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Richmond's Trent Cotchin and Dustin Martin after the game ended.

Tigers 'embarrassed' and guilty of 'dumb' football

Seething Richmond coach Damien Hardwick says the Tigers "embarrassed ourselves", lost dignity and played "dumb" football in a dispiriting six-goal loss to Port Adelaide which appears to have all but ended their hopes of making the finals.

Travis Cloke was ranked "average" by Champion Data last season, finishing with 34 goals.

There's nothing more elusive than lost form

I saw Travis Cloke's brother, Jason, at a petrol station in the winter of 2006. That was the year he was delisted from the Collingwood Football Club. We'd just played in a VFL match at Box Hill and Jason lined up beside me before a tiny crowd on an oval that overlooked an intersection. Later at the station he was leaning against his car, watching the pump on auto-fill with his arms crossed in the wind.

Travis Cloke is likely to be considered for a recall against Carlton next week.

Cloke shows form in VFL

Collingwood forward Travis Cloke showed glimpses of encouraging form against the Northern Blues, despite finishing with only one goal in the gritty nine-point win in the VFL at Preston City Oval.

Demons v Saints

Saints yet again a nemesis for up-and-down Demons

Etihad Stadium has been a graveyard for Melbourne, whose previous appearance there produced the Demons' first win at the ground in 23 attempts. St Kilda have been a consistent nemesis, racking up a dozen consecutive wins over the Demons since 2006.

Century and a half: Dan Hannebery.

Swans battle rotations with science

Only two Swans have taken less time than Dan Hannebery to play 150 games. The player who was quickest doesn't expect there to be many in the future who will reach the mark at similar pace.