09 May 2009

football - round 7

RICHMOND: 4.5, 7.6, 8.10, 10.11 (71)
BRISBANE LIONS: 1.4, 7.5, 9.7, 15.7 (97)

Simmonds 4, Cousins, Deledio, White, Schulz, Nahas, Graham
Brisbane Lions: Brown 4, Brennan 3, Bradshaw 2, Rischitelli 2, Harding, Sherman, Adcock, Black
Foley, Graham, Deledio, Jackson, Tuck, Polo
Brisbane Lions: Brown, Black, Power, Bradshaw, Brennan, Drummond
Rance (concussion, suspected broken cheekbone)
Brisbane Lions: Selwood (concussion)
CHANGES: Nathan Brown (groin) and Adam Pattison replaced in Richmond's selected side by Shane Edwards and Jay Schulz
UMPIRES: Kennedy, Findlay, Avon
CROWD: 34,646 at the MCG

Richmond started well, and I was expecting my team to lose - going into the final quarter only three points ahead - having gone to Melbourne the previous two years and watching a loss and a draw against them. Thankfully not. A hard game to watch this afternoon. Richmond played like a rabble.

Photos by Lachlan Cunningham (LC) and David Callow (DC) for Geoff Slattery Media.

Drummo (DC)

Jared (DC)

Saucehead doing what he does best - spoiling (DC)

Shermo being tackled (DC)

Bunzie Boo after a head collision. Thankfully he is fine and not concussed as reported. (LC)

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