Trent Cotchin

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Hard work and teammates help Richmond's Trent Cotchin bounce back against Lions

Daniel Cherny Blanketed last weekend by Collingwood's Brent Macaffer, Richmond skipper Trent Cotchin charged back into form on Thursday night with 32 disposals against the Brisbane Lions.

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Teammates should help Trent Cotchin, says Richmond coach

A hard man: Damien Hardwick.

Jesse Hogan Rather than looking outside for protection for midfield general Trent Cotchin, Richmond coach Damien Hardwick is demanding protection from relentless tagging from within when his team kicks off the...

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AFL umpires coach didn't like the way Trent Cotchin was treated by Brent Macaffer

Brent Macaffer and Trent Cotchin tussle at the MCG on Friday night

Daniel Cherny It was clearly the most contentious issue to emerge from Friday night's blockbuster, and the senior coach of the AFL umpires admitted he was displeased with the manner in which Richmond captain Trent...

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Tigers shirked contests says skipper Trent Cotchin

Trent Cotchin leads Richmond from the field after the Collingwood loss.

Jake Niall Richmond skipper Trent Cotchin has singled out instances when players shirked contests as a factor in the Tigers' disappointing loss to Collingwood, saying that some players ''weren't willing to go''...

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Trent Cotchin can't do it all for Tigers

Rohan Connolly

Rohan Connolly A great deal has changed at Richmond over the last five years.

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2014 AFL round five teams

Sherrin football

The selected teams for the Easter weekend of footy.

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Collingwood brushes aside North Melbourne

Travis Cloke

Jason Phelan Collingwood has surged into the top eight with a dominant 35-point win against North Melbourne at the MCG on Saturday.

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Relief for Richmond coach Damien Hardwick after win over Brisbane

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick.

Andrew Stafford Richmond coach Damien Hardwick was a picture of relief after last night's win against the Brisbane Lions, after his team kicked 11 of the last 14 goals to end the match.

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Ugly, but Richmond gets job done against Brisbane

Brisbane Lions lose to Richmond.

Andrew Stafford Former Essendon great Matthew Lloyd predicted a “world of pain” for the Lions this year. It didn’t take long to manifest itself, with serious injuries to key players Daniel Rich, Matthew Leuenberger,...

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AFL captains: proven leaders and the quiet achievers

Scott Pendlebury ... in the Quiet Achiever category.

Wayne Carey There's been a lot of talk about on-field leadership this week and, inevitably, it's a topic that rears its head when a team is losing.

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Ultimate Footy: Round 5 preview

Ultimate Footy.

Conrad McDonald, Footy Prophet Round 5 and Easter is upon us. It’s a time for chocolate eggs, spending time with family and yet another elongated AFL round.

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Brett Deledio set to miss 2-3 weeks

Brett Deledio will be back either in round seven or after the bye in round eight.

Jake Niall Richmond midfield gun Brett Deledio is expected to miss the nexxt 2-3 weeks, meaning he will either return against Geelong in round seven, or wait until after the Tigers have had the bye in round...

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Leave taggers alone, says former Saint

Nathan Buckley at Collingwood training on Tuesday. He criticised

Michael Gleeson The idea that umpires could effectively crack down on taggers was futile and given all teams had a tagger, critics should stop whingeing, according to one of the more provocative and effective...

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Brad Scott says Roos can handle Brent Macaffer

 Brent Macaffer

Jon Pierik Collingwood tagger Brent Macaffer has arguably had more publicity this week than through his entire career, with his exploits - and tactics - in becoming a master tagger dominating headlines.

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Tigers drop Tyrone Vickery for Gabba match

Tyrone Vickery of the Tigers gets away from Jake Stringer of the Bulldogs during the round three match on Saturday.

Tyrone Vickery was axed as Richmond coach Damien Hardwick opted to reshape his forward line for Thursday night's clash with Brisbane.

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Image of the tagger as a joyless thug far from the truth

Ryan Crowley confronts Hawthorn's Sam Mitchell during the 2013 grand final.

Bob Murphy A few years back I was having coffee with Tim Callan in a Seddon cafe and we got to talking about his football journey.

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Tigers send Vickery to VFL to recharge

Richmond's Ty Vickery is expected to recover his form in the VFL.

Matt Murnane Richmond has sent Ty Vickery back to the VFL for the first time since 2010.

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Hard times bring out the best in the best clubs and players

Garry Lyon dinkus

Garry Lyon It's not the disastrous loss or lamentable individual game that defines a football club or a player.

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Relying on West up north

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Mark Kenny, Footy Prophet Trent West could now become one of the most valuable ruckmen in fantasy football after a severe knee injury struck down Matthew Leuenberger.

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Collingwood's Scott Pendlebury tells fans: lay off Travis Cloke

Heaping praiseon his teammates: Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury.

Daniel Cherny Scott Pendlebury has a pointed message to Collingwood's fans: Lay off Travis Cloke.