Richmond Football Club
2022 season
PresidentPeggy O'Neal
(9th season)
CoachAFL: Damien Hardwick
(13th season)
AFLW: Ryan Ferguson
(2nd season)
Captain(s)AFL: Dylan Grimes & Toby Nankervis
(1st season)
AFLW: Katie Brennan
(3rd season)
Home groundAFL: MCG
AFLW: Swinburne Centre

The 2022 season is the 115th season in which the Richmond Football Club has participated in the VFL/AFL and the third season in which it participated in the AFL Women's competition.

AFL

2022 season

The AFL season will run from March 2022 to August 2022.

2021 off-season list changes

Retirements and delistings

Player Reason Club games Career games Ref
Bachar Houli Retired 206 232 [1]
David Astbury Retired 155 155 [2]
Patrick Naish Delisted 9 9 [3]
Bigoa Nyuon Delisted 0 0 [4]

Free agency

Date Player Free agent type Former club New club Compensation Ref
1 October Mabior Chol Unrestricted Richmond Gold Coast End of 2nd round - Band 4 (Pick 38) [5]

Trades

Date Gained Lost Trade partner Ref
8 October Robbie Tarrant Callum Coleman-Jones North Melbourne [6]
Pick 40 Pick 42
2022 second round pick (NM) Pick 47
2022 fourth round pick (Ric)
18 October Pick 27 Pick 38 Collingwood [7]
Pick 40
2021 third round pick (Ric)

National draft

Round Overall pick Player State Position Team from League from Ref
1 9 Josh Gibcus VIC Tall defender GWV Rebels NAB League Boys [8]
1 17 Tom Brown VIC Defender Murray Bushrangers NAB League Boys [9]
2 28 Tyler Sonsie VIC Midfielder Eastern Ranges NAB League Boys [10]
2 29 Sam Banks TAS Defender / Wing Tasmania Devils NAB League Boys [11]
2 30 Judson Clarke VIC Small forward Dandenong Stingrays NAB League Boys [12]

Rookie draft

Round Overall pick Player State Position Team from League from Ref
1 7 Bigoa Nyuon VIC Tall defender Richmond (re-draft) AFL [13]

Mid-season draft

Pick Player Position Team from League from Ref
10 Jacob Bauer Tall forward North Adelaide SANFL [14]

2022 squad

Senior list Rookie list Coaching staff

Head coach

Assistant coaches


Legend:
  • (c) Captain(s)
  • (vc) Vice captain(s)
  • (B) Category B rookie
  • Cruz Roja.svg
    Long-term injury

  • (ret.) Retired

Updated: 6 October 2022
Source(s): Senior list, Rookie list, Coaching staff

2022 season

Pre-season community series

Date Score Opponent Opponent's score Result Home/away Venue Attendance
Saturday 5 March, 1:10pm 14.10 (94) Hawthorn 9.15 (69) Won by 25 points Away Devonport Oval 8,412

Home and away season

Round Date Score Opponent Opponent's score Result Home/away Venue Attendance Ladder
1 Thursday 17 March, 7:25pm 11.10 (76) Carlton 14.17 (101) Lost by 25 points Away MCG 72,179 14th
2 Sunday 27 March, 1:10pm 16.13 (109) Greater Western Sydney 10.13 (73) Won by 36 points Home MCG 28,813 9th
3 Sunday 3 April, 3:20pm 13.6 (84) St Kilda 18.9 (117) Lost by 33 points Away Marvel Stadium 31,933 11th
4 Saturday 9 April, 4:35pm 15.9 (99) Western Bulldogs 7.19 (61) Won by 36 points Home MCG 43,645 10th
5 Saturday 16 April, 4:35pm 12.10 (82) Adelaide 15.11 (101) Lost by 19 points Away Adelaide Oval 33,031 11th
6 Sunday 24 April, 7:25pm 8.6 (54) Melbourne 9.22 (76) Lost by 22 points Home MCG 70,334 12th
7 Friday 29 April, 6:10pm 25.15 (165) West Coast 8.8 (56) Won by 109 points Away Optus Stadium 39,430 9th
8 Saturday 7 May, 1:45pm 17.11 (113) Collingwood 12.14 (86) Won by 27 points Home MCG 64,481 8th
9 Saturday 14 May, 1:45pm 17.15 (117) Hawthorn 14.10 (94) Won by 23 points Away MCG 40,663 8th
10 Saturday 21 May, 7:30pm 11.14 (80) Essendon 7.6 (48) Won by 32 points Home MCG 31,127 8th
11 Friday 27 May, 7:50pm 15.10 (100) Sydney 16.10 (106) Lost by 6 points Away SCG 31,387 9th
12 BYE 10th
13 Thursday 9 June, 7:20pm 11.11 (77) Port Adelaide 10.5 (65) Won by 12 points Home MCG 21,757 9th
14 Thursday 15 June, 7:20pm 11.15 (81) Carlton 9.12 (66) Won by 15 points Home MCG 50,741 6th
15 Saturday 25 June, 4:35pm 13.8 (86) Geelong 13.11 (89) Lost by 3 points Away MCG 59,335 9th
16 Sunday 3 July, 2:10pm 20.8 (128) West Coast 13.15 (93) Won by 35 points Home MCG 39,391 7th
17 Saturday 9 July, 4:35pm 13.14 (92) Gold Coast 14.10 (94) Lost by 2 points Away Metricon Stadium 18,031 8th
18 Saturday 16 July, 4:35pm 11.22.(88) North Melbourne 14.10 (92) Lost By 4 points Away Marvel Stadium 22,666 8th
19 Friday 22 July, 7:50pm 7.10.(52) Fremantle 7.10.(52) Draw Home Marvel Stadium 23,549 10th
20 Sunday 31 July, 4:40pm 15.14 (104) Brisbane Lions 14.13 (97) Won by 7 points Home MCG 39,056 9th
21 Saturday 6 August, 7:10pm 16.13 (109) Port Adelaide 10.11 (71) Won by 38 points Away Adelaide Oval 27,091 8th
22 Sunday 14 August, 1:10pm 20.8 (128) Hawthorn 9.13 (67) Won by 61 points Home MCG 59,338 7th
23 Saturday 20 August, 7:25pm 21.15 (141) Essendon 11.9 (75) Won by 66 points Away MCG 58,366 7th

Finals

Match Date Score Opponent Opponent's Score Result Home/Away Venue Attendance
Elimination final Thursday 1 September, 7:20pm 16.8 (104) Brisbane Lions 16.10 (106) Lost by 2 points Away The Gabba 35,013

Awards

League awards

All-Australian team
Player Position Appearance
Named Shai Bolton Half-forward 1st
Nominated Tom Lynch - -
Nominated Daniel Rioli - -
Rising Star

Nominations:

Round Player Placing Ref
17 Hugo Ralphsmith - [15]
20 Noah Cumberland - [16]
22 Under 22 team
Player Position Appearance
Nominated Noah Balta - -

Club awards

Jack Dyer Medal

Main article: Jack Dyer Medal

Position Player Votes Medal
1st Tom Lynch 60 Jack Dyer Medal
2nd Daniel Rioli 59 Jack Titus Medal
3rd Dion Prestia 56 Maurie Fleming Medal
4th Shai Bolton 53 Fred Swift Medal
4th Liam Baker 53 Fred Swift Medal
6th Trent Cotchin 52
6th Jayden Short 52
8th Toby Nankervis 47
8th Marlion Pickett 47
10th Nathan Broad 46
Source:[17]
Michael Roach Medal

Main article: List of Richmond Football Club leading goalkickers

Position Player Goals
1st Tom Lynch 63
2nd Shai Bolton 43
3rd Jack Riewoldt 40
4th Noah Cumberland 19
5th Shane Edwards 15
Source:[18]

AFL Women's

2022 season (summer/season six)

2021 off-season list changes

Special assistance

After poor on-field performances in 2020 and 2021, the AFL decided to award special assistance to Richmond in the form of a mid-second round draft selection (originally number 26 overall).[19]

Retirements and delistings
Player Reason Club games Career games Ref
Phoebe Monahan Delisted 12 22 [20]
Akec Makur Chuot Delisted 12 18 [21]
Alice Edmonds Delisted 6 6 [22]
Alana Woodward Delisted 5 5 [20]
Holly Whitford Delisted 4 8 [23]
Luka Lesosky-Hay Delisted 1 1 [24]
Emily Harley Delisted 0 0 [23]
Cleo Saxon-Jones Delisted 0 0 [23]
Trades
Date Gained Lost Trade partner Ref
31 May Maddie Shevlin Sabrina Frederick Collingwood [25]
Pick 16 Pick 26
Pick 48 Pick 55
2 June Poppy Kelly Pick 48 St Kilda [26]
9 June Jess Hosking Pick 23 Carlton [27]
Pick 55 Pick 40
Pick 57
National draft
Round Overall pick Player Position Team from League from Ref
1 5 Stella Reid Midfielder / forward Oakleigh Chargers NAB League [28]
1 16 Emelia Yassir Small forward Calder Cannons NAB League [29]
4 48 Meagan Kiely Midfielder North Melbourne VFL Women's [30]
4 50 Ingrid Houtsma Wing Geelong Falcons NAB League [31]
5 54 Akec Makur Chuot Half-back Richmond AFL Women's [32]

2022 squad (season six)

Senior list Inactive list Coaching staff

Head coach

Assistant coaches


Legend:
  • (c) Captain(s)
  • (vc) Vice captain(s)


2022 season (season six)

Home and away season
Round Date Score Opponent Opponent's score Result Home/away Venue Attendance Ladder (of 14)
1 Friday 7 January, 7:15pm 10.1 (61) St Kilda 3.5 (23) Won by 38 points Away SkyBus Stadium 3,324 3rd
2 Friday 14 January, 7:10pm 6.2 (38) Melbourne 8.6 (54) Lost by 16 points Home Swinburne Centre 1,517 5th
3 Saturday 22 January, 5:10pm 7.5 (47) Fremantle 11.11 (77) Lost by 30 points Home Swinburne Centre 1,078 8th
4 Sunday 30 January, 4:10pm 5.4 (34) Gold Coast 5.9 (39) Lost by 5 points Away Metricon Stadium 1,329 9th
5 Sunday 6 February, 1:10pm 1.7 (13) Western Bulldogs 4.6 (30) Lost by 17 points Away VU Whitten Oval 2,159 9th
6 Saturday 12 February, 2:10pm 2.6 (18) North Melbourne 5.7 (37) Lost by 19 points Home Swinburne Centre 1,093 9th
7 Saturday 19 February, 4:10pm 10.8 (68) West Coast 7.3 (45) Won by 23 points Away Mineral Resources Park 878 9th
8 Saturday 26 February, 5:10pm 1.4 (10) Geelong 5.3 (33) Lost by 23 points) Home Swinburne Centre 1,521 12th
9 Saturday 5 March, 5:10pm 7.4 (46) Greater Western Sydney 6.2 (38) Won by 8 points Away GIANTS Stadium 613 10th
10 Saturday 12 March, 3:10pm 1.3 (9) Brisbane 6.11 (47) Lost by 38 points Away Victoria Park 2,221 11th

Awards

League awards

All-Australian team
Player Position Appearance
Named Katie Brennan Centre half-forward 2nd
Named Monique Conti Interchange 3rd
Nominated Rebecca Miller - -
Source:[33][34]
22 Under 22 team
Player Position Appearance
Named Monique Conti (captain) On-ball 3rd
Source:[35]

Club awards

Best and Fairest award
Position Player Votes
1st Monique Conti 23
2nd Rebecca Miller 17
3rd Gabby Seymour 16
4th Katie Brennan 15
5th Tessa Lavey 11
5th Sarah Hosking 11
5th Jess Hosking 11
8th Maddy Brancatisano 8
8th Kate Dempsey 8
10th Maddie Shevlin 7
10th Ellie McKenzie 7
10th Sarah D'Arcy 7
10th Bethany Lynch 7
Source:[36]
Leading goalkicker award

Main article: List of Richmond Football Club leading goalkickers

Position Player Goals
1st Katie Brennan 14
2nd Christina Bernardi 5
2nd Tayla Stahl 5
4th Tessa Lavey 4
5th Meagan Kiely 3
5th Courtney Wakefield 3
5th Emelia Yassir 3
Source:[37]

2022 season (spring/season seven)

In May 2022, the AFL announced it would shift the timing of the AFL Women's competition, beginning the season in the last weekend of August for the first time. As a result, the first season under this arrangement was the second season played in the 2022 calendar year.[38][39]

2022 (season six) off-season list changes

Retirements and delistings

Player Reason Club games Career games Ref
Tayla Stahl Retired 21 21 [40]
Christina Bernardi Delisted 19 39 [41]
Akec Makur Chuot Delisted 17 23 [42]
Sarah Sansonetti Delisted 17 17 [41]
Iilish Ross Delisted 10 21 [43]
Hannah McLaren Delisted 0 0 [41]

Expansion club losses

Date departed Player New club Ref
27 May 2022 Sarah Dargan Sydney [44]

Trades

Date Gained Lost Trade partner Ref
31 May Steph Williams Ingrid Houtsma Geelong [45]
3 June Pick 30 Pick 18 Hawthorn [46]
Pick 33
3 June Pick 25 Pick 30 Collingwood [47]
Pick 38 Pick 33
3 June Grace Egan Pick 25 Carlton [48]
3 June Libby Graham Pick 68 Greater Western Sydney [49]
7 June Pick 59 Pick 52 Hawthorn [50]
Pick 62

National draft

Round Overall pick Player Position Team from League from Ref
2 38 Charley Ryan Midfielder Dandenong Stingrays NAB League [51]
3 58 Eilish Sheerin Half back Inner West Magpies AFL Sydney [52]
3 60 Katelyn Cox Small defender Hawthorn VFLW VFL Women's [53]

Signings

Date Player Club from League from Classification Ref
15 June Jemima Woods Western Bulldogs AFL Women's Delisted free agent [54]
20 June Saraid Taylor - - Rookie (basketball) [55]
19 August Amelia Peck Southern Saints VFL Women's Injury replacement (Charley Ryan) [56]

2022 squad (season seven)

Senior list Inactive list Coaching staff

Head coach

Assistant coaches


Legend:
  • (c) Captain(s)
  • (vc) Vice captain(s)


2022 season (season seven)

Home and away season

Round Date Score Opponent Opponent's score Result Home/away Venue Attendance Ladder (of 18)
1 Sunday 28 August, 4:10pm Geelong Away GMHBA Stadium
2 Saturday 3 September, 11:40am Adelaide Home Swinburne Centre
3 Sunday 11 September, 4:10pm Hawthorn Home Swinburne Centre
4 Sunday 18 September, 2:10pm Essendon Away ETU Stadium
5 Saturday 24 September, 11:10am Brisbane Home Swinburne Centre
6 Saturday 1 October, 6:10pm Gold Coast Home Swinburne Centre
7 Friday 7 October, 5:10pm West Coast Away Mineral Resources Park
8 Friday 14 October, 6:30pm Carlton Away Ikon Park
9 Sunday 23 October, 3:10pm Greater Western Sydney Home Mildura Sporting Precinct
10 TBD North Melbourne Away Arden Street Oval

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