With the Tigers falling away at the tail end of the 2023 season, and the lack of draft capital the club possesses this year, having no first-round pick for the second-straight season, there are some predicting that we are about to see Richmond tumble down the ladder. Josh Jenkins even stated they are a contender to finish on the bottom.
Richmond finished 13th this year, so there are those who believe the fall has already commenced, but in a tight race for the top eight, the Tigers were still in the hunt with a few rounds to go. They ended up two games short of a finals berth. We may be speaking about this club in very different terms but for a couple of close losses.
Do these negative opinions carry any weight, or are they just another bunch of talking heads spouting off whatever they can to get a rise out of supporters? Time to have a look at where the Tigers are at, and where they could be.
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