Everybody has been made plainly conscious this season of the damage disaster that’s gripped the Tigers. What isn’t grabbing as many headlines, nevertheless, is that – as of Spherical 14 – they’re ninth on the AFL ladder.
Final 12 months’s minor premiers have been seen as a premiership contender coming into this season, and there’s little question they’re top-of-the-line groups within the competitors once they area their finest 22.
However have they already fallen too far behind the finals pack?
With a whopping 16 proportion factors between them and eighth place – and a troublesome run dwelling – is there an opportunity the Tigers will sensationally miss the finals altogether?
We obtained Roar AFL knowledgeable Marnie Cohen to analyse Richmond’s run dwelling and make a name on whether or not they’ll play September soccer.
Hearken to the dialogue:
Damien Hardwick’s fees have handled greater than their fair proportion of accidents this season, dropping a number of stars for prolonged intervals together with Alex Rance, Jack Riewoldt, Trent Cotchin, Shane Edwards, Toby Nankervis, Jayden Brief, Kane Lambert and David Astbury.
After a promising begin to 2019, the dearth of star energy has seen the Tigers fall badly out of shape currently. Three straight losses in extra of 5 targets have them behind the eight-ball in a giant approach.
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