Full Name: JOHN RICHMOND
Date of Birth: 23/02/1943
Height: 185cm ( 6-1 )
Weight: 84 kg ( 13-3 )
Debut: 19/08/1961, Round 17, Geelong
Last Game: 02/05/1964, Round 3, South Melbourne
Total Games: 18
Total Goals: 16
Total Games: 42
Total Goals: 56
Honours: Equal Leading Goalkicker 1962 Goals 21.
John was a centre-half-forward and full-forward. He spent four seasons with Richmond and was a member of the club’s only night Premiership side in 1962. After leaving Richmond, he became a champion in the Tasmanian Football League. He played with Clarence and became one of their all-time leading goalkickers, as well as representing Tasmania four times. A fine mark and magnificent drop kick, he won the 1967 “Leitch Medal” for Best and Fairest in the Tasmanian Football League, as well as his club’s Best and Fairest. John now runs a hotel in Hobart.
Murrumbeena Thirds 1959-60 ( Honours - Best & Fairest 1959-60 ).
Clarence 1965-73, Games 143, Goals 308 ( Premiership 1970, Captain 1966, Club Best & Fairest 1967, Club Leading Goalkicker 1972 Goals 59, Competition Best & Fairest 1967, League Representative Team Games 3 Goals 6, Tasmanian Representative Team Games 4 Goals 8 ).