Full Name: BARRY GRINTER
Date of Birth: 11/10/1951
Height: 191 cm ( 6-3 )
Weight: 99 kg ( 15-8 )
Debut: 06/05/1978, Round 6, Essendon
Last Game: 26/08/1978, Round 21, Fitzroy
Total Games: 6
Total Goals: 0
Total Games: 14
Total Goals: 4
Richard was a wingman whose career spanned over three decades and nearly 400 games. He joined Richmond from Albury and won the Best First Year Player award. Of his 102 senior games with Richmond , 94 were played consecutively. He was a member of Richmond’s only night Premiership side , in 1962 and 1963 he finished second in the Best and Fairest award. He also represented Victoria twice, before moving to Tasmanian club North Hobart. He represented Tasmania four times before returning to Victoria to coach Wodonga. He was a very consistent player who played in a total of 18 representative matches during his career. His son, Richard Junior, played with the Richmond Thirds and Seconds in 1984 and 1985 and he was a member of the Under/19’s 1985 Premiership side. Richard Senior is currently living in Wodonga.
Ararat 1969-70 ( Honours - Best & Fairest 1969 ) ; Essendon Seniors 1971-72, 1974-76, Games 78, Goals 7 ; Essendon Seconds 1971-74, Games 50, Goals 4 ; North Hobart Captain/Coach 1977, Games 10, Goals 1 ( Honours - Tasmanian Representative Team 1977 Games .
West Torrens 1979-80, Games 26, Goals 1 ; North Shore 1981 ; Windsor Zillmere Coach 1982-84.