One of the great finals ended with vindication for Chris Fagan and devastation for Richmond after an ‘almost’ season ended in another close loss. Where to now for the Tigers?
It was Chris Fagan’s crowning moment as Brisbane coach.
Under siege and overwhelmed by injury and suspension going into match, and then losing ruckman Oscar McInerney three minutes into the contest, the Lions were brave and bold and lucky, and all of footy was blessed for it.
He needed this win.
And he will love it. Because underdog wins are gloriously memorable for their total application from every player.
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And of all the players to be heroes, it was Joe Daniher, who found himself in the right place at the right time, in the goalsquare surrounded by four Richmond…