Richmond Tigers AFL Boosted With Dusty Resigning

Richmond Tigers AFL Boosted With Dusty Resigning

Richmond Tigers Gearing Up To Break 37 Year Premiership Drought

Victor P Taffa

As Richmond gears up to break its 37 Year Premiership Drought the Tigers has been boosted with Dustin Martin resigning on a newly extended contract ahead of the 2017 Finals Series.

Richmond v Geelong has more than 90,000 tickets already sold for the Qualifying Final on Friday 8 September at the MCG.

Winner of this match goes into the Preliminary Final.

In the history of the VFL/AFL Richmond and Geelong have met in 2 Grand Finals. These being:

  • 1967 VFL Grand Final

Richmond 16.18.114 Defeated Geelong 15.15.105

  • 1931 VFL Grand Final

Geelong 9.14.68 Defeated Richmond 7.6.48

 

Richmond v Geelong 1967 VFL Grand Final

23 September 1967

Richmond      G B T

1st Quarter       4.3.27

2nd Quarter      9.10.64

3rd Quarter       12.15.87

4th Quarter       16.18. (114)

Final Score:    16.18.114

Geelong           G B T

1st Quarter       3.3.21

2nd Quarter      7.6.48

3rd Quarter       13.7.85

4th Quarter       15.15. (105)

Final Score:    15.15.105

Goals

Richmond

Bartlett 3, Brown 3, Hart 3, Ronaldson 3, Barrot, Guinane, A. Richardson, B. Richardson

Geelong

Sharrock 4, Wade 4, Goggin 3, Andrews, Eales, Hynes, Ryan

Official Crowd: 109,396 at the MCG

 

Geelong v Richmond 1931 VFL Grand Final

10 October 1931

Geelong v Richmond

Geelong          G B T

1st Quarter       2.3.15

2nd Quarter      5.6.36

3rd Quarter       8.11.59

4th Quarter       9.14. (68)

Final Score:    9.14.68

Richmond      G B T

1st Quarter       1.2.8

2nd Quarter      4.5.29

3rd Quarter       5.5.35

4th Quarter       7.6. (48)

Final Score:    7.6. 48

Goals

Geelong

Baker 2, L. Hardiman 2, Metherell 2, Collins 1, Moloney 1, Troughton 1

Richmond

D. Strang 3, Titus 2, Ford 1, Twyford 1

Official Crowd: 60,712 at the MCG

G         Goals worth 6 Points

B         Behinds worth 1 Point

T         Total Score

Abbreviations

MCG               Melbourne Cricket Ground

VFL                Victorian Football League

AFL                Australian Football League