Following on from the best-selling Yellow & Black: A season with Richmond, Konrad Marshall's acclaimed account of Richmond's 2017 Premiership, comes Stronger & Bolder: The Story of Richmond's 2019 Premiership.
It tells the intimate story of the Richmond Football Club through the highs and lows of its 2019 finals campaign, explaining how the club recovered from its disappointment of 2018. With unprecedented access to club officials, players and coaches, author Konrad Marshall takes the reader inside the rooms at the key moments of the campaign, chronicling the Tigers' journey to AFL football's Holy Grail.
This is not just a book of wins and losses, it's the story of a professional football club and how it operates at every level: from the fitness staff, to the coaching panel, the players, and the Board. The Richmond Football Club has continued to change enormously following the 2017 triumph, its first Premiership since 1980, and Marshall explains in detail the enormous amount of work and thought that has gone into every decision made"on and off the field.
It celebrates an incredible Grand Final performance, including Marlion Pickett's unprecedented rise from jail to an extraordinary AFL debut on the biggest stage.
Stronger & Bolder: The Story of Richmond's 2019 Premiership is full of unparalleled access to all the key moments, including frank and occasionally emotional interviews with key figures. Yellow & Black: A Season with Richmond was a compulsory read for all football fans, and critically acclaimed. Stronger & Bolder picks up where it left off.
Konrad Marshall is a senior writer and deputy editor with Fairfax Media, dedicated to working on Good Weekend Magazine. A lifetime Richmond supporter, Konrad has enjoyed privileged access to the inner sanctum of the Richmond Football Club over the 2017, 2018 and 2019 seasons to provide an unrivalled and accurate account of the behind-the-scenes workings of a professional AFL Club in the modern era.
Stronger and Bolder
Author: Konrad Marshall