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50 years since our one and only preseason premiership (RFC)

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one-eyed:
Flashback to Tiger night glory
By Tony Greenberg
richmondfc.com.au
Fri 17 Feb, 2012

As Richmond prepares to kick off its 2012 NAB Cup campaign, Tony Greenberg reflects on the 50th anniversary of the one and only time the Tigers captured the premiership in the league’s alternative competition . . .

Match details
Richmond 1.6 3.10 5.14 8.16 (64)
Hawthorn 2.0 4.2 6.4 9.6 (60)

Goals - Richmond:  Jacobs 3, Lockhart 2, Richmond, Dean, Patterson.
Best - Richmond:  Swift, Dean, Patterson, Jacobs, Branton, Barrot.


The Team
B:  Ron Branton, Fred Swift, Barry Cameron
HB:  Graeme Gahan, Alan ‘Bull’ Richardson, John Robertson
C:  Tom Simpson, Bill Barrot, Richard Grimmond
HF:  Graeme Jacobs, John Richmond, Roger Dean
F:  Robert Lockhart, Paddy Guinane, Gary Williamson
R:  Michael Patterson, Ron Serich, Ted Langridge
Res:  Col Saddington, Brian McMillan
Coach:  Des Rowe
Captain:  Ron Branton

Read the full in-depth article at: http://www.richmondfc.com.au/news/newsarticle/tabid/6301/newsid/129098/default.aspx

Penelope:
wasnt it played amongst those sides that missed out on the finals back then?

one-eyed:

--- Quote from: al on February 17, 2012, 05:45:45 PM ---wasnt it played amongst those sides that missed out on the finals back then?

--- End quote ---
Yep al. I think it was in those days the top 4 played finals while the remaining 8 played this knockout night series at the old Lake Oval.

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