All players are given votes by the match committee following each game; one vote for playing their role and winning their position, two votes for winning their position and impacting the game and three votes for an outstanding game.
Richmond's inaugural AFLW season was in 2020.
The first Best and Fairest count was held on May 28, 2020 virtually through a Zoom conference due to Covid-19. The webinar was hosted by Tiff Cherry, and Akec Makur Chuot. Guest speakers through webcam included Peggy O'Neal, Tom Hunter, Katie Brennan.
The 2021 B+ F count was held at The Park, Albert Park. The 2022 B+F count held at Plaza Ballroom.
In 2022, Monique Conti became the first to win 3 consecutive B+Fs for Richmond in the AFLW. She joins Jack Dyer (1937-1940) and Ron Branton (1960-1962) as the only player to achieve the feat across all of Richmond's grades (Seniors/Res/U19)
2020-2022: Votes were given out from 1 - 5, from all 6 members of selection committee.
|=4th||Christina Bernardi, Grace Campbell, Kodi Jacques|
|=2nd||Katie Brennan + Ellie McKenzie||15|
|=7th||Sarah Hosking + Sarah D'Arcy||10|
|10th||Courtney Wakefield + Tayla Stahl + Iilish Ross||6|
|3rd||Gabby Seymour 16|
|4th||Katie Brennan 15|
|= 5th||Tessa Lavey, Sarah Hosking, Jess Hosking 11|
|= 8th||Maddy Brancatisano, Kate Dempsey 8|
|= 10th||Maddie Shevlin, Ellie McKenzie, Sarah D’Arcy, Bethany Lynch 7|