Tigers playing down talk of a repeat

The Tigers celebrate their premiership at Punt Road Oval.

The Tigers celebrate their premiership at Punt Road Oval.

SUNRAYSIA’S army of Richmond supporters have been warned not to expect a repeat of the Tigers’ “perfect” 2017 season next year.

But the Tigers’ general manager of football Neil Balme says the club will be up for the challenge in 2018.

Balme, a two-time premiership player with Richmond in the 1970s who visited Mildura this week to endorse the Mildura South Regional Sporting Precinct and the associated Mildura Future Ready strategy, also revealed Richmond’s simple strategy that resulted in the club’s drought-breaking 2017 premiership.

“Everyone is bored hearing it, but it was genuinely week by week,” Balme said.

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