Peter Hanlon Football clubs have shifted away from altitude training and gone in search of the sun.
Chris Young Richmond star Anthony Miles says his best footy is yet to come.
Pre-seasons once focused on new recruits, new coaches, new game plans.
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.
Trent Cotchin will captain Richmond for a fourth straight AFL season, with Alex Rance and Shane Edwards also added to the Tigers' leadership group.
Matt Murnane Richmond have punished star midfielder Dustin Martin with a $5000 suspended fine, as they move to end the long-running "chopstick" story.
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.
Richmond star Dustin Martin is expected to keep training as usual with his teammates as he awaits the outcome of a police investigation.
Tammy Mills, Caroline Wilson and Rania Spooner Victoria Police will take over the investigation of an alleged incident involving Richmond footballer Dustin Martin.
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.
Caroline Wilson In an ideal world, Richmond would come down heavily on Dustin Martin, but the footballer's world is far from ideal.
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.