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22 great photos from Richmond's Grand Final celebrations

Trent Cotchin holds the premiership cup aloft as the Tigers celebrate their second flag in three years. All pictures: AFL Photos - AFL,GWS Giants,Richmond Tigers,Grand Final
Trent Cotchin holds the premiership cup aloft as the Tigers celebrate their second flag in three years. All pictures: AFL Photos

THE Tigers are the kings of the AFL jungle once again after thumping Greater Western Sydney by 89 points in the 2019 Toyota AFL Grand Final.

The victory was Richmond's second AFL premiership in three years, and its 12th overall.

Here are some of the best images of the game from AFL Photos' award-winning team at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Brothers in arms: David Astbury and Dylan Grimes with injured defender Alex Rance.

Damien Hardwick shares a moment with former Tiger and retiring Giant Brett Deledio after the match.

The Tigers are presented on stage after their thrumping win over GWS.

Thousands of Tigers fans greet the players at the post-match party.
 

The skipper leads a conga line with the premiership cup.

Martin of the people: Norm Smith medallist Dusty soaks it up. 

Jumping Jack Riewoldt makes it two premierships. 

The Tigers' 89-point winning margin was their highest in Grand Final history. 

The Tigers roar and the Giants despair as the siren sounds. 

Yellow and back: Tiger captain Trent Cotchin (l) and Damien Hardwick lift the premiership cup. 

It's a final-siren pile-on as the jubilant Tigers celebrate two flags in three years. 

Toby Greene feels the agony of the Giants' crushing Grand Final defeat. 

Injured Giant Stephen Coniglio (r) consoles a tearful Brent Daniels. 

Liam Baker (l) and Dustin Martin (r) serenade the Tiger army. 

Giant Lachie Whitfield won't remember his first Grand Final fondly. 

Doubling up: Martin with his second Norm Smith and premiership medals. 

It's ours: Dylan Grimes (l) and Trent Cotchin react as the final siren sounds. 

Marlion Pickett began the season in the WAFL and ended with a premiership win on debut. 

Dustin Martin joins only three other men to have won two Norm Smith medals. 

Jack Riewoldt's five-goal haul was the biggest in a Grand Final since 2014. 

Daniel Rioli signals '44', the guernsey number of suspended cousin Willie. 

Toby Greene and Shane Edwards wrestle in front of 100,014 at the MCG.