Talking Tigers, the Official Richmond podcast

Talking Tigers, the Official Richmond podcast

The official podcast of the Richmond Football Club, starring Richmond icon and multi-media megastar, Matthew Richardson, with co-hosts resident Club journalist/Tiger 'tragic', Tony Greenberg and long-time Tiger member/VFL insider Brenton 'Manfred' Mann

All Episodes

Richmond’s national recruiting manager Matt Clarke is a special guest on the final episode for 2021 of the Club’s podcast phenomenon Talking Tigers. Clarke provides an insightful appraisal of Richmond’s exciting haul in last week’s 2021 national draft. The TT team also discuss some interesting tidbits about the newest Tigers. And “Richo” reveals the latest extraordinary lengths “The Chief” has gone to in a desperate effort to further enhance his reputation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 30

44 min 20 sec

It’s a bumper final episode of podcast juggernaut Talking Tigers for season 2021. The TT team discuss the severely undermanned Richmond side’s amazing, bold, final five minutes of the home-and-away season, list the Yellow and Black positives from the year, predict the top five in Thursday night’s Jack Dyer Medal count, and look ahead to an exciting off-season period. Club great Neil Balme provides his learned opinion on the Tigers’ season and the team’s prospects for 2022. And “Richo” has some hair-raising news about “The Chief”. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Aug 24

53 min 13 sec

Talking Tigers pays special tribute to retiring Richmond triple premiership hero David Astbury in its latest episode. Club great Matthew Richardson, who handed Astbury the No. 12 Yellow and Black guernsey a decade ago, details just how important the dependable defender has been to the Richmond line-up over the journey. The TT team also discuss the impressive finish to the season of several Tiger players, and why the team is well placed to bounce back strongly in 2022. Also on this week’s show, Talking Tigers completes the selection of its best combined Richmond premiership team from 1967-2020, revealing the fourth player on the interchange bench. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Aug 17

49 min 51 sec

Richmond’s exciting department of youth is a hot topic of conversation on the latest episode of the Club’s podcast phenomenon Talking Tigers. The TT team talk in glowing terms about what they saw from talented Tiger cubs Hugo Ralphsmith, Thomson Dow and debutant Maurice Rioli Jnr against North Melbourne at the MCG last Saturday. There is plenty of TT love, as well, for triple Richmond premiership heroes Nick Vlastuin, Dion Prestia and Daniel Rioli. Club great Neil Balme provides an insight into his Tiger premiership teammate Bryan Wood in the popular ‘Get Back with the Yellow and Black’ segment. Also on this week’s show, Talking Tigers reveals the third player on the interchange bench in its best combined Richmond premiership team from 1967-2020, and looks at two champion midfielders for the final spot in the outstanding line-up. And “Richo” has further startling news about “The Chief”. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Aug 10

53 min 45 sec

It’s yet another gold medal performance from Talking Tigers in the latest episode of Richmond’s GOAT podcast. The TT team find the positives out of the narrow Round 20 loss to Fremantle, with Sydney Stack right at the forefront. Son of a gun David Bourke is the subject of TT’s immensely popular “Where Are You Now?” segment, with “Bourkey” discussing a wide range of topics, including his sensational mark over Essendon’s James Hird in 1996, his great Yellow and Black passion and pool table triangle hijinks. Also on this week’s show, Talking Tigers reveals the second player on the interchange bench in its best combined Richmond premiership team from 1967-2020 and looks at two versatile nominees for the third spot. And “Richo” has exclusive news on the next high-flying career move for “The Chief”. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Aug 3

53 min 54 sec

From humble beginnings in the makeshift Punt Road studio. From Armadale to Zaporozhye, and all places in between. From three consecutive elimination final losses to three glorious Richmond premierships in four years. Throughout the past decade, Talking Tigers has been a veritable juggernaut, and an oasis for Yellow and Black barrackers everywhere, providing its legion of loyal listeners with top-class entertainment, information, opinion, as well as lashings of laughter. Today, as Talking Tigers celebrates its magnificent 300-episode milestone, you are invited to settle in and enjoy an extra special show befitting the momentous occasion. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 27

55 min 17 sec

Much of Australia may currently be in COVID lockdown, but Richmond podcast juggernaut Talking Tigers has total freedom to continue providing its legion of listeners with a healthy dose of Yellow and Black information, opinion entertainment and merriment. In the latest episode, the TT team review Richmond’s rousing Round 18 victory over Brisbane at Metricon Stadium, with a major focus on Jack Riewoldt’s tremendous 300-game milestone match, plus the crucial return to the line-up of robust ruckman Toby Nankervis and hard-running midfielder Kane Lambert. Clever Tiger goalsneak from the 1990s, Chris Naish, makes a special guest appearance in the “Where Are You Now? segment. Also on this week’s show, Talking Tigers looks at the first two interchange nominations in its best combined Richmond premiership team from 1967-2020. And “Richo” reveals how “The Chief” used his authority to usurp one of the Club’s most successful, popular off-field servants. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 20

53 min 55 sec

Jack Riewoldt, understandably, is the centre of attention on the latest episode of Talking Tigers. Richmond’s premier podcast pays special tribute to the triple Tiger premiership star key forward in the lead-up to his 300-game milestone against Brisbane at the MCG on Friday night. The regular TT team, along with Club great Neil Balme, reflect on Riewoldt’s magnificent career at Tigerland, and focus on just some of the numerous highlights he has produced throughout that have enthralled the Yellow and Black faithful. Also on this week’s show, Talking Tigers reveals the first rover in its best combined Richmond premiership team from 1967-2020. And “Richo” explains why “The Chief” is feeling so flat right now (it has nothing to do with the team’s current losing streak). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 14

48 min 42 sec

One of Richmond’s all-time great cult figures, Jake King, is a special guest on the latest episode of the Club’s premier podcast Talking Tigers. “The Push-up” King, who features in TT’s highly-popular “Where Are You Now?” segment, talks passionately and entertainingly about his time at Tigerland, and sensationally reveals how he almost quit AFL Football at one stage to play Rugby League with Melbourne Storm. Also on this week’s show, the TT team pay tribute to triple Richmond premiership key defender David Astbury in the lead-up to him reaching the AFL 150-game milestone. And, in its best combined Richmond premiership team from 1967-2020, Talking Tigers names the ruck- rover and looks at three nominations for the role as rover in the tremendous line-up. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 6

54 min 5 sec

The negativity revolving around Richmond’s nightmare Round 15 loss to St Kilda is washed away on the latest edition of the Club’s boom podcast Talking Tigers. Leading the positivity charge is Richmond great Neil Balme, who tells why he remains well and truly upbeat about the team’s prospects for the rest of this season. “Balmey” also provides an insight into another one of his old Tiger premiership teammates, Wayne Walsh, in TT’s “Get Back with the Yellow and Black” segment. In its best combined Richmond premiership team from 1967-2020, Talking Tigers names the No. 1 ruckman and examines four nominations for the ruck-rover role in the imposing line-up. And “Richo” reveals the latest extraordinary demand from “The Chief” in the ever-popular, but bewildering, “Chief Watch” segment. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jun 29

50 min 50 sec

Richmond goalkicking great Michael Roach is a special guest on the latest episode of premier podcast Talking Tigers. Roach talks about his time as TT’s own Matthew Richardson’s goalkicking coach, evaluates the sensational marks of current-day Tigers Shai Bolton and Jack Riewoldt this season, tells how he got the nickname “Disco”, and provides plenty of other interesting insights from his stellar career at Tigerland. Also, on another jam-packed show, the TT team nominate their top five in the Jack Dyer Medal count to this stage of the year, their most improved Tiger, as well as their favourite Yellow and Black moment of the 2021 season and reflect on Richmond’s remarkable run to the 2014 finals. This week, Talking Tigers names the tall forward pocket in its best combined Richmond premiership team from 1967-2020 and takes a look at three nominations for the No. 1 ruck role in the outstanding line-up. And “Richo” has some astonishing news about a truly ground-breaking move involving “The Chief”. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jun 22

1 hr 1 min

Although Richmond suffered a heartbreaking loss to West Coast in Perth last Sunday night, and is clinging to eighth spot on the ladder, Yellow and Black icon Neil Balme is bullish about the team’s prospects after the bye, as he reveals on the latest episode of Talking Tigers. “Balmey”, in his regular guest spot on the podcast phenomenon, also provides an expert insight into talented Tiger tall forward/ruck prospect Callum Coleman-Jones, as well as an update on the Club’s mid-season rookie draft selection Matthew Parker, while 1973 premiership teammate Rex Hunt is the subject of his popular “Get Back” segment. On another bumper show this week, Talking Tigers names the full-forward in its best combined Richmond premiership team from 1967-2020 and takes a look at three nominations for the tall forward pocket position in the brilliant line-up. And “Richo” tells which Richmond great “The Chief” is trying to emulate now. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jun 15

52 min 4 sec

Former Richmond captain and star spearhead Jeff Hogg is a special guest on the latest episode of the Club’s premier podcast Talking Tigers. Hogg, in TT’s popular “Where Are You Now?” segment, reveals the unusual way his playing career at Tigerland was kick-started, what the Club’s recent success means to him, and the current-day Tiger he would hate to play on. Richmond’s rousing victory over Essendon in last Saturday night’s spectacular Dreamtime in Perth blockbuster also is front and square on this week’s show, with a key focus on dazzling duo Dustin Martin and Shai Bolton. And Talking Tigers names the first forward pocket in its best combined Richmond premiership team from 1967-2020 and takes a look at four nominations for the full-forward position in the star-studded side. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jun 8

1 hr 1 min

We may well be at the halfway mark of the 2021 home-and-away season, but there are no half measures with the way Talking Tigers goes about its business. It’s full steam ahead, as per usual, for Richmond’s podcast juggernaut, with another superb show this week. On the latest episode, the TT team pay tribute to veteran Tiger star key forward Jack Riewoldt following his mighty display against Adelaide last Sunday and debate whether his extraordinary last-quarter mark was better than Shai Bolton’s v Geelong back in Round 8. The eye-catching senior return of talented tall forward/ruckman Callum Coleman-Jones also is a hot topic of conversation, along with the impressive form of other young Tigers Riley Collier-Dawkins and Hugo Ralphsmith, and Trent Cotchin’s trademark inspirational leadership. Club icon Neil Balme, in his regular ‘Get Back with the Yellow and Black’ segment, provides an interesting insight into another of his old premiership teammates at Tigerland, Kevin Morris. And Talking Tigers names the second half-forward in its best combined Richmond premiership side from 1967-2020 and takes a look at four nominations for the small forward pocket position in the outstanding line-up. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jun 1

53 min 55 sec

Former Richmond star key defender Darren Gaspar is a special guest on the latest episode of the Club’s prodigious podcast ‘Talking Tigers’. ‘Gas’, in the show’s highly-popular “Where Are You Now?” segment, reveals the funniest and most embarrassing moment of his association with Richmond, talks about the great Peter Hudson rating him the best kick for goal at Punt Road during the early 2000s, and tells what it was like playing on TT’s own Matthew Richardson in intra-club practice matches. Also, in another excellent episode, Talking Tigers names the centre half-forward in its best combined Richmond premiership side from 1967-2020 and examines the three nominations for the second half-forward position in the outstanding line-up. And ‘Richo’ has disturbing news of a betrayal at Tigerland involving ‘The Chief’. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

May 25

52 min 59 sec

“The Miracle at Marvel” is the hot topic of conversation on the latest episode of Richmond’s boom podcast Talking Tigers. The TT team dissect Richmond’s rousing come-from-behind victory over the Giants at Marvel Stadium last Saturday night, with a particular focus on the likes of ‘Dusty’, ‘Bakes’, ‘Nank’ and ‘RCD’. Club great Neil Balme, in the popular “Get Back with the Yellow and Black” segment, reminisces about four-time Tiger premiership player, and a good mate of his, Michael Green. Talking Tigers names the first half-forward flanker in its best combined Richmond premiership side from 1967-2020 and nominates a talented trio for the centre half-forward role. And ‘Richo’ has a shock revelation about a sibling rivalry that has erupted at Tigerland. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

May 18

57 min 42 sec

Richmond cult figure of the 1990s, Scott Turner, is a special guest on the latest episode of the Club’s podcast juggernaut, ‘Talking Tigers’. Scotty has an hilarious anecdote about his former teammate Paul Bulluss, and also reveals the role that he played in enhancing Richmond’s mighty ‘We’re From Tigerland’ theme song. In another jam-packed show, the TT team members discuss where Shai Bolton’s brilliant mark against Geelong last Friday night ranks among AFL football’s all-time great grabs, and they examine the exciting, crisis-creates-opportunity that now exists at the Club. Talking Tigers also names the second wingman in its best combined Richmond premiership side from 1967-2020 and nominates three players for the first half-forward flank role. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

May 11

50 min 51 sec

Talking Tigers has a major exclusive in its latest episode out today. Richmond’s consumer general manager Dino Imbriano, a special guest on the premier podcast, revealed that the Club had reached the mighty 100,000-membership milestone for a fourth consecutive year. The announcement of that outstanding achievement at Tigerland is part of a sensational show. Other key highlights this week include a review of the Tigers’ stirring Round 7 victory over the Western Bulldogs, a preview of the big Round 8 clash with Geelong, Neil Balme’s insight into his old tough, Tiger forward partner Ricky McLean, and the naming of Bill Barrot as the centreman in TT’s best combined Richmond premiership side from 1967-2020. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

May 4

1 hr 1 min

One of Richmond’s most versatile, valuable players throughout the past quarter-century, Matthew Rogers, is a special guest on the latest episode of the Club’s podcast juggernaut Talking Tigers. Rogers explains why he stayed in the SANFL with South Adelaide for an extra season after being drafted by Richmond at the end of 1992. He also reveals how he used a concise piece of advice from Tiger great Kevin Sheedy as motivation during his AFL career. And Rogers tells why TT’s own Matthew Richardson was to blame for dubbing him ‘Mini-hands’. Additionally, on this week’s show, the TT team pay tribute to robust Richmond triple premiership ruckman Toby Nankervis for his excellent early-season form. Plus, the player selected as the first wingman in TT’s best combined Richmond premiership side, from 1967-2020, is revealed. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Apr 27

54 min 47 sec

Many of the iconic, magic moments in Dustin Martin’s magnificent playing career with Richmond are relived on this week’s episode of the Club’s podcast juggernaut ‘Talking Tigers’, as a special tribute to the champion in the lead-up to his AFL 250-game milestone on Saturday night. Talking Tigers put the call out to its legion of listeners to present their favourite Dusty moments – and they responded accordingly, with a multitude of monumental Martin memories. Club great Neil Balme, in his regular guest spot on TT, provides an enthusiastic update on the impressive progress of talented Tiger cub Maurice Rioli Jr. ‘Balmey’ also reviews Richmond’s big Round 5 victory over St Kilda and, in the ‘Get Back with the Yellow and Black’ segment, he gives an interesting insight into former teammate Neville Roberts. And TT reveals the player selected as the second half-back flanker in its best combined Richmond premiership side from 1967-2020. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Apr 20

57 min 12 sec

Richmond cult figure Brett ‘Birdman’ Evans makes a special guest appearance on the latest episode of the Club’s cult podcast ‘Talking Tigers’. Birdman talks about his time at Tigerland in TT’s popular new segment, ‘Where Are You Now?’. Also on this week’s show, the TT team has all the wash-up from Richmond’s epic Round 4 encounter with Port Adelaide, and the focus is on a Tiger Adelaide Oval specialist, who is in excellent early-season form. ‘Richo’ rants about a grossly unfair issue with the AFL’s new man-on-the-mark rule. And TT reveals the player selected as the second half-back in its best combined Richmond premiership side from 1967-2020. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Apr 13

50 min 27 sec

In an AFL world that is full of change right now, it’s comforting for Richmond supporters to know the Club’s podcast juggernaut Talking Tigers remains a constant in their football lives. The latest episode is trademark TT, with plenty of information, opinion and entertainment to sate the appetite of Yellow and Black barrackers from right around the globe. Respected Richmond senior adviser Neil Balme, in his guest spot, provides an update on Sydney Stack’s return, as well as 213 cm Category B rookie Mate Colina’s arrival at Tigerland. ‘Balmey’ also excitedly discusses Noah Balta’s recent re-signing with the Tigers. Club great Matthew Richardson has some astonishing news about The Chief’s spin-off series plans. And TT reveals the player selected as the running half-back in its best combined Richmond premiership side from 1967-2020. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Apr 6

57 min 14 sec

Richmond icon Matthew Richardson is on fire in the latest episode of the Club’s podcast phenomenon Talking Tigers. ‘Richo’ serves up a bevy of “exclusives” to TT’s legion of listeners, including details of a contract extension for one of Richmond’s most exciting young players. In the popular, new “Where Are You Now” segment, Greg Tivendale answers the TT team’s “probing” questions with all the authority of the spearing left-foot kicks that he delivered to Richo and co. in his on-field heyday. And TT reveals the player selected as the tall back pocket in its best combined Richmond premiership side from 1967-2020. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mar 30

51 min 10 sec

Where does Dustin Martin now rank among Richmond’s all-time greats? Talking Tigers poses that question to Yellow and Black icon Neil Balme on the latest episode of the Club’s podcast juggernaut. ‘Balmey’ provides an interesting insight into Dusty’s football mastery, as well as Damien Hardwick’s coaching expertise, in the wake of Dimma’s recent contract extension at Tigerland. The TT team thoroughly dissects Richmond’s Round 1 win v Carlton, along with how the Tigers adapted to the AFL’s new rule changes. And TT reveals the player selected at full-back in its best combined Richmond premiership side from 1967-2020. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mar 23

59 min 10 sec

‘Talking Tigers’ is all over Richmond’s 2021 season-opener against Carlton at the MCG on Thursday night in this week’s episode. The TT team discuss the good dilemmas faced by the Richmond selectors in the Round 1 lead-up and then preview the big clash. Four-time Jack Dyer Medallist and former Tigers captain Wayne Campbell is the second subject of the podcast juggernaut’s popular new segment, “Where Are You Now?”. And, in its other top new segment for the year, TT names the small back pocket in the best combined Richmond premiership side from 1967-2020. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mar 16

55 min 7 sec

Talking Tigers has started its 10th year with an almighty bang! The first episode for 2021 of Richmond’s trailblazing podcast juggernaut is jam-packed with that trademark, perfect blend of information, opinion, amusement, and nostalgia. And, to further enhance TT’s truly awesome reputation, it has launched a couple of exciting new segments that are bound to strike a chord with Yellow and Black barrackers right throughout the world – from Ararat to Zaporozhye. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mar 9

52 min 10 sec

Richmond’s podcast phenomenon Talking Tigers bows out of 2020 in grand style with a truly premier episode. The TT team examine the Club’s philosophy at last week’s AFL national draft, discuss new draftees Ryan and Rioli, marvel at the premiership players’ hunger for more flag success, and continue to bask in the glory of this year’s Grand Final triumph. Konrad Marshall, author of three superb Richmond post-premiership books, is a special guest on the show. Not only does Konrad provide an excellent insight into his latest book, “The Hard Way”, he also has some gobsmacking tales about ‘The Chief’. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dec 2020

37 min 52 sec

Whether you’re over the moon or on cloud nine following Richmond’s magnificent 2020 premiership triumph, ‘Talking Tigers’ will send you even further into raptures with its final episode of the season. The Club’s podcast phenomenon has produced the equivalent of a Dustin Martin-Norm Smith winning performance, which is bound to delight and excite its legion of loyal listeners. All the key highlights from the Tigers’ glorious Grand Final triumph over Geelong at the Gabba are dissected by the TT team with Dusty, of course, taking centre stage. And Club great, Neil Balme, in his special guest spot on Talking Tigers, pays tribute to “Hardwick’s Heroes”, while also revealing the agony and the ecstasy he experienced while watching the epic premiership-decider at home. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 2020

58 min 57 sec

It’s a bumper Grand Final edition of ‘Talking Tigers’ this week. The Richmond podcast juggernaut comprehensively covers off the Tigers’ spirited preliminary final victory over Port Adelaide, and then turns the spotlight on Saturday night’s unique premiership-decider against Geelong at the Gabba. All the key, potential match-ups of that one day in October are analysed, plus there’s a healthy dose of statistical information to show why the Tigers are well placed for 2020 Grand Final glory. And Club great, Neil Balme, in his special guest spot on TT, takes a look back at the last time Richmond secured back-to-back premierships, when it defeated North Melbourne in the 1974 Grand Final. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 2020

54 min 21 sec

For all the wash-up from Richmond’s semi-final victory over St Kilda, and a comprehensive preview of Friday night’s big preliminary clash with Port Adelaide, the latest episode of the Club’s podcast tour de force Talking Tigers is sheer gold for Yellow and Black barrackers. The TT team dissect Bolton’s brilliance, Dusty’s dominance, Edwards’ excellence, Kamdyn’s considerable kilometres clocked up, Nankervis’ noteworthiness, plus Tiger Tom’s powerful performance. And Club great, Neil Balme, in his special guest spot on TT, provides a fascinating insight into his old Tiger teammate, the brilliant triple Brownlow Medallist Ian Stewart. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 2020

52 min 49 sec

The latest episode of Richmond’s podcast phenomenon ‘Talking Tigers’ is a ‘one-stop shop’ for Yellow and Black barrackers wanting all the wash-up from the team’s qualifying final loss to Brisbane, along with a preview of Friday night’s cut-throat semi-final against St Kilda. The TT team also pay tribute to Trent Cotchin, in the lead-up to him becoming the captaincy games’ record-holder at Tigerland. And Club great, Neil Balme, in his special guest spot on TT, provides a terrific insight into what it was like playing under Richmond ‘Immortal’/four-time premiership coach Tommy Hafey. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 2020

53 min 53 sec

Richmond’s podcast juggernaut Talking Tigers provides its legion of listeners with a superb Yellow and Black smorgasbord in the latest episode out today. Highlights of the show include a comprehensive look at Friday night’s blockbuster qualifying final against Brisbane at the Gabba, a grilling for ‘Richo’ as to why Dusty was the only Tiger selected in the 2020 All-Australian team, discussion about Jack Graham’s re-signing with the Club, tributes to Damien Hardwick and Trent Cotchin on their upcoming major milestones, reflections of the glorious 1980 Grand Final triumph. And Club great, Neil Balme, in his special guest spot on TT, provides a great insight into the illustrious playing career of the Tiger reverently known as St Francis, Richmond ‘Immortal’ Francis Bourke. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 2020

51 min 27 sec

As we enter the business end of season 2020, Talking Tigers is taking it up a notch. In a bumper latest episode of Richmond’s podcast phenomenon, the TT team focus on the Tigers’ strong finish to the home-and-away rounds to clinch the valuable double chance for the finals, the impressive returns from long lay-offs of dual premiership pair Shane Edwards and David Astbury, Jake Aarts’ work-rate and ability to hit the scoreboard, Jack Graham’s excellent progress, Jack Ross’ development, and Dusty’s Brownlow Medal prospects. Club great, Neil Balme, in his special guest spot on the show, pays tribute to Trent Cotchin, who is set to equal the captaincy games’ record at Tigerland. And ‘Balmey’ also provides a fascinating insight into Richmond ‘Immortal’ Kevin Bartlett’s outstanding playing career. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 2020

44 min 29 sec

To paraphrase Richmond ‘Immortal’ Jack Dyer: Neil Balme made a fine debut on Talking Tigers last week . . . and an even better one this week. In his new guest-spot segment on the latest episode of the Club’s podcast juggernaut, Balme pays tribute to Richmond coach Damien Hardwick, who will equal the coaching games’ record of another Tiger Immortal, Tommy Hafey, this Saturday against Adelaide at Adelaide Oval. ‘Balmey’ also assesses where Dustin Martin sits among all the Tigers he played alongside and has seen throughout his 50-year AFL/VFL journey. And Balmey provides an interesting insight into an additional Richmond Immortal, idol of the Yellow and Black baby-boomer brigade, Royce Hart. All the other regular TT segments also feature in a blockbuster show. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 2020

53 min 35 sec

Richmond’s podcast juggernaut ‘Talking Tigers’ has been further boosted on the eve of the 2020 AFL finals series. In a major coup, Talking Tigers has secured the services of Club great Neil Balme. The former Richmond star player and leading official makes an impressive debut on the latest episode of TT in his guest-spot segment. ‘Balmey’ provides his thoughts on the Sydney Stack/Callum Coleman-Jones incident, as well as how the team is shaping up at the business end of the season. He also has an interesting insight into exciting Tiger prospect Noah Balta. And he reflects on what it was like striving for back-to-back premierships with Richmond in 1974. All the other regular TT segments also feature in a blockbuster show. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sep 2020

52 min 35 sec

The latest episode of podcast tour de force, ‘Talking Tigers’, has all the wash-up from Richmond’s victory over West Coast in last Thursday night’s big clash at Metricon Stadium. Here’s a snapshot of some of what is covered off by the TT team on this week’s show: • The Tigers’ high intensity levels against the Eagles.• The strong work of ruck combo ‘Nank’ and Soldo v ‘Nic Nat’.• ‘Mars’ Balta out of this world (and Noah’s towering goal from outside the arc).• Captain ‘Cotch’ yet again setting the tone.• Thomson Dow’s impressive debut.• Dusty’s insatiable appetite for team success and his incredible banana goal. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Aug 2020

49 min 13 sec

The latest episode of podcast juggernaut Talking Tigers has all the wash-up from Richmond’s victory over Essendon in last Saturday night’s special ‘Dreamtime in Darwin’ clash. Here’s a snapshot of what’s covered off by the TT team on this week’s show: • The superb Dreamtime spectacle.• Shai Bolton’s sustained brilliance.• Dusty dining out on the Dons.• Daniel Rioli’s Dreamtime come true.• Marlion Pickett picking up the pace.• Ivan Soldo’s breakout game.• Liam Baker’s consistently high level of performance.• Jack Graham’s excellent delivery inside 50. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Aug 2020

50 min 23 sec

Richmond’s podcast phenomenon Talking Tigers continues the footy frenzy in this compressed 2020 AFL season with another jam-packed show this week. Here’s a snapshot of what’s covered off by the TT team in the latest episode: Captain Courageous Cotchin setting the tone in inimitable style. Jumping Jack back. Nick Vlastuin’s All-Australian form. Noah Balta’s elite kicking skills. Oleg Markov’s dash. Kamdyn McIntosh’s valuable contributions on and off the field. ‘Richo’ also rants about the Lynch pile-on, as well as revealing how ‘The Chief’ is not wasting a crisis in Melbourne’s strict stage four lockdown. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Aug 2020

51 min 46 sec

A perfect blend of Punt Road’s past and present is featured in the latest episode of Richmond’s isolation-busting podcast Talking Tigers. The TT team initially focus on the ABC of Tigerland today – Aarts, Bolton, Chol – before turning their attention to the top five cult figures from among the Tigers of old. And two major football anniversaries of popular former Richmond superstars are celebrated in the ‘Get Back with the Yellow and Black’ segment. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Aug 2020

51 min 44 sec

A decent dose of Talking Tigers is the best way to beat the COVID-19 blues, especially if you’re living in stage 4 lockdown. The latest episode of Richmond’s podcast sensation provides Tiger fans with a veritable Yellow and Black listening feast. There’s all the wash-up from the Tigers’ impressive Round 10 victory over Brisbane, including dissection of another dazzling Dusty display, plenty of praise for the exciting, young three B’s, (Baker, Balta and Bolton), a tribute to 150-game milestone man Nick Vlastuin, a preview of the big Round 11 clash with Port Adelaide, and much, much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Aug 2020

47 min 27 sec

Richmond’s podcast sensation Talking Tigers has a special treat for its legion of loyal, passionate listeners – an extra episode this week! The TT team have set the tone for the Richmond players amid this frenetic mid-season fixturing, quickly recovering from last Tuesday’s show to back up so seamlessly three days later and produce another brilliant podcast. There is a strong focus on last Wednesday night’s commanding performance against the Bulldogs, with Dusty’s dazzling dominance, Balta’s boldness, Aarts’ ascension, Chol’s composure, Pickett’s perfect passes and Cotchin’s classic captaincy high on the agenda. In the lead-up to next Tuesday night’s clash with Brisbane, TT reveals its list of the top five Lions-turned-Tigers. And ‘Richo’ details why ‘The Chief’ now has a totally appropriate new nickname. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 2020

57 min 18 sec

Dual Richmond premiership star defender Nick Vlastuin is a special guest on the latest episode of the Club’s podcast juggernaut Talking Tigers. Vlastuin provides an interesting insight into a couple of his young backline teammates, and he reveals which Tiger has stepped up off-field in the absence of Alex Rance to provide the playing group with plenty of entertainment and laughs. Also, in another jam-packed show, the TT team discuss Dusty’s return to top form, Shai Bolton’s exciting emergence as a midfielder, and they preview Wednesday night’s big clash with the Western Bulldogs at Metricon Stadium. The Get Back with the Yellow and Black segment reflects on the shortest-ever break between matches in Richmond’s entire history. And Richo has all the details regarding the next development in The Chief’s Carnevale on the Gold Coast. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 2020

51 min 3 sec

Talking Tigers pays special tribute to Shane Tuck on this week’s show. Matthew Richardson, who was a teammate of Tucky’s at Tigerland, provides an excellent insight into the on-field warrior and off-field ripping bloke, who provided Richmond with such great service over the course of a decade-long career. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 2020

43 min 32 sec

From the equal-lowest winning score in Richmond’s league football history, to the Club’s highest-ever score, the latest bumper episode of podcast phenomenon Talking Tigers is bound to provide Yellow and Black barrackers with an abundance of information and entertainment. The TT team cast a keen collective eye over under-rated Tiger defender Nathan Broad’s impressive form, focus on the strong efforts by Jack Graham and Kane Lambert to fill the team’s midfield void against Sydney at the Gabba last Sunday, highlight wet-weather specialists Josh Caddy and Kamdyn McIntosh, pay tribute to Tom Lynch for the courage he displayed in playing just a week after breaking his hand, and preview Saturday night’s clash with North Melbourne at Metricon Stadium. In the ‘Get Back with the Yellow and Black’ segment, the upcoming 40th anniversary of a sensational, record Richmond goalkicking barrage is featured. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 2020

50 min

It’s an A-Z extravaganza on the latest episode of Richmond’s podcast phenomenon ‘Talking Tigers’. From Aarts, through to the Zeal which Richmond re-discovered against Melbourne at the MCG last Sunday, there is so much for Yellow and Black barrackers to savour on this week’s show.Player-wise, along with the impressive AFL debut of (Jake) Aarts, the focus is on Balta, Caddy, Chol, Higgins, Lambert, Lynch, Nankervis, Riewoldt. The TT team also discuss the exciting opportunity awaiting the Tigers for the rest of the 2020 season, take a look at Sunday’s clash with Sydney in Brisbane, name the top five Swans-turned-Tigers, and reflect on the only other time throughout AFL/VFL history when there were no games played in Melbourne. And ‘Richo’ details how ‘The Chief’ finally got his way with Richmond’s hub on the Gold Coast. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 2020

50 min 54 sec

The team at ‘Talking Tigers’, Richmond’s power-packed podcast, have put their collective ‘beautiful minds’ together on this week’s show to come up with the following: • A brilliant short-term solution to the navigational nightmare of the 2020 AFL fixture. • A clever crisis-creates-opportunity plan for the Tigers. • A top-five list of players recruited by Richmond from Melbourne during the past half-century. • A look at the history of Richmond match postponements. • A reason why ‘The Chief’ was extra flat with the news the Tigers’ scheduled Round 5 match against West Coast on the Gold Coast had been cancelled. • A stack of other stuff to keep Yellow and Black-barracking listeners thoroughly enlightened and entertained. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jun 2020

45 min 20 sec

In a season of unparalleled uncertainty and unpredictability, ‘Talking Tigers’ is the one constant for Yellow and Black barrackers throughout the world. The Richmond podcast juggernaut continues to deliver to its legion of loyal listeners great entertainment, enlightenment, and enjoyment. On this week’s show, the TT team members provide some much-needed perspective on the Round 3 loss to Hawthorn, pay tribute to the Tiger defenders, dispel a short-lived theory on goalkicking accuracy, preview the Round 4 clash with St Kilda, and rank the top five Saints-turned-Tigers throughout the past half-century. The ‘Get Back with the Yellow and Black’ segment focuses on Barry Richardson’s piping-hot form at full-forward for Richmond in 1971-72. And ‘Richo’ has details on the key AFL figure who appears hell-bent on copying ‘The Chief’. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jun 2020

50 min 44 sec

‘Talking Tigers’ has all the wash-up from Richmond’s season re-opener draw with Collingwood in this week’s bumper episode. The inspirational captaincy of Trent Cotchin, the valuable contribution up forward of Tom Lynch, the impressive comeback of Jack Higgins, the rock-solid defence of Nick Vlastuin, the competitive spirit of Ivan Soldo, the dash of Bachar Houli, and the silky skills of Shai Bolton, are front and square in the TT team’s analysis of the match. In the lead-up to Thursday night’s Round 3 clash with Hawthorn, TT rank the top five Hawks-turned-Tigers throughout the past half-century. The ‘Get Back with the Yellow and Black’ segment focuses on Richmond’s farewell game at Punt Road in 1964. And ‘Richo’ reveals what the next step for ‘The Chief’ is in his epic Tigerland journey. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jun 2020

52 min 50 sec

The AFL may be heading into the great unknown with the resumption of the 2020 season, but there is no uncertainty whatsoever about ‘Talking Tigers’. Richmond’s podcast juggernaut continues to provide its legion of loyal listeners throughout the known world with top-class entertainment, information, and frivolity on all things Yellow and Black. In the latest episode, the TT team take a look at Thursday night’s big season re-opener against Collingwood at the MCG. They also rank the top five Richmond players recruited from the Magpies throughout the past half-century. The ‘Get Back with the Yellow and Black’ segment examines an old rival’s VFL ground that clearly was Richmond’s home away from home. And ‘Richo’ has news of a major snub to ‘The Chief’ that will adversely affect his aspirations to get the band back together. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jun 2020

47 min 56 sec

‘Talking Tigers’ is arguably in career-best form, as the countdown to the resumption of the 2020 season begins in earnest. In the latest blockbuster episode of Richmond’s podcast tour de force, the TT team rank the top 10 Tiger players recruited from the rest of Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, the Northern Territory and the Tiwi Islands) throughout the past half-century. Each TT member also names their all-time favourite AFL/VFL ground (apart from the MCG), as well as their most disliked venue. The popular ‘Get Back with the Yellow and Black’ segment focuses on a season of league football that truly did have an asterisk (and a huge one at that) next to it, with Richmond being ‘robbed’ of another premiership. Meanwhile, ‘Richo’ has some downright disturbing news about how ‘The Chief’ has celebrated the lifting of some COVID-19 restrictions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jun 2020

54 min 51 sec