Having come off a weekend break and a change of guard under new head coach Bernie Perenara the team was as prepared as could be expected.
The Richmond Premiers had a good crowd of Richmond supporters who were very vocal.
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Live Match update feed today at Richmond Premier game vs Marist Saints. #BiteEmBulldogs
Nice opening set with Richmond close to scoring down the left side
Marist spill the ball. Richmond plays into Marist half
Penalty to Richmond. Interception down right side to Marist lead to Marist try two plays later
Try converted 6-0 Marist
Marist knock on. Richmond play into Marist half
Jason Tavita aerial kick caught by tower Centre Joe Alesi who scores right of the post. Two out of two sets completed for the Bulldogs
Kick converted by full back Damon Niko. 6-6
Penalty to Richmond. Richmond in Marist half.
Third completed set. Good d to keep Marist in their half on tackle 5
Mid field tackle break leads to Marist right side scoring from draw and pass, 12-6 Marist
Penalty to Richmond sees them in Marist half
Marist kick off to Bulldogs to get the game started
Left wing Cory Samuel Teina is pushed out- close to scoring
Prop Jonah Sofele earns a rest. Big bopper Logan Wright is on. 4/5 completed sets from Richmond
5/6 completed sets. Knock on by Marist. Richmond scrum at half way
Cory Samuel Teina held up on the line
6/7 completed sets by Richmond
Logan Wright spills ball, 6/9 completed sets
Richmond last play. Half time 18-12 to Marist
Marist spill the ball at half way line. Richmond attack
Great work from forwards led by Logan Wright leads to Jason Tavita try next to goal post. Kick converted by Damon Niko. 12-12
Marist spill ball over try line. Ref says play on as Richmond play at the ball. Try awarded? 18-12 Marist
Great hit by Andrew Kake forces Marist to lose ball. Penalty to Richmond for hands in play the ball. Marist on goal line. Richmond knock on in ruck play. 6/10 completed sets
Knock on by Richmond’s Damon Niko from scrum play to the right
Richmond Rovers RLFC Kick off
Marist second rower scored down left side. 22-12 Marist
Try to Marist right wing. 28-12 Marist.
Try to Marist right wing 34-12 Marist
Try to Marist right centre 38-12
Double movement to Ben Collins sees Marist back with the ball. Good hustle in repeat sets for both teams
Try to left wing Cory Samuel Teina from Logan Wright chip kick and regather draw pass, 38-16 to Marist.
Richmond Rovers RLFC Game over