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Third Richmond

Third Richmond Football Club


Club Founded: April 9, 1878 at the Richmond Club Hotel, Richmond (Formerly the Richmond Standard FC, founded in 1873)
Last Annual Meeting April, 1879 at the Richmond Club Hotel, Richmond (Richmond did not compete in 1879)
Home Ground: Richmond Paddock, Yarra Park.
Uniforms: Blue knickers, scarlet and blue guernsey and hose, red white and blue cap.

PRESIDENTS:
J.G Francis (1878)
William Highett (1879)


VICE PRESDIENTS
Joseph Bosisto (1878)
George Coppin (1878)
Samuel Winter (1878-1879)


SECRETARIES
H Barnard (1878-1879)


TREASURER
John Byrne (1878-1879)


GENERAL MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
H Barnard (1878-1879)
B Betts (1879)
H Brown (1878)
John Byrne (1878-1879)
Donaldson (1879)
W Elder (1879)
A Kelso (1878)
M McCoughtry (1878)


CAPTAIN
A Kelso (1878-1879)

VICE CAPTAIN
B Betts (1878-1879)


PATRON
Dr Louis Lawrence Smith (1878-1879)


MEMBERS:
1878: 53 (subscription 2s 6d)


PLAYERS
Includes those selected as emergencies. Includes non members who played as substitutes.

H 'Barney' Barnard
Batho
B Betts
G Blair
J Balir
H Brown

G Crisp

Dean
Dixon (emergency)
Donaldson

W. Elder

George (emergency)

Hanley (sub)
Harrison
P. Holland
Horsburgh (sub)
R. Hosie
G. Hunter (sub)

F. Inglis

Kelham (Kelim)
A. Kelso
S. Kelso

Maybury (emergency)
M. McCoughtry
Medson (sub)

Price (sub)

J. Ralph
W. Rushton

W. Swindon

F Taylor

R. Warnecke
R. "Dick" Wells
W. A . Wells

1878 Chronology
1878 Matches

Date
Venue
W/L
Richmond Score
Opponent Score
Goals/Notes
May 18 Military Reserve D 2 Alberts 2 W Wells (2)
May 25 Botanical Reserve W 1 Fawkner 0 W Wells (1)
June 1 Not Played Fitzroy Fitzroy did not show
June 8 Richmond Paddock L 0 West Richmond 1
June 15 Royal Park Not Played Carlton United
June 22 Footscray W 1 Footscray 0 W Wells (1)
June 29 Richmond Paddock W 1 Alberts 0
July 6 Fawkner Park D 0 Fawkner 0
July 27 Fawkner Park L 0 South Yarra Standard 7 Richmond played with 13 men
Aug 3 Richmond Paddock L 0 West Richmond 1 Another published is West Rich 2
Aug 17 Richmond Paddock W 4 Footscray 0
Aug 24 Royal Park W 2 Star of Carlton 0
Aug 31 Richmond Paddock W 1 West Richmond 0 Inglis (1)
Sept 7 Richmond Paddock W 2 Clarence 1 Clarence claimed the game was drawn 1 goal apiece
Sept 21 Richmond Paddock D 1 South Yarra Standard 1


Further Reading
First Richmond FC
Second Richmond FC
Fourth Richmond FC
Fifth Richmond FC