2022 Chronology

2022 Chronology

Dylan Grimes and Toby Nankervis are announced as co-captains for the 2022 season, a first for the Richmond Football Club.

Saturday 26
Practice Match
Richmond v Geelong, at Geelong
6 quarters (final 2 quarters made up of VFL players)
VFL Players: Jackson Davies, Sam Tucker, Angus Hicks, Jack Sexton, Joel Nathan, Tom Bracher, Bailey Henderson, Massimo D'Ambrosio, Mykelti Lafau, Dylan Cook, Lachlin Cook, John Jorgenson.
Dusty Martin's first match since lacerated kidney

Saturday 5
"Healing for Hillcrest Match"
Richmond v Hawthorn , Devonport Oval.
Black arm bands for children who died in the jumping castle tragedy in December 2021
Prior to FOX Broadcast, hosts briefly eulogise Cricketer Shane Warne, who died earlier that morning.
Kate Ceberano performed before the match.
A moment's silence is held.
Dylan Grimes at coin toss

Friday 29
vs West Coast
Tom Lynch in his 200th game, kicks 7 goals , including his 400th career goal.

Saturday 7
Richmond v Collingwood.
Jack Riewoldt equals Jack Dyer's 311 games.
Dustin Martin's first game since Round 1 2022. He had taken personal leave since then.

Saturday 14
Richmond v Hawthorn.
Emergency Services personnel are paraded around the MCG before the match.
Jack Riewoldt moves into outright 2nd place on Richmond's all time games list. Surpasses Dyer's 311 games.
Bigoa Nyuon debuts.
Dustin Martin/Jayden Short wearing black arm bands.

Mon 18
Physical Performance Manager Peter Burge announces he will step down at season end to join Hawthorn

Wed 20
Richmond announce 100,000 members for the fifth consecutive year.

Thur 21
Richmond launch is Environmental Sustainability Action Plan

Fri 22:
Richmond draw with Fremantle for the first time. Balta fails to kick within 30 sec shot clock period. Kick smothered. Cumberland marks ball 60m out with 1 sec remaining and plays on as siren sounds.

Mon 25
Kane Lambert announces his retirement effective immediately

Tue 26
Matthew Parker retires to return home to Western Australia.

Thur 28
Living 300-gamers Shane Edwards, Kevin Bartlett, Francis Bourke, Jack Riewoldt photographed in front of Jack Dyer statue. 
Liam Baker signs two year deal.

Sun 31
Stan Judkins and Leo Merrett posthumously inducted into club Hall of Fame