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Other Awards

Other Awards


AFL HALL OF FAME
Background
The Australian Football Hall of Fame was inaugurated by the AFL in 1996 to honour people for their, “... contributions to Australian Football throughout its history.”
At the initial induction, 136 players, umpires, media were inducted. From that list, 12 Legends were elevated.

Below is a list of those with a Richmond connection to be inducted.

LEGEND (existing inductees elevated to Legend Status)

Year
Inductee
 
Notes
1996Jack DyerAccepted in person.
1997Ian StewartAccepted in person.
2000Kevin BartlettAccepted in person.
2014Royce HartAccepted in person.


INDUCTEE

Year
Inductee
 
Notes
1996Charlie Pannam SnrPosthumous induction.
 Percy BentleyPosthumous induction.
 Dan MinoguePosthumous induction.
 Vic ThorpPosthumous induction.
 Jack TitusPosthumous induction.
 Jack DyerAccepted in person
 Roy WrightAccepted in person.
Tom Hafey Accepted in person
 Kevin BartlettAccepted in person.
 Francis BourkeAccepted in person.
 Royce HartAccepted in person.
 Ian StewartAccepted in person
Allan Jeans Accepted in person.
Frank 'Checker' Hughes Posthumous induction
2001Dale WeightmanAccepted in person.
2009Bill MorrisAccepted by widow, Jill.
2014Matthew RichardsonAccepted in person.
2016 Maurice Rioli Accepted by son Gavin, and Dean Rioli
2016 Verdun Howell Accepted in person.



AFL TEAM OF THE CENTURY
Selected in 1996 by Allen Aylett, Percy Beames, Bob Davis, Gerard Healy, Jack Irving, Bill Jacobs, David Parkin, and Greg Hobbs with Ross Oakley (non voting chairman).

Criteria stipulated that the player must have played in the VFL/AFL and must be, “A member of the Australian Football Hall of Fame. (or) A current AFL player. (or) A retired player who does not qualify for the Australian Football Hall of Fame because he has not been retired for three years.”

Richmond Inductee
Position
Francis BourkeWing
Ian StewartCentre
Royce HartCentre Half Forward
Jack DyerInterchange



JACK TITUS AWARD WINNERS
Initiated by the VFL in 1977 to recognise outstanding service to football.

Year
 
Recipient
1977Jack Titus
1982Roy McConnell
1983Graeme Richmond
1992Allan Cooke
2003Tony Jewell



TASMANIAN FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME
Inaugurated in 2005
Asterix indicates they have since been elevated to Legend.

Year
Recipient
Notes
2005Brendon Gale*Played 244 games for Richmond from 1990-2001
 Michael GalePlayed 91 games for Richmond from 1994-1998
 Royce Hart*Played 187 games for Richmond from 1967-1977
 Verdun HowellCoached Richmond for 1 game in 1971
 Michael Roach*200 games for Richmond from 1977-1989
 Matthew Richardson*282 games for Richmond from 1993-2009
 Paul Sproule*Played 86 games for Richmond from 1972-1975
 Ian Stewart*Played 78 games for Richmond from 1971-1975
 Darryl SuttonPlayed 6 games for Richmond from 1982-1983
 Eric ZschechPlayed 102 games for Richmond from 1930-1935
2006Chris BondPlayed 100 games for Richmond from 1993-1997
 Ray StokesPlayed 93 games for Richmond from 1946-1951
2007Noel CarterPlayed 50 games for Richmond from 1973-1977
2009Grant AllfordPlayed 30 games for Richmond from 1971-1973
2011Ben HarrisonPlayed 74 games for Richmond from 1996-2000
 Trent NicholsPlayed 75 games for Richmond from 1988-1991, 1997-1998
2012 Derek PeardonPlayed 20 games for Richmond from 1968-1971
 Jade RawlingsRichmond caretaker coach in 2009.
2014Cameron ClaytonPlayed 57 games for Richmond from 1974-1977



SOUTH AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME
Inaugurated in 2002.

Year
Recipient
Notes
2002Jim DeanePlayed 33 games for Richmond 1954-55
 Mick NunanPlayed 1 game for Richmond 1971
2006 Neville Roberts Played 48 games for Richmond 1975-1977



WEST AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME
Inaugurated in 2004

Year
Recipient
Notes
2004Mal BrownPlayed 14 games for Richmond in 1974
 Phil MatsonAppointed Richmond coach for 1926. The VFL refused a permit for Matson to coach
 Maurice RioliPlayed 118 games for Richmond from 1982-1987
 Robert WileyPlayed 95 games for Richmond from 1979-1983



VICTORIAN COUNTRY FOOTBALL LEAGUE LIFE MEMBER

Year
Recipient
1939Lou Roberts



VFL TRAINERS’ ASSOCIATION LIFE MEMBER

Year
Recipient
1939Charlie Callander



SPORT AUSTRALIA HALL OF FAME
Inaugurated December 10, 1985. Membership is, “strictly limited to an exclusive group of athletes who have achieved highest honours at the peak level of competition available in their sport.”

Year
Recipient
9 Dec 1986Ian Stewart
9 Dec 1992Jack Dyer
10 Oct 2006Kevin Bartlett


In 1989 the Sport Australia Hall of Fame was expanded by the inclusion of Associate Members who were selected for, “ outstanding achievements in roles supportive to the actual sporting participants.”

Year
Recipient
5 Dec 1989Frank 'Checker' Hughes



AFL NORTHERN TERRITORY HALL OF FAME

Year
Recipient
Notes
2010Maurice RioliLegend status
2012Joel BowdenLegend status



PAST PLAYERS AND OFFICIALS LIFE MEMBERSHIP
Background:
Richmond’s Past Players and Officials Association was founded in 1959, and in 1968 it inducted its first Life Members.
Any past player who has played at least 1 Senior, Reserve or Under 19 game with the Richmond Football Club, is entitled to join the Former Players and Officials Association (and can do so here


Notes:
In 1987 Richmond’s four Brownlow Medallists were honoured with Life Membership, although Bill Morris and Stan Judkins were deceased.
The list below was compiled by Ron Reiffel in 2004.

 

Year
Recipient
1968Jack Baggott
 Ian Hull
 Billy Schmidt
1969Keith Cook
1970Des Martin
1972Clarrie Hall
 Doug Hayes
1973Dick Harris
1974Havel Rowe
1975Ron Reiffel
1976Bill Clements
1977Stan Wilson
1978Kevin Gleeson
1979Sid Dockendorff
1980Ken Roberts
 Kevin Bartlett
1984Bill Rochford
 Tom Allen
1985Martin Bolger
 Jim Joyce
1987Stan Judkins
 Bill Morris
 Roy Wright
 Ian Stewart
1991Bill Perkins
1992Claude O’Brien
1996Stan Naismith
1997Ron Cadman
2000Brian Roberts
2004Michael Perry
2008 Alf Barnett
Peter Wililams
2010 David Scott
Paul Morrison
2012 Barry Cameron, Cameron Clayton, Bill Meaklim, Bruce Tempany, Dale Weightman
2013 Nathan Bower, Chris Naish





Most Determined Player
1927 Donald Don
1928 Jack Fincher
1929 Percy Bentley