Damien Hardwick

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Damien Hardwick said : “For our guys to overcome that, against an experienced side, where we could actually get back in front and solidify the result was a sign of a side that is improving,” External link

theage Thursday, April 15, 2021 3:35:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's been on a hell of a journey, the young man," External link

illawarramercury Friday, March 26, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He'll tell his story, that's something we always ask our players to do," External link

illawarramercury Friday, March 26, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's early days, but I think Marlion would be a great role model for (Stack)," "He's been through some significant challenges himself and there's no greater example to look at the guy on his left and make his way in the world" External link

illawarramercury Friday, March 26, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “The reality is these things happen in all walks of life. I’m very much of the opinion that people’s private lives should be just that: private. I know sections of the media won’t treat it that way but that’s how I’m treating it myself, first and foremost,” External link

theage Monday, February 15, 2021 2:19:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I must admit, she was pushing Marlion harder than anyone. She goes: 'You've just got to play him, he's too good'. She was in the VFL coaches box watching me and she kept smiling at me looking at him as he was playing," "She has been a terrific supporter of mine and behind every man is a great woman and I'm very fortunate" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, January 4, 2021 11:58:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I must admit, she was pushing Marlion harder than anyone. She goes: 'You've just got to play him, he's too good'. She was in the VFL coaches box watching me and she kept smiling at me looking at him as he was playing," "She has been a terrific supporter of mine and behind every man is a great woman and I'm very fortunate" External link

smh Monday, January 4, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We're supportive of them as a club. We are incredibly disappointed in their actions but the fact of the matter it's a learning opportunity for both of those boys," "They can either sit there and think about what they have done and dwell on it or grow from it. We will continue to support those boys. They are Richmond men. We love what they bring when they are at their very best. They made a mistake and we will continue to invest in those boys" External link

theage Saturday, November 28, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick observed : "It's had its ups and downs but we're an incredible club and we love being around each other and we got through really well and yeah, it's something we'll look back at the rest of our lives and say 'wow it's really cool.'" External link

watoday Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick observed : "It's had its ups and downs but we're an incredible club and we love being around each other and we got through really well and yeah, it's something we'll look back at the rest of our lives and say 'wow it's really cool.'" External link

smh Sunday, October 25, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick observed : "It's had its ups and downs but we're an incredible club and we love being around each other and we got through really well and yeah, it's something we'll look back at the rest of our lives and say 'wow it's really cool.'" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, October 25, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I couldn't understand why we were made to separate from training and the early days of COVID I could not understand what was going on and we were hearing what I thought was propaganda about the virus coming," "The reality was I was really struggling to get my head around it and the reality is if I am struggling the players are going to feed off that energy so I was at my very, very worst early days" External link

smh Sunday, October 25, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I couldn't understand why we were made to separate from training and the early days of COVID I could not understand what was going on and we were hearing what I thought was propaganda about the virus coming," "The reality was I was really struggling to get my head around it and the reality is if I am struggling the players are going to feed off that energy so I was at my very, very worst early days" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, October 25, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I couldn't understand why we were made to separate from training and the early days of COVID I could not understand what was going on and we were hearing what I thought was propaganda about the virus coming," "The reality was I was really struggling to get my head around it and the reality is if I am struggling the players are going to feed off that energy so I was at my very, very worst early days" External link

watoday Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I couldn't understand why we were made to separate from training and the early days of COVID I could not understand what was going on and we were hearing what I thought was propaganda about the virus coming," "The reality was I was really struggling to get my head around it and the reality is if I am struggling the players are going to feed off that energy so I was at my very, very worst early days" External link

theherald-au Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I couldn't understand why we were made to separate from training and the early days of COVID I could not understand what was going on and we were hearing what I thought was propaganda about the virus coming," "The reality was I was really struggling to get my head around it and the reality is if I am struggling the players are going to feed off that energy so I was at my very, very worst early days" External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 24, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I couldn't understand why we were made to separate from training and the early days of COVID I could not understand what was going on and we were hearing what I thought was propaganda about the virus coming," "The reality was I was really struggling to get my head around it and the reality is if I am struggling the players are going to feed off that energy so I was at my very, very worst early days" External link

theage Saturday, October 24, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "They will give you the sledgehammer at some stage to make sure you get your act together," External link

theage Saturday, October 24, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It was an important goal. We just needed a goal we couldn't buy one," External link

theage Saturday, October 24, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It probably did help put a steely resolve us against the world type mentality in a way but it's not like we want something like that happening on a weekly or yearly basis in a way," External link

theage Saturday, October 24, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think it is going to be a great game of footy with two pretty good sides who have been playing a great brand of footy for a number of years and I think it's about time we played off in a grand final," External link

watoday Friday, October 23, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The one thing we pride ourselves on is our culture and how we cope as an organisation," External link

abc-au Friday, October 23, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think it is going to be a great game of footy with two pretty good sides who have been playing a great brand of footy for a number of years and I think it's about time we played off in a grand final," External link

smh Friday, October 23, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The one thing we pride ourselves on is our culture and how we cope as an organisation," External link

abc-au Friday, October 23, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think it is going to be a great game of footy with two pretty good sides who have been playing a great brand of footy for a number of years and I think it's about time we played off in a grand final," External link

theage Friday, October 23, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think our game's better and I think the playing group has improved," External link

theage Saturday, October 17, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Jack was one-versus-two, one-versus-three a lot of times, as was Tom [Lynch]," External link

theage Saturday, October 17, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "That's what Tom brings; he brings aggression," "If someone wants to take his space, good luck. The very best sides will play the hardest brand of footy and we're going to overstep the mark sometimes" External link

smh Thursday, October 15, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "That's what Tom brings; he brings aggression," "If someone wants to take his space, good luck. The very best sides will play the hardest brand of footy and we're going to overstep the mark sometimes" External link

theage Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "That's what Tom brings; he brings aggression," "If someone wants to take his space, good luck. The very best sides will play the hardest brand of footy and we're going to overstep the mark sometimes" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "That's what Tom brings; he brings aggression," "If someone wants to take his space, good luck. The very best sides will play the hardest brand of footy and we're going to overstep the mark sometimes" External link

theherald-au Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "A lot of [the game] is going to be off the back of centre bounce," "We know the significance of centre bounce at Adelaide Oval. It's a relatively easy ground to defend so territorial battles are going to be important" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We will continue to invest in him ... he can do some things that other players can't," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We've spoken a couple of times. We're supportive of them as a club. We are incredibly disappointed in their actions but the fact of the matter it's a learning opportunity for both of those boys, " "They can either sit there and think about what they have done and dwell on it or grow from it. We will continue to support those boys. They are Richmond men. We love what they bring when they are at their very best. They made a mistake and we will continue to invest in those boys" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "They will push the envelope – there is no doubt about that – but our boys play the game pretty tough," External link

theage Friday, October 9, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "I don't want him giving away free kicks, don't get me wrong, and I want him playing within the rules, but Tom is an aggressive type of player. The way he jumps at packs is incredible, but I think what happens is we tend to focus on the 20 per cent, not the 80 per cent, [on] the incident that is minuscule," External link

theage Friday, October 9, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "I thought he was significant in the victory," "There is no doubt we can see the difference in an experienced Tom Lynch, so it is good to have him back" External link

theage Friday, October 9, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's a massive, massive challenge. They have been the best side all year," External link

theage Friday, October 9, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "They are a reflection of me. I just have to get harder on the discipline that is required in that part of the game," "We just have to make sure on-field it doesn't happen anymore. Territory is too valuable to lose to be giving away cheap free kicks" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:36:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We'll have a look at something different for this weekend's game," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:36:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We have got to get better in that part of the game," "Every now and then it rears its ugly head and unfortunately it was on the big stage...so really disappointing" External link

smh Friday, October 2, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "At the end of the day the game is umpired in a certain way. It's a final. Let them play. It's for the players to play," External link

smh Friday, October 2, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We gave away undisciplined free kicks in the back end of that second quarter and the reality is that was the difference in the game," "The players know. They understand. It's a volatile game. Players are going to get angry" External link

smh Friday, October 2, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I thought they played very well tonight they deserved to win," External link

smh Friday, October 2, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Obstacle [creates] opportunity. For us it is all about the growth we can take out of the game," "We look at a loss as a gift as funny as that may seem. We will get to work and there are a couple of things that we can take out of the game that will certainly get us better for next week's opponent" External link

smh Friday, October 2, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's obviously a very important player to the way we structure up and the way we play," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 28, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think our system holds us in good stead," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 28, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "They're second on the ladder for a reason and have won a lot of footy games over a long period of time so we're going to have our work cut out for us," "There's no doubt it's gonna be a really fierce contest" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 28, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's obviously a very important player to the way we structure up and the way we play," External link

theage Monday, September 28, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think our system holds us in good stead," External link

theage Monday, September 28, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "They're second on the ladder for a reason and have won a lot of footy games over a long period of time so we're going to have our work cut out for us," "There's no doubt it's gonna be a really fierce contest" External link

theage Monday, September 28, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think our system holds us in good stead," External link

theage Monday, September 28, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "They're second on the ladder for a reason and have won a lot of footy games over a long period of time so we're going to have our work cut out for us," "There's no doubt it's gonna be a really fierce contest" External link

theage Monday, September 28, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Dion Prestia ) : "Dion is a best and fairest winner, who hasn't played for a long period of time but he makes us better by being out there," External link

theherald-au Saturday, September 19, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Shane Edwards trained strongly and David Astbury trained strongly. Dion Prestia joined in some training as well today. The first two have put their hands up to play but Dion is still probably the first week of finals," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:33:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "Our guys are really positive with Tom. His scan came back on the minor side. He is running now, doing some strength training. It's our understanding he will be available for the first week of the finals at this stage, which is a positive," "What I will say is though is that he is really positive to us and we will make sure he will be right to go – we have one chance of getting him right so we won't rush it" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:33:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It means a lot. We speak about the Richmond family, what our jumper represents and who we are as men and as an organisation,” External link

theage Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7:27:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We knew it was going to be a frustrating game,” External link

watoday Wednesday, September 2, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We think it’s on the minor end of the scale but we will have scans tomorrow or the day following,” External link

watoday Thursday, August 27, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We think it’s on the minor end of the scale but we will have scans tomorrow or the day following,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 27, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We think it’s on the minor end of the scale but we will have scans tomorrow or the day following,” External link

theage Thursday, August 27, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "It's really disappointing that people do this. It's obviously a matter in front of the courts now so we'll leave it at that," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "It's really disappointing that people do this. It's obviously a matter in front of the courts now so we'll leave it at that," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “You always look to challenge yourself against the very best and they are the best at the moment,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “You always look to challenge yourself against the very best – and they are the best at the moment,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Adam Saad ) : "At the end of the day, Tom plays. He plays like that. He's a hard, tough player and you saw the courage of him coming out and leading out to that ball late and the collision with [Adam] Saad. [He's a] pretty tough guy," External link

watoday Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Adam Saad ) : "At the end of the day, Tom plays. He plays like that. He's a hard, tough player and you saw the courage of him coming out and leading out to that ball late and the collision with [Adam] Saad. [He's a] pretty tough guy," External link

theage Sunday, August 23, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I have been around footy a long time, I have been really fortunate to be at some good organisations,” External link

aap-au Saturday, August 22, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "It's part of his game, obviously we want Tom to play to the letter of the law but there are times he is going to go past that like most players," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "I know Tom better than anyone on this screen [zoom conference] and if you ask the vast majority of people in the AFL, you couldn't meet a nicer person," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We will have a session up there [in Darwin] but not at the time of the game as there is a game up there prior to us," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told ( about Tom Lynch ) : “I’ve spoken to Tom – I love his aggression, sometimes he’s going to go over (the line) and he’s going to (give away) free kicks, or like the weekend he’s going to get a report or two,” External link

aap-au Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : “Look, (Lynch is) not overly proud of what he did to young Witherden and on the weekend but the reality is, these things happen from time to time but let’s not define a person’s character by that one event – let’s look at a period of work,” External link

aap-au Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I thought Tommy was very good, hard at the ball, hard at the man,” External link

aap-au Monday, August 17, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We've got a bit of a protocol at the moment that if you do give away a 50, young Parker's nappy, Trent's baby, will be getting changed by that person. It started this week, so I'm pretty sure we won't be giving away any 50s," External link

smh Sunday, August 16, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Shane Edwards ) : "Our plan is for Shane to come up on that plane at this stage," External link

smh Sunday, August 16, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's obviously foreign, any year where we're all playing in the one state is obviously going to be pretty different, but the fact is we're loving being up here," "We're playing a great brand of footy I think at the moment, it's pretty exciting for our fans back home. Playing on two wonderful venues. I must say thank you to the Queensland government, but also to Gold Coast and Brisbane, who have been nothing short of outstanding by providing facilities for all clubs up here. But it is what it is. We'll worry about finals if we make it" External link

smh Sunday, August 16, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We've got a bit of a protocol at the moment that if you do give away a 50, young Parker's nappy, Trent's baby, will be getting changed by that person. It started this week, so I'm pretty sure we won't be giving away any 50s," External link

theage Sunday, August 16, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Shane Edwards ) : "Our plan is for Shane to come up on that plane at this stage," External link

theage Sunday, August 16, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's obviously foreign, any year where we're all playing in the one state is obviously going to be pretty different, but the fact is we're loving being up here," "We're playing a great brand of footy I think at the moment, it's pretty exciting for our fans back home. Playing on two wonderful venues. I must say thank you to the Queensland government, but also to Gold Coast and Brisbane, who have been nothing short of outstanding by providing facilities for all clubs up here. But it is what it is. We'll worry about finals if we make it" External link

theage Sunday, August 16, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I love the way they play," "They attack the game and if I sit here and look at the sides I'd pay money to watch, they'd be one of those sides" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, August 8, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We condemn the behaviour obviously ... once again we will support the individual. It's all about education from our point of view. It's in the eye of the beholder so we'll continue to educate our players and continue to learn from it," External link

theage Saturday, August 8, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He won't go [to Adelaide]. He is probably the one player we have put a little bit of plan in place with regards to his hamstring," "He won't board the plane but he will, obviously, be right nine or 10 days later" External link

theage Friday, August 7, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Charlie Dixon ) : "His (Dixon's) contested marking is very good. It has been for a long time. I think his consistency at this level has by far exceeded his seasons gone past. He is so dynamic as well. He is very good at ground level as well," "It's an enormous opportunity for Noah and one we are prepared to back him in with" External link

theage Friday, August 7, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He (Bolton) has been terrific. He is a player we have tried to get into the midfield at various stages but haven't really had the opportunity with other personnel available," "He has grabbed that opportunity. He is only going to get better once he gets fitter and learns the role even more so" External link

theage Friday, August 7, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He won't go [to Adelaide]. He is probably the one player we have put a little bit of plan in place with regards to his injury injury with regards to his hamstring," "He won't board the plane but he will, obviously, be right nine or 10 days later" External link

watoday Friday, August 7, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Charlie Dixon ) : "His (Dixon's) contested marking is very good. It has been for a long time. I think his consistency at this level has by far exceeded his seasons gone past. He is so dynamic as well. He is very good at ground level as well," "It's an enormous opportunity for Noah and one we are prepared to back him in with" External link

watoday Friday, August 7, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He (Bolton) has been terrific. He is a player we have tried to get into the midfield at various stages but haven't really had the opportunity with other personnel available," "He has grabbed that opportunity. He is only going to get better once he gets fitter and learns the role even more so" External link

watoday Friday, August 7, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He won't go [to Adelaide]. He is probably the one player we have put a little bit of plan in place with regards to his injury injury with regards to his hamstring," "He won't board the plane but he will, obviously, be right nine or 10 days later" External link

theage Friday, August 7, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He has a field day every time he plays us as well. I think he had 40, or it might have been 50, one game he played us," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 3, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick replied ( about Dustin Martin ) : "It was a pretty special year, there is no doubt about that. But I think Dustin's consistency will always keep him up around that level. " External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 3, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Dylan Grimes ) : "Once again, we have got some plans in place. What that will look like, Charlie plays in different parts of the ground, Dylan will, too. " External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 3, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He has a field day every time he plays us as well. I think he had 40, or it might have been 50, one game he played us," External link

watoday Monday, August 3, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick replied ( about Dustin Martin ) : "It was a pretty special year, there is no doubt about that. But I think Dustin's consistency will always keep him up around that level. " External link

watoday Monday, August 3, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Dylan Grimes ) : "Once again, we have got some plans in place. What that will look like, Charlie plays in different parts of the ground, Dylan will, too. " External link

watoday Monday, August 3, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “As Trent and Brooke do, they admitted they were at fault. It’s been tough on them,” External link

aap-au Monday, August 3, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I am not going to lie, it's been tough on them. But as Trent and Brooke do, they accept accountability and responsibility. They did it, they were at fault. It's been tough on them," External link

watoday Monday, August 3, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He is probably, once again from a game point of view, at least a couple away at this stage, which is a little bit disappointing because he was making such good progress," External link

watoday Monday, August 3, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “As Trent and Brooke do they admitted they were at fault. It’s been tough on them,” External link

aap-au Monday, August 3, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We think for us to be a really good side he has to play," External link

watoday Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We think for us to be a really good side he has to play," External link

smh Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We think for us to be a really good side he has to play," External link

theage Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He was in a really good spot I reckon pre-iso ... and he probably didn't come back in the form or the shape that we liked and it took a little bit of time," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We will assess as we go along but we want to be a little bit open minded but also very cautious of the importance of Trent as a player to us," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “With his history and ability to come back from hamstring injuries, it’s always one that’s going to be a little bit delicate,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It was going along OK, but he had an incident, we’re not too sure what it was, but it’s put him back a little bit,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He was in a really good spot I reckon pre-iso ... and he probably didn't come back in the form or the shape that we liked and it took a little bit of time," External link

smh Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We will assess as we go along but we want to be a little bit open minded but also very cautious of the importance of Trent as a player to us," External link

smh Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "They have got a really good understanding of what makes them play some good football so we're expecting as better result from those two boys and our forward-half execution this week," External link

smh Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "What we can say is our system held up. Time in forward half, a heap more inside 50s, forward half time, the game itself looked like a Richmond game," "We just didn't execute to the level we normally would. A lot of that can be put down to inexperience but the vast majority can be put down to execution. We've got to get better" External link

watoday Saturday, July 25, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is we still want the guys we brought into the side to grow into the roles and we think they will," External link

watoday Saturday, July 25, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "What we can say is our system held up. Time in forward half, a heap more inside 50s, forward half time, the game itself looked like a Richmond game," "We just didn't execute to the level we normally would. A lot of that can be put down to inexperience but the vast majority can be put down to execution. We've got to get better" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 24, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is we still want the guys we brought into the side to grow into the roles and we think they will," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 24, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We’ll probably have a rigid plan with Trent around the games that he does play,” “Obviously with his injury history we’ve got to be careful to manage that. He’s had a great training block. His speed is incredible at the moment, he’s back above what he was playing at before” External link

theage Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It didn’t settle as we would like,” “He looked highly probable to play and it took a bit of a turn for the worse. He obviously won’t play this game, probably very unlikely he won’t play the Bulldogs game, and then thereafter we’ll have to wait and see” External link

theage Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We think for us to be a really good side, Noah has to be in the side. With David coming back in, we’re looking to keep all those guys in the side at the same time,” External link

theage Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “We look forward to at some stage celebrating his life and what a great Richmond man he was,” External link

aap-au Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Matt’s a really good player, he’s elite at what he does. Dustin’s an elite player, it should be a great contest,” External link

aap-au Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “The sides are very much different,” External link

aap-au Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We’ll probably have a rigid plan with Trent around the games that he does play,” “Obviously with his injury history we’ve got to be careful to manage that. He’s had a great training block. His speed is incredible at the moment, he’s back above what he was playing at before” External link

smh Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It didn’t settle as we would like,” “He looked highly probable to play and it took a bit of a turn for the worse. He obviously won’t play this game, probably very unlikely he won’t play the Bulldogs game, and then thereafter we’ll have to wait and see” External link

smh Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We think for us to be a really good side, Noah has to be in the side. With David coming back in, we’re looking to keep all those guys in the side at the same time,” External link

smh Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think when we're at our very best that's the way we play, we step in early," External link

watoday Sunday, July 19, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It was a shocker on my behalf," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Bachar Houli ) : "I think his mum is doing better from the news that we got today, which is incredible, and we just hope she continues to be on the mend," "Bachar and his family are hurting but we are hurting as well so we wish them all the best" External link

theage Thursday, July 16, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "There's not much I can do," External link

abc-au Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It was a horrendous game of football,” “There’s no doubt about that. It was hard to watch, it was hard to play, it was incredibly frustrating. Unfortunately it’s sometimes how games pan out. You have a lot of players in one D50, they can’t get out and we can’t score. I think we had 50 odd inside 50s for what was it, four or five goals. Which is farcical in nature really. Horrible game of football” External link

theage Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We just couldn’t execute to use our spare as well as theirs,” External link

theage Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The injury occurred in the first few minutes and to play without an injection shows the strength of the man," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 10, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's on the lower end so we are confident that if push came to shove he could play that second week," "With his history over the last 12 months, we will probably give him the extra week" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 10, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The one thing I probably would like to see is an extended bench so we can get some games into those [younger] players. The big one for me is that you want the stars playing every week," External link

theage Friday, July 10, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Whether it’s six or eight on the bench, I'm not too sure," "But we don't want to be losing games of footy when we have players sitting up here idle. We could have them sitting on the bench" External link

theage Friday, July 10, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He did the vast majority [of training] which surprised us and exceeded expectations," External link

watoday Friday, July 10, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The injury occurred in the first few minutes and to play without an injection shows the strength of the man," External link

watoday Friday, July 10, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's on the lower end so we are confident that if push came to shove he could play that second week," "With his history over the last 12 months, we will probably give him the extra week" External link

watoday Friday, July 10, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I want to see the good players play as much as possible. It might mean the stars play two weeks and then in the third week play 60 per cent of their [usual] game time or you might rest them," External link

theage Friday, July 10, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Whether it’s six or eight on the bench, I'm not too sure," "But we don't want to be losing games of footy when we have players sitting up here idle, we could have them sitting on the bench" External link

theage Friday, July 10, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He did the vast majority [of training] which surprised us and exceeded expectations," External link

smh Friday, July 10, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The injury occurred in the first few minutes and to play without an injection shows the strength of the man," External link

smh Friday, July 10, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Toby, syndesmosis, Dion syndesmosis, Trent’s got a slight hamstring. Obviously those guys won’t play next week. Tom’s got a broken finger, we’re not too sure. We’ll see how that goes but obviously he played out the game so we’re hoping that’ll be OK,” “We get an opportunity to see some other players fulfill some roles, which excites us. We’ve been down this path before, we’ve dealt with it and I’m sure we’ll deal with it pretty well again” External link

smh Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s kind of a hefty price (for the win) but those boys will be back,” “We get an opportunity to see some other players fill some roles, which excites us. We’ve been down this path before and we’ve dealt with it” External link

aap-au Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "You look at all three phases of the game we didn't perform particularly well," External link

smh Saturday, June 27, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It was really disappointing, especially the things we can control," External link

smh Saturday, June 27, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We’ve been in this situation before and we’ve dug ourselves out of it but we’ve got some work to do, there’s no doubt,” External link

aap-au Saturday, June 27, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “My job’s to get them playing better and that falls solely on my head,” External link

aap-au Saturday, June 27, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "You look at all three phases of the game we didn't perform particularly well," External link

watoday Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It was really disappointing, especially the things we can control," External link

watoday Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Our ball movement will certainly help but people are very quick to jump on a champion's back," External link

watoday Friday, June 26, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Wings always have a good game against us, we play a certain style and we are happy with our system," External link

watoday Friday, June 26, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He will play his week, we missed Liam last week as he's very important to the way we structure up and the way we play," External link

watoday Friday, June 26, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Our ball movement will certainly help but people are very quick to jump on a champion's back," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Wings always have a good game against us, we play a certain style and we are happy with our system," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He will play his week, we missed Liam last week as he's very important to the way we structure up and the way we play," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Our ball movement will certainly help but people are very quick to jump on a champion's back," External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Wings always have a good game against us, we play a certain style and we are happy with our system," External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He will play his week, we missed Liam last week as he's very important to the way we structure up and the way we play," External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Our ball movement will certainly help but people are very quick to jump on a champion's back," External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Wings always have a good game against us, we play a certain style and we are happy with our system," External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He will play his week, we missed Liam last week as he's very important to the way we structure up and the way we play," External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's such an important player for us, with the way we play, we just had to make sure he was right," External link

watoday Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He will play his week, we missed Liam last week as he's very important to the way we structure up and the way we play," "He had a loss in regard to his family and we welcome him back. It was the right thing for Liam to do, to go back and pay his respects, we are glad we gave him the opportunity to do so" External link

watoday Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We've generally been a side who in the back-end of quarters score heavily, that's been taken away so we will adjust a few things to get us up and going earlier," "There are players at development level who are playing very well. It's a shorter season so you have to play the guys who are in form" External link

watoday Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Wings always have a good game against us, we play a certain style and we are happy with our system," External link

watoday Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He trained Tuesday, he will train today and our information is he will play," External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The week off no doubt helped him," "He's such an important player for us, with the way we play" External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "You take one of the best players, if not the best player in the league, out of your side and you'd prefer to have him than not," External link

abc-au Friday, June 19, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We think he's highly probable next week," External link

abc-au Friday, June 19, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “You take one of the best players, if not the best player in the league, out of your side and you’d prefer to have him than not,” External link

aap-au Thursday, June 18, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We think he’s highly probable next week,” External link

aap-au Thursday, June 18, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I expect both Richmond and Collingwood to be a little bit better at going across the (forward 50m) arc this week,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Our game was incredibly short last week and the scoring will improve as the season goes on because you need to get that score on the board relatively early,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I expect both Richmond and Collingwood to be a little bit better at going across the [forward 50m] arc this week," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I expect both Richmond and Collingwood to be a little bit better at going across the [forward 50m] arc this week," External link

theage Wednesday, June 17, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Our game was incredibly short last week and the scoring I think will improve as the season goes on because you need to get that score on the board relatively early," External link

smh Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's had a family issue that he's gone home for so we wish him and his family all the very best," External link

smh Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Our game was incredibly short last week and the scoring I think will improve as the season goes on because you need to get that score on the board relatively early," External link

theage Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's had a family issue that he's gone home for so we wish him and his family all the very best," External link

theage Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I expect both Richmond and Collingwood to be a little bit better at going across the (forward 50m) arc this week,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Our game was incredibly short last week and the scoring I think will improve as the season goes on because you need to get that score on the board relatively early,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s had a family issue that he’s gone home for so we wish him and his family all the very best,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jacques Higgins ) : “It’s a great story, Jack, he’ll play his first game back since that significant injury last year” External link

theage Saturday, June 13, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Three weeks pre-season, a pretty hard game to play," "We've got to be a little bit patient" External link

watoday Friday, June 12, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Three weeks pre-season, a pretty hard game to play," "We've got to be a little bit patient" External link

theage Thursday, June 11, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Any brain injury is significant and quite scary in nature and there was a chance that he might not have been able to play again," External link

watoday Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Any brain injury is significant and quite scary in nature and there was a chance that he might not have been able to play again," External link

theage Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Any brain injury is significant and quite scary in nature and there was a chance that he might not have been able to play again,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We feel that with the game the way it is at the moment and being heavily dynamic, it’s probably going to lend itself to one genuine ruck and a pinch-hitting ruck,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "For us it's an opportunity," External link

watoday Monday, May 18, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "No, we've just backed in our system. At the end of the day, we just worry about what we can control, our backs are all together, our mids are all together," External link

watoday Monday, May 18, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "For us it's an opportunity," External link

theage Monday, May 18, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "No, we've just backed in our system. At the end of the day, we just worry about what we can control, our backs are all together, our mids are all together," External link

theage Monday, May 18, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "I really applaud the NRL for their aspirational-type leadership of giving a date," External link

theage Monday, April 27, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “As long as everyone’s off the same start point, I think we’ll be OK,” External link

aap-au Sunday, April 26, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I think we just want to get the game up and going and we’re prepared to do (anything),” “This is me speaking. We haven’t had the real conversation with our players as such because a lot will depend on the AFLPA and their decision-making” External link

aap-au Sunday, April 26, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “As soon as we get that date, that will make things a lot easier and give us a lot more certainty to plan for that,” External link

aap-au Sunday, April 26, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick conceded : “Initially, when you walk onto the ground, it feels very much like a practice match,” External link

dailytimesPK Friday, March 20, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We have experienced it now so it will become more common practice moving forward. I think initially walking out on the ground it feels like a practice match,” External link

watoday Friday, March 20, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We have experienced it now so it will become more common practice moving forward. I think initially walking out on the ground it feels like a practice match,” External link

smh Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We have experienced it now so it will become more common practice moving forward. I think initially walking out on the ground it feels like a practice match,” External link

theage Thursday, March 19, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Ideally we would have loved to get some game into them but our strength and conditioning staff do a wonderful job,” External link

watoday Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s relatively minor. He’s probably doubtful for next week, when that game occurs we’re not too sure. It’s not catastrophic by any means. It’s going to be a quick heal we feel,” External link

watoday Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s seriously in the mix,” External link

watoday Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We were one of the clubs with the condensing of the season hoping to get more players on the bench but I think that has been knocked on the head," External link

qt Wednesday, March 18, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Ideally we would have loved to get some game into them but our strength and conditioning staff do a wonderful job,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s relatively minor. He’s probably doubtful for next week, when that game occurs we’re not too sure. It’s not catastrophic by any means. It’s going to be a quick heal we feel,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s seriously in the mix,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Ideally we would have loved to get some game into them but our strength and conditioning staff do a wonderful job,” External link

smh Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s relatively minor. He’s probably doubtful for next week, when that game occurs we’re not too sure. It’s not catastrophic by any means. It’s going to be a quick heal we feel,” External link

smh Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s seriously in the mix,” External link

smh Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We were one of the clubs with the condensing of the season that were hoping to get more players on the bench, but I think at this stage that’s been knocked on the head, so it’ll only be the 22 players,” “Quarters will be shorter. It will be 16½ minutes with time-on we think at this stage. But that’s not to say the rules won’t change along the way. [AFL football chief] Steve [Hocking] and his team are very good and very adaptable with that. The Tigers in 2020: Trent Cotchin, coach Damien Hardwick and Jack Riewoldt. Credit: Getty Images. "It’s an extraordinary set of circumstances that we’re in but we’ve got some good people in charge and I think we’ll make some really good decisions if we need to” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s relatively minor. He’s probably doubtful for next week, when that game occurs we’re not too sure. It’s not catastrophic by any means. It’s going to be a quick heal we feel,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Ideally we would have loved to get some game into them but our strength and conditioning staff do a wonderful job,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s seriously in the mix,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We were one of the clubs with the condensing of the season that were hoping to get more players on the bench, but I think at this stage that’s been knocked on the head, so it’ll only be the 22 players,” “Quarters will be shorter. It will be 16½ minutes with time-on we think at this stage. But that’s not to say the rules won’t change along the way. [AFL football chief] Steve [Hocking] and his team are very good and very adaptable with that. The Tigers in 2020: Trent Cotchin, coach Damien Hardwick and Jack Riewoldt. Credit: Getty Images. "It’s an extraordinary set of circumstances that we’re in but we’ve got some good people in charge and I think we’ll make some really good decisions if we need to” External link

theage Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s relatively minor. He’s probably doubtful for next week, when that game occurs we’re not too sure. It’s not catastrophic by any means. It’s going to be a quick heal we feel,” External link

theage Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Ideally we would have loved to get some game into them but our strength and conditioning staff do a wonderful job,” External link

theage Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s seriously in the mix,” External link

theage Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We were one of the clubs with the condensing of the season that were hoping to get more players on the bench, but I think at this stage that’s been knocked on the head, so it’ll only be the 22 players,” “Quarters will be shorter. It will be 16½ minutes with time-on we think at this stage. But that’s not to say the rules won’t change along the way. [AFL football chief] Steve [Hocking] and his team are very good and very adaptable with that. The Tigers in 2020: Trent Cotchin, coach Damien Hardwick and Jack Riewoldt. Credit: Getty Images. "It’s an extraordinary set of circumstances that we’re in but we’ve got some good people in charge and I think we’ll make some really good decisions if we need to” External link

watoday Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s relatively minor. He’s probably doubtful for next week, when that game occurs we’re not too sure. It’s not catastrophic by any means. It’s going to be a quick heal we feel,” External link

watoday Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Ideally we would have loved to get some game into them but our strength and conditioning staff do a wonderful job,” External link

watoday Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s seriously in the mix,” External link

watoday Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "I think from my perspective and our team's perspective, I'd love for it to go ahead. I know the situation and the broader role we have to play in that. But I think it'll be great to get up and going and get the season started," External link

qt Tuesday, March 17, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “From my perspective, my team’s perspective, I’d love for it go ahead,” External link

aap-au Monday, March 16, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "This time of year we are probably excited for round one to come but we are playing some reasonably solid footy without being at our very best," "We know the hard work is in front of us and still to come" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "As we've seen in the one game of AFL he has played at level he is a capable AFL player and we are excited for what he is going to bring," "He is a lot fitter, is a lot leaner than this time last year so we expect he will be significantly better for the preparation and he has a better understanding of how we play" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "In 2016 there's no way Marlion Pickett gets in the door," External link

abc-au Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We don't all have to fit the same box," "We can let people be who they are, we can embrace them for the person that they are" External link

abc-au Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I sat there and I thought, 'this kid might be able to help us win'," External link

abc-au Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's so hard on himself Jack, he'll be disappointed probably with how he played," "He's probably outside the 22 at the moment, to be fair, and he knows that" External link

smh Sunday, March 1, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's so hard on himself Jack, he'll be disappointed probably with how he played," "He's probably outside the 22 at the moment, to be fair, and he knows that" External link

theage Sunday, March 1, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "In 2016 there's no way Marlion Pickett gets in the door," External link

abc-au Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We don't all have to fit the same box," "We can let people be who they are, we can embrace them for the person that they are" External link

abc-au Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I sat there and I thought, 'this kid might be able to help us win'," External link

abc-au Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "In 2016 there's no way Marlion Pickett gets in the door," External link

abc-au Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We don't all have to fit the same box," "We can let people be who they are, we can embrace them for the person that they are" External link

abc-au Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I sat there and I thought, 'this kid might be able to help us win'," External link

abc-au Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “There’s not going to be as many systems at play and the guys are going to be relying on their natural instinct to play the game,” External link

aap-au Thursday, February 27, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's got a greater purpose in life at the moment with his family and faith," External link

watoday Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's got a greater purpose in life at the moment with his family and faith," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's got a greater purpose in life at the moment with his family and faith," External link

theage Wednesday, February 19, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s got a greater purpose in life at the moment with his family and faith,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s been horrible to see the hardship of Australians right across the country throughout this crisis and the state-of-origin game will be a chance for the league’s best players to come together and make a difference,” “The work of the firefighters and emergency support workers has been heroic and this game is a way we as an industry will also be able to play our part” External link

watoday Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s been horrible to see the hardship of Australians right across the country throughout this crisis and the state-of-origin game will be a chance for the league’s best players to come together and make a difference,” “The work of the firefighters and emergency support workers has been heroic and this game is a way we as an industry will also be able to play our part” External link

theage Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jacques Higgins ) : “To a young man named Jack Higgins, who had a significant injury like you would not believe, for him to make the time and effort to come down to see our playing group on Thursday, merely a week after his operation, was simply inspirational,” “I can’t wait to get you back mate, and look forward to seeing you round one next year” External link

watoday Tuesday, October 1, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “When we asked them to withdraw from the VFL grand final they didn’t bat an eyelid and said, ‘Whatever we need coach’. And then unfortunately not to represent our great club in a grand final, with no complaint, and so happy for the other 22 players. I applaud you,” External link

watoday Tuesday, October 1, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jack Graham ) : “I want to make special mention to this guy Jack Graham,” “The impact he had in the preliminary final, the absolute courage that man showed to go back on the ground with one arm. I haven’t seen anything quite like it, Jack. Unfortunately it didn’t end the way you wanted mate, but we certainly wouldn’t be without this thing [the premiership cup] without you” External link

watoday Tuesday, October 1, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jacques Higgins ) : “To a young man named Jack Higgins, who had a significant injury like you would not believe, for him to make the time and effort to come down to see our playing group on Thursday, merely a week after his operation, was simply inspirational,” “I can’t wait to get you back mate, and look forward to seeing you round one next year” External link

theage Tuesday, October 1, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “When we asked them to withdraw from the VFL grand final they didn’t bat an eyelid and said, ‘Whatever we need coach’. And then unfortunately not to represent our great club in a grand final, with no complaint, and so happy for the other 22 players. I applaud you,” External link

theage Tuesday, October 1, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jack Graham ) : “I want to make special mention to this guy Jack Graham,” “The impact he had in the preliminary final, the absolute courage that man showed to go back on the ground with one arm. I haven’t seen anything quite like it, Jack. Unfortunately it didn’t end the way you wanted mate, but we certainly wouldn’t be without this thing [the premiership cup] without you” External link

theage Tuesday, October 1, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He is a very, very good player that kid," "It's fantastic, it's a real credit to our recruiting team, our football club, because a lot of work has gone into helping Marlion settle but the reality is he is a real star" External link

abc-au Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “It was incredible … when you sit back and think about all of the people who have been part of the journey – the Tiger Army, our wonderful staff and our players – you start to get a bit emotional,” External link

aap-au Sunday, September 29, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I thought 'I'm gonna look like either a dill, or a champ,'" "The thing that he has, he’s just so composed with the ball. Our recruiters back him and said 'this kid can do it'" External link

theage Saturday, September 28, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The way he can influence a game is incredible," "He will go down now as one of the all-time greats" External link

theage Saturday, September 28, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is, we've had to play the same way. It's why you get to where you get to," "It's a hard, tough, brutal industry and a hard, tough, brutal game. The side that goes hardest for the longest is going to probably win tomorrow" External link

smh Friday, September 27, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is, we've had to play the same way. It's why you get to where you get to," "It's a hard, tough, brutal industry and a hard, tough, brutal game. The side that goes hardest for the longest is going to probably win tomorrow" External link

theage Friday, September 27, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is we have had to play the same way. It's why you get to where you get to," External link

abc-au Friday, September 27, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is we have had to play the same way. It's why you get to where you get to," External link

theage Friday, September 27, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We backed in our gut. It is a great story and a lot of people will tell you that but the reality is that this kid can play," "We think he is going to be a valuable player for us tomorrow" External link

theage Friday, September 27, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Don't get me wrong Marlion is going to be an important player but he is not going to be the difference in the game," "We don't expect him to be a matchwinner" External link

theage Friday, September 27, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He has got an incredible ability to cover the ground. He uses the ball really well and looks really composed," "He is hard and tough as well ... he looks a ready-made AFL player" External link

theage Friday, September 27, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is we have had to play the same way. It's why you get to where you get to," External link

watoday Friday, September 27, 2019 7:44:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We backed in our gut. It is a great story and a lot of people will tell you that but the reality is that this kid can play," "We think he is going to be a valuable player for us tomorrow" External link

watoday Friday, September 27, 2019 7:44:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Don't get me wrong Marlion is going to be an important player but he is not going to be the difference in the game," "We don't expect him to be a matchwinner" External link

watoday Friday, September 27, 2019 7:44:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He has got an incredible ability to cover the ground. He uses the ball really well and looks really composed," "He is hard and tough as well ... he looks a ready-made AFL player" External link

watoday Friday, September 27, 2019 7:44:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is we have had to play the same way. It's why you get to where you get to," External link

smh Friday, September 27, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We backed in our gut. It is a great story and a lot of people will tell you that but the reality is that this kid can play," "We think he is going to be a valuable player for us tomorrow" External link

smh Friday, September 27, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Don't get me wrong Marlion is going to be an important player but he is not going to be the difference in the game," "We don't expect him to be a matchwinner" External link

smh Friday, September 27, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He has got an incredible ability to cover the ground. He uses the ball really well and looks really composed," "He is hard and tough as well ... he looks a ready-made AFL player" External link

smh Friday, September 27, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is we have had to play the same way. It's why you get to where you get to," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 27, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We backed in our gut. It is a great story and a lot of people will tell you that but the reality is that this kid can play," "We think he is going to be a valuable player for us tomorrow" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 27, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Don't get me wrong Marlion is going to be an important player but he is not going to be the difference in the game," "We don't expect him to be a matchwinner" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 27, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He has got an incredible ability to cover the ground. He uses the ball really well and looks really composed," "He is hard and tough as well ... he looks a ready-made AFL player" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 27, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Soldo has really really grown as a player," "He is playing in a grand final. I shake my head. He has become an incredible player for us, that kid" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 24, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Soldo has really really grown as a player," "He is playing in a grand final. I shake my head. He has become an incredible player for us, that kid" External link

theage Tuesday, September 24, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "If we didn't have Tom we wouldn't be sitting where we are today," External link

watoday Saturday, September 21, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Everyone looks to throw the first punch but it's whether your team can absorb a punch," External link

watoday Saturday, September 21, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "If we didn't have Tom we wouldn't be sitting where we are today," External link

smh Friday, September 20, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Everyone looks to throw the first punch but it's whether your team can absorb a punch," External link

smh Friday, September 20, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "If we didn't have Tom we wouldn't be sitting where we are today," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 20, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Everyone looks to throw the first punch but it's whether your team can absorb a punch," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 20, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Chris Scott ) : “Chris is very good at giving you an insult without giving you an insult I reckon,” External link

aap-au Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Chris is very good at giving you an insight without giving you an insight I reckon,” External link

theage Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We certainly feel we have given ourselves the best preparation over the last four to five weeks you have just got to be playing the best footy at the right time. We feel like we’re in that window," External link

theage Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Chris is very good at giving you an insight without giving you an insight I reckon,” External link

smh Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:59:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We certainly feel we have given ourselves the best preparation over the last four to five weeks you have just got to be playing the best footy at the right time. We feel like we’re in that window," External link

smh Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:59:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’d be hard to change [the side that beat Brisbane],” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 19, 2019 5:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We try and quell the influence where it is, at the source, but he is very agile at the stoppage, that's the strength of him [Neale]," External link

smh Saturday, September 7, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We try and quell the influence where it is, at the source, but he is very agile at the stoppage, that's the strength of him [Neale]," External link

theage Saturday, September 7, 2019 3:39:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "You sort of, generally, love the side you have now and there are a few pieces you can look at," External link

theage Tuesday, September 3, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We probably were 'up' a lot earlier," External link

theage Tuesday, September 3, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We'll have a look at [changing what we do], no doubt. That's the good and bad thing that you play the same side two weeks in a row, we'll get a good look at what they did and they'll also get a really good look at what we did as well," External link

smh Monday, August 26, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's a certain starter, obviously we've got training today, but we're very confident he'll get through that ... it's just important for him to get some match practice," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 23, 2019 3:30:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I didn't know why we needed to have the rule in the first place to be perfectly honest. We seem to have a very reactive nature ... the game of AFL is so tough on these blokes. Don't apply so many rules," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We will assess once we get more information ... he finished the game which is a positive for us and it has blown up a little bit which is not such a bad thing, if that makes sense," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He could have played ... he looks primed and ready to go," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I don't think that is what the rule was brought in for. If you don't want high marks in the game ... I don't know. I don't think it is a good look for the game, personally," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "When they play their best they're one of the best sides in the competition," External link

smh Friday, August 16, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "When they play their best they're one of the best sides in the competition," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 16, 2019 5:16:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "I think we probably played too well, too early last year," External link

smh Tuesday, August 13, 2019 4:18:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I think he’s highly likely to play next week from our point of view,” External link

smh Friday, August 9, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s a five-time All-Australian, All-Australian captain, best-and-fairest winner, he’s just one of the best players I’ve ever seen play,” “He was prepared to run the gauntlet for the benefit of the side but the reality was it was, if we look at it from a medical perspective, it was always going to be tough to play” External link

smh Friday, August 9, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s an important part of our make-up to who we are and what we do so from our point of view he’s a required player,” “Where his contract is, I’m not too sure at the moment, but I love the way he plays” External link

smh Friday, August 9, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I think he’s highly likely to play next week from our point of view,” External link

theage Friday, August 9, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s a five-time All-Australian, All-Australian captain, best-and-fairest winner, he’s just one of the best players I’ve ever seen play,” “He was prepared to run the gauntlet for the benefit of the side but the reality was it was, if we look at it from a medical perspective, it was always going to be tough to play” External link

theage Friday, August 9, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s an important part of our make-up to who we are and what we do so from our point of view he’s a required player,” “Where his contract is, I’m not too sure at the moment, but I love the way he plays” External link

theage Friday, August 9, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We're very fortunate with the players we have got playing some great footy down there and it puts pressure on the guys that are playing in the senior side," "We are in a really solid position where we know that if someone gets hurt we can bring someone in to replicate that part of the game" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, August 3, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "If you had said to me at the start of the year we would have drafted this kid as the last pick in the. draft and he'd play every single game and be a Rising Star candidate, I'd look at you as if you were crazy," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 1, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “If he hadn’t had his previous history, he probably [would have] missed this week and played next,” “Look, it’s disappointing – his first 15 minutes in the game was incredible. Once again, these things can change depending on how his recovery is going … but as I said … it’s a one-week injury” External link

theage Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Toby Nankervis ) : “Trying to tell [Nankervis] that was pretty tough as you can imagine. He’s a very competitive man who wants to play,” “He understands where we are at the moment and he also understands how important he is to the makeup of our side” External link

theage Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "What we have to take into consideration is he's a five time All-Australian, All-Australian captain, a really important player for us now and in the future," "Our medical staff will make a really calculated decision with that when it is time to make that decision, we will" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 25, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It will continue to go on until at some stage we will have to make a decision. He is going really well, training really hard and he will continue to ask the question. That is what makes him such a competitive beast and he will always challenge us," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 25, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We've adjusted our defence accordingly because a couple of sides obviously went with that pattern of play after [that game] and we went with a little bit of a system change to eradicate that style of game from the opposition," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 25, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s important to the way we want to play,” External link

theage Saturday, July 20, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He’s got a group of blood vessels that aren’t strong and naturally bleed. Obviously he’s had a bigger bleed which has caused the issue so he won't play again this year," "Anytime you sort of hear of a brain bleed you think the worst. But it wasn’t a trauma event, it was something he’s had since he was born" External link

watoday Friday, July 19, 2019 1:48:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He’s one of those guys – it’s what we love about this kid – you wouldn’t know he’s got a significant injury," External link

watoday Friday, July 19, 2019 1:48:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He’s got a group of blood vessels that aren’t strong and naturally bleed. Obviously he’s had a bigger bleed which has caused the issue so he won't play again this year," "Anytime you sort of hear of a brain bleed you think the worst. But it wasn’t a trauma event, it was something he’s had since he was born" External link

theage Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He’s one of those guys – it’s what we love about this kid – you wouldn’t know he’s got a significant injury," External link

theage Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We’ve got to be very careful with what we do. I think we’ve just got to let the game settle for a while and stop tinkering with the rules," External link

theage Thursday, July 18, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Guys know when they’ve got a player in a situation that could be dangerous and they limit that," "Overall our players of all the AFL clubs are very good at understanding when they’ve got a player in a compromising situation and will generally look after that guy" External link

theage Thursday, July 18, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He’s got a group of blood vessels that aren’t strong and naturally bleed. Obviously he’s had a bigger bleed which has caused the issue so he won't play again this year," External link

theage Thursday, July 18, 2019 4:03:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s exciting. I think it probably sums us up as a club,” External link

theage Sunday, July 14, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He was huge in a couple of those contests and some of those marks and he finished with some goals as the cream on top,” “He’s been so important to the way we play, the ability to bring the ball to ground and give those players another opportunity” External link

theage Sunday, July 14, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It was good for Jack to get through the game unscathed, and they’re only going to get better [as a tandem] as a result and the conditions will help that also,” “Obviously Jack’s missed a lot of footy so he was always going to be a little bit rusty but ... he looked in good touch. There are things that’ll come good with more time playing but it was a great result that he got through the game for us” External link

theage Sunday, July 14, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jack Riewoldt ) : "Having (Jack) back in the side just makes us better, not only from him personally, but he makes those around him better as well," External link

smh Friday, July 12, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think it will be a little bit harder for Jeremy this time," External link

smh Friday, July 12, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "They are a proud footy club starting to find their way in the AFL world and get enormous respect from us," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:14:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jack Riewoldt ) : "He's harassing me at the moment, Jack," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:14:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's a very, very small chance," "The probability of re-injuring the ACL as compared to the long-term career that he obviously has [ahead of him], he's a five-time All-Australian so we're not going to take a risk with a player of that calibre" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:14:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : ''That's the exuberance of youth, the excitement that they bring,'' External link

theage Sunday, June 30, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "You look at the sides who are at the very, very top - they've had a great connection and a lot of their players have played together for a sustained period," External link

theage Friday, June 28, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Good goals are good goals. We like to celebrate, don't we," External link

watoday Friday, June 14, 2019 6:19:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Good goals are good goals. We like to celebrate, don't we," External link

smh Friday, June 14, 2019 5:17:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Good goals are good goals. We like to celebrate, don't we," External link

theage Friday, June 14, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Good goals are good goals. We like to celebrate, don't we," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 14, 2019 3:58:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I know people keep looking for him to be this messiah but the reality is that is not what we got him for. We got him to create contests," External link

theage Saturday, June 8, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "He has only trained once a week at the moment," "After the break he will train twice a week which once again will improve his ability to get around the ground so Tom's best footy, like ours as a footy club for mine, is well and truly in front of us" External link

theage Saturday, June 8, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We'll hang tough as best we can," "Our best footy for mine is still well and truly in front of us and we just have to battle our way through it" External link

theage Saturday, June 8, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The thing I love about our club is we sort of embrace those challenges," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The thing I love about our club is we sort of embrace those challenges," External link

theage Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "With the void that’s probably in our leadership group – or that’s left our leadership group at the moment – I’ve never seen a guy step up as much as him," External link

watoday Friday, May 24, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I was probably looking at areas of his game, they’re not poor, but they’re probably below in some areas. But what I sort of forgot as a coach, and it’s really poor on my behalf, is that he’s great in a lot of areas. I’ve got to remind myself to look at those areas. Now we’re seeing the dividends of our coaching group backing him in,” External link

smh Sunday, May 19, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : “We certainly know what we value Tom for and he’s an incredible player for us and he’s going to get better,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 10, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Our ball use inside 50 has been an issue this year, it’s something we’re working on ... what we do know is that Fremantle’s defence is very good – they’ve got [Joel] Hamling down there and young [Alex] Pearce so they’re just fantastic,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 10, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “What our judgment call is this is one of the best players I’ve ever seen play the game,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 10, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : “We certainly know what we value Tom for and he’s an incredible player for us and he’s going to get better,” External link

theage Friday, May 10, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Our ball use inside 50 has been an issue this year, it’s something we’re working on ... what we do know is that Fremantle’s defence is very good – they’ve got [Joel] Hamling down there and young [Alex] Pearce so they’re just fantastic,” External link

theage Friday, May 10, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “What our judgment call is this is one of the best players I’ve ever seen play the game,” External link

theage Friday, May 10, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : “We certainly know what we value Tom for and he’s an incredible player for us and he’s going to get better,” External link

theage Friday, May 10, 2019 4:19:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “What our judgment call is this is one of the best players I’ve ever seen play the game,” External link

theage Friday, May 10, 2019 4:19:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It does take a player moving from a club a little bit of time,” External link

aap-au Sunday, May 5, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jesus Christ ) : "We could have had Jesus Christ playing down there tonight and I reckon he would have struggled on him to be fair," External link

watoday Sunday, May 5, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jesus Christ ) : "We could have had Jesus Christ playing down there tonight and I reckon he would have struggled on him to be fair," External link

theage Sunday, May 5, 2019 4:24:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Any time a new player comes in and makes an immediate impact, whether that’s an experienced player like Tom [Lynch] or some younger talent like Shai Bolton, Sydney Stack, Jack Ross, those type of players, it improves you and reinvigorates your side,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 2, 2019 5:08:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I love the look of our VFL side, once again we lose a magnet along the way but we’ve got adequate replacements,” “Our VFL development squad under [coach] Craig [McRae] have done a terrific job of allowing us to develop players the way we want them to play and so we’re really confident that if we lose one, we’ll bring in another player who’ll be able to fulfil that role” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 2, 2019 5:08:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s one of those players who’s like having another coach on the field, especially with the runners being reduced we’ve actually missed having him,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 2, 2019 5:08:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “With rehab, he’ll be able to get back probably just after the bye because I think with surgery if you have that it’s probably end-of-season stuff,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 2, 2019 5:08:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s slowly become a fan favourite,” External link

theage Thursday, April 25, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Are they annoying every now and then? Yeah,” External link

theage Thursday, April 25, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I remember my daughter had some friends over and she made one of those plates with salami and cheeses and the next day I see him out the back around the pool and he’s got the same thing by himself,” “He’s just one of those sort of guys” External link

theage Thursday, April 25, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We probably envisaged he'd play next week but that's not going to be the case now, so he'll go through a little more rehab to get him back where he needs to be," External link

theage Tuesday, April 23, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's looking really good, he was really close last week," "He's done everything, he's ahead of schedule. So once again, is he going to be 100 per cent? He'll be pretty close" External link

theage Tuesday, April 23, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Grimesy is probably the likely guy but 'Buddy' plays different positions ... sometimes he's up the ground and sometimes he's deep," External link

theage Friday, April 19, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "One thing I know about the Swans is that they never quite start off that well," External link

theage Friday, April 19, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Dustin Martin ) : "Dustin is a player who works on his game every week, mentally and physically," External link

theage Thursday, April 18, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's tough. He's hard. He brings a real Richmond attitude to the way we're going to play this ball game," "He is a very quiet lad but he plays the game in a brutal way" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 11, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It did genuinely affect him. He's not one of those guys who goes about belting blokes behind the play," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 11, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "For the climbers, it’s all about concentrating on what you are doing right here, right now – looking for the correct foothold and the correct ledge to place your fingers in. And more importantly, the backing of your strength as a climber," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 11, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We are being tested at the moment there is no doubt about it," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 11, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's tough. He's hard. He brings a real Richmond attitude to the way we're going to play this ball game," "He is a very quiet lad but he plays the game in a brutal way" External link

theage Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It did genuinely affect him. He's not one of those guys who goes about belting blokes behind the play," External link

theage Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "For the climbers, it’s all about concentrating on what you are doing right here, right now – looking for the correct foothold and the correct ledge to place your fingers in. And more importantly, the backing of your strength as a climber," External link

theage Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We are being tested at the moment there is no doubt about it," External link

theage Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's a great growth opportunity for our players as far as I am concerned," External link

theage Thursday, April 11, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Are we in the position we want to be? No, but life challenges you in different ways," "You can either look at it as an obstacle or an opportunity" External link

theage Thursday, April 11, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Why do you reckon he might give away that free kick? At the end of the day, blokes come to watch the No.4 play," External link

watoday Sunday, April 7, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Dustin Martin ) : "I'm concerned about our team's form, let's be honest. We had opportunities to play and win some games. We can quite easily lump it on an individual or we can say, there's 22 blokes out there, we can't rely on Dustin to play to an incredible level week-in, week-out," External link

watoday Sunday, April 7, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Why do you reckon he might give away that free kick? At the end of the day, blokes come to watch the No.4 play," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, April 6, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Dustin Martin ) : "I'm concerned about our team's form, let's be honest. We had opportunities to play and win some games. We can quite easily lump it on an individual or we can say, there's 22 blokes out there, we can't rely on Dustin to play to an incredible level week-in, week-out," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, April 6, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We'll take the week; we're really conservative with these calls," "If push comes to shove he could play but it's a marathon not a sprint, so we'll take the week on the chin" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He played a half last week, he's come back from Achilles soreness," "Ideally we'd like him to get one more game under his belt" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's about whether we throw him in the deep end, or do we take a little bit of time and look at him at VFL level to explore that option," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "A lot of pressure on the ball will take away from that," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told ( about Alex Rance ) : "Alex is irreplaceable, let's be honest. We cannot replace [him], he's that good a player that you can't just slot in another player," External link

smh Tuesday, March 26, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He was in [at the club] the next day, he's that sort of person," "It made me feel guilty, I was feeling sorry for us" External link

smh Tuesday, March 26, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told ( about Alex Rance ) : "Alex is irreplaceable, let's be honest. We cannot replace [him], he's that good a player that you can't just slot in another player," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He was in [at the club] the next day, he's that sort of person," "It made me feel guilty, I was feeling sorry for us" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's probably a suspected ACL at this point, which is incredibly disappointing," External link

qt Friday, March 22, 2019 3:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's obviously a champion of the game, he's one of the best fullbacks I've ever seen," External link

qt Friday, March 22, 2019 3:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s going to be disappointing if it is [an ACL],” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:35:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Alex Rance ) : “He’s obviously a champion of the game. He’s one of the best full-backs I’ve ever seen,” “These things can be overcome. It’s disappointing to lose such a fantastic player, but it also provides an opportunity for someone else to get some games under their belt. We’ll get to find a player. Are they going to be to Alex Rance’s standard? Certainly not straight away, it’s very hard to replace an Alex Rance. But it’ll give someone an opportunity no doubt” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:35:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s going to be disappointing if it is [an ACL],” External link

theage Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Alex Rance ) : “He’s obviously a champion of the game. He’s one of the best full-backs I’ve ever seen,” “These things can be overcome. It’s disappointing to lose such a fantastic player, but it also provides an opportunity for someone else to get some games under their belt. We’ll get to find a player. Are they going to be to Alex Rance’s standard? Certainly not straight away, it’s very hard to replace an Alex Rance. But it’ll give someone an opportunity no doubt” External link

theage Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We're looking forward to seeing how those two come together," "It might possibly take a bit of time or it might click straight away ... I'm hoping for the latter" External link

smh Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:35:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We're looking forward to seeing how those two come together," "It might possibly take a bit of time or it might click straight away ... I'm hoping for the latter" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Once he feels confident to put his hand up to play I will be slapping his magnet up on the board," "He has a great understanding of his body and he knows what he needs to do to get right ... we're really confident that he is going to be a really good player for us and when he is ready he will let us know" External link

theage Saturday, March 16, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Once he feels confident to put his hand up to play I will be slapping his magnet up on the board," "He has a great understanding of his body and he knows what he needs to do to get right ... we're really confident that he is going to be a really good player for us and when he is ready he will let us know" External link

smh Saturday, March 16, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "Tom is one of those guys who has played seven or eight years of AFL footy and he will come to me and tell when he is ready," "Our doctors are really happy where he is at and how he is going" External link

theage Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Once he feels confident to put his hand up to play I will be slapping his magnet up on the board," "He has a great understanding of his body and he knows what he needs to do to get right ... we're really confident that he is going to be a really good player for us and when he is ready he will let us know" External link

theage Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "All those guys are showing something for us which is really exciting," External link

theage Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He was terrific for us in and around the ruck, and he provided a contest and a couple of highlights," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "All in all, it was a positive experience," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He was terrific for us in and around the ruck, and he provided a contest and a couple of highlights," External link

smh Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "All in all, it was a positive experience," External link

smh Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick declared : "Let's make Richmond great again!," External link

smh Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:10:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I don't apologise for putting the expectation bar up high. That's the sort of club (we are) and person I am," "We're confident with the playing group that we've got that we're capable of playing, when we play our best, that style of footy (that leads to finals)" External link

smh Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:10:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jack Riewoldt ) : "He's a leader in his own right," "The fact of the matter is Jack's leadership has improved every year. Whether we've got leaders above him or beyond him, we've only got a certain amount of spots for leaders. We don't have a large leadership group. If we have 10 then he's probably in, if we've got five then it's probably touch and go" External link

smh Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:10:00 PM EAT



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Tony Shaw said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : “Have a look at how close a good coach like Damien Hardwick was to getting the flick,” “He could have been one board member, or one ordinary administrator, one hour away from getting the sack. He would never have got the opportunity to do what he’s done” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, April 16, 2021 7:25:00 AM EAT

Tony Shaw said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : “Have a look at how close a good coach like Damien Hardwick was to getting the flick,” “He could have been one board member, or one ordinary administrator, one hour away from getting the sack. He would never have got the opportunity to do what he’s done” External link

smh Friday, April 16, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

Peggy O Neal said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "Damien, you could tell, was just irritated. He had something that worked, and this thing was messing it all up. It might have been a matter of him not believing everything he was told, or perhaps asking: 'Does it have to be this extreme?' or 'I'll believe it, but you’ve got to prove it to me'," "He just had to be more positive" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, January 4, 2021 11:58:00 AM EAT

Peggy O Neal said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "Damien, you could tell, was just irritated. He had something that worked, and this thing was messing it all up. It might have been a matter of him not believing everything he was told, or perhaps asking: 'Does it have to be this extreme?' or 'I'll believe it, but you’ve got to prove it to me'," "He just had to be more positive" External link

smh Monday, January 4, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Peggy O Neal said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : “Damien, you could tell, was just irritated. He had something that worked, and this thing was messing it all up. It might have been a matter of him not believing everything he was told, or perhaps asking, ‘Does it have to be this extreme?’ or ‘I’ll believe it, but you’ve got to prove it to me’,” "He just had to be more positive" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 4, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Brett Deledio said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "What do you expect us [the media] to do, Dimma [Hardwick], just gloss over it and say that's acceptable so the next kid can go and do it, or a kid in the Auskick can go and put his knee into someone's head?" External link

abc-au Sunday, October 11, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Hugh Riminton added ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "The question to you is, if this is horseplay, are all premiership players within Richmond expected to tolerate [this] or is it just the black player is expected to tolerate it. A question for you Damien Hardwick" External link

watoday Friday, August 7, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "The comments after the game from Damien were completely unnecessary and unwarranted. They just weren't correct," External link

watoday Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "The comments after the game from Damien were completely unnecessary and unwarranted. They just weren't correct," External link

smh Monday, July 13, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "The comments after the game from Damien were completely unnecessary and unwarranted. They just weren't correct," External link

smh Monday, July 13, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Dustin Martin added ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "We're going down Swan tonight. 100 per cent. I said we should get the bus with no roof. But Hardwick's reply was classic: " External link

qt Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:30:00 AM EAT

Jack Graham said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : “I knew once [Hardwick] grabbed me, I said ‘Oh, this can’t really be good,’” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 28, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Williams said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : “A great deal of it is about making his dad – and his mum – proud. That really drives him. He wants to make those he loves - his parents and his teammates and his coach 'Dimma' [Damien Hardwick] – proud of him. He doesn’t want to let them down, he wants to be the one they rely on,” External link

theage Friday, September 6, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Daniel Rioli told ( about Damien Hardwick ) : “He (Hardwick) said that I had a good game, that I was back to my best basically, (because) I applied pressure and laid eight tackles. That’s what he needed, so fingers crossed I will be playing against Essendon,” External link

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Damien Hardwick said : “For our guys to overcome that, against an experienced side, where we could actually get back in front and solidify the result was a sign of a side that is improving,” External link

theage Thursday, April 15, 2021 3:35:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's been on a hell of a journey, the young man," External link

illawarramercury Friday, March 26, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He'll tell his story, that's something we always ask our players to do," External link

illawarramercury Friday, March 26, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's early days, but I think Marlion would be a great role model for (Stack)," "He's been through some significant challenges himself and there's no greater example to look at the guy on his left and make his way in the world" External link

illawarramercury Friday, March 26, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “The reality is these things happen in all walks of life. I’m very much of the opinion that people’s private lives should be just that: private. I know sections of the media won’t treat it that way but that’s how I’m treating it myself, first and foremost,” External link

theage Monday, February 15, 2021 2:19:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I must admit, she was pushing Marlion harder than anyone. She goes: 'You've just got to play him, he's too good'. She was in the VFL coaches box watching me and she kept smiling at me looking at him as he was playing," "She has been a terrific supporter of mine and behind every man is a great woman and I'm very fortunate" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, January 4, 2021 11:58:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I must admit, she was pushing Marlion harder than anyone. She goes: 'You've just got to play him, he's too good'. She was in the VFL coaches box watching me and she kept smiling at me looking at him as he was playing," "She has been a terrific supporter of mine and behind every man is a great woman and I'm very fortunate" External link

smh Monday, January 4, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We're supportive of them as a club. We are incredibly disappointed in their actions but the fact of the matter it's a learning opportunity for both of those boys," "They can either sit there and think about what they have done and dwell on it or grow from it. We will continue to support those boys. They are Richmond men. We love what they bring when they are at their very best. They made a mistake and we will continue to invest in those boys" External link

theage Saturday, November 28, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick observed : "It's had its ups and downs but we're an incredible club and we love being around each other and we got through really well and yeah, it's something we'll look back at the rest of our lives and say 'wow it's really cool.'" External link

watoday Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick observed : "It's had its ups and downs but we're an incredible club and we love being around each other and we got through really well and yeah, it's something we'll look back at the rest of our lives and say 'wow it's really cool.'" External link

smh Sunday, October 25, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick observed : "It's had its ups and downs but we're an incredible club and we love being around each other and we got through really well and yeah, it's something we'll look back at the rest of our lives and say 'wow it's really cool.'" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, October 25, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I couldn't understand why we were made to separate from training and the early days of COVID I could not understand what was going on and we were hearing what I thought was propaganda about the virus coming," "The reality was I was really struggling to get my head around it and the reality is if I am struggling the players are going to feed off that energy so I was at my very, very worst early days" External link

smh Sunday, October 25, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I couldn't understand why we were made to separate from training and the early days of COVID I could not understand what was going on and we were hearing what I thought was propaganda about the virus coming," "The reality was I was really struggling to get my head around it and the reality is if I am struggling the players are going to feed off that energy so I was at my very, very worst early days" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, October 25, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I couldn't understand why we were made to separate from training and the early days of COVID I could not understand what was going on and we were hearing what I thought was propaganda about the virus coming," "The reality was I was really struggling to get my head around it and the reality is if I am struggling the players are going to feed off that energy so I was at my very, very worst early days" External link

watoday Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I couldn't understand why we were made to separate from training and the early days of COVID I could not understand what was going on and we were hearing what I thought was propaganda about the virus coming," "The reality was I was really struggling to get my head around it and the reality is if I am struggling the players are going to feed off that energy so I was at my very, very worst early days" External link

theherald-au Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I couldn't understand why we were made to separate from training and the early days of COVID I could not understand what was going on and we were hearing what I thought was propaganda about the virus coming," "The reality was I was really struggling to get my head around it and the reality is if I am struggling the players are going to feed off that energy so I was at my very, very worst early days" External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 24, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I couldn't understand why we were made to separate from training and the early days of COVID I could not understand what was going on and we were hearing what I thought was propaganda about the virus coming," "The reality was I was really struggling to get my head around it and the reality is if I am struggling the players are going to feed off that energy so I was at my very, very worst early days" External link

theage Saturday, October 24, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "They will give you the sledgehammer at some stage to make sure you get your act together," External link

theage Saturday, October 24, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It was an important goal. We just needed a goal we couldn't buy one," External link

theage Saturday, October 24, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It probably did help put a steely resolve us against the world type mentality in a way but it's not like we want something like that happening on a weekly or yearly basis in a way," External link

theage Saturday, October 24, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think it is going to be a great game of footy with two pretty good sides who have been playing a great brand of footy for a number of years and I think it's about time we played off in a grand final," External link

watoday Friday, October 23, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The one thing we pride ourselves on is our culture and how we cope as an organisation," External link

abc-au Friday, October 23, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think it is going to be a great game of footy with two pretty good sides who have been playing a great brand of footy for a number of years and I think it's about time we played off in a grand final," External link

smh Friday, October 23, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The one thing we pride ourselves on is our culture and how we cope as an organisation," External link

abc-au Friday, October 23, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think it is going to be a great game of footy with two pretty good sides who have been playing a great brand of footy for a number of years and I think it's about time we played off in a grand final," External link

theage Friday, October 23, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think our game's better and I think the playing group has improved," External link

theage Saturday, October 17, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Jack was one-versus-two, one-versus-three a lot of times, as was Tom [Lynch]," External link

theage Saturday, October 17, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "That's what Tom brings; he brings aggression," "If someone wants to take his space, good luck. The very best sides will play the hardest brand of footy and we're going to overstep the mark sometimes" External link

smh Thursday, October 15, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "That's what Tom brings; he brings aggression," "If someone wants to take his space, good luck. The very best sides will play the hardest brand of footy and we're going to overstep the mark sometimes" External link

theage Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "That's what Tom brings; he brings aggression," "If someone wants to take his space, good luck. The very best sides will play the hardest brand of footy and we're going to overstep the mark sometimes" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "That's what Tom brings; he brings aggression," "If someone wants to take his space, good luck. The very best sides will play the hardest brand of footy and we're going to overstep the mark sometimes" External link

theherald-au Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "A lot of [the game] is going to be off the back of centre bounce," "We know the significance of centre bounce at Adelaide Oval. It's a relatively easy ground to defend so territorial battles are going to be important" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We will continue to invest in him ... he can do some things that other players can't," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We've spoken a couple of times. We're supportive of them as a club. We are incredibly disappointed in their actions but the fact of the matter it's a learning opportunity for both of those boys, " "They can either sit there and think about what they have done and dwell on it or grow from it. We will continue to support those boys. They are Richmond men. We love what they bring when they are at their very best. They made a mistake and we will continue to invest in those boys" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "They will push the envelope – there is no doubt about that – but our boys play the game pretty tough," External link

theage Friday, October 9, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "I don't want him giving away free kicks, don't get me wrong, and I want him playing within the rules, but Tom is an aggressive type of player. The way he jumps at packs is incredible, but I think what happens is we tend to focus on the 20 per cent, not the 80 per cent, [on] the incident that is minuscule," External link

theage Friday, October 9, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "I thought he was significant in the victory," "There is no doubt we can see the difference in an experienced Tom Lynch, so it is good to have him back" External link

theage Friday, October 9, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's a massive, massive challenge. They have been the best side all year," External link

theage Friday, October 9, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "They are a reflection of me. I just have to get harder on the discipline that is required in that part of the game," "We just have to make sure on-field it doesn't happen anymore. Territory is too valuable to lose to be giving away cheap free kicks" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:36:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We'll have a look at something different for this weekend's game," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:36:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We have got to get better in that part of the game," "Every now and then it rears its ugly head and unfortunately it was on the big stage...so really disappointing" External link

smh Friday, October 2, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "At the end of the day the game is umpired in a certain way. It's a final. Let them play. It's for the players to play," External link

smh Friday, October 2, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We gave away undisciplined free kicks in the back end of that second quarter and the reality is that was the difference in the game," "The players know. They understand. It's a volatile game. Players are going to get angry" External link

smh Friday, October 2, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I thought they played very well tonight they deserved to win," External link

smh Friday, October 2, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Obstacle [creates] opportunity. For us it is all about the growth we can take out of the game," "We look at a loss as a gift as funny as that may seem. We will get to work and there are a couple of things that we can take out of the game that will certainly get us better for next week's opponent" External link

smh Friday, October 2, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's obviously a very important player to the way we structure up and the way we play," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 28, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think our system holds us in good stead," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 28, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "They're second on the ladder for a reason and have won a lot of footy games over a long period of time so we're going to have our work cut out for us," "There's no doubt it's gonna be a really fierce contest" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 28, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's obviously a very important player to the way we structure up and the way we play," External link

theage Monday, September 28, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think our system holds us in good stead," External link

theage Monday, September 28, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "They're second on the ladder for a reason and have won a lot of footy games over a long period of time so we're going to have our work cut out for us," "There's no doubt it's gonna be a really fierce contest" External link

theage Monday, September 28, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think our system holds us in good stead," External link

theage Monday, September 28, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "They're second on the ladder for a reason and have won a lot of footy games over a long period of time so we're going to have our work cut out for us," "There's no doubt it's gonna be a really fierce contest" External link

theage Monday, September 28, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Dion Prestia ) : "Dion is a best and fairest winner, who hasn't played for a long period of time but he makes us better by being out there," External link

theherald-au Saturday, September 19, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Shane Edwards trained strongly and David Astbury trained strongly. Dion Prestia joined in some training as well today. The first two have put their hands up to play but Dion is still probably the first week of finals," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:33:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "Our guys are really positive with Tom. His scan came back on the minor side. He is running now, doing some strength training. It's our understanding he will be available for the first week of the finals at this stage, which is a positive," "What I will say is though is that he is really positive to us and we will make sure he will be right to go – we have one chance of getting him right so we won't rush it" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:33:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It means a lot. We speak about the Richmond family, what our jumper represents and who we are as men and as an organisation,” External link

theage Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7:27:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We knew it was going to be a frustrating game,” External link

watoday Wednesday, September 2, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We think it’s on the minor end of the scale but we will have scans tomorrow or the day following,” External link

watoday Thursday, August 27, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We think it’s on the minor end of the scale but we will have scans tomorrow or the day following,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 27, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We think it’s on the minor end of the scale but we will have scans tomorrow or the day following,” External link

theage Thursday, August 27, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "It's really disappointing that people do this. It's obviously a matter in front of the courts now so we'll leave it at that," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "It's really disappointing that people do this. It's obviously a matter in front of the courts now so we'll leave it at that," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “You always look to challenge yourself against the very best and they are the best at the moment,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “You always look to challenge yourself against the very best – and they are the best at the moment,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Adam Saad ) : "At the end of the day, Tom plays. He plays like that. He's a hard, tough player and you saw the courage of him coming out and leading out to that ball late and the collision with [Adam] Saad. [He's a] pretty tough guy," External link

watoday Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Adam Saad ) : "At the end of the day, Tom plays. He plays like that. He's a hard, tough player and you saw the courage of him coming out and leading out to that ball late and the collision with [Adam] Saad. [He's a] pretty tough guy," External link

theage Sunday, August 23, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I have been around footy a long time, I have been really fortunate to be at some good organisations,” External link

aap-au Saturday, August 22, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "It's part of his game, obviously we want Tom to play to the letter of the law but there are times he is going to go past that like most players," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "I know Tom better than anyone on this screen [zoom conference] and if you ask the vast majority of people in the AFL, you couldn't meet a nicer person," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We will have a session up there [in Darwin] but not at the time of the game as there is a game up there prior to us," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told ( about Tom Lynch ) : “I’ve spoken to Tom – I love his aggression, sometimes he’s going to go over (the line) and he’s going to (give away) free kicks, or like the weekend he’s going to get a report or two,” External link

aap-au Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : “Look, (Lynch is) not overly proud of what he did to young Witherden and on the weekend but the reality is, these things happen from time to time but let’s not define a person’s character by that one event – let’s look at a period of work,” External link

aap-au Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I thought Tommy was very good, hard at the ball, hard at the man,” External link

aap-au Monday, August 17, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We've got a bit of a protocol at the moment that if you do give away a 50, young Parker's nappy, Trent's baby, will be getting changed by that person. It started this week, so I'm pretty sure we won't be giving away any 50s," External link

smh Sunday, August 16, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Shane Edwards ) : "Our plan is for Shane to come up on that plane at this stage," External link

smh Sunday, August 16, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's obviously foreign, any year where we're all playing in the one state is obviously going to be pretty different, but the fact is we're loving being up here," "We're playing a great brand of footy I think at the moment, it's pretty exciting for our fans back home. Playing on two wonderful venues. I must say thank you to the Queensland government, but also to Gold Coast and Brisbane, who have been nothing short of outstanding by providing facilities for all clubs up here. But it is what it is. We'll worry about finals if we make it" External link

smh Sunday, August 16, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We've got a bit of a protocol at the moment that if you do give away a 50, young Parker's nappy, Trent's baby, will be getting changed by that person. It started this week, so I'm pretty sure we won't be giving away any 50s," External link

theage Sunday, August 16, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Shane Edwards ) : "Our plan is for Shane to come up on that plane at this stage," External link

theage Sunday, August 16, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's obviously foreign, any year where we're all playing in the one state is obviously going to be pretty different, but the fact is we're loving being up here," "We're playing a great brand of footy I think at the moment, it's pretty exciting for our fans back home. Playing on two wonderful venues. I must say thank you to the Queensland government, but also to Gold Coast and Brisbane, who have been nothing short of outstanding by providing facilities for all clubs up here. But it is what it is. We'll worry about finals if we make it" External link

theage Sunday, August 16, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I love the way they play," "They attack the game and if I sit here and look at the sides I'd pay money to watch, they'd be one of those sides" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, August 8, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We condemn the behaviour obviously ... once again we will support the individual. It's all about education from our point of view. It's in the eye of the beholder so we'll continue to educate our players and continue to learn from it," External link

theage Saturday, August 8, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He won't go [to Adelaide]. He is probably the one player we have put a little bit of plan in place with regards to his hamstring," "He won't board the plane but he will, obviously, be right nine or 10 days later" External link

theage Friday, August 7, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Charlie Dixon ) : "His (Dixon's) contested marking is very good. It has been for a long time. I think his consistency at this level has by far exceeded his seasons gone past. He is so dynamic as well. He is very good at ground level as well," "It's an enormous opportunity for Noah and one we are prepared to back him in with" External link

theage Friday, August 7, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He (Bolton) has been terrific. He is a player we have tried to get into the midfield at various stages but haven't really had the opportunity with other personnel available," "He has grabbed that opportunity. He is only going to get better once he gets fitter and learns the role even more so" External link

theage Friday, August 7, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He won't go [to Adelaide]. He is probably the one player we have put a little bit of plan in place with regards to his injury injury with regards to his hamstring," "He won't board the plane but he will, obviously, be right nine or 10 days later" External link

watoday Friday, August 7, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Charlie Dixon ) : "His (Dixon's) contested marking is very good. It has been for a long time. I think his consistency at this level has by far exceeded his seasons gone past. He is so dynamic as well. He is very good at ground level as well," "It's an enormous opportunity for Noah and one we are prepared to back him in with" External link

watoday Friday, August 7, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He (Bolton) has been terrific. He is a player we have tried to get into the midfield at various stages but haven't really had the opportunity with other personnel available," "He has grabbed that opportunity. He is only going to get better once he gets fitter and learns the role even more so" External link

watoday Friday, August 7, 2020 9:33:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He won't go [to Adelaide]. He is probably the one player we have put a little bit of plan in place with regards to his injury injury with regards to his hamstring," "He won't board the plane but he will, obviously, be right nine or 10 days later" External link

theage Friday, August 7, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He has a field day every time he plays us as well. I think he had 40, or it might have been 50, one game he played us," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 3, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick replied ( about Dustin Martin ) : "It was a pretty special year, there is no doubt about that. But I think Dustin's consistency will always keep him up around that level. " External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 3, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Dylan Grimes ) : "Once again, we have got some plans in place. What that will look like, Charlie plays in different parts of the ground, Dylan will, too. " External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 3, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He has a field day every time he plays us as well. I think he had 40, or it might have been 50, one game he played us," External link

watoday Monday, August 3, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick replied ( about Dustin Martin ) : "It was a pretty special year, there is no doubt about that. But I think Dustin's consistency will always keep him up around that level. " External link

watoday Monday, August 3, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Dylan Grimes ) : "Once again, we have got some plans in place. What that will look like, Charlie plays in different parts of the ground, Dylan will, too. " External link

watoday Monday, August 3, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “As Trent and Brooke do, they admitted they were at fault. It’s been tough on them,” External link

aap-au Monday, August 3, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I am not going to lie, it's been tough on them. But as Trent and Brooke do, they accept accountability and responsibility. They did it, they were at fault. It's been tough on them," External link

watoday Monday, August 3, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He is probably, once again from a game point of view, at least a couple away at this stage, which is a little bit disappointing because he was making such good progress," External link

watoday Monday, August 3, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “As Trent and Brooke do they admitted they were at fault. It’s been tough on them,” External link

aap-au Monday, August 3, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We think for us to be a really good side he has to play," External link

watoday Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We think for us to be a really good side he has to play," External link

smh Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We think for us to be a really good side he has to play," External link

theage Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He was in a really good spot I reckon pre-iso ... and he probably didn't come back in the form or the shape that we liked and it took a little bit of time," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We will assess as we go along but we want to be a little bit open minded but also very cautious of the importance of Trent as a player to us," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “With his history and ability to come back from hamstring injuries, it’s always one that’s going to be a little bit delicate,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It was going along OK, but he had an incident, we’re not too sure what it was, but it’s put him back a little bit,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He was in a really good spot I reckon pre-iso ... and he probably didn't come back in the form or the shape that we liked and it took a little bit of time," External link

smh Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We will assess as we go along but we want to be a little bit open minded but also very cautious of the importance of Trent as a player to us," External link

smh Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "They have got a really good understanding of what makes them play some good football so we're expecting as better result from those two boys and our forward-half execution this week," External link

smh Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "What we can say is our system held up. Time in forward half, a heap more inside 50s, forward half time, the game itself looked like a Richmond game," "We just didn't execute to the level we normally would. A lot of that can be put down to inexperience but the vast majority can be put down to execution. We've got to get better" External link

watoday Saturday, July 25, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is we still want the guys we brought into the side to grow into the roles and we think they will," External link

watoday Saturday, July 25, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "What we can say is our system held up. Time in forward half, a heap more inside 50s, forward half time, the game itself looked like a Richmond game," "We just didn't execute to the level we normally would. A lot of that can be put down to inexperience but the vast majority can be put down to execution. We've got to get better" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 24, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is we still want the guys we brought into the side to grow into the roles and we think they will," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 24, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We’ll probably have a rigid plan with Trent around the games that he does play,” “Obviously with his injury history we’ve got to be careful to manage that. He’s had a great training block. His speed is incredible at the moment, he’s back above what he was playing at before” External link

theage Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It didn’t settle as we would like,” “He looked highly probable to play and it took a bit of a turn for the worse. He obviously won’t play this game, probably very unlikely he won’t play the Bulldogs game, and then thereafter we’ll have to wait and see” External link

theage Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We think for us to be a really good side, Noah has to be in the side. With David coming back in, we’re looking to keep all those guys in the side at the same time,” External link

theage Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “We look forward to at some stage celebrating his life and what a great Richmond man he was,” External link

aap-au Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Matt’s a really good player, he’s elite at what he does. Dustin’s an elite player, it should be a great contest,” External link

aap-au Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “The sides are very much different,” External link

aap-au Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We’ll probably have a rigid plan with Trent around the games that he does play,” “Obviously with his injury history we’ve got to be careful to manage that. He’s had a great training block. His speed is incredible at the moment, he’s back above what he was playing at before” External link

smh Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It didn’t settle as we would like,” “He looked highly probable to play and it took a bit of a turn for the worse. He obviously won’t play this game, probably very unlikely he won’t play the Bulldogs game, and then thereafter we’ll have to wait and see” External link

smh Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We think for us to be a really good side, Noah has to be in the side. With David coming back in, we’re looking to keep all those guys in the side at the same time,” External link

smh Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think when we're at our very best that's the way we play, we step in early," External link

watoday Sunday, July 19, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It was a shocker on my behalf," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Bachar Houli ) : "I think his mum is doing better from the news that we got today, which is incredible, and we just hope she continues to be on the mend," "Bachar and his family are hurting but we are hurting as well so we wish them all the best" External link

theage Thursday, July 16, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "There's not much I can do," External link

abc-au Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It was a horrendous game of football,” “There’s no doubt about that. It was hard to watch, it was hard to play, it was incredibly frustrating. Unfortunately it’s sometimes how games pan out. You have a lot of players in one D50, they can’t get out and we can’t score. I think we had 50 odd inside 50s for what was it, four or five goals. Which is farcical in nature really. Horrible game of football” External link

theage Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We just couldn’t execute to use our spare as well as theirs,” External link

theage Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The injury occurred in the first few minutes and to play without an injection shows the strength of the man," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 10, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's on the lower end so we are confident that if push came to shove he could play that second week," "With his history over the last 12 months, we will probably give him the extra week" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 10, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The one thing I probably would like to see is an extended bench so we can get some games into those [younger] players. The big one for me is that you want the stars playing every week," External link

theage Friday, July 10, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Whether it’s six or eight on the bench, I'm not too sure," "But we don't want to be losing games of footy when we have players sitting up here idle. We could have them sitting on the bench" External link

theage Friday, July 10, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He did the vast majority [of training] which surprised us and exceeded expectations," External link

watoday Friday, July 10, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The injury occurred in the first few minutes and to play without an injection shows the strength of the man," External link

watoday Friday, July 10, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's on the lower end so we are confident that if push came to shove he could play that second week," "With his history over the last 12 months, we will probably give him the extra week" External link

watoday Friday, July 10, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I want to see the good players play as much as possible. It might mean the stars play two weeks and then in the third week play 60 per cent of their [usual] game time or you might rest them," External link

theage Friday, July 10, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Whether it’s six or eight on the bench, I'm not too sure," "But we don't want to be losing games of footy when we have players sitting up here idle, we could have them sitting on the bench" External link

theage Friday, July 10, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He did the vast majority [of training] which surprised us and exceeded expectations," External link

smh Friday, July 10, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The injury occurred in the first few minutes and to play without an injection shows the strength of the man," External link

smh Friday, July 10, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Toby, syndesmosis, Dion syndesmosis, Trent’s got a slight hamstring. Obviously those guys won’t play next week. Tom’s got a broken finger, we’re not too sure. We’ll see how that goes but obviously he played out the game so we’re hoping that’ll be OK,” “We get an opportunity to see some other players fulfill some roles, which excites us. We’ve been down this path before, we’ve dealt with it and I’m sure we’ll deal with it pretty well again” External link

smh Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s kind of a hefty price (for the win) but those boys will be back,” “We get an opportunity to see some other players fill some roles, which excites us. We’ve been down this path before and we’ve dealt with it” External link

aap-au Sunday, July 5, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "You look at all three phases of the game we didn't perform particularly well," External link

smh Saturday, June 27, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It was really disappointing, especially the things we can control," External link

smh Saturday, June 27, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We’ve been in this situation before and we’ve dug ourselves out of it but we’ve got some work to do, there’s no doubt,” External link

aap-au Saturday, June 27, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “My job’s to get them playing better and that falls solely on my head,” External link

aap-au Saturday, June 27, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "You look at all three phases of the game we didn't perform particularly well," External link

watoday Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It was really disappointing, especially the things we can control," External link

watoday Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Our ball movement will certainly help but people are very quick to jump on a champion's back," External link

watoday Friday, June 26, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Wings always have a good game against us, we play a certain style and we are happy with our system," External link

watoday Friday, June 26, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He will play his week, we missed Liam last week as he's very important to the way we structure up and the way we play," External link

watoday Friday, June 26, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Our ball movement will certainly help but people are very quick to jump on a champion's back," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Wings always have a good game against us, we play a certain style and we are happy with our system," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He will play his week, we missed Liam last week as he's very important to the way we structure up and the way we play," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Our ball movement will certainly help but people are very quick to jump on a champion's back," External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Wings always have a good game against us, we play a certain style and we are happy with our system," External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He will play his week, we missed Liam last week as he's very important to the way we structure up and the way we play," External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Our ball movement will certainly help but people are very quick to jump on a champion's back," External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Wings always have a good game against us, we play a certain style and we are happy with our system," External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He will play his week, we missed Liam last week as he's very important to the way we structure up and the way we play," External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's such an important player for us, with the way we play, we just had to make sure he was right," External link

watoday Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He will play his week, we missed Liam last week as he's very important to the way we structure up and the way we play," "He had a loss in regard to his family and we welcome him back. It was the right thing for Liam to do, to go back and pay his respects, we are glad we gave him the opportunity to do so" External link

watoday Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We've generally been a side who in the back-end of quarters score heavily, that's been taken away so we will adjust a few things to get us up and going earlier," "There are players at development level who are playing very well. It's a shorter season so you have to play the guys who are in form" External link

watoday Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Wings always have a good game against us, we play a certain style and we are happy with our system," External link

watoday Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He trained Tuesday, he will train today and our information is he will play," External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The week off no doubt helped him," "He's such an important player for us, with the way we play" External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "You take one of the best players, if not the best player in the league, out of your side and you'd prefer to have him than not," External link

abc-au Friday, June 19, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We think he's highly probable next week," External link

abc-au Friday, June 19, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “You take one of the best players, if not the best player in the league, out of your side and you’d prefer to have him than not,” External link

aap-au Thursday, June 18, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We think he’s highly probable next week,” External link

aap-au Thursday, June 18, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I expect both Richmond and Collingwood to be a little bit better at going across the (forward 50m) arc this week,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Our game was incredibly short last week and the scoring will improve as the season goes on because you need to get that score on the board relatively early,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I expect both Richmond and Collingwood to be a little bit better at going across the [forward 50m] arc this week," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I expect both Richmond and Collingwood to be a little bit better at going across the [forward 50m] arc this week," External link

theage Wednesday, June 17, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Our game was incredibly short last week and the scoring I think will improve as the season goes on because you need to get that score on the board relatively early," External link

smh Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's had a family issue that he's gone home for so we wish him and his family all the very best," External link

smh Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Our game was incredibly short last week and the scoring I think will improve as the season goes on because you need to get that score on the board relatively early," External link

theage Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's had a family issue that he's gone home for so we wish him and his family all the very best," External link

theage Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I expect both Richmond and Collingwood to be a little bit better at going across the (forward 50m) arc this week,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Our game was incredibly short last week and the scoring I think will improve as the season goes on because you need to get that score on the board relatively early,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s had a family issue that he’s gone home for so we wish him and his family all the very best,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jacques Higgins ) : “It’s a great story, Jack, he’ll play his first game back since that significant injury last year” External link

theage Saturday, June 13, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Three weeks pre-season, a pretty hard game to play," "We've got to be a little bit patient" External link

watoday Friday, June 12, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Three weeks pre-season, a pretty hard game to play," "We've got to be a little bit patient" External link

theage Thursday, June 11, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Any brain injury is significant and quite scary in nature and there was a chance that he might not have been able to play again," External link

watoday Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Any brain injury is significant and quite scary in nature and there was a chance that he might not have been able to play again," External link

theage Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Any brain injury is significant and quite scary in nature and there was a chance that he might not have been able to play again,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We feel that with the game the way it is at the moment and being heavily dynamic, it’s probably going to lend itself to one genuine ruck and a pinch-hitting ruck,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "For us it's an opportunity," External link

watoday Monday, May 18, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "No, we've just backed in our system. At the end of the day, we just worry about what we can control, our backs are all together, our mids are all together," External link

watoday Monday, May 18, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "For us it's an opportunity," External link

theage Monday, May 18, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "No, we've just backed in our system. At the end of the day, we just worry about what we can control, our backs are all together, our mids are all together," External link

theage Monday, May 18, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "I really applaud the NRL for their aspirational-type leadership of giving a date," External link

theage Monday, April 27, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “As long as everyone’s off the same start point, I think we’ll be OK,” External link

aap-au Sunday, April 26, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I think we just want to get the game up and going and we’re prepared to do (anything),” “This is me speaking. We haven’t had the real conversation with our players as such because a lot will depend on the AFLPA and their decision-making” External link

aap-au Sunday, April 26, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “As soon as we get that date, that will make things a lot easier and give us a lot more certainty to plan for that,” External link

aap-au Sunday, April 26, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick conceded : “Initially, when you walk onto the ground, it feels very much like a practice match,” External link

dailytimesPK Friday, March 20, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We have experienced it now so it will become more common practice moving forward. I think initially walking out on the ground it feels like a practice match,” External link

watoday Friday, March 20, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We have experienced it now so it will become more common practice moving forward. I think initially walking out on the ground it feels like a practice match,” External link

smh Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We have experienced it now so it will become more common practice moving forward. I think initially walking out on the ground it feels like a practice match,” External link

theage Thursday, March 19, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Ideally we would have loved to get some game into them but our strength and conditioning staff do a wonderful job,” External link

watoday Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s relatively minor. He’s probably doubtful for next week, when that game occurs we’re not too sure. It’s not catastrophic by any means. It’s going to be a quick heal we feel,” External link

watoday Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s seriously in the mix,” External link

watoday Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We were one of the clubs with the condensing of the season hoping to get more players on the bench but I think that has been knocked on the head," External link

qt Wednesday, March 18, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Ideally we would have loved to get some game into them but our strength and conditioning staff do a wonderful job,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s relatively minor. He’s probably doubtful for next week, when that game occurs we’re not too sure. It’s not catastrophic by any means. It’s going to be a quick heal we feel,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s seriously in the mix,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Ideally we would have loved to get some game into them but our strength and conditioning staff do a wonderful job,” External link

smh Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s relatively minor. He’s probably doubtful for next week, when that game occurs we’re not too sure. It’s not catastrophic by any means. It’s going to be a quick heal we feel,” External link

smh Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s seriously in the mix,” External link

smh Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We were one of the clubs with the condensing of the season that were hoping to get more players on the bench, but I think at this stage that’s been knocked on the head, so it’ll only be the 22 players,” “Quarters will be shorter. It will be 16½ minutes with time-on we think at this stage. But that’s not to say the rules won’t change along the way. [AFL football chief] Steve [Hocking] and his team are very good and very adaptable with that. The Tigers in 2020: Trent Cotchin, coach Damien Hardwick and Jack Riewoldt. Credit: Getty Images. "It’s an extraordinary set of circumstances that we’re in but we’ve got some good people in charge and I think we’ll make some really good decisions if we need to” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s relatively minor. He’s probably doubtful for next week, when that game occurs we’re not too sure. It’s not catastrophic by any means. It’s going to be a quick heal we feel,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Ideally we would have loved to get some game into them but our strength and conditioning staff do a wonderful job,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s seriously in the mix,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We were one of the clubs with the condensing of the season that were hoping to get more players on the bench, but I think at this stage that’s been knocked on the head, so it’ll only be the 22 players,” “Quarters will be shorter. It will be 16½ minutes with time-on we think at this stage. But that’s not to say the rules won’t change along the way. [AFL football chief] Steve [Hocking] and his team are very good and very adaptable with that. The Tigers in 2020: Trent Cotchin, coach Damien Hardwick and Jack Riewoldt. Credit: Getty Images. "It’s an extraordinary set of circumstances that we’re in but we’ve got some good people in charge and I think we’ll make some really good decisions if we need to” External link

theage Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s relatively minor. He’s probably doubtful for next week, when that game occurs we’re not too sure. It’s not catastrophic by any means. It’s going to be a quick heal we feel,” External link

theage Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Ideally we would have loved to get some game into them but our strength and conditioning staff do a wonderful job,” External link

theage Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s seriously in the mix,” External link

theage Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “We were one of the clubs with the condensing of the season that were hoping to get more players on the bench, but I think at this stage that’s been knocked on the head, so it’ll only be the 22 players,” “Quarters will be shorter. It will be 16½ minutes with time-on we think at this stage. But that’s not to say the rules won’t change along the way. [AFL football chief] Steve [Hocking] and his team are very good and very adaptable with that. The Tigers in 2020: Trent Cotchin, coach Damien Hardwick and Jack Riewoldt. Credit: Getty Images. "It’s an extraordinary set of circumstances that we’re in but we’ve got some good people in charge and I think we’ll make some really good decisions if we need to” External link

watoday Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s relatively minor. He’s probably doubtful for next week, when that game occurs we’re not too sure. It’s not catastrophic by any means. It’s going to be a quick heal we feel,” External link

watoday Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Ideally we would have loved to get some game into them but our strength and conditioning staff do a wonderful job,” External link

watoday Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s seriously in the mix,” External link

watoday Wednesday, March 18, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "I think from my perspective and our team's perspective, I'd love for it to go ahead. I know the situation and the broader role we have to play in that. But I think it'll be great to get up and going and get the season started," External link

qt Tuesday, March 17, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “From my perspective, my team’s perspective, I’d love for it go ahead,” External link

aap-au Monday, March 16, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "This time of year we are probably excited for round one to come but we are playing some reasonably solid footy without being at our very best," "We know the hard work is in front of us and still to come" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "As we've seen in the one game of AFL he has played at level he is a capable AFL player and we are excited for what he is going to bring," "He is a lot fitter, is a lot leaner than this time last year so we expect he will be significantly better for the preparation and he has a better understanding of how we play" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "In 2016 there's no way Marlion Pickett gets in the door," External link

abc-au Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We don't all have to fit the same box," "We can let people be who they are, we can embrace them for the person that they are" External link

abc-au Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I sat there and I thought, 'this kid might be able to help us win'," External link

abc-au Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's so hard on himself Jack, he'll be disappointed probably with how he played," "He's probably outside the 22 at the moment, to be fair, and he knows that" External link

smh Sunday, March 1, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's so hard on himself Jack, he'll be disappointed probably with how he played," "He's probably outside the 22 at the moment, to be fair, and he knows that" External link

theage Sunday, March 1, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "In 2016 there's no way Marlion Pickett gets in the door," External link

abc-au Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We don't all have to fit the same box," "We can let people be who they are, we can embrace them for the person that they are" External link

abc-au Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I sat there and I thought, 'this kid might be able to help us win'," External link

abc-au Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "In 2016 there's no way Marlion Pickett gets in the door," External link

abc-au Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We don't all have to fit the same box," "We can let people be who they are, we can embrace them for the person that they are" External link

abc-au Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I sat there and I thought, 'this kid might be able to help us win'," External link

abc-au Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “There’s not going to be as many systems at play and the guys are going to be relying on their natural instinct to play the game,” External link

aap-au Thursday, February 27, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's got a greater purpose in life at the moment with his family and faith," External link

watoday Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's got a greater purpose in life at the moment with his family and faith," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's got a greater purpose in life at the moment with his family and faith," External link

theage Wednesday, February 19, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s got a greater purpose in life at the moment with his family and faith,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s been horrible to see the hardship of Australians right across the country throughout this crisis and the state-of-origin game will be a chance for the league’s best players to come together and make a difference,” “The work of the firefighters and emergency support workers has been heroic and this game is a way we as an industry will also be able to play our part” External link

watoday Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s been horrible to see the hardship of Australians right across the country throughout this crisis and the state-of-origin game will be a chance for the league’s best players to come together and make a difference,” “The work of the firefighters and emergency support workers has been heroic and this game is a way we as an industry will also be able to play our part” External link

theage Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jacques Higgins ) : “To a young man named Jack Higgins, who had a significant injury like you would not believe, for him to make the time and effort to come down to see our playing group on Thursday, merely a week after his operation, was simply inspirational,” “I can’t wait to get you back mate, and look forward to seeing you round one next year” External link

watoday Tuesday, October 1, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “When we asked them to withdraw from the VFL grand final they didn’t bat an eyelid and said, ‘Whatever we need coach’. And then unfortunately not to represent our great club in a grand final, with no complaint, and so happy for the other 22 players. I applaud you,” External link

watoday Tuesday, October 1, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jack Graham ) : “I want to make special mention to this guy Jack Graham,” “The impact he had in the preliminary final, the absolute courage that man showed to go back on the ground with one arm. I haven’t seen anything quite like it, Jack. Unfortunately it didn’t end the way you wanted mate, but we certainly wouldn’t be without this thing [the premiership cup] without you” External link

watoday Tuesday, October 1, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jacques Higgins ) : “To a young man named Jack Higgins, who had a significant injury like you would not believe, for him to make the time and effort to come down to see our playing group on Thursday, merely a week after his operation, was simply inspirational,” “I can’t wait to get you back mate, and look forward to seeing you round one next year” External link

theage Tuesday, October 1, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “When we asked them to withdraw from the VFL grand final they didn’t bat an eyelid and said, ‘Whatever we need coach’. And then unfortunately not to represent our great club in a grand final, with no complaint, and so happy for the other 22 players. I applaud you,” External link

theage Tuesday, October 1, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jack Graham ) : “I want to make special mention to this guy Jack Graham,” “The impact he had in the preliminary final, the absolute courage that man showed to go back on the ground with one arm. I haven’t seen anything quite like it, Jack. Unfortunately it didn’t end the way you wanted mate, but we certainly wouldn’t be without this thing [the premiership cup] without you” External link

theage Tuesday, October 1, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He is a very, very good player that kid," "It's fantastic, it's a real credit to our recruiting team, our football club, because a lot of work has gone into helping Marlion settle but the reality is he is a real star" External link

abc-au Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : “It was incredible … when you sit back and think about all of the people who have been part of the journey – the Tiger Army, our wonderful staff and our players – you start to get a bit emotional,” External link

aap-au Sunday, September 29, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I thought 'I'm gonna look like either a dill, or a champ,'" "The thing that he has, he’s just so composed with the ball. Our recruiters back him and said 'this kid can do it'" External link

theage Saturday, September 28, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The way he can influence a game is incredible," "He will go down now as one of the all-time greats" External link

theage Saturday, September 28, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is, we've had to play the same way. It's why you get to where you get to," "It's a hard, tough, brutal industry and a hard, tough, brutal game. The side that goes hardest for the longest is going to probably win tomorrow" External link

smh Friday, September 27, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is, we've had to play the same way. It's why you get to where you get to," "It's a hard, tough, brutal industry and a hard, tough, brutal game. The side that goes hardest for the longest is going to probably win tomorrow" External link

theage Friday, September 27, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is we have had to play the same way. It's why you get to where you get to," External link

abc-au Friday, September 27, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is we have had to play the same way. It's why you get to where you get to," External link

theage Friday, September 27, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We backed in our gut. It is a great story and a lot of people will tell you that but the reality is that this kid can play," "We think he is going to be a valuable player for us tomorrow" External link

theage Friday, September 27, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Don't get me wrong Marlion is going to be an important player but he is not going to be the difference in the game," "We don't expect him to be a matchwinner" External link

theage Friday, September 27, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He has got an incredible ability to cover the ground. He uses the ball really well and looks really composed," "He is hard and tough as well ... he looks a ready-made AFL player" External link

theage Friday, September 27, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is we have had to play the same way. It's why you get to where you get to," External link

watoday Friday, September 27, 2019 7:44:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We backed in our gut. It is a great story and a lot of people will tell you that but the reality is that this kid can play," "We think he is going to be a valuable player for us tomorrow" External link

watoday Friday, September 27, 2019 7:44:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Don't get me wrong Marlion is going to be an important player but he is not going to be the difference in the game," "We don't expect him to be a matchwinner" External link

watoday Friday, September 27, 2019 7:44:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He has got an incredible ability to cover the ground. He uses the ball really well and looks really composed," "He is hard and tough as well ... he looks a ready-made AFL player" External link

watoday Friday, September 27, 2019 7:44:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is we have had to play the same way. It's why you get to where you get to," External link

smh Friday, September 27, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We backed in our gut. It is a great story and a lot of people will tell you that but the reality is that this kid can play," "We think he is going to be a valuable player for us tomorrow" External link

smh Friday, September 27, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Don't get me wrong Marlion is going to be an important player but he is not going to be the difference in the game," "We don't expect him to be a matchwinner" External link

smh Friday, September 27, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He has got an incredible ability to cover the ground. He uses the ball really well and looks really composed," "He is hard and tough as well ... he looks a ready-made AFL player" External link

smh Friday, September 27, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The fact of the matter is we have had to play the same way. It's why you get to where you get to," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 27, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We backed in our gut. It is a great story and a lot of people will tell you that but the reality is that this kid can play," "We think he is going to be a valuable player for us tomorrow" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 27, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Don't get me wrong Marlion is going to be an important player but he is not going to be the difference in the game," "We don't expect him to be a matchwinner" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 27, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He has got an incredible ability to cover the ground. He uses the ball really well and looks really composed," "He is hard and tough as well ... he looks a ready-made AFL player" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 27, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Soldo has really really grown as a player," "He is playing in a grand final. I shake my head. He has become an incredible player for us, that kid" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 24, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Soldo has really really grown as a player," "He is playing in a grand final. I shake my head. He has become an incredible player for us, that kid" External link

theage Tuesday, September 24, 2019 11:24:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "If we didn't have Tom we wouldn't be sitting where we are today," External link

watoday Saturday, September 21, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Everyone looks to throw the first punch but it's whether your team can absorb a punch," External link

watoday Saturday, September 21, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "If we didn't have Tom we wouldn't be sitting where we are today," External link

smh Friday, September 20, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Everyone looks to throw the first punch but it's whether your team can absorb a punch," External link

smh Friday, September 20, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "If we didn't have Tom we wouldn't be sitting where we are today," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 20, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Everyone looks to throw the first punch but it's whether your team can absorb a punch," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 20, 2019 6:24:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Chris Scott ) : “Chris is very good at giving you an insult without giving you an insult I reckon,” External link

aap-au Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Chris is very good at giving you an insight without giving you an insight I reckon,” External link

theage Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We certainly feel we have given ourselves the best preparation over the last four to five weeks you have just got to be playing the best footy at the right time. We feel like we’re in that window," External link

theage Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Chris is very good at giving you an insight without giving you an insight I reckon,” External link

smh Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:59:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We certainly feel we have given ourselves the best preparation over the last four to five weeks you have just got to be playing the best footy at the right time. We feel like we’re in that window," External link

smh Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:59:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’d be hard to change [the side that beat Brisbane],” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 19, 2019 5:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We try and quell the influence where it is, at the source, but he is very agile at the stoppage, that's the strength of him [Neale]," External link

smh Saturday, September 7, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We try and quell the influence where it is, at the source, but he is very agile at the stoppage, that's the strength of him [Neale]," External link

theage Saturday, September 7, 2019 3:39:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "You sort of, generally, love the side you have now and there are a few pieces you can look at," External link

theage Tuesday, September 3, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We probably were 'up' a lot earlier," External link

theage Tuesday, September 3, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We'll have a look at [changing what we do], no doubt. That's the good and bad thing that you play the same side two weeks in a row, we'll get a good look at what they did and they'll also get a really good look at what we did as well," External link

smh Monday, August 26, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's a certain starter, obviously we've got training today, but we're very confident he'll get through that ... it's just important for him to get some match practice," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 23, 2019 3:30:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I didn't know why we needed to have the rule in the first place to be perfectly honest. We seem to have a very reactive nature ... the game of AFL is so tough on these blokes. Don't apply so many rules," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We will assess once we get more information ... he finished the game which is a positive for us and it has blown up a little bit which is not such a bad thing, if that makes sense," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He could have played ... he looks primed and ready to go," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I don't think that is what the rule was brought in for. If you don't want high marks in the game ... I don't know. I don't think it is a good look for the game, personally," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "When they play their best they're one of the best sides in the competition," External link

smh Friday, August 16, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "When they play their best they're one of the best sides in the competition," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 16, 2019 5:16:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told : "I think we probably played too well, too early last year," External link

smh Tuesday, August 13, 2019 4:18:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I think he’s highly likely to play next week from our point of view,” External link

smh Friday, August 9, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s a five-time All-Australian, All-Australian captain, best-and-fairest winner, he’s just one of the best players I’ve ever seen play,” “He was prepared to run the gauntlet for the benefit of the side but the reality was it was, if we look at it from a medical perspective, it was always going to be tough to play” External link

smh Friday, August 9, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s an important part of our make-up to who we are and what we do so from our point of view he’s a required player,” “Where his contract is, I’m not too sure at the moment, but I love the way he plays” External link

smh Friday, August 9, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I think he’s highly likely to play next week from our point of view,” External link

theage Friday, August 9, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s a five-time All-Australian, All-Australian captain, best-and-fairest winner, he’s just one of the best players I’ve ever seen play,” “He was prepared to run the gauntlet for the benefit of the side but the reality was it was, if we look at it from a medical perspective, it was always going to be tough to play” External link

theage Friday, August 9, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s an important part of our make-up to who we are and what we do so from our point of view he’s a required player,” “Where his contract is, I’m not too sure at the moment, but I love the way he plays” External link

theage Friday, August 9, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We're very fortunate with the players we have got playing some great footy down there and it puts pressure on the guys that are playing in the senior side," "We are in a really solid position where we know that if someone gets hurt we can bring someone in to replicate that part of the game" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, August 3, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "If you had said to me at the start of the year we would have drafted this kid as the last pick in the. draft and he'd play every single game and be a Rising Star candidate, I'd look at you as if you were crazy," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 1, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “If he hadn’t had his previous history, he probably [would have] missed this week and played next,” “Look, it’s disappointing – his first 15 minutes in the game was incredible. Once again, these things can change depending on how his recovery is going … but as I said … it’s a one-week injury” External link

theage Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Toby Nankervis ) : “Trying to tell [Nankervis] that was pretty tough as you can imagine. He’s a very competitive man who wants to play,” “He understands where we are at the moment and he also understands how important he is to the makeup of our side” External link

theage Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "What we have to take into consideration is he's a five time All-Australian, All-Australian captain, a really important player for us now and in the future," "Our medical staff will make a really calculated decision with that when it is time to make that decision, we will" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 25, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It will continue to go on until at some stage we will have to make a decision. He is going really well, training really hard and he will continue to ask the question. That is what makes him such a competitive beast and he will always challenge us," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 25, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We've adjusted our defence accordingly because a couple of sides obviously went with that pattern of play after [that game] and we went with a little bit of a system change to eradicate that style of game from the opposition," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 25, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s important to the way we want to play,” External link

theage Saturday, July 20, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He’s got a group of blood vessels that aren’t strong and naturally bleed. Obviously he’s had a bigger bleed which has caused the issue so he won't play again this year," "Anytime you sort of hear of a brain bleed you think the worst. But it wasn’t a trauma event, it was something he’s had since he was born" External link

watoday Friday, July 19, 2019 1:48:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He’s one of those guys – it’s what we love about this kid – you wouldn’t know he’s got a significant injury," External link

watoday Friday, July 19, 2019 1:48:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He’s got a group of blood vessels that aren’t strong and naturally bleed. Obviously he’s had a bigger bleed which has caused the issue so he won't play again this year," "Anytime you sort of hear of a brain bleed you think the worst. But it wasn’t a trauma event, it was something he’s had since he was born" External link

theage Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He’s one of those guys – it’s what we love about this kid – you wouldn’t know he’s got a significant injury," External link

theage Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We’ve got to be very careful with what we do. I think we’ve just got to let the game settle for a while and stop tinkering with the rules," External link

theage Thursday, July 18, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Guys know when they’ve got a player in a situation that could be dangerous and they limit that," "Overall our players of all the AFL clubs are very good at understanding when they’ve got a player in a compromising situation and will generally look after that guy" External link

theage Thursday, July 18, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He’s got a group of blood vessels that aren’t strong and naturally bleed. Obviously he’s had a bigger bleed which has caused the issue so he won't play again this year," External link

theage Thursday, July 18, 2019 4:03:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s exciting. I think it probably sums us up as a club,” External link

theage Sunday, July 14, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He was huge in a couple of those contests and some of those marks and he finished with some goals as the cream on top,” “He’s been so important to the way we play, the ability to bring the ball to ground and give those players another opportunity” External link

theage Sunday, July 14, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It was good for Jack to get through the game unscathed, and they’re only going to get better [as a tandem] as a result and the conditions will help that also,” “Obviously Jack’s missed a lot of footy so he was always going to be a little bit rusty but ... he looked in good touch. There are things that’ll come good with more time playing but it was a great result that he got through the game for us” External link

theage Sunday, July 14, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jack Riewoldt ) : "Having (Jack) back in the side just makes us better, not only from him personally, but he makes those around him better as well," External link

smh Friday, July 12, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I think it will be a little bit harder for Jeremy this time," External link

smh Friday, July 12, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "They are a proud footy club starting to find their way in the AFL world and get enormous respect from us," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:14:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jack Riewoldt ) : "He's harassing me at the moment, Jack," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:14:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's a very, very small chance," "The probability of re-injuring the ACL as compared to the long-term career that he obviously has [ahead of him], he's a five-time All-Australian so we're not going to take a risk with a player of that calibre" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:14:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : ''That's the exuberance of youth, the excitement that they bring,'' External link

theage Sunday, June 30, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "You look at the sides who are at the very, very top - they've had a great connection and a lot of their players have played together for a sustained period," External link

theage Friday, June 28, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Good goals are good goals. We like to celebrate, don't we," External link

watoday Friday, June 14, 2019 6:19:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Good goals are good goals. We like to celebrate, don't we," External link

smh Friday, June 14, 2019 5:17:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Good goals are good goals. We like to celebrate, don't we," External link

theage Friday, June 14, 2019 4:33:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Good goals are good goals. We like to celebrate, don't we," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 14, 2019 3:58:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I know people keep looking for him to be this messiah but the reality is that is not what we got him for. We got him to create contests," External link

theage Saturday, June 8, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "He has only trained once a week at the moment," "After the break he will train twice a week which once again will improve his ability to get around the ground so Tom's best footy, like ours as a footy club for mine, is well and truly in front of us" External link

theage Saturday, June 8, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We'll hang tough as best we can," "Our best footy for mine is still well and truly in front of us and we just have to battle our way through it" External link

theage Saturday, June 8, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The thing I love about our club is we sort of embrace those challenges," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "The thing I love about our club is we sort of embrace those challenges," External link

theage Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "With the void that’s probably in our leadership group – or that’s left our leadership group at the moment – I’ve never seen a guy step up as much as him," External link

watoday Friday, May 24, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I was probably looking at areas of his game, they’re not poor, but they’re probably below in some areas. But what I sort of forgot as a coach, and it’s really poor on my behalf, is that he’s great in a lot of areas. I’ve got to remind myself to look at those areas. Now we’re seeing the dividends of our coaching group backing him in,” External link

smh Sunday, May 19, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : “We certainly know what we value Tom for and he’s an incredible player for us and he’s going to get better,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 10, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Our ball use inside 50 has been an issue this year, it’s something we’re working on ... what we do know is that Fremantle’s defence is very good – they’ve got [Joel] Hamling down there and young [Alex] Pearce so they’re just fantastic,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 10, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “What our judgment call is this is one of the best players I’ve ever seen play the game,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 10, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : “We certainly know what we value Tom for and he’s an incredible player for us and he’s going to get better,” External link

theage Friday, May 10, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Our ball use inside 50 has been an issue this year, it’s something we’re working on ... what we do know is that Fremantle’s defence is very good – they’ve got [Joel] Hamling down there and young [Alex] Pearce so they’re just fantastic,” External link

theage Friday, May 10, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “What our judgment call is this is one of the best players I’ve ever seen play the game,” External link

theage Friday, May 10, 2019 10:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : “We certainly know what we value Tom for and he’s an incredible player for us and he’s going to get better,” External link

theage Friday, May 10, 2019 4:19:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “What our judgment call is this is one of the best players I’ve ever seen play the game,” External link

theage Friday, May 10, 2019 4:19:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It does take a player moving from a club a little bit of time,” External link

aap-au Sunday, May 5, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jesus Christ ) : "We could have had Jesus Christ playing down there tonight and I reckon he would have struggled on him to be fair," External link

watoday Sunday, May 5, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jesus Christ ) : "We could have had Jesus Christ playing down there tonight and I reckon he would have struggled on him to be fair," External link

theage Sunday, May 5, 2019 4:24:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Any time a new player comes in and makes an immediate impact, whether that’s an experienced player like Tom [Lynch] or some younger talent like Shai Bolton, Sydney Stack, Jack Ross, those type of players, it improves you and reinvigorates your side,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 2, 2019 5:08:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I love the look of our VFL side, once again we lose a magnet along the way but we’ve got adequate replacements,” “Our VFL development squad under [coach] Craig [McRae] have done a terrific job of allowing us to develop players the way we want them to play and so we’re really confident that if we lose one, we’ll bring in another player who’ll be able to fulfil that role” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 2, 2019 5:08:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s one of those players who’s like having another coach on the field, especially with the runners being reduced we’ve actually missed having him,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 2, 2019 5:08:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “With rehab, he’ll be able to get back probably just after the bye because I think with surgery if you have that it’s probably end-of-season stuff,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, May 2, 2019 5:08:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “He’s slowly become a fan favourite,” External link

theage Thursday, April 25, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “Are they annoying every now and then? Yeah,” External link

theage Thursday, April 25, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “I remember my daughter had some friends over and she made one of those plates with salami and cheeses and the next day I see him out the back around the pool and he’s got the same thing by himself,” “He’s just one of those sort of guys” External link

theage Thursday, April 25, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We probably envisaged he'd play next week but that's not going to be the case now, so he'll go through a little more rehab to get him back where he needs to be," External link

theage Tuesday, April 23, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's looking really good, he was really close last week," "He's done everything, he's ahead of schedule. So once again, is he going to be 100 per cent? He'll be pretty close" External link

theage Tuesday, April 23, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Grimesy is probably the likely guy but 'Buddy' plays different positions ... sometimes he's up the ground and sometimes he's deep," External link

theage Friday, April 19, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "One thing I know about the Swans is that they never quite start off that well," External link

theage Friday, April 19, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Dustin Martin ) : "Dustin is a player who works on his game every week, mentally and physically," External link

theage Thursday, April 18, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's tough. He's hard. He brings a real Richmond attitude to the way we're going to play this ball game," "He is a very quiet lad but he plays the game in a brutal way" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 11, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It did genuinely affect him. He's not one of those guys who goes about belting blokes behind the play," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 11, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "For the climbers, it’s all about concentrating on what you are doing right here, right now – looking for the correct foothold and the correct ledge to place your fingers in. And more importantly, the backing of your strength as a climber," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 11, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We are being tested at the moment there is no doubt about it," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 11, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's tough. He's hard. He brings a real Richmond attitude to the way we're going to play this ball game," "He is a very quiet lad but he plays the game in a brutal way" External link

theage Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It did genuinely affect him. He's not one of those guys who goes about belting blokes behind the play," External link

theage Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "For the climbers, it’s all about concentrating on what you are doing right here, right now – looking for the correct foothold and the correct ledge to place your fingers in. And more importantly, the backing of your strength as a climber," External link

theage Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We are being tested at the moment there is no doubt about it," External link

theage Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's a great growth opportunity for our players as far as I am concerned," External link

theage Thursday, April 11, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Are we in the position we want to be? No, but life challenges you in different ways," "You can either look at it as an obstacle or an opportunity" External link

theage Thursday, April 11, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Why do you reckon he might give away that free kick? At the end of the day, blokes come to watch the No.4 play," External link

watoday Sunday, April 7, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Dustin Martin ) : "I'm concerned about our team's form, let's be honest. We had opportunities to play and win some games. We can quite easily lump it on an individual or we can say, there's 22 blokes out there, we can't rely on Dustin to play to an incredible level week-in, week-out," External link

watoday Sunday, April 7, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Why do you reckon he might give away that free kick? At the end of the day, blokes come to watch the No.4 play," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, April 6, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Dustin Martin ) : "I'm concerned about our team's form, let's be honest. We had opportunities to play and win some games. We can quite easily lump it on an individual or we can say, there's 22 blokes out there, we can't rely on Dustin to play to an incredible level week-in, week-out," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, April 6, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We'll take the week; we're really conservative with these calls," "If push comes to shove he could play but it's a marathon not a sprint, so we'll take the week on the chin" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He played a half last week, he's come back from Achilles soreness," "Ideally we'd like him to get one more game under his belt" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's about whether we throw him in the deep end, or do we take a little bit of time and look at him at VFL level to explore that option," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "A lot of pressure on the ball will take away from that," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told ( about Alex Rance ) : "Alex is irreplaceable, let's be honest. We cannot replace [him], he's that good a player that you can't just slot in another player," External link

smh Tuesday, March 26, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He was in [at the club] the next day, he's that sort of person," "It made me feel guilty, I was feeling sorry for us" External link

smh Tuesday, March 26, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick told ( about Alex Rance ) : "Alex is irreplaceable, let's be honest. We cannot replace [him], he's that good a player that you can't just slot in another player," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He was in [at the club] the next day, he's that sort of person," "It made me feel guilty, I was feeling sorry for us" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "It's probably a suspected ACL at this point, which is incredibly disappointing," External link

qt Friday, March 22, 2019 3:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He's obviously a champion of the game, he's one of the best fullbacks I've ever seen," External link

qt Friday, March 22, 2019 3:55:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s going to be disappointing if it is [an ACL],” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:35:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Alex Rance ) : “He’s obviously a champion of the game. He’s one of the best full-backs I’ve ever seen,” “These things can be overcome. It’s disappointing to lose such a fantastic player, but it also provides an opportunity for someone else to get some games under their belt. We’ll get to find a player. Are they going to be to Alex Rance’s standard? Certainly not straight away, it’s very hard to replace an Alex Rance. But it’ll give someone an opportunity no doubt” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:35:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : “It’s going to be disappointing if it is [an ACL],” External link

theage Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Alex Rance ) : “He’s obviously a champion of the game. He’s one of the best full-backs I’ve ever seen,” “These things can be overcome. It’s disappointing to lose such a fantastic player, but it also provides an opportunity for someone else to get some games under their belt. We’ll get to find a player. Are they going to be to Alex Rance’s standard? Certainly not straight away, it’s very hard to replace an Alex Rance. But it’ll give someone an opportunity no doubt” External link

theage Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We're looking forward to seeing how those two come together," "It might possibly take a bit of time or it might click straight away ... I'm hoping for the latter" External link

smh Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:35:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "We're looking forward to seeing how those two come together," "It might possibly take a bit of time or it might click straight away ... I'm hoping for the latter" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Once he feels confident to put his hand up to play I will be slapping his magnet up on the board," "He has a great understanding of his body and he knows what he needs to do to get right ... we're really confident that he is going to be a really good player for us and when he is ready he will let us know" External link

theage Saturday, March 16, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Once he feels confident to put his hand up to play I will be slapping his magnet up on the board," "He has a great understanding of his body and he knows what he needs to do to get right ... we're really confident that he is going to be a really good player for us and when he is ready he will let us know" External link

smh Saturday, March 16, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Tom Lynch ) : "Tom is one of those guys who has played seven or eight years of AFL footy and he will come to me and tell when he is ready," "Our doctors are really happy where he is at and how he is going" External link

theage Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "Once he feels confident to put his hand up to play I will be slapping his magnet up on the board," "He has a great understanding of his body and he knows what he needs to do to get right ... we're really confident that he is going to be a really good player for us and when he is ready he will let us know" External link

theage Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "All those guys are showing something for us which is really exciting," External link

theage Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He was terrific for us in and around the ruck, and he provided a contest and a couple of highlights," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "All in all, it was a positive experience," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "He was terrific for us in and around the ruck, and he provided a contest and a couple of highlights," External link

smh Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "All in all, it was a positive experience," External link

smh Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick declared : "Let's make Richmond great again!," External link

smh Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:10:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said : "I don't apologise for putting the expectation bar up high. That's the sort of club (we are) and person I am," "We're confident with the playing group that we've got that we're capable of playing, when we play our best, that style of footy (that leads to finals)" External link

smh Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:10:00 PM EAT

Damien Hardwick said ( about Jack Riewoldt ) : "He's a leader in his own right," "The fact of the matter is Jack's leadership has improved every year. Whether we've got leaders above him or beyond him, we've only got a certain amount of spots for leaders. We don't have a large leadership group. If we have 10 then he's probably in, if we've got five then it's probably touch and go" External link

smh Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:10:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
coach94.71%EN10/23/202023/10/2020
senior coach4.23%EN09/24/201724/09/2017
head coach1.06%EN07/25/201625/07/2016
Names Lang Count
Damien HardwickEN100.00%
Damian HardwickEN0.00%


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Tony Shaw said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : “Have a look at how close a good coach like Damien Hardwick was to getting the flick,” “He could have been one board member, or one ordinary administrator, one hour away from getting the sack. He would never have got the opportunity to do what he’s done” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, April 16, 2021 7:25:00 AM EAT

Tony Shaw said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : “Have a look at how close a good coach like Damien Hardwick was to getting the flick,” “He could have been one board member, or one ordinary administrator, one hour away from getting the sack. He would never have got the opportunity to do what he’s done” External link

smh Friday, April 16, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

Peggy O Neal said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "Damien, you could tell, was just irritated. He had something that worked, and this thing was messing it all up. It might have been a matter of him not believing everything he was told, or perhaps asking: 'Does it have to be this extreme?' or 'I'll believe it, but you’ve got to prove it to me'," "He just had to be more positive" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, January 4, 2021 11:58:00 AM EAT

Peggy O Neal said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "Damien, you could tell, was just irritated. He had something that worked, and this thing was messing it all up. It might have been a matter of him not believing everything he was told, or perhaps asking: 'Does it have to be this extreme?' or 'I'll believe it, but you’ve got to prove it to me'," "He just had to be more positive" External link

smh Monday, January 4, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Peggy O Neal said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : “Damien, you could tell, was just irritated. He had something that worked, and this thing was messing it all up. It might have been a matter of him not believing everything he was told, or perhaps asking, ‘Does it have to be this extreme?’ or ‘I’ll believe it, but you’ve got to prove it to me’,” "He just had to be more positive" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 4, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Brett Deledio said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "What do you expect us [the media] to do, Dimma [Hardwick], just gloss over it and say that's acceptable so the next kid can go and do it, or a kid in the Auskick can go and put his knee into someone's head?" External link

abc-au Sunday, October 11, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Hugh Riminton added ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "The question to you is, if this is horseplay, are all premiership players within Richmond expected to tolerate [this] or is it just the black player is expected to tolerate it. A question for you Damien Hardwick" External link

watoday Friday, August 7, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "The comments after the game from Damien were completely unnecessary and unwarranted. They just weren't correct," External link

watoday Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "The comments after the game from Damien were completely unnecessary and unwarranted. They just weren't correct," External link

smh Monday, July 13, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

John Longmire said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "The comments after the game from Damien were completely unnecessary and unwarranted. They just weren't correct," External link

smh Monday, July 13, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Dustin Martin added ( about Damien Hardwick ) : "We're going down Swan tonight. 100 per cent. I said we should get the bus with no roof. But Hardwick's reply was classic: " External link

qt Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:30:00 AM EAT

Jack Graham said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : “I knew once [Hardwick] grabbed me, I said ‘Oh, this can’t really be good,’” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 28, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Williams said ( about Damien Hardwick ) : “A great deal of it is about making his dad – and his mum – proud. That really drives him. He wants to make those he loves - his parents and his teammates and his coach 'Dimma' [Damien Hardwick] – proud of him. He doesn’t want to let them down, he wants to be the one they rely on,” External link

theage Friday, September 6, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Daniel Rioli told ( about Damien Hardwick ) : “He (Hardwick) said that I had a good game, that I was back to my best basically, (because) I applied pressure and laid eight tackles. That’s what he needed, so fingers crossed I will be playing against Essendon,” External link

dailytelegraph Wednesday, May 22, 2019 5:28:00 AM EAT