The Tigers play their traditional season opener against Carlton in the 2019 Richmond fixture and they host the Brisbane Lions at the MCG in the final round.
Richmond fared well in the AFL draw with three Thursday & three Friday night games, plus the added bonus of playing at the MCG in the last seven rounds. They also have an Anzac Day eve match against Melbourne in Round 6, along with five road trips for the season.
Double up matches for the Tigers include Collingwood, Melbourne, GWS Giants, Port Adelaide and Carlton. Richmond has the bye in Round 14.
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The Richmond home and away draw can be found below.
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Richmond finished on top of the ladder with 18 wins during the home and away season. The reigning premiers defeated Hawthorn (Semi Final) by 31 points before losing to Collingwood (Preliminary Final) by 39 points to exit the finals in surprising fashion.
Ladder: 1st - 22: 18-4-0 (72 pts)
Finish: Preliminary Final
Richmond 58-97 Collingwood
MCG - Friday 21st September 2018
Total Kicks: Dustin Martin 362
Total Handballs: Kane Lambert 291
Total Disposals: Dustin Martin 584
Total Marks: Jack Riewoldt 148
Total Goals: Jack Riewoldt 70
Total Hitouts: Toby Nankervis 574
Forward Jack Riewoldt added the 2018 Jack Dyer Medal as Richmond's best player to his Coleman Medal for leading goalkicker. Riewoldt had a consistent season and defeated Kane Lambert 68 and Dustin Martin 66 to capture his second best and fairest award for the Tigers.
1st: Jack Riewoldt - 81 votes
2nd : Kane Lambert - 68 votes
3rd: Dustin Martin - 66 votes
Next: Shane Edwards 65, Dylan Grimes 64, Alex Rance 63, Trent Cotchin 58, Nick Vlastuin 51, Jayden Short 47, Josh Caddy 45.
2017 Brownlow Medallist Dustin Martin led the way again for the Tigers with 19 votes, finishing ahead of Kane Lambert on 12 votes and Trent Cotchin on 10 votes. Jack Riewoldt polled 10 votes to become the fourth Richmond player to receive double figures on the night.
Top 3: Dustin Martin 19, Kane Lambert 12, Trent Cotchin 10
Next: Jack Riewoldt 10, Shane Edwards 7, Josh Caddy (ineligible) 6, Toby Nankervis 3, Dion Prestia 3, Shaun Grigg 2, Nick Vlastuin 2, Daniel Rioli 1, David Astbury 1, Jayden Short 1
Tigers 2018 Brownlow Medal total: 78
Magpies 96, Demons 93, Hawks 90, Cats 88, Eagles 81, Tigers 78, Giants 76, Swans 71, Crows 69, Roos 68, Bombers 65, Port 62, Dockers 56, Bulldogs 47, Lions 45, Blues 37, Saints 35, Suns 31.
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