Ned Richardson

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Ned Richardson
Personal information
Full name Nicholas T. Richardson
Date of birth 26 May 1886
Date of death 19 January 1929(1929-01-19) (aged 42)
Original team(s) Beverley
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1908–1909 Fitzroy 02 (0)
1913–1915 Richmond 26 (4)
1915, 1918 Essendon 22 (2)
Total 50 (6)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1918.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Nicholas "Ned" Richardson (26 May 1886 – 19 January 1929) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Fitzroy, Richmond and Essendon in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Richardson, a half back from Beverley, had two stints in the VFL.[1] He started out at Fitzroy but could only manage two appearances.[2] When he returned to the league in 1913, at Richmond, he immediately became a regular member of the side, with 16 games for the year.[2] He switched clubs during the 1915 VFL season but then had to sit out of league football for two years, as Essendon went into a war imposed recess.[3] He resumed at Essendon in 1918 and was one of only two players from his club to appear in all 14 rounds.[2]


  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5. 
  2. ^ a b c AFL Tables: Ned Richardson
  3. ^ "Nicholas T. Richardson". Essendon Football Club official website.