Full Name: DICK GRIMMOND
Date of Birth: 06/07/1938
Height: 179 cm ( 5-10 1/2 )
Weight: 73 kg ( 11-7 )
Debut: 23/05/1959, Round 5, Collingwood
Last Game: 22/08/1964, Round18, Hawthorn
Total Games: 102
Total Goals: 8
Honours: Victorian Representative Team Games 2 Goals 0
Seasons: 1958-59, 1964
Total Games: 8
Total Goals: 1
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.
Albury 1957-57, Games 32 ( League Representative Team Games 1 ).
North Hobart Captain/Coach 1965-66, Games 36, Goals 3 ( Honours - League Representative Team Games 3, Tasmanian Representative Team Games 4 Goals 2 ) ; Wodonga 1967-71, Games 96, Goals 19 ( Honours - Premiership 1967, 1969, League Representative Team Games 1 ) ; Balldale Captain/Coach 1972, Games 20 ( Honours - Premiership 1972, League Representative Team Games 2 ) ; Mitta Mitta 1973-74, Games 38 ( Honours - Premiership 1973, League Representative Team Games 4 ) ; Burrumbuttock Captain/Coach 1975, Games 20 ( Honours - League Representative Team Games 1 ).