JOEY’S DOUBLE

Magpie star Joe Richards claims back-to-back best and fairest medals
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Joe Richards

BY his own 2018 standards, Joe Richards admitted he had a lean year, but still the 19-year-old’s best saw him crowned back-to-back Wangaratta Magpies senior football club champion on Friday night.

The fleet-footed Richards received a lot more attention from opposition clubs this season, and managed just 11 goals from 20 games this season with a number of opportunities squandered.

He was named among the best players 12 times from those 20 games and was best on ground three times.


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