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  • Richmond v Western Bulldogs
  • Round 3 - 13:10 AEST, Apr 14, 2013
  • Marvel Stadium
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  • Goals 20
  • Behinds 15
  • Total 135

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  • Goals 10
  • Behinds 8
  • Total 68

Highlights: Richmond v Western Bulldogs

The Tigers and Dogs battle for round three honours at Etihad Stadium

Match Videos

Richmond

  • Q1
    4.9
    (33)
  • Q2
    7.11
    (53)
  • Q3
    13.14
    (92)
  • Q4
    20.15
    (135)
  • Q1
    2.1
    (13)
  • Q2
    3.3
    (21)
  • Q3
    6.5
    (41)
  • Q4
    10.8
    (68)

Western Bulldogs

Stats

  • 400
  • 241
  • 159
  • 29
  • 38
  • 20
  • 18
  • 62
  • 22
  • 136
  • 50
  • 25
  • 0
  • Disposals
  • Kicks
  • Handballs
  • Free Kicks
  • Clearances
  • Centre
  • Stoppages
  • Inside 50
  • Marks in 50
  • Contested Possessions
  • Tackles
  • Hit-Outs
  • Interchanges
  • 292
  • 162
  • 130
  • 34
  • 30
  • 13
  • 17
  • 39
  • 7
  • 120
  • 45
  • 38
  • 0

Match  Feed

  • Q4 32:28

    The siren has sounded to end Q4.

  • Q4 29:49

    BEHINDTigers (Luke McGuane)

  • Q4 27:08

    GOALBulldogs (Luke Dahlhaus)

  • Q4 21:55

    GOALTigers (Jack Riewoldt)

  • Q4 19:52

    GOALTigers (Jack Riewoldt)

  • Q4 18:37

    BEHINDBulldogs (Ryan Griffen)

  • Q4 17:23

    GOALTigers (Ivan Maric)

  • Q4 15:15

    GOALBulldogs (Ryan Griffen)

  • Q4 14:45

    BEHINDBulldogs (Robert Murphy)

  • Q4 13:50

    Bulldogs InterchangeTory Dickson off due to an injury.

  • Q4 10:50

    GOALTigers (Dustin Martin)

  • Q4 08:48

    GOALTigers (Jack Riewoldt)

  • Q4 07:32

    GOALTigers (Shane Tuck)

  • Q4 04:59

    GOALTigers (Luke McGuane)

  • Q4 03:21

    GOALBulldogs (Liam Jones)

  • Q4 02:15

    BEHINDBulldogs (Rushed)

  • Q4 00:53

    GOALBulldogs (Daniel Giansiracusa)

  • Q4 00:00

    Q4 is now underway.

  • Q3 30:37

    The siren has sounded to end Q3.

  • Q3 27:27

    GOALBulldogs (Liam Jones)

  • Q3 25:11

    GOALTigers (Daniel Jackson)

  • Q3 23:17

    GOALTigers (Brett Deledio)

  • Q3 22:08

    GOALBulldogs (Adam Cooney)

  • Q3 18:10

    BEHINDTigers (Rushed)

  • Q3 16:26

    BEHINDTigers (Jack Riewoldt)

  • Q3 13:41

    BEHINDTigers (Jack Riewoldt)

  • Q3 13:06

    BEHINDBulldogs (Tory Dickson)

  • Q3 09:46

    GOALTigers (Luke McGuane)

  • Q3 08:04

    GOALTigers (Jack Riewoldt)

  • Q3 06:23

    GOALTigers (Bachar Houli)

  • Q3 05:28

    BEHINDBulldogs (Rushed)

  • Q3 03:33

    GOALTigers (Shane Edwards)

  • Q3 02:22

    GOALBulldogs (Koby Stevens)

  • Q3 00:00

    Q3 is now underway.

  • Q2 28:18

    The siren has sounded to end Q2.

  • Q2 27:40

    BEHINDBulldogs (Rushed)

  • Q2 23:20

    GOALTigers (Chris Knights)

  • Q2 22:22

    BEHINDTigers (Ivan Maric)

  • Q2 19:09

    Tigers InterchangeDaniel Jackson off due to an injury.

  • Q2 18:38

    GOALBulldogs (Adam Cooney)

  • Q2 15:07

    BEHINDTigers (Trent Cotchin)

  • Q2 07:30

    BEHINDBulldogs (Liam Jones)

  • Q2 04:30

    GOALTigers (Brett Deledio)

  • Q2 01:29

    GOALTigers (Luke McGuane)

  • Q2 00:00

    Q2 is now underway.

  • Q1 27:46

    The siren has sounded to end Q1.

  • Q1 26:34

    GOALTigers (Dustin Martin)

  • Q1 25:37

    BEHINDTigers (Shane Tuck)

  • Q1 23:03

    BEHINDTigers (Brett Deledio)

  • Q1 22:25

    BEHINDTigers (Rushed)

  • Q1 20:55

    BEHINDTigers (Ty Vickery)

  • Q1 19:44

    BEHINDBulldogs (Rushed)

  • Q1 16:47

    GOALTigers (Shane Edwards)

  • Q1 15:47

    BEHINDTigers (Dustin Martin)

  • Q1 15:37

    Bulldogs InterchangeEaston Wood off due to an injury.

  • Q1 15:02

    BEHINDTigers (Reece Conca)

  • Q1 12:35

    GOALTigers (Jack Riewoldt)

  • Q1 10:13

    BEHINDTigers (Ty Vickery)

  • Q1 08:34

    GOALBulldogs (Liam Jones)

  • Q1 06:14

    BEHINDTigers (Shane Edwards)

  • Q1 03:49

    BEHINDTigers (Daniel Jackson)

  • Q1 02:20

    GOALBulldogs (Liam Jones)

  • Q1 00:15

    GOALTigers (Brett Deledio)

  • Q1 00:01

    The starting subs: Ellis for the Tigers and Smith for the Dogs. A late change for both squads as formerCrow Knights comes in for Batchelor while Campbell comes in for Cordy for the Dogs. Underway!

  • Q1 00:00

    Welcome to Etihad for the clash between the Tigers and Dogs. Richmond has had a dream start to 2013, while the Dogs have been far more competitive this year than last, with 1 win and 1 loss.

  • Q1 00:00

    Q1 is now underway.

  • Q0 00:00

    Don't forget to enter your tips for this match, you have until the bounce to make your selection.

  • Q0 00:00

    Outs for Bulldogs: J.Johannisen (Omitted), A.Cordy (Omitted)

  • Q0 00:00

    Ins for Bulldogs: T.Campbell, E.Wood

  • Q0 00:00

    Outs for Tigers: J.Batchelor (Omitted)

  • Q0 00:00

    Ins for Tigers: C.Knights

  • Q0 00:00

    Welcome to Etihad Stadium for the Richmond v Western Bulldogs Round 3 clash.

Tigers thump Bulldogs to maintain best season start in 18 years

Ben Guthrie  April 14, 2013 3:40 PM

Trent Cotchin and Liam Picken contest the ball

Trent Cotchin and Liam Picken contest the ball

RICHMOND has won its first three games of the season for the first time since 1995, overpowering the Western Bulldogs by 67 points at Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

Brett Deledio's 65m rapid-fire goal came within 11 seconds of the opening bounce and his long-range bomb set the tone for a switched-on Tigers unit.

Richmond took a 20-point lead in to quarter time, before extending that margin to 32 points at the major break.

They scooted away from a tiring Bulldogs outfit in the second half, piling on eight goals to three in the third term to take charge of the contest and going on to win 20.15 (135) to 10.8 (68).

Coach Damien Hardwick said the Tigers were determined to embrace the expectations that will come with the club's unbeaten status.

"We spoke about it (the hype). The best place to be is where expectations are high," Hardwick said.

"We've spoken about the fact that that's when you get your best results.

Dustin Martin's zip and conviction provided the stimulus for the Tigers, as he collected 35 touches and kicked two goals. Trent Cotchin ran his shadow Nick Lower into the ground as he amassed 36 disposals.

The Bulldogs struggled to match the Tigers' raised intensity after the major break, as they buckled under the weight of Richmond's inside 50 entries (62-39).

"They outplayed us in all areas of the game," coach Brendan McCartney said after the game.


Dustin Martin powers away from the Bulldogs' Tory Dickson. Picture: AFL Media

Along with Martin, the typically industrious Brett Deledio (27 touches and three goals) and Trent Cotchin (36 disposals) spurred the Tigers with real drive out of their engine room.

"It's not just those two (Martin and Cotchin), they've developed their side really well, all of their midfield," Bulldogs 200-gamer Daniel Cross said after the game.

"When those guys get a run on … they're as good as anyone."

Jack Riewoldt (five goals) and Luke McGuane (three) also took it in turns to wax and wane in the forward line.

The Bulldogs will sweat on Easton Wood, who was subbed off early in the first quarter with a hamstring injury and has been troubled by similar injuries in the past.

Forward Tory Dickson rolled his ankle and was on crutches, with ice wrapped around his ankle, in the rooms after the game.

McCartney said the club had taken a cautious approach with Ayce Cordy, who had pulled up sore with a tight back at training on Saturday and after the initial warm-up two hours before the game. Cordy was replaced in the selected side by Tom Campbell.

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Ryan Griffen worked tirelessly for the Dogs, gathering 30 touches, and Liam Jones tallied four goals in one of his best games for the club.
Adam Cooney also worked overtime for the Bulldogs and topped his work off with a classy third-quarter goal.

But it was Richmond's powerful stoppage work that allowed them to dictate terms and their ability to not allow the Bulldogs players any easy outlet kicks was a strong point of emphasis.

Pleasingly for Richmond fans, the club made it all the way to the preliminary final the last time it started a season this well in 1995. Going on Sunday's performance, history might just find a way of repeating itself.

The Tigers inspired early-season form is set to be tested at the MCG next Saturday as it battles Collingwood in what shapes as one of the games of the season so far.

The Bulldogs, on the other hand, face a tough trip to Adelaide to try to correct their 1-2 record.

RICHMOND                            4.9    7.11   13.14   20.15 (135)
WESTERN BULLDOGS
        2.1   3.3     6.5       10.8 (68)
 
GOALS
Richmond:
Riewoldt 5, Deledio 3, McGuane 3, S. Edwards 2, Martin 2, Knights, Houli, Jackson, Tuck, Maric
Western Bulldogs: Jones 4, Cooney 2, Stevens, Griffen, Giansiracusa, Dahlhaus
 
BEST
Richmond:
Martin, Deledio, Cotchin, Houli, Maric, Morris, McGuane
Western Bulldogs: Cooney, Griffen, Jones, Morris, Wallis
 
INJURIES
Richmond:
Jake Batchelor (ankle) replaced in selected side by Chris Knights
Western Bulldogs: Ayce Cordy (back tightness) replaced in selected side by Tom Campbell, Easton Wood (hamstring), Dickson (ankle)
 
SUBSTITUTES
Richmond:
Chris Knights replaced by Brandon Ellis in the fourth quarter
Western Bulldogs: Easton Wood (hamstring) replaced by Clay Smith in the first quarter
 
Reports: Nil
 
Umpires: Stewart, Leppard, Kamolins
 
Official crowd: 44,045 at Etihad Stadium

Richmond

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Dustin Martin 20 15 35 10 0 2 1 3 2 1 144
2 Brett Deledio 16 11 27 11 1 2 2 4 3 1 135
3 Trent Cotchin 25 11 36 6 0 2 1 1 0 1 119
4 Shaun Grigg 12 14 26 8 0 1 1 5 0 0 106
5 Bachar Houli 16 10 26 6 0 2 0 2 1 0 102
6 Ivan Maric 6 12 18 9 16 3 4 2 1 1 91
7 Jack Riewoldt 13 2 15 9 0 0 6 1 5 2 88
8 Daniel Jackson 12 8 20 1 0 2 0 6 1 1 88
9 Reece Conca 12 7 19 7 0 2 2 5 0 1 88
10 Alex Rance 11 4 15 8 0 3 3 4 0 0 75
11 Shane Tuck 11 11 22 4 0 0 3 2 1 1 73
12 Chris Knights 11 4 15 5 3 0 0 2 1 0 73
13 Shane Edwards 7 9 16 2 0 1 2 5 2 1 73
14 Luke McGuane 10 4 14 5 0 1 3 2 3 1 72
15 Troy Chaplin 8 3 11 9 0 0 0 3 0 0 69
16 Chris Newman 11 8 19 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 61
17 Ricky Petterd 11 5 16 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 59
18 Jake King 9 10 19 6 0 3 3 0 0 0 59
19 Dylan Grimes 10 1 11 8 0 1 1 1 0 0 58
20 Ty Vickery 4 6 10 3 5 1 1 0 0 2 38
21 Steven Morris 4 2 6 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 26
22 Brandon Ellis 2 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 10

Western Bulldogs

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Ryan Griffen 19 11 30 2 0 2 1 3 1 1 103
2 Mitch Wallis 9 13 22 2 0 5 0 6 0 0 88
3 Daniel Cross 8 15 23 5 1 0 1 3 0 0 79
4 Tom Young 14 4 18 4 0 2 0 3 0 0 76
5 Robert Murphy 16 6 22 6 0 0 2 0 0 1 73
6 Will Minson 6 5 11 1 32 1 3 4 0 0 71
7 Liam Jones 7 2 9 6 0 2 1 1 4 1 71
8 Adam Cooney 11 5 16 2 0 0 1 3 2 0 70
9 Koby Stevens 9 10 19 4 0 0 3 2 1 0 64
10 Clay Smith 8 3 11 2 0 4 1 3 0 0 49
11 Brett Goodes 7 7 14 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 48
12 Daniel Giansiracusa 5 6 11 4 0 0 2 2 1 0 47
13 Tom Liberatore 4 6 10 1 0 2 1 5 0 0 46
14 Liam Picken 10 4 14 1 0 5 2 1 0 0 44
15 Nick Lower 7 3 10 3 0 1 2 3 0 0 43
16 Dale Morris 7 5 12 1 0 4 0 1 0 0 42
17 Luke Dahlhaus 4 11 15 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 37
18 Tory Dickson 4 4 8 3 0 2 1 1 0 1 33
19 Shaun Higgins 4 4 8 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 31
20 Jordan Roughead 1 3 4 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 18
21 Tom Campbell 2 3 5 1 5 2 4 0 0 0 10
22 Easton Wood 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 -3

Richmond

Player No. K H D CP UP DE% CLG M CM M50 HO CLR CC ST R50 FF FA T 1PC Bo i50 G B GA G% TG% AF
1 Dustin Martin 4 20 15 35 5 31 88 2 10 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 2 1 3 0 3 7 2 1 0 66 76 144
2 Brett Deledio 3 16 11 27 7 23 81 4 11 0 2 1 3 3 0 3 2 2 4 1 3 9 3 1 0 60 85 135
3 Trent Cotchin 9 25 11 36 10 25 66 1 6 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 5 0 1 2 0 82 119
4 Shaun Grigg 6 12 14 26 4 22 76 2 8 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 5 3 0 3 0 0 2 0 89 106
5 Bachar Houli 14 16 10 26 7 14 88 2 6 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 2 0 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 100 84 102
6 Ivan Maric 20 6 12 18 7 13 83 4 9 1 1 16 6 5 1 1 3 4 2 5 0 1 1 1 1 50 91 91
7 Jack Riewoldt 8 13 2 15 6 10 66 7 9 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 0 1 5 2 0 62 95 88
8 Daniel Jackson 23 12 8 20 10 9 75 0 1 0 1 0 5 0 5 1 2 0 6 0 0 4 1 1 1 50 78 88
9 Reece Conca 30 12 7 19 7 13 73 2 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 5 3 1 3 0 1 1 0 86 88
10 Alex Rance 18 11 4 15 6 10 73 3 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 4 9 0 1 0 0 1 0 97 75
11 Shane Tuck 21 11 11 22 7 15 77 7 4 0 1 0 4 1 3 2 0 3 2 0 2 4 1 1 0 33 77 73
12 Chris Knights 15 11 4 15 5 11 60 0 5 0 1 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 5 1 0 0 100 62 73
13 Shane Edwards 10 7 9 16 12 5 68 2 2 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 5 1 0 1 2 1 2 66 83 73
14 Luke McGuane 16 10 4 14 7 8 78 7 5 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 2 3 0 4 3 1 2 60 93 72
15 Troy Chaplin 25 8 3 11 3 8 81 0 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 90 69
16 Chris Newman 1 11 8 19 9 9 78 0 4 2 0 0 3 1 2 4 0 0 0 3 4 3 0 0 1 0 78 61
17 Ricky Petterd 13 11 5 16 6 10 81 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 3 0 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 84 59
18 Jake King 28 9 10 19 9 14 84 4 6 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 3 3 0 1 0 3 0 0 2 0 87 59
19 Dylan Grimes 2 10 1 11 1 10 90 2 8 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 79 58
20 Ty Vickery 29 4 6 10 4 6 60 1 3 0 2 5 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 2 1 0 94 38
21 Steven Morris 38 4 2 6 4 3 83 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 88 26
22 Brandon Ellis 5 2 2 4 0 5 100 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 10

Western Bulldogs

Player No. K H D CP UP DE% CLG M CM M50 HO CLR CC ST R50 FF FA T 1PC Bo i50 G B GA G% TG% AF
1 Ryan Griffen 16 19 11 30 16 17 73 3 2 0 0 0 8 3 5 2 2 1 3 3 1 6 1 1 1 50 81 103
2 Mitch Wallis 3 9 13 22 11 11 72 0 2 0 0 0 5 3 2 0 5 0 6 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 81 88
3 Daniel Cross 4 8 15 23 7 16 82 2 5 0 0 1 3 3 0 3 0 1 3 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 85 79
4 Tom Young 31 14 4 18 7 10 55 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 2 0 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 92 76
5 Robert Murphy 2 16 6 22 5 16 59 4 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 3 0 1 0 0 91 73
6 Will Minson 27 6 5 11 5 5 90 3 1 0 0 32 3 0 3 1 1 3 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 94 71
7 Liam Jones 19 7 2 9 6 4 55 1 6 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 4 1 0 80 96 71
8 Adam Cooney 17 11 5 16 8 8 68 1 2 0 0 0 3 2 1 4 0 1 3 2 0 1 2 0 0 100 87 70
9 Koby Stevens 25 9 10 19 7 12 78 3 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 3 1 0 0 100 72 64
10 Clay Smith 14 8 3 11 5 6 72 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 1 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 64 49
11 Brett Goodes 44 7 7 14 4 9 78 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 87 48
12 Daniel Giansiracusa 13 5 6 11 2 10 72 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 100 87 47
13 Tom Liberatore 21 4 6 10 6 5 50 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 83 46
14 Liam Picken 42 10 4 14 5 10 71 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 91 44
15 Nick Lower 33 7 3 10 2 6 80 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 2 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 77 43
16 Dale Morris 38 7 5 12 5 6 91 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 1 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 98 42
17 Luke Dahlhaus 6 4 11 15 6 7 73 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 1 0 2 100 88 37
18 Tory Dickson 29 4 4 8 4 5 62 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 74 33
19 Shaun Higgins 7 4 4 8 3 5 75 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 4 0 0 1 0 74 31
20 Jordan Roughead 23 1 3 4 3 1 50 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 99 18
21 Tom Campbell 45 2 3 5 3 1 80 4 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 90 10
22 Easton Wood 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 -3

Team Lineups

Richmond

B

  • Steven Morris,
  • Alex Rance,
  • Troy Chaplin

HB

  • Dylan Grimes,
  • Ricky Petterd,
  • Bachar Houli

C

  • Brett Deledio,
  • Trent Cotchin,
  • Chris Knights

HF

  • Jake King,
  • Shane Edwards,
  • Daniel Jackson

F

  • Luke McGuane,
  • Jack Riewoldt,
  • Ty Vickery

Fol

  • Ivan Maric,
  • Dustin Martin,
  • Shaun Grigg

I/C

  • Chris Newman,
  • Shane Tuck,
  • Reece Conca

Sub

  • Brandon Ellis

No Late Change

In

  • Chris Knights

Out

  • Jake Batchelor (Omitted)

New

  • Chris Knights

Western Bulldogs

B

  • Brett Goodes,
  • Dale Morris,
  • Liam Picken

HB

  • Adam Cooney,
  • Jordan Roughead,
  • Thomas Young

C

  • Nick Lower,
  • Daniel Cross,
  • Koby Stevens

HF

  • Mitch Wallis,
  • Liam Jones,
  • Daniel Giansiracusa

F

  • Robert Murphy,
  • Will Minson,
  • Tory Dickson

Fol

  • Tom Campbell,
  • Ryan Griffen,
  • Luke Dahlhaus

I/C

  • Shaun Higgins,
  • Easton Wood,
  • Tom Liberatore

Sub

  • Clay Smith

No Late Change

In

  • Tom Campbell,
  • Easton Wood

Out

  • Ayce Cordy (Omitted),
  • Jason Johannisen (Omitted)

Milestones:

  • Daniel Cross  - Played 200th game

Last updated: 3:54pm Sunday, April 14, 2013