2015 season; President: Peggy O'Neal (2nd season) Coach: Damien Hardwick (6th season) Captain(s) Trent Cotchin (3rd season) Home ground: MCG: Pre-season (1-2) AFL season: 5th (15-7) Finals series: 7th (0-1) Jack Dyer Medal: Alex Rance: Leading goalkicker: Jack Riewoldt (54) Highest home attendance: 83,804 (round 9 vs. Essendon) Lowest home attendance: 35,968 ", "That's the beauty of being small – your hands are close to your feet. ", "The ball goes to Marceesie ... Marcheson ... McKann, er ..." before co-commentator, "It's as dark out there as the Black Hole of Dakota. 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", "Bamblett made a great debut last week, and an even better one today. H. BUNTON WINS AGAIN. Richmond will stream the 2015 Jack Dyer Medal event from Crown Palladium, live on richmondfc.com.au, from 7.05pm on Tuesday, October 6. .Rance finished equal sixth in the Best and Fairest in 2011, sixth in 2012, sixth in 2013 and equal seventh in 2014, before saluting this year.Dustin Martin kept his fine Jack Dyer Medal record intact with his second placing in the 2015 count.It’s the second time Martin has finished runner-up in the B & F, and he’s been a top-10 place-getter in each of his six seasons of league football with the Tigers.He was fourth in his 2010 debut season, third in 2011, equal 10th in 2012, second in 2013, third in 2014, and, now, second again in 2015.Brett Deledio is another perennial Best and Fairest vote-catcher . A natural defender who showed great judgement, superior ball skills and fierce concentration, Thorp was considered the best player in the game at his position, full back.Combining pace, great anticipation, courage, mental strength, agility and superb aerial prowess, Thorp was by no means a typical VFL full back, and would probably have been equally successful had he played as a centreman, half back, or half forward. 205–302 in Dyer, J. Nicknamed "Flippa", Thorp was the first true champion player to emerge at Richmond after our admission to the VFL in 1908. The Jack Dyer Medal is an Australian rules football award given each season to the player or players adjudged best and fairest for the Richmond Football Club. He was one of the inaugural "Legends" inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame in 1996. Read Tony Greenberg's thorough, bite-sized analysis of the 2015 Jack Dyer Medal count. Richmond Football Club best and fairest winners, "AFL Best and Fairest winners 2017: Who won your team's club champion award? Read Tony Greenberg's thorough, bite-sized analysis of the 2015 Jack Dyer Medal count. By Nathan Schmook on Oct 6, 2015, 6:09am. He previously played for the Richmond Football Club from 2005 to 2016, and he was the club's vice-captain from 2013 to 2016. Jack Dyer Medal 2019 | Tuesday October 1st | Crown Palladium The Richmond Football Club is giving you the opportunity to celebrate the 2019 season at the Jack Dyer Medal. Victor Charles Thorp (25 October 1890–1 October 1941) played for us between 1910 and 1925. (see attached). Dyer, J. Crown Palladium will host players, staff, officials and supporters as we recognise and reflect on … Hear Damien Hardwick and Leon Cameron react as the Tigers secure their second…, Bachar Houli wins the 2020 Jim Stynes Community Leadership Award, Dustin Martin has moved into second place in the AFL Coaches’ Association’s 2020 Gary…, Watch Alex Rance's acceptance speech at the Jack Dyer Medal. FOOTBALL CHAMPION. Alex James Rance (born 9 October 1989) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Richmond Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). Until a certain J. Dyer (aka Captain Blood) came along, Richmond's best and fairest was originally named after the legendary Vic Thorp and it wasn't a medal that was awarded it was a shield. "Captain Blood" Comes to Port Melbourne: Licensee of Foresters' Arms Hotel. Rance caps finest season with Jack Dyer Medal. Taylor, P., "Dyer's Grand First Quarter". (St John, J. The boys discuss what they are most proud of as a playing group in 2020. V.C. Austin, D., "Farewell to the legendary Captain Blood". The Tigers greatest ever goal kicker Jack Titus was the first ever recipient way back in 1942; 13 years after he had won his only other B & F back in 1929! Did you know the Jack Dyer Medal wasn't always The Jack Dyer Medal! Alex Rance’s rise to Jack Dyer Medallist in 2015 was built on an impressively high level of consistency over the course of the entire season.Apart from a very brief period during the early rounds, Rance led the Best and Fairest count throughout.Under the new Jack Dyer Medal voting system, Rance received five votes (the most available) on four occasions and, only four times in his 23 games, did he not poll.He became the first key defender to win Richmond’s B & F since Darren Gaspar in 2001, and the first non-midfielder since Jack Riewoldt in 2010.Watch Alex Rance's acceptance speech at the Jack Dyer MedalIt was a steady build-up to Alex Rance’s first Jack Dyer Medal triumph . It was not merely the fact that he was effective that made him a great player, it was the fact that he was effective with style. Jack Riewoldt (/ ˈ r iː v oʊ l t / REE-volt; born 31 October 1988) is a professional Australian rules footballer currently playing for the Richmond Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). . ", "The goal posts are moving so fast I can't keep up with the play. Ash Barty will present the premiership cup to Damien Hardwick and Trent Cotchin if…, The AFL has announced that tickets for the 2020 Toyota AFL Grand Final at The Gabba…, Tom Lynch says those doubting teammate Jack Riewoldt's ability to influence…. The " Jack Dyer Medal " is awarded each season to the winner of the Richmond Football Club 's best and fairest count. Did you know the Jack Dyer Medal wasn't always The Jack Dyer Medal! The shield was known as the "Vic Thorp Memorial Shield" and was struck after Vic had died the previous year in October 1941. Brett Edward Deledio (born 18 April 1987) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Greater Western Sydney Giants in the Australian Football League (AFL). Thorp was one of many great players who grew up in the shadow of the Tigers' Punt Road Oval and served the club loyally for many years, thus influencing the development of the parochial culture of the Richmond club.Vic Thorp played 262 games for us and is a dual premiership and best and fairest winner and a true tiger legend. ), "Don't be Where the Ball Ain't: Celebrating the Immortal Humour and Wisdom of Football Legend Jack Dyer", New Holland Publications, (Chatswood), 2012.