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Getting Ready For Tiger Versus Magpies

Author: Hudson Drew
by Hudson Drew
Posted: Apr 03, 2020

Australia loves a variety of different sports like cricket, rugby and many more. However, their passion for the Australian Football league (AFL) is unbeatable. So, if you are the one who is also a great fan of AFL, this article is for you.

There are a few basic key concepts you must know to understand this game. To begin with, there are 18 clubs in the Australian Football League. Moreover, the majority of clubs are in Victoria. Whereas two are in New South Wales, Western Australia, South Australia, and Queensland. As in cricket, each club has its own song and mascot.

Moreover, supporting a club is called barracking, for example, I barrack for Richmond. In addition to this, the most interesting fact about the Australian Football League is that every club has their own nicknames.

Want to know more about teams and Collingwood Richmond? Keep reading then.

Clubs Names

Here are all the nicknames and original names of the clubs:

  • Richmond (Tigers)
  • Collingwood (Magpies)
  • Melbourne (Demon)
  • Hawthorn (Hawk)
  • Sydney (Swans)
Collingwood Football Club

The Collingwood Football Club is nicknamed as the Magpies or Pies. It is a professional Australian Rule Football club playing in the Australian Football League. The club played in the Victorian Football Association in 1896 to find an escape for the Victorian Football League.

In addition to this, the Collingwood Football Club is one of the most popular sports Clubs in Australia. The crosstown club Richmond or Tigers has been the strong rivals of Collingwood. Whereas, the club developed rivalries with a few other clubs with the passage of time.

Moreover, Collingwood Football Club has achieved 15 premierships and 27 runner ups.

Richmond Football Club

Richmond Football Club is also called as tigers. It is a professional Australian Rules Football Club participating in AFL. Moreover, the club won two premierships in the Victorian Football Association. Besides this, Richmond joined this football association in 1908. Since then, they have won 12 premierships, with one that they most recently got in 2019.

Furthermore, Damier Hardwick is the coach of the Richmond club. Whereas, Treut Cotchin is the recent captain of the Tigers.

The achievement of five Richmond players helped them get their names into the Australian Football Hall of Fame as The Legends of the sport. Few of those players include:

  • Jack Dyer
  • Royce Hart
  • Kevin Sheedy
  • Ian Stewart
Are You Ready For Tiger Versus Magpies?

Excited for Richmond Tiger versus Collingwood Magpies? Because of the rivalries between these two crosstown clubs, the match between them has always been thrilling. Not only their rivalry is famous, but also their epic players’ selection and performance are famous in history. Also due to this reason, fans are now buying Collingwoood Richmond tickets.

So, are you guys ready for an amazing upcoming event? The match between Richmond Tiger and Collingwood magpies is going to take place on July 10-2020, at 9:50 UTC.

Also, both rivals are playing in the AFL pre-season round one that started on 1st March 2020. Surely you don't want to miss the chance to witness the match of Richmond against Collingwood. So, do not wait further and grab Collingwood Richmond tickets for you and your family.

About the Author

Hudson is a talented content writer. He is currently working with the Ticket Merchants to get you the ANZAC Day tickets.

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