures his knee and does not play most of the second half.
RICHMOND wear black arm bands in memory of (awaiting confirmation).
Richmond are yet to defeat Geelong in their 5 pre season matches.
1957, 1979, 1998, 2002, 2006
ANDREW KRAKOUER reported by Umpire Kieran Nicholls for allegedly kicking Darren Milburn (Geel) during the second quarter.
About 7,000 supporters are let in for free , after a 400metre queue was still outside , with about 5 minutes before the start of the game. Geelong FC and the AFL agreed to open up the gates and let those patrons in for free.