LOU Richards was larger than life in the football world, and not too many people in Sunraysia can vouch for that personally.
John Dorman can.
John, now in a Mildura retirement village, recalls a cunning larrikin who always had an eye on getting an advantage out of a situation, who had formed a close bond with Merbein’s Dorman family.
John’s younger brother Brian was a Collingwood footballer who started his career in Richards’ latter playing days – even living with the Magpies captain for seven years.
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