The Tigers' Almanac 2017 is the story of Richmond’s 2017 premiership. A squad of over fifty mad Tiges give an account of the season through over 70 stories - and of the tragi-comedy that has been the last 37 years. This book is full of Family history and memorial. Meaning. Reflection. Game descriptions. Madness. Release. Celebration. Passion and unadulterated joy. It’s full of laughs and tears and will remind the Richmond faithful of a brilliant (and cathartic) year. This must read is so full of Tiger-love that it will bring a tear to your eye whilst it makes your heart pump with pride. Get yours today and let the celebrations continue! For $39.95 including postage and handling your persoanlly autographed copy will hold prideofplace within your Tiger memorabiia.
Dugald Jellie on Dusty
Cheryl Critchley and catharsis
Rhett Bartlett (who says he’s the son of a statue) with a poetic reflection on Grand Final day
Joe De Petro on visiting that statue and KB watching over all Tigers
Match reports from John Green, Jack Banister, Paddy Grindlay, Gill, Dite, Chris Daley, Stainless Steele and other Tiger writers
Madeline Russo on how her Grade 1-2s have discovered the truth
John Carr who has a young son called Richmond
Peter Warrington on Benny Gale
Paul Daffey on the building of capability and momentum
Murray Walding and the wake attended by 90,000+ people
Chris Green on growing up at Punt Road
John Mosig on The Hardwick Years
Sam ‘Stainless’ Steele on the last 50 years
Tess Pryor on Richo
Rachael Eames on experiencing the Grand Final from Everest (no joke)
Matt Zurbo on what Richmond has meant to (and done for) his father
Jill Fitzsimons on her family’s Tigers’ experience
James Weston on the peace of walking his greyhound (named Richo) while listening to the Grand Final again
Nick Place on watching the Grand Final in rural France
Sarah Black on working and barracking as a journalist
And many more.
So diverse. Yet such shared joy.
The Tigers’ Almanac 2017
About John Harms is a writer, publisher, speaker, historian. He is publisher and contributing editor of The Footy Almanac and footyalmanac.com.au He has written many columns and features for numerous publications. His books include Confessions of a Thirteenth Man, Memoirs of a Mug Punter, Loose Men Everywhere, Play On, The Pearl: Steve Renouf’s Story and Life As I Know It (with Michelle Payne). He appears on ABCTV’s Offsiders.
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