With a football career spanning almost 25 years, Matthew ‘Richo’ Richardson is one of the most humble members of the AFL community. A legend of the game, Richo is regarded as one of Richmond’s greatest ever players. He is known for his passion, work ethic, courage, and goal kicking & marking prowess.
Post retirement, his ability to engage, entertain and inspire enabled him to make a successful transition into the media world. Currently working with the Seven Network, 3AW and the Richmond Tigers, his opinions and insights are highly regarded.
His professional achievements, personal values and easygoing, caring and respectful nature are among the reasons Richo is loved by all parts of the footy community.
Football: Undoubtedly one of the Richmond Football Club's greatest ever players, Richo's sensational skills on the field include being the leading goal kicker for the Tigers on 13 occasions, three All Australian selections and a Jack Dyer Medal. Tenacious and determined, he was renowned for his marking prowess, speed and work rate, and in his 282 games with the club consistently gave his all, inspiring a legion of loyal fans.
A true, passionate, outstanding and loyal Tiger, he will not only go down as one of Richmond's all time greats, but as one of the game's most entertaining and spectacular forwards of all time.