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26 November 2018
First RISL student drafted to the AFL

The Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership (RISL) congratulates Isaac Quaynor, a first-round draftee recruited to the Collingwood Football Club in Thursday night’s 2018 National AFL Draft. This year, while firmly focusing his efforts on football, Quaynor, 18, successfully completed the Institute’s double diploma in Sports Management and Leadership – a course delivered in partnership with...

13 November 2018
Lauren Jackson joins Richmond Institute

Chris Young, The Border Mail Former international basketballer and three-time Olympic silver medallist, Lauren Jackson, has joined the Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership as the club looks to expand into the Albury-Wodonga region next year. The football club, which owns subsidiary business Aligned Leisure, offer a duel Diploma of Sport Development and Leadership Management in conjunction...

11 October 2018
RISL students benefit from India experience

     Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership (RISL) students have had an incredible opportunity to travel to India to put to work the skills they have developed during their 2018 sports leadership course. in conjuction with Primitive Sports, running clinics, testing, screening and introducing AFL to over 600 students in Mumbai, are just a few of...

20 August 2018

Zach Gulavin, Officer Community Hub Captain, Aligned Leisure For Zach Gulavin, his first experience with the Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership (RISL) started when it popped up on his Facebook feed. An avid Richmond fan, it caught his attention given his love of sports and the Richmond Football Club. His decision to apply for the...

20 August 2018
Liam Flanagan – 2017 Richmond Institute student

Liam Flanagan, Boarding Coordinator, Melbourne Indigenous Transition School (MITS) For Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership (RISL) student, Liam Flanagan, his own life experience of needing to create a home away from home helped him to discover his passion for youth mentoring and support. Originally from Darwin in the Northern Territory, Flanagan moved to Victoria for...

09 August 2018

We are GROWING and currently taking enrollments for our new Albury Wodonga Campus!  If you’d like to join us next year contact [email protected] or for more information see

09 August 2018
Project management – Precinct Games

This term our students are focused on project management. This week saw some of our students successfully ran the AFL 9s component of this years Precinct Games which saw sporting Clubs within the area battle it out!

07 August 2018
Peggy O’Neal – Richmond Football Club president and Richmond Institute Ambassador

Yesterday students heard from Richmond Football Club president and Richmond Institute Ambassador, Peggy O’Neal. Peggy provided insight into the role of a president and the board within the Club. Thank you so much for your time Peggy.