2024 Chronology

January 31 - Match simulation at Punt Road Ground (intraclub), opened to the public and later streamed as a replay on club website. Dion Prestia suffers minor hamstring injury

February 10 - the first Richmond Festival is held at Victoria Gardens

February 18 - practice match v Melbourne at Casey Fields.
Adem Yze's first non-premiership game as Richmond coach.
Richmond wear their yellow training guernsey that has no sash, only the AFL, NIB, and Puma Logos on front.
Jayden Short captains in absence of Nankervis
7 quarters in total. 4 quarters of 20 minutes plus time on, then 3 quarters of 20 minutes.
(After the first 4 quarters scores were: Richmond 18.9.117 v Melbourne 14.10.94 )
Goals: Bolton 4, Balta 3, Koschitzke 2, Green 2, Sonsie 2, Short, Campbell, Lefau, Pickett, M. Rioli

(after the 7 quarters scores were: Richmond 21.21.147 v Melbourne 22.13.145)

The first 4 quarters team:
Nick Vlastuin, Jack Ross, Maurice Rioli, Judson Clarke, Hugo Ralphsmith, Jayden Short, Daniel Rioli, Josh Gibcus, Jacob Koschitzke, Noah Balta, Jacob Hopper, Sam Naismith, Matthew Coulthard, Thomson Dow, Kane McAuliffe, Shai Bolton, Tom Brown, Rhyan Mansell, Samson Ryan, Kamdyn McIntosh, Jack Graham, Nathan Broad, James Trezise, Noah Cumberland, Oliver Hayes-Brown, Tyler Sonsie, Sam Banks, Seth Campbell, Tylar Young, Ben Miller, Steely Green, Kaleb Smith, Marlion Pickett, Mykelti Lefau (SSP train on), Mitch Schofield (SSP train on).

The last 3 quarters team:
52,Mohammed Yassine, 53 Joel Garner, 54 Chad Harris, 55 Lachlan Street, 56 Harry White, 57 Mutaz El Nour, 58 Cam Olden, 59 Nick Girolami, 60 Sam Frangalas, 61 Tom Brindley, 62 Nick Guiney, 66 Luke Teal, 67 Liam George, 70 Will Bravo, 71 Archie May, 76 Tom McCarthy

Taranto, Grimes, Prestia, Lynch, Martin, Nankervis, Baker do not play.

February 26 -

VFL practice match v Collingwood at Punt Road.
Richmond 13.12.90 v Collingwood 14.12.96
Goalkickers: Cumberland (3), May (3), Yassine, Brindley, Davidson, Clarke, Sonsie, McAuliffe, Rioli Jr
(9 AFL listed players) Hugo Ralphsmith, Maurice Rioli Jr., Noah Cumberland, Judson Clarke, Tyler Sonsie, Kane McAuliffe, James Trezise, Kaleb Smith, Matthew Coulthard.
Maurice Rioli Jr, Hugo Ralphsmith, Judson Clarke (to wear no.11), Matthew Coulthard, Kane McAuliffe (to wear no.21), James Trezise, Noah Cumberland, Tyler Sonsie, Kaleb Smith, Mohammed Yassine, Chad Harris, Lachlan Street, Harrison White, Mutaz El Nour, Nick Girolami, Sam Frangalas, Tom Brindley, Nick Guiney, Jed Feneley, Luke Teal, Liam George, Archie May, Liam Thomas, Sam Davidson, Tom McCarthy, Pala Kuma

Senior practice match v Collingwood - "Community Series Match" at Ikon Park.
Richmond 4.16.46 v Collingwood 10.17.76 at Carlton
Goals: Prestia, Ryan, Young, Baker, Dow

Dylan Grimes, Tylar Young, Josh Gibcus, Jayden Short, Nathan Broad, Daniel Rioli, Kamdyn McIntosh, Dion Prestia, Marlion Pickett, Seth Campbell, Liam Baker, Shai Bolton, Jacob Koschitzke, Dustin Martin, Noah Balta, Sam Naismith, Thomson Dow, Tim Taranto, Tom Brown, Jacob Hopper, Jack Graham, Samson Ryan, Ben Miller, Jack Ross, Steely Green, Mykelti Lefau
Emergencies James Trezise, Maurice Rioli Jr, Kane McAuliffe, Hugo Ralphsmith

February 29 - Liam Baker, Tom Lynch, and Jayden Short are appointed as Vice Captains.

March 2 - Richmond Reserves 7.9.51 v Nth Melb Reserves 10.3.63 at Punt Road at 11am.
Goalkickers: Olden (3), White, Frangalas, Bravo, Davidson

Harry Broderick, Josh Pollocks, Ashtyn Atkinson, Nick Collier, Austin Johnson, Matthew Clarkson, Harry Scott, Lachlan Street, Lewis Hill, Ry Cantwell, Liam George, Jake Vippond, Sam Frangalas, Cameron Olden, Thomas Brindley, Oliver Hayes-Brown, Lachlan Wilson, William Bravo, Jed Feneley, Lachlan Johnson, Tom Bower, Tom McCarthy, Harrison White, Sam Davidson

March 9 - Jayden Short captains Richmond in Round 0 v Gold Coast.
Players wear black arm bands for Bill Meaklim, and Don Lord.
Adem Yze's first game as Richmond coach. Damien Hardwick's first game as Suns coach.
Debuts: Seth Campbell (1191), Jacob Koschitzke (1192), Sam Naismith (1193) are presented their tie by Jacob Townsend

March 24
vs Port Adelaide.
Richmond wears black arm bands for Denise Bartlett, wife of Kevin, and mother of Rhett.
Maurice Rioli injures his back in the warm-up and is replaced by sub Mykelti Lefau

March 31
vs Sydney - Adem Yze's first win as Richmond coach.
Lynch suffers left hamstring injury, Balta a MCL knee injury. Baker is suspended for 1 match for rough conduct against Lewis Melican.

April 7
vs StKilda at Norwood Oval for Gather Round.
Kane McAuliffe debuts as a sub, and makes it onto the ground in the 3rd quarter but suffers an ankle injury.
Jack Ross suffers stress fracture in his foot.

April 12
at training, Tim Taranto suffers a fractured radius.

April 13
Judson Clarke ruptures the graft in his right anterior cruciate ligament during the VFL match vs Werribee, and is out for the season

April 18
Bob Gill, the Richmond 4th Best and Fairest, who also played U19s and Reserves, dies at 80. He was also the plumber who hired a young Brian Taylor as an apprentice (on request of Graeme Richmond) when the full-foward moved from Mandurah to Melbourne in 1979.

April 21
Richmond officially launches its Kick by Kick, Brick by Brick fundraising campaign for members to financially donate to "help salvage and clean the original bricks from the Jack Dyer Stand" so they be built into the new facility.

April 24
Lieutenant Colonel Gareth Callender lights the cauldron prior to the Anzac Eve match v Melbourne

April 26
Nancye Rodgers, club volunteer from 1983 -2008 dies at 91. She was an inaugural recipient of the Alice Wills Award having volunteered in the Tiger Den, and also for Alice during Save Our Skin.

May 2
Ian "Robbo" Robinson, life member from 2008, who was an U19s, Reserves, Seniors trainer dies.
Ian Hayden, 1962 Best First Year player, and 1963 leading goalkicker, dies aged 83. He later was a prolific criminal barrister, representing one of the accused in the Walsh Street murders.

May 3
Peter Hafey, the younger brother of Tom, who was the club's runner in the 1974 Premiership dies.

May 5
Richmond and Fremantle player and coaches form a circle around the centre circle for a minutes silence to honour victims of violence against women. All AFL matches have this observance. The moment of silence takes place after the coin toss.
Players also wear black arm bands for Ian Robinson

May 10
Brendon Gale announces he is stepping down as Richmond CEO at the end of the season, and that he has signed on to become the Tasmanian AFL's team new CEO.

May 11
Richmond lose by 91 points against Footscray.
Players wear black arm bands for a the death of a relative of Jacob Bauer.
Maurice Rioli jnr badly injures his ankle in the last few moments of the game.

May 12
VFL captain Lachlan Street ruptures his ACL in the Reserves match vs Footscray and is out for the rest of the season.

May 13
Laurie Pearson, longtime trainer of the club with the Under 19s, Reserves, and Seniors from 1980s-2000s, who was made a life member in 2006, dies.

May 18
Steely Green debuts. Richmond lose by 119pts against Brisbane Lions. Largest defeat against Fitzroy/Bears/Brisbane Lions ever.
Black arm bands for Laurie Pearson.
Rhyan Mansell suffers a concussion

May 19
Sam Naismith ruptured his ACL, for the 4th time , during the VFL match vs Sandringham
Bauer is a late withdraw prior to VFL match with a quad issue

May 25
20th anniversary of Dreamtime at the G. Injured and unselected Indigenous players participate in the now-traditional pre-match war cry, with Rhyan Mansell, Maurice Rioli jnr, Matt Coulthard, Jayden Davey and Tex Wanganeen joining their teammates on the field.
Yze coaches from the bench.
Shai Bolton suffers a concussion.
In the VFL, Tylar Young suffers an ACL injury.

May 29
At mid-season draft Richmond pick Jacob Blight (Pick 2) and Campbell Gray (Pick 16)

May 30
Dustin Martin, Kevin Bartlett, Francis Bourke, Shane Edwards, Jack Riewoldt, and Trent Cotchin are photographed at the club in preparation for Martin's 300th game.

June 1
Richmond led Geelong down at Kardinia Park by 29 pts just before half time, but went on to lose by 30 points.
Kale Smith debuts. It's Richmond's 40th player for the season.
Mykelti Lefau suffers an ACL injury in the final term.
Nick Vlastuin wears long sleeves.
Yze coaches from the bench.

June 10
Bachar Houli awarded an OAM for "service to the Islamic community, to multiculturalism, and to Australian rules football."

Former Richmond premiership player Gareth Andrews awarded an AM "for significant service to the Australian Football League as a player and administrator, to men’s health, and to the community."