More chances to see Tigers in Bendigo

HELPING OUT: Young Tiger Tyson Stengle assists with a training session involving Richmond's VFLW players and Bendigo Pioneers girls on Monday at the QEO. Picture: GLENN DANIELS
HELPING OUT: Young Tiger Tyson Stengle assists with a training session involving Richmond's VFLW players and Bendigo Pioneers girls on Monday at the QEO. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

BENDIGO football fans will have the opportunity to watch the reigning AFL premiers in action ton Tuesday morning at the QEO.

The Tigers will hold an open training session at 9.15am for its senior and rookie listed players, who are in Bendigo for their two-day AFL Community Camp.

A similar training session will take place at Echuca’s Victoria Park for the Tigers players who have headed further north.

The Queen Elizabeth Oval session will be overseen by Tigers assistant coach Ben Rutten and is one of the undoubted highlights of the club’s two day visit and includes an appearance by homegrown star Dustin Martin.

later that afternoon at 1pm, Richmond players with Richmond Next Generation Academy coach Tom Hunter will take a training session with local indigenous and multicultural junior football players.

This session will help Richmond to identify emerging talent in the Club’s Next Generation Academy Zone.