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Richmond Tigers vs Hawthorn Tips


Richmond Tigers premiership reign will end by missing the finals. The Tigers have lost seven of their last nine matches.
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Hawthorn are tipped to make it four wins in a row and send coach Alastair Clarkson out with a win.

  • Richmond Tigers have lost 7 of their last 9 matches.
  • Richmond Tigers have won 5 out of the last 6 matches against Hawthorn.
  • Hawthorn have won their last 3 matches.

Head to Head


Richmond have won five out of the last six matches against Hawthorn. The Tigers won the last encounter between the two sides by 29 points at the MCG in Round 2. 

The last time Hawthorn defeated Richmond was Round 3 2020.

Richmond Tigers Form


Last week, Richmond's finals hopes were all but extinguished after losing to the GWS Giants by 39 points at Marvel Stadium.

Richmond have endured a nightmare, winning only two of their last nine matches in a forgetful second half of the season. 

Two weeks ago, the Tigers defeated North Melbourne by 33 points after being 28 points down in the first-half.

Richmond Tigers Team News


Richmond have made nine changes, six of them enforced by injuries to Trent Cotchin, Shane Edwards, Kane Lambert, Toby Nankervis, Dion Prestia and Rhyan Mansell.

Ryan Garthwaite, Maurice Rioli and Hugo Ralphsmith are omitted.

In come debutant Ben Miller, the retiring David Astbury, Kamdyn McIntosh, Marlion Pickett, Riley Collier-Dawkins, Will Martyn, Jack Ross, Mabior Chol and Jason Castagna.

Richmond Tigers Team List


B: Grimes, Miller, Astbury
HB: Short, Vlastuin, Rioli
C: Graham, Dow, McIntosh
HF: Parker, Baker, Pickett
F: Lynch, Bolton, Riewoldt
FOLL: Coleman-Jones, Collier-Dawkins, Martyn
I/C: Stack, Ross, Chol, Castagna
EMG: Aarts, Garthwaite, Ralphsmith, Naish

Hawthorn Form


Hawthorn defeated the fourth placed Western Bulldogs by 27 points at University of Tasmania Stadium in another huge upset.

The Hawks have won three games in a row to avoid the wooden spoon. In round 19 they defeated the Brisbane Lions by 12 points and then beat Collingwood by 19 points two weeks ago. 

Hawthorn Team News


Hawthorn have Jaeger O’Meara, Luke Breust and James Worpel all back for Alastair Clarkson's final game in charge of the Hawks.

Hawthorn Team List


B: O’Brien, Hartigan, Frost
HB: Burgoyne, Scrimshaw, Hardwick
C: Howe, O’Meara, Phillips
HF: Breust, Lewis, Nash
F: Wingard, McEvoy, Koschitzke
FOLL: Ceglar, Mitchell, Worpel
I/C: Hanrahan, Morrison, Bramble, Shiels
EMG: Morris, Brockman, Downie, Newcombe

Richmond Tigers vs Hawthorn FAQs

Where can I watch the Richmond Tigers vs Hawthorn live stream?

Check our live streaming calendar to see where to watch the Richmond Tigers vs Hawthorn live stream.

What time does Richmond Tigers vs Hawthorn start?

The match is being played at the MCG at 1.35pm AEDT on Saturday, August 21.

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Verdict

Hawthorn should take advantage of some major Richmond outs, sending coach Alastair Clarkson and AFL great Shaun Burgoyne out with a win.

Best Bet: Hawthorn by 1-39 Winning Margin $2.00 at Neds - 3 Units

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