Australian Football League's Richmond Tigers beat GWS Giants by 12 points
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Earlier today in a twelfth round Australian Football League game played in rainy Sydney, the Richmond Tigers beat the expansion GWS Giants by a score of 11.20.86 to 12.2.74.
Jeremy Cameron led the Giants in scoring with three goals. Rhys Palmer and Toby Greene each scored a pair of goals. Jonathon Patton, making his first appearance with the team, scored a goal. On the Tigers side, Daniel Connors led in scoring with three goals and one behind, while Jack Riewoldt also scored three goals.
According to the Australian Associated Press, a Richmond loss would have been embarrassing for the finals aspirants, a feat the team avoided by attempting 17 more goals than their opposition.
In other games this round: the West Coast Eagles beat the Carlton Blues 79–69 in Perth; the Adelaide Crows beat the St. Kilda Saints 115–111 in Adelaide.
- AAP. "Tigers edge GWS by 12 points" — The Sydney Morning Herald, June 16, 2010
- Malcolm Conn. "GWS Giants just pipped by Richmond Tigers" — Herald Sun, June 16, 2010
- Claire Siracusa. "AFL Round 12" — The Age, June 16, 2010
- "AFL Fixtures" — Australian Football League, June 16, 2012 (date of access)