Richmond premiership great Dale Weightman has described his shock collapse while playing at Mildura Golf Club as a "wake up call" after his blood sugar levels dropped, leading to a fractured left ankle.
Star Richmond duo Jack Riewoldt and Dion Prestia are both on track to play in their team's first practice match of the year as they continue to recover strongly from surgery.
The 2016 AFL season saw great comebacks, neck and neck tussles, and several kicks to win games, one in a final no less. These, in our view, were the 10 best games of 2016.
Richmond's new-found midfield depth is set to allow superstar Dustin Martin to spend more time forward in season 2017.
Richmond stars Dustin Martin and Alex Rance have been honoured with life membership of their club.
It was the middle of December, there was a paucity of glitz and glamour, but there was something about Tuesday's low-key presentation of the 2012 Brownlow Medal to Sam Mitchell and Trent Cotchin that felt right.
Another bastion of male exclusivity has fallen. On Tuesday, the Carbine Club voted to break with 55 years of tradition to admit two women. They are Peggy O'Neal, the president of Richmond football club, and Nicole Livingstone, an Olympic silver medalist in swimming and now a media figure.
Trent Cotchin says he contacted Jobe Watson - the man he displaced as 2012 Brownlow medal winner - because it was "the right thing to do," but fellow new medallist Sam Mitchell refused to comment on Watson when asked about him in the immediate aftermath of Tuesday's presentation ceremony.
Richmond board challengers Peter Casey and Simon Wallace have lost in their respective attempts to become Tigers directors, with incumbents Kerry Ryan and Emmett Dunne both re-elected for new three year terms.
The AFL now looks highly unlikely to expand its eight-team national women's competition until at least 2019 in a move which has placed it at odds with a number of losing bidder clubs who believe they have been misled.
The most recent Brownlow medallists from Hawthorn and Richmond respectively will present Sam Mitchell and Trent Cotchin their 2012 medals next week.
Another of football's great characters has been lost with the passing of former Richmond star Billy Barrot. Is there even a place in today's game for characters of his stature?
A change of scenery and culture, rather than a better chance at a flag, drove Brett Deledio's decision to leave Richmond, he says.
With the draft period over, Emma Quayle and Michael Gleeson assess each club's playing stocks and forecast the impact in 2017 - positive, negative or unchanged.
Former Richmond star centreman Billy Barrot has died, aged 72.
Emma Quayle runs the rule over each AFL club's new cohort of young talent.
The AFL Commission will award a Brownlow Medal each to 2012 winners Trent Cotchin and Sam Mitchell at a ceremony in Melbourne on Tuesday December 13.
The fight for a seat on the Richmond board continues to intensify, with challenger Peter Casey questioning why the Tigers have "ring-fenced" president Peggy O'Neal.
Richmond will attempt to make it harder for agitators to launch potential boardroom coups in a motion to be presented to their annual general meeting on 14 December.