Dustin Martin is issued with a 'certification of Aboriginality' from the Aboriginal Corporation Tasmania, as part of his father's bid to regain entry to Australia,
Rex Chadwick steps down from the Richmond board after 7 years, due to ill health
Jack Eames, who played 14 games with Richmond in 1946, dies aged 94.
He would travel on the 'Spirit of Progress' from Albury to Melbourne every Saturday morning to play.
Darryl Sutton, who played 4 games with Richmond in 1982, dies aged 64.
Richmond takes its 2017 team photo at Punt Road Oval
JLT Series vs Adelaide at Docklands
|Goals: Castagna 3, Riewoldt 3, Lloyd, Griffiths, Vlastuin, Butler, Nankervis, McIntosh, Martin, Caddy|
Team: 1. Nick Vlastuin, 2. Dylan Grimes, 3. Dion Prestia, 4. Dustin Martin, 5. Brandon Ellis, 6. Shaun Grigg, 7. Ben Lennon, 8. Jack Riewoldt, 9. Trent Cotchin, 10. Shane Edwards, 11. Jake Batchelor, 12. David Astbury, 17. Daniel Rioli, 20. Ivan Maric, 22. Josh Caddy, 24. Ben Griffiths, 25. Toby Nankervis, 26. Anthony Miles, 27. Sam Lloyd, 28. Taylor Hunt, 30. Reece Conca, 31. Oleg Markov, 32. Corey Ellis, 33. Kamdyn McIntosh, 40. Daniel Butler, 46. Jason Castagna
Ray Stokes, who played 93 games for Richmond from 1946-1951, dies aged 92
Henriette Rothschild and Joe Powell have appointed to the Richmond Football Club Board
Basil O'Rourke, who played 4 games for Richmond in 1951 (next to his brother Jack), dies aged 87
JLT Series vs Pt Adelaide at Mount Gambier, 4649
|Pt Adel||0.3.2||0.4.3||0.7.4||0.7.9 (51)|
Goals: Lloyd 3, Riewoldt 2, Martin 1, Vlastuin 1, Castagna 1, Butler 1, Rioli 1, Nankervis 1
'Dyer St' is unveiled in the Jacques precinct in the heart of Richmond.
JLT Series vs Collingwood at Moe 5,701
Goals: Martin 3, Edwards 2, Prestia 2, Riewoldt 2, Chol, Caddy, Soldo, Rioli, Butler, Castagna, Stengle
Jack Riewoldt is reported for rough conduct against Collingwood’s Jackson Ramsay. The charge is dismissed by the MRP
A bronze statue of Kevin Bartlett is unveiled at the MCG, as part of the Avenue of Legends series.
ROUND 1 vs Carlton, MCG, 73,137
Goalkickers: Martin 4, Castagna 2, Butler 2, Nankervis 2, Rioli 2, Caddy, Edwards, Grigg, Riewoldt, Cotchin, Lloyd, Prestia, Vlastuin
Black Arm Bands worn in memory of Neville Crowe, Bill Barrot and Ray Stokes
Bachar Houli's 150th game (Essendon + Richmond)
Dan Butler, Josh Caddy, Toby Nankervis, Dion Prestia debut
Alex Rance reported for rough conduct. Report dismissed.
ROUND 2 vs Collingwood, MCG, 58,236
ROUND 3 vs West Coast , MCG, 42,523
Second largest crowd ever between Richmond and West Coast.
Despite being photographed wearing a helmet during the week, Dustin Martin plays with a fractured cheekbone, but does not wear a helmet
ROUND 4 vs Brisbane, Gabba, 21,669
Richmond Reserves 33.21.219 def Nth Ballarat 4.7.31 at Punt Road.
It is the third highest score ever by a Richmond Reserves side, and the second highest winning margin.
Richmond Reserves percentage after the opening game is 706.45%
ROUND 5 vs Melbourne, MCG, 85,657 (ANZAC Day eve)
Goals: Riewoldt 6, Castagna 1, Butler 1, Grigg 1, Rioli 1, Martin 1, Astbury 1
Largest crowd between Richmond and Melbourne ever.
6th largest Richmond home and away crowd ever.
Trent Cotchin wearing black arm band in memory of death of aunt
Dustin Martin wears black armband
Lighting of cauldron before match by family of Corporal Cameron Baird, VC