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Richmond Tigers

Richmond rehearsal close to perfect result

Richmond's Dan Butler impressed the coach against Adelaide.

Friday night’s JLT Community series game might have been just about the perfect hit-out for Richmond. So it was no wonder Tigers’ coach Damien Hardwick was all smiles post-game.

Kevin Bartlett backs the bounce

Kevin Bartlett wants to keep the "unique feature" of the game, and also opposes recall of the ball from a crooked bounce.

AFL legend Kevin Bartlett says the league should never have gotten rid of the umpires' bounce around the ground, and banning it altogether from the game would be wrong.

Markov 'gifted' games in 2016

Not counting his chickens: Tiger Oleg Markov

Second-year Richmond defender Oleg Markov concedes he was "gifted" games in 2016 and says he is no lock to make the Tigers' side for round one.