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Re: Richmond ressies/VFL side [merged]
« Reply #960 on: March 09, 2018, 03:05:01 AM »
Anyone know what’s going on with Menadue? Would have expected him to play seniors and haven’t seen him mentioned in the vfl either. Is he injured?
Around two weeks ago he was apparently seen stretching and warming up with Prestia away from the main training group.

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Re: Richmond ressies/VFL side [merged]
« Reply #961 on: March 09, 2018, 07:09:50 AM »
Anyone know what’s going on with Menadue? Would have expected him to play seniors and haven’t seen him mentioned in the vfl either. Is he injured?

he played VFL practice game last night, was quiet & appeared to be limping after the game

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Re: Richmond ressies/VFL side [merged]
« Reply #962 on: March 09, 2018, 05:17:11 PM »
On the website Ben Miller is 46 was he wearing that last night, saw some highlights looked like someone else was wearing 46. Anyway
Its good to hear around the traps that Miller did well last night. I wasn't able to go, can anyone add anything if they went to the game?

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Re: Richmond ressies/VFL side [merged]
« Reply #963 on: March 09, 2018, 05:58:04 PM »
Cubs impress as VFL Tigers hold-off Magpies

richmondfc.com.au
9 March 2018


As the light faded, the contest heated up, with Thursday night’s game at the Swinburne Centre mirroring Melbourne’s autumn heatwave, as Richmond eclipsed a gallant Collingwood by ten points.

The VFL Tigers welcomed their cross-town rivals, in what turned out to be a hotly contested practice match, with the hosts saluting, 13.7 (85) to 11.9 (75).

It was fitting that Richmond’s win was capped by a member of its youthful brigade, with Jack Higgins showcasing his wares and nous with a cat-like right-foot snap out of congestion icing the game.

Higgins buzzed around Punt Road Oval with energy and purpose, finishing with 23 disposals, nine tackles and a goal in an industrious display.

He has a cheekiness and a hardened persona that will definitely endear himself to the Tiger Army in 2018 and beyond.

The crowd that made the trek would have been delighted by the balmy Thursday evening conditions they were greeted with, but also the form of some budding Tiger talls.

All of Ryan Garthwaite, Mabior Chol, Noah Balta and Ben Miller showed enough to suggest that their development is going to head in an upward trajectory in 2018, at either VFL or AFL level.

Development and VFL backline coach, Ryan Ferguson took the reins on Thursday night, and was suitably impressed by the way the young Tiger talls responded at being challenged during the week.

“I like that they responded to a call that last week we thought we weren’t working well enough together,” Ferguson said.

“I really liked their aerial connection, and their ability to work for each other.

“We practiced it and it came through in flying colours, so that was a real positive.”

Ferguson was particularly pleased with the connection and chemistry shown by Garthwaite and his sidekick, Miller.

“He (Ryan Garthwaite) played to his strengths, his spoiling, his aerial contest, his ability to win or halve contests was a ripper for us,” Ferguson said.

“His partner-in-crime, Ben Miller, I thought his communication and his ability to impact contests for a first-year player was really strong too, so we’ve got a lot of growth out of our talls right across the ground, in particular our backs.”

The Tigers took a little while to warm into the game, as Collingwood scored with relative ease and efficiency, until Callum Moore and Tyson Stengle ignited the home-side.

Moore backed-up his two-goal effort against North Melbourne in a JLT Series game at Ikon Park, and brought that form with him on Thursday night.

A feat not lost on Ferguson.

“He kicked a couple of goals (on Wednesday) night, and he continued that on today (Thursday), which is a credit to him,” Ferguson said.

“To back-up a half of AFL footy, then to come with the excitement and energy to play the game, he wasn’t going through the motions, he was ready to join the team and play.

“It was a great credit to him to stand-up like that.”

His aerial superiority and dynamism led to a goal to Noah Balta, handing Richmond the lead, which they never surrender for the remainder of the game.

A stern intercept at half-back by newly-appointed skipper, Steven Morris led to Anthony Miles finding Callum Moore free at centre-half forward. Moore soared high, with his strong mitts and slick hands leading to Noah Balta finding space inside 50.

Balta had to cut his usual, Michael Holding-like run-up short, as he hugged the boundary in front of the Swinburne Centre, it didn’t bother the young tall in the slightest, as his set-shot sailed through at goal-post height.

Tyson Stengle wowed the crowd in the opening half, slotting two first-term majors and his dazzling footwork left a number of Magpies in his wake.

Stengle finished with 11 disposals, five tackles and two goals in what was a heartening display.

The Tigers stifled the Magpies in the second term, with nuggetty VFL-forward, Jake Aarts jagging two of the Tigers’ three majors for the quarter.

Post-half-time, the contest really tightened up, with the likes of Moore, Nathan Broad and Steven Morris subbed out of the game to manage their workload.

The Tigers remarkably used 30 players on Thursday night to ensure that everyone was rewarded with sufficient minutes in the build-up to Round 1.

“We got lots of game-time into guys we needed to get game-time into - VFL guys, experienced guys, guys that are trying to make our list - we got to play a lot of our AFL guys as well,” Ferguson said.

“In a lot of different ways, we learnt a lot today about individuals, about our team, our brand and how we want to play.”

The competitive nature in which the Tigers went about their work after being challenged multiple times during the match was a credit to them, and highlights the growing connection, chemistry and care of the club as a whole.

RICHMOND                          4.2       7.6       10.7     13.7 (85)
COLLINGWOOD                   3.2       4.4       7.7       11.9 (75)

GOALS
Richmond: Aarts 2, Stengle 2, Balta, Grewar, Higgins, Mannagh, Miles, Moore, Silvestro, Thompson, Wood

Collingwood: Close 2, Fasolo 2, McLarty 2, Daicos, Lane, Mayne, Sier, Stanford

http://www.richmondfc.com.au/news/2018-03-09/cubs-impress-as-vfl-tigers-holdoff-magpies

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Re: Richmond ressies/VFL side [merged]
« Reply #964 on: March 09, 2018, 05:58:56 PM »

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Re: Richmond ressies/VFL side [merged]
« Reply #965 on: March 16, 2018, 04:07:53 AM »
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Well done to Bailey Lambert, the son of Richmond best and fairest Craig, who after a dedicated pre-season has made the Tigers' VFL list. He's eligible as a father-son 23rd player selection too.  May he kick on like Kane Lambert!

https://twitter.com/PaulAmy375/status/974097918117396480

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Re: Richmond ressies/VFL side [merged]
« Reply #966 on: March 20, 2018, 03:59:45 PM »
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"Big effort from two young Beaumaris FC players, Joel Cusack and Chris Grigoriadis, to make a strong Richmond VFL list. Both played VAFA Under 19s last year and sampled senior football with the Sharks. Recommended to the Tigers by Choco Royal."

https://twitter.com/PaulAmy375/status/974231287236984833

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A VFL practice match between Richmond and Northern Blues will be played at Punt Road Oval from 4.15pm to 6.55pm (approximately).

http://www.mcg.org.au/whats-on/events-calendar/2018/march/richmond-v-carlton-mar-22

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Re: Richmond ressies/VFL side [merged]
« Reply #968 on: March 20, 2018, 07:20:13 PM »
Paul Amy
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Well done to Bailey Lambert, the son of Richmond best and fairest Craig, who after a dedicated pre-season has made the Tigers' VFL list. He's eligible as a father-son 23rd player selection too.  May he kick on like Kane Lambert!

https://twitter.com/PaulAmy375/status/974097918117396480
How old is Bailey?

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Re: Richmond ressies/VFL side [merged]
« Reply #969 on: March 20, 2018, 07:26:31 PM »
Paul Amy
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Well done to Bailey Lambert, the son of Richmond best and fairest Craig, who after a dedicated pre-season has made the Tigers' VFL list. He's eligible as a father-son 23rd player selection too.  May he kick on like Kane Lambert!

https://twitter.com/PaulAmy375/status/974097918117396480
How old is Bailey?

I have him on  my list as being 15 in 2014 so 19

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Re: Richmond ressies/VFL side [merged]
« Reply #970 on: March 20, 2018, 07:28:13 PM »
Paul Amy
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Well done to Bailey Lambert, the son of Richmond best and fairest Craig, who after a dedicated pre-season has made the Tigers' VFL list. He's eligible as a father-son 23rd player selection too.  May he kick on like Kane Lambert!

https://twitter.com/PaulAmy375/status/974097918117396480
How old is Bailey?
19 or will be 19 soon.
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Re: Richmond ressies/VFL side [merged]
« Reply #971 on: March 20, 2018, 07:43:27 PM »
Paul Amy
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Well done to Bailey Lambert, the son of Richmond best and fairest Craig, who after a dedicated pre-season has made the Tigers' VFL list. He's eligible as a father-son 23rd player selection too.  May he kick on like Kane Lambert!

https://twitter.com/PaulAmy375/status/974097918117396480
How old is Bailey?
19 or will be 19 soon.

Yep, 19 in May

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Re: Richmond ressies/VFL side [merged]
« Reply #972 on: March 20, 2018, 09:21:00 PM »
Cheers guys.  :thumbsup

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Cubs on show again, as VFL Tigers sink Blues

richmondfc.com.au
23 March 2018



RICHMOND               6.3       10.7     16.10   19.13 (127)

NORTHERN              2.0       7.3       9.4       11.7 (73)

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Create winning habits.

Three simple words, and a mantra that Craig McRae is ingraining into his troops.

Richmond’s VFL side welcomed another arch-enemy to the Swinburne Centre, with the Tigers and the Northern Blues duking it out as the undercard before tonight’s main event at the ‘G.

The Tigers went into the pre-season hit-out with clear objectives: to be ruthless at the contest, constrict their opposition and celebrate as one.

They ticked all of those off after a clinical display in-front of a bevy of Tiger faithful, cruising to a nine-goal win over the Blues, 19.13 (127) to 11.7 (73).

It was fitting that whilst Richmond’s 11th premiership flag was being unfurled at the ‘G, its VFL side secured its win in the “premiership quarter”, thanks largely to Jack Higgins and Liam Baker.

Higgins and Baker were simply everywhere, using their speed, smarts, nous and skill to net four goals between them in the third term, which put the result beyond doubt.

Although Higgins and Baker (both with two goals) were deadly inside 50, a Tiger son-of-a-gun provided the highlight of the term.

Patrick Naish is better known as a dashing winger/halfback, with a deadly right boot, but it was his defensive work in the contest that shined through this evening.

Northern Blues’ speedster, Kym Lebois gathered the ball on the Jack Dyer Stand wing, with clear grass in front of him, his eyes lighting up with sight of the goals.

Naish had other ideas.

The winger grit his teeth, put his head down and sprinted after Lebois, diving full stretch and drilling the Blues’ midfielder into Punt Rd Oval.

Much to the delight of the Tigers in attendance and his teammates.

The Tigers’ tackling intensity rose sharply after halftime and became infectious.

Connor Menadue, Steve Morris, Jake Aarts and Anthony Miles all laid bone-crunching tackles in the third term, with Aarts also cashing-in forward of centre.

The game may have been won in the third quarter, but it was set-up in the first, sparked by one man, Mabior Chol.

Chol ignited the home side in the opening term, with the first two majors of the game, before the Blues hit back.

The Tigers settled in the backend of the quarter, after a classic crumb and goal by Tyson Stengle.

Both sides enjoyed patches of dominance in the second quarter, with the Blues netting five goals to four, and going into halftime full of running.

Connor Menadue, Ryan Garthwaite, Nathan Broad and Jack Higgins led the charge in the second term, with Menadue goaling from a near impossible angle drawing the loudest applause.

Menadue has an air of confidence about him in 2018, with his speed and composure standing out.

Broad’s athleticism and ability to intercept are added strings to his bow, and will serve him well at any level this season.

The Tiger faithful would have been suitably impressed with Ryan Garthwaite’s shear willingness to compete, whether that be in the air or at ground level.

Garthwaite barely lost a contest all evening, and kept Harry McKay well in-check.

Higgins’ gun-trigger right-foot snap at goal at the 22-minute mark of the second term sailed through and kept the momentum on an even keel.

Higgins then blew the game open in the third stanza.

Higgins finished the game with three goals, and proved once again why he was regarded so highly by the Club.

Liam Baker plays a similar way to Higgins, brimming with spunk and flare, with a taste for the contest and a keen eye around goal.

The game was well and truly secured in the final term, however the two Callums (Moore and Coleman-Jones) combined exceptionally in one passage of play that highlighted their aerial ability.

Moore soared early at centre-half forward, securing the mark in customary fashion; he then attacked the goal square, where Coleman-Jones stood tall and kicked truly.

Garthwaite also provided a highlight as the light began to fade, outpointing Harry McKay one-on-one inside defensive 50, as he did for the majority of the night.

Richmond has a history of housing fullbacks with ungainly kicking styles, and Garthwaite’s is just that, but highly accurate and effective.

The winning habits Craig McRae spoke about all night were on show and will continue to grow throughout 2018 and beyond.

http://www.richmondfc.com.au/news/2018-03-22/cubs-on-show-again-as-vfl-tigers-sink-blues

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Watched some of this game and young Naish was fantastic. Balta solid playing in defense and Menadue was terrific!