Richmond

Richmond’s 15-year long transformational dance

MELBOURNE. 21/05/2022..   AFL Round 10. Dreamtime at the G. Richmond vs Essendon at the MCG.  Richmond players during tonights war cry dance    . Photo by Michael

Recruitment of Indigenous players at the Tigers used to start and end with nothing more than a ‘good luck’. But the establishment of the Korin Gamadji Institute more than a decade ago changed the club forever, writes SHANNON GILL.

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NRL

Why Roosters have ruled out chasing Haas

Roosters boss Nick Politis says all 16 clubs in the NRL would love to have Payne Haas but insists his team will not be making a big-money play for the wantaway Broncos forward.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 2, 2022, Colin Kaepernick participates in a throwing exhibition during half time of the Michigan spring football game at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. - Colin Kaepernick has been invited to train with the Las Vegas Raiders, marking the first time the quarterback has worked out with an NFL team since his de facto exile from the sport following his 2016 social justice protests, reports said on May 25, 2022. (Photo by Jaime Crawford / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)
NFL

Kaepernick gets overdue workout with NFL team

Colin Kaepernick was put through his paces in his first known workout with an NFL team since last playing in 2016; the year he launched kneeling protests against police brutality and racial injustice.

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 09:  George Rose of the Indigenous All Stars takes on the defence during the NRL All Stars Game between the Indigenous All Stars and the NRL All Stars at Suncorp Stadium on February 9, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)
NRL

Fight for rights in Rose’s blood and name

When George Rose I came back from WWII, he couldn’t even drink with his fellow soldiers in an RSL club. So he made a stand, inspiring his grandson to do the same in the NRL, writes BRENDAN BRADFORD.

Winners Wests Tigers team photo after the Australian 2005 National Rugby League (NRL) Grand Final match North Queensland Cowboys v Wests Tigers in Sydney, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005. Wests Tigers won 30 - 16. (AAP Image/Jenny Evans) NO ARCHIVING, INTL OUT
NRL

The team giving off ‘2005 Tigers’ vibes

In 2005, Tim Sheens and his Tigers shocked the NRL playing a brand of footy that changed the game. Matty Johns reckons the fingerprints of that success are all over another high-flying outfit.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 16: Jordan Roughead of the Magpies poses for a photograph in the teams Indigenous guernsey during the 2022 Sir Doug Nicholls Round Launch at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on May 16, 2022 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Photos via Getty Images)
AFL

Pies veteran calls time on career

Versatile Collingwood veteran Jordan Roughead has notified teammates of his immediate retirement, with injuries halting his career on 201 games.