Richmond held its first practice match for season 2008.
Venue: Gosch's Paddock @10.15am (25/1/08)
Match Rules: 2 x quarters of football approximately 25-30 minutes each.
Blacks: 6.1. 37 / 13.4.82
Yellows: 4.6.30 / 10.6.66
Blacks: Polo 2, Pettifer 2, Hyde 2, Putt 1, Tivendale 1, Jackson 1, Edwards 1, Schulz 1, Brown 1. Unknown 1.
Yellows: Collard 3, Riewoldt 2, Tuck 1, McMahon 1, Foley 1, Johnson 1, Collins 1.
Raines (4), Riewoldt (8), Richardson (12), McMahon (28), Johnson (17), Putt (19), Morton, Tuck (21), Pattison (26), Collard (27),
Tambling (30), Collins (33), White (36), Moore (40), Foley (41).
Polak (6), Brown (7), Edwards (10), Polo (14), Pettifer (15), Rance (18), Jackson (23), Coghlan (24), Schulz (25), Oakley-Nicholls (29), Hyde (31), Tivendale (32), Hughes (34), Casserly (37), Gourdis (42), Silvester (20), Cartledge, King (46)
Richard Tambling is injured during the last quarter of the match after being tackled into the ground by Oakley-Nicholls. His injury is initially reported on radio as a knee injury. He had however injured the arch of his ankle.
Deledio, Simmonds and Newman acted as boundary umpires.
Newman , McGuane, Meyer acted as goal umpires.
Howat, Connors, Graham, Cotchin acted as statisticians
Richmond and selected Coburg players play an intra club match at Gosch's Paddock from 10.00am on
Friday February 1st 2008.
Rules: 2 x quarters. Yellows vs Blacks.
The selected teams are listed below , albeit incomplete.
Riewoldt, Polo, Rance, Putt, Coughlan, Schulz, Collard, Hyde, White, Silvester, Moore, Collins, King, Stewart, Polak, Gazzo (#29)
Newman, Raines, Edwards (#35), Morton, Tuck, Jackson, Pattison, Oakley-Nicholls, Hughes, Gourdis, Casserly, Cartledge, Polak
Yellows: 2.2 / 10/5/65
Blacks 4.6 / 6.8.44
Yellow: Polak (2), Collins (2), Chris Stewart (2), Riewoldt (1), (#3 unknown), (#31 unknown), (#36 unknown)
Blacks: Morton (2.5), Casserly (1), Polak (1), Hughes (1), Edwards (1).
Polak may have switched sides to the 'Yellow' team at the break.
Moore may have injured calf (awaiting confirmation)
Richmond played an intra-club match at Echuca - Jack Eddy Oval @ 4pm
White Team coached by David King.
Nathan Brown was rested from the game, because Terry Wallace was 'paranoid' about him playing before the Round 1 match.
10 players from the Echuca area were given the opportunity to play in the match. They were:
Liam Guinan (Echuca), Troy Muir (Echuca), John Foskett (Moama), Damien Dalziel (Echuca United), Nick Iorianni (Echuca United), Luke Dunham (Moama), Craig Frost (Echuca United), Duane Hueston (Echuca United), Thomas McKitterick (Echuca) and Chris Casey (Echuca) all played.
Blacks: 3.3 / 5.6 / ???? / 12.10.82
Whites: 6.1 / 8.8 / ???? / 18.10.118
Majority of goalkickers have yet to be sourced. However below, are some that are noted.
Hughes 4 (3 in first quarter), Collard 3 (all in 3rd term), Deledio 3, Luke Dunham 1.
Mark Coughlan plays his first competitive game of football since his knee injury in Round 12 2006.
A disappointing Richmond team lose to StKilda by 40 points at Docklands.
StK: 0.4.0.1.25 /184.108.40.206.56 /220.127.116.11.84 /18.104.22.168.111
Ric: 0.3.0.2.20 /0.4.0.4.28 /22.214.171.124.61 /126.96.36.199.71
Richmond: 9pts: Greg Tivendale, Chris Newman.
Richmond 6pts: Brett Deledio 2, Nathan G Brown 2, Matthew Richardson, Kayne Pettifer, Mitch Morton.
Matthew Richardson, Shane Tuck, Chris Newman, Kayne Pettifer, Joel Bowden, Nathan G Brown.
Chris Newman, Brett Deledio, Andrew Raines, Troy Simmonds, Graham Polak, Nathan Brown, Jack Riewoldt, Shane Edwards, Joel Bowden, Matthew Richardson, Jordan McMahon, Kayne Pettifer, Kane Johnson, Mitch Morton, Shane Tuck, Daniel Jackson, Jay Schulz, Adam Pattison, Jarrad Oakley-Nicholls, Richard Tambling, Chris Hyde, Greg Tivendale, Jarrod Silvester, Travis Casserly, Tristan Cartledge, Kelvin Moore, Nathan Foley, Jake King.
Umpire Darren Goldspink officates he last ever game of AFL Football.
Matthew Richardson kicks Richmonds' first behind, and their first goal.
In the 1st quarter, Richardson receives a 50 metre penalty on the wing, and his resulting kick for goal hits the post. (it would have been a 9 point goal)- but Deledio roving the rebound off the post kicks a 6pt goal.
Coburg Tigers played Geelong Reserves in a practice match at Skilled Stadium at 1.30pm.
4 x 20 min quarters no time on.
Rance injures his ankle.
Up to 12 Richmond players play for Coburg in this match.
(Howat, Coughlan,White, Polo, Schultz, Collins, Thursfield, Hughes, Putt, Collard, Gourdis, Rance)
Coburg: 5.3 / ???? / ???? / ????
Geelong: 1.4 / ???? / ???? / ????
Richmond defeat Melbourne at Cazaly Stadium in their NAB Challenge Match, by 35 points
Rich 5.3 / 6.4 / 115.71 / 14.10.94
Melb 2.3 / 5.5 / 6.9.45 / 8.11.59
Richmond: Pettifer 3, Schulz 2, Hughes 2, C Howat 2, A Pattison N Foley M Morton N Brown A Raines.
Melbourne: M Newton 2 C Bartram R Petterd B Green A Maric I Weetra A Davey.
Richmond: K Pettifer C Newman T Simmonds R Tambling N Foley J Bowden.
Melbourne: C Newton N Jones A Davey C Sylvia P Johnson S Valenti.
Umpires: C Kamolins J Armstrong H Kennedy.
Attendance: 5,321 people.
Venue: Narrandera Sportsground
Richmond: 5.5 / 10.7 / 15.8 / 17.11.113
Swans: 3.3 / 7.7 / 11.9 / 13.10.88
Richmond: Richardson 5, Deledio 3, Johnson 2, Hughes 1, Tuck 1, Polak 1, Pettifer 1, Tambling 1, Brown 1, White 1
Sydney Swans: Hall 4, Bolton 2, McVeigh, Jolly, Kirk, O'Loughlin, Moore, O'Keefe, Ablett
Team: Richardson, Deledio, Simmonds, Brown, Schultz, Pettifer, Hughes, Johnson (c), Tuck, White, McMahon, Newman, Foley, Thursfield, Pattison, Collins, Tambling, Polak.
Notes: Robert Dipierdomenico was present as part of the AFL's 150th Celebration
Schultz stretched off after sustaining a cracked rib during a goalsquare pack, reports suggested he collided with Richardson.
Polak injures his foot.
Challenge Match @ Skilled Stadium
GEELONG 6.2 14.9 20.9 23.11 (149)
RICHMOND 3.0 5.1 6.3 12.5 (77)
Geelong: Mooney 4, Gamble 3, Byrnes 2, Ablett 2, Bartel 2, S Johnson 2, Ling 2, Corey 2, Hawkins, Wojcinski, Prismall, Blake, Mackie
Richmond: Richardson 3, Morton 2, Deledio 2, Coughlan, Howat, White, Hughes, Foley
Ling, Bartel, Kelly, Mackie, Prismall, Byrnes, S Johnson, Enright.
Richmond: King, Tuck.
Richmond vs Carlton @ MCG 6.10pm
1/4 time 1/2 time 3/4 time Final
C: 4.3-27 , 9.6-60 , 10.10-70 11.13-79
R: 4.3-27 , 8.5-53, 11.5-71, 17.7-109
Goals: Richmond: Matthew Richardson 5.2, Nathan G Brown 3, Brett Deledio 2, Kayne Pettifer, Shane Tuck, Adam Pattison, Nathan Foley, Graham Polak, Daniel Jackson, Richard Tambling.
Carlton: Brendan Fevola 2, Eddie Betts 2, Heath Scotland 2, Marc Murphy, Setanta O'hAilpin, Nick Stevens, Ryan Houlihan, Jake Edwards.
Cameron Howat (Rch) was cited with a Level Four striking offence against Adam Hartlett (Car) during Q3.
The MRP offered Howat a two-match suspension with an early plea.
Richmond sought the adjudication of the Tribunal. The Tribunal found Howat guilty and suspended him for three matches.
(courtesy of footystats)
Matthew Richardson rises to equal 12th on the League all-time goalkicking list with 748 goals from 257 games (with Saverio Rocca - same goals and matches played)
Richmond and Carlton meet for the 200th time in VFL History
Richmond vs Nth Melbourne
4.40pm @ MCG
Richmond 3.1 / 7.4 / 10.7 / 13.8.86
Nth Melb 7.4 / 11.4/ 18.5 / 20.7.127
Goals: Schulz 3.0, Richardson 2.3 , Hughes 1.2 , Simmonds 1.1 , Deledio 1.1 , Hyde 1.0 King 1.0 , Foley 1.0 , Brown 1.0 , Tuck 1.0
Matthew Richardson kicks his 750th career goal during the second quarter.
Andrew Raines leaves the field with a dislocated knee cap.
This is billed as the 'Eureka Match' in honour of the men and women of the workforce throughout the last centenary.