Roaring to go for Grand Final glory

Darryl Johanning has decorated his Narre Warren South home in yellow and black. 198299_02. Picture: STEWART CHAMBERS

By Brendan Rees

Darryl Johanning is daring to dream a return of a premiership cup for his beloved tigers.

The diehard Richmond fan of Narre Warren South is ready to roar at this Saturday’s Grand Final.

And he has secured a ticket the biggest game in town with a “little bit of luck”.

“We’re up and about … all we’ve got to do is win one more and we’ve got it,” he said.

Darryl’s passion for tigers includes his own three-car garage ‘man cave’ filled with everything Richmond – where there is not enough space to park a car.

Meanwhile, Richmond fanatic Dave Coppin of Narre Warren South has his hopes for a 2017 repeat.

Dave, who has a Richmond-themed Jesus tattoo on top of his head, says he’s “gone over the top” with spending “thousands” on Richmond memorabilia including player jumpers from the 2017 Grand Final.

He says he’s “cocky” about Richmond winning the flag: “We were very unlucky we weren’t minor premiers … in a roundabout way it’s first playing sixth.