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Richmond seals Top 4 finish with victory over St Kilda

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TODAY’S LINE-UP: Matthew Richardson, Cameron Ling, Tim Lane, Tony Leonard, and Mick Warner.

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FULL TIME

Richmond has sealed a Top 4 spot with victory at the MCG.

The Tigers beat St Kilda by 41 points in front of 69,104 fans to set up a Qualifying Final against Geelong.

Richmond captain Trent Cotchin spoke to 3AW in the rooms after the win.

He said Dustin Martin is impressive, but didn’t want to let him take all the credit.

“He’s got 21 mates that try their arse off every week,” Cotchin said.

Click play for the full interview

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HALF TIME 

Richmond leads by 44 points after a scintillating first half.

The Tigers booted eight of the first nine goals to set up the commanding lead.

Jacob Townsend has three majors, while Jade Gresham has three of St Kilda’s four goals.

Richo and Lingy were left in awe of Dustin Martin’s first half.

Martin, 3AW’s Player of the Year, has racked up 23 possessions (nine contested), laid four tackles, and kicked a massive goal.

“That bloke is a freak,” Lingy said.

Click play for the half-time wrap

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THE BUILD-UP

The final matchday of the Home & Away season has arrived.

Richmond enters the day sitting 6th, needing to beat St Kilda to step back into the Top 4.

The Saints could mathematically make the finals, but they’d need to obliterate some records to do it.

The stage is set, the MCG is full.

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