Richmond halts Western Bulldogs’ unbeaten start to AFL season with 22-point win at MCG
The Richmond of old has returned with the Tigers reigniting their premiership defence by booting 10 of the last 12 goals to down the previously undefeated Western Bulldogs.
- The Tigers fought back from being down by 25 points during the second quarter
- Shai Bolton and Tom Lynch kicked three goals each for the Tigers
- The Bulldogs were looking for a seventh straight win to start the season
Staring down the barrel of a fourth loss in five weeks, the Tigers recovered from a 25-point deficit midway through the second quarter to stun the Bulldogs by 22 points at the MCG on Friday night.
Instead of dropping to 3-4 ahead of next week’s grand final rematch with Geelong, Richmond — missing Dustin Martin due to concussion — earned…