Richmond draws level with the top four with victory over Carlton
TODAY’S LINE-UP: Matthew Richardson, Tony Shaw, Tim Lane, Tony Leonard, and Mick Warner.
Tony Shaw gave Dustin Martin the maximum five votes.
Martin was already leading the vote tally going into the round.
5. Dustin Martin (Rich)
4. Patrick Cripps (Carl)
3. Jack Riewoldt (Rich)
2. Kane Lambert (Rich)
1. Matthew Kreuzer (Carl)
Bachar Houli could be in hot water for a stray elbow that saw Jed Lamb out of the game with concussion.
But Tiger star Jack Riewoldt told 3AW it must have been accidental.
“He would never do that on purpose,” Riewoldt said.
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Richmond has won by 26 points in a game that never reached any great heights.
Jack Riewoldt booted three goals for the Tigers.
Tony Shaw said Richmond will be happy with the win, but has some concerns with its ball use.
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Richmond leads by 14 points, but it probably should be more.
The Tigers have been dominant around stoppages and have had 33 inside 50s to just 16, but have been wasteful in attack.
Bachar Houli is in hot water for a stray elbow to Jed Lamb, who did not return to the field.
Tony Shaw said it could cost him weeks.
“I don’t think one week is enough,” Shawry said.
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Richmond coach Damien Hardwick spoke to 3AW before the game.
He said Tiger fans have every reason to be excited about the future of young prospects like Shai Bolton, Daniel Rioli, Dan Butler, and Jason Castagna.
“It’s going to take them two or three seasons to get up and going, but we’re really excited about what they can offer going forward,” Hardwick said.
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Richmond. Carlton. MCG.
Say no more.
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