Richmond Tigers

Clubs trade height for heat in pre-season training

Peter Hanlon   Football clubs have shifted away from altitude training and gone in search of the sun.

Miles still learning, best yet to come for Richmond

Richmond midfielder Anthony Miles at a football clinic in Albury on Tuesday.

Chris Young   Richmond star Anthony Miles says his best footy is yet to come.

Swiss 34, Carlton's blues put acid on Pies, Tigers

Illustration: Mick Connolly

Pre-seasons once focused on new recruits, new coaches, new game plans.

It's been a big week in art... with Jim Pavlidis

Hell awaits should the Tigers fail again in September.

It's been a strange week on and off the sporting field, with the hot talking points being not about what was actually happening but what was missing.

The Richmond six who could hold the Tigers back

Heartbreak: Last year's elimination final loss to North was a bitter disappointment for the Tigers.

Jon Pierik   Richmond's hopes of a breakthrough finals win - and even a premiership - hinge on improving their depth, with official data showing their bottom-tier players have the fifth-worst rating of any side.

Two AFL club bosses knock back NRL approach

No thanks: Geelong Cats chief executive Brian Cook.

Michael Chammas   Two leading AFL club chief executives have knocked back approaches from the NRL to join a shortlist of candidates for the job vacated by former rugby league boss Dave Smith.

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Cotchin confirmed as Tigers skipper

Leader again: Trent Cotchin, with coach Damien Hardwick.

Trent Cotchin will captain Richmond for a fourth straight AFL season, with Alex Rance and Shane Edwards also added to the Tigers' leadership group.

Martin fined, but cleared of serious misconduct

Richmond Tigers star Dustin Martin

Matt Murnane   Richmond have punished star midfielder Dustin Martin with a $5000 suspended fine, as they move to end the long-running "chopstick" story.

Dustin Martin to avoid major punishment

Dustin Martin

Jon Pierik and Caroline Wilson   Richmond's Dustin Martin looks certain to line up in round one against Carlton after being cleared of any serious wrong-doing by an AFL investigation.

Tough and terrific Tiger wins

Nathan Gordon and Dustin Martin celebrate victory during the round 23 match against the Swans.

Rohan Connolly   Richmond haven't had a lot of joy in recent times. But there's still been enough occasions when the Tigers have been terrific. Here's their best five home-and-away wins of the post-1970 era.

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Marvellous Magpie memories

Collingwood v Richmond, Round 20, 1978.

Rohan Connolly   Which games do you rate as Collingwood's five best home-and-away wins of the modern era? Here's our selection.

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When Cousins visits at Christmas

Ben Cousins was chaired off after his final game for Richmond in 2010.

Daniel Cherny   More than five years since ending his brief foray at the club, Ben Cousins has returned to Richmond.

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It's time to walk the talk, says White Ribbon

Richmond star Dustin Martin has been in the spotlight this week.

Larissa Nicholson   AFL players charged with violence against women should be stood down from playing or training until the matter is resolved, the White Ribbon Australia says.

Chop or stick? The Dustin Martin mess

Messy affair: Dustin Maritn.

Jake Niall   The Dustin Martin case has turned into a nightmare on Punt Road and Harbour Boulevard because, for various reasons, the police were not involved from the outset.

Lennon brought down by glandular fevel

Oh no! Ben Lennon will miss the Tigers' camp.

Daniel Cherny   Richmond youngster Ben Lennon's pre-season has been put on hold as he recovers from a bout of glandular fever.

Martin to keep training as usual

Dustin Martin will train as usual until the investigation into his alleged misbehaviour is completed.

Richmond star Dustin Martin is expected to keep training as usual with his teammates as he awaits the outcome of a police investigation.

Richmond footballer Dustin Martin to be investigated by police

Incident: Dustin Martin was found to have breached the players' code of conduct.

Tammy Mills, Caroline Wilson and Rania Spooner   Victoria Police will take over the investigation of an alleged incident involving Richmond footballer Dustin Martin.

AFLPA backs changing behaviours over violence towards women

AFL Players' Association boss Paul Marsh.

Richard Willingham   The head of the AFL Players Association Paul Marsh has said the group will help Dustin Martin through allegations of threatening a woman at a restaurant last Saturday night.

Violent or 'just' obnoxious? Victim's account will shape Martin's punishment

Incident: Dustin Martin was found to have breached the players' code of conduct.

Caroline Wilson   In an ideal world, Richmond would come down heavily on Dustin Martin, but the footballer's world is far from ideal.

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Bartlett says Martin deserves one-year ban

Messy affair: Dustin Maritn.

Ronny Lerner and Caroline Wilson   Richmond are incredibly disappointed in Dustin Martin, CEO Brendon Gale said, after they learned the player had threatened to stab a woman in the face with a chopstick.