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Dons early start

Essendon’s ten returning players will begin their official pre-season training a little earlier than normal.

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Merrett's rare company

In the last 20 years only two players have polled more Brownlow votes in a wooden spoon winning side than Zach Merrett.

Read 15 hours ago, Essendon Bombers, Essendon Bombers

Round by Round

Here are the votes from all of the Bombers matches this season.

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Dons in the votes

Here is how the Bombers fared on Brownlow Medal night.

Read 17 hours ago, Essendon Bombers, Essendon Bombers

Merrett's motivation

He won the best and fairest in 2016 but team success remains the motivation for Essendon's young star Zach Merrett.

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Essendon Bombers 2016 List Analysis

The obvious thing here for Essendon, is the missing best 22 players from 2016. It is hard to take anything of substance away from the Bombers season, but the fact they’ve got early games in to their drafted...

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Bombers star Merrett signs new AFL deal

Bombers star Merrett signs new AFL deal

Essendon best-and-fairest winner Zach Merrett has agreed to a new AFL deal which will keep him at the club until the end of 2021.

Read 1 day ago, The West Australian, Essendon Bombers

Dons lock in young star until end of 2021

ESSENDON young gun Zach Merrett will be a Bomber until the end of 2021 after signing a new contract extension.

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Bombers lock in young star for five more years

Dons lock in reigning club champion on improved long-term deal

Read 1 day ago, AFL, Essendon Bombers

Merrett Back In

Essendon is pleased to announce, Zach Merrett, has agreed to a three year contract extension which will see him remain a Bomber until the end of 2021.

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'The Bunton of Essendon'

'The Bunton of Essendon'

Haydn Bunton won three Brownlow medals for Fitzroy but he also inspired one of Essendon greatest players as Dan Eddy details.

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Draft order

Draft order

In light of the weekend's results, here is the draft order as it stands.

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Season review: Matthew Leuenberger

Matthew Leuenberger found the continuity he craved in his first season at Essendon.

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Dons moving forward

Essendon Chief Executive Xavier Campbell says he never had to issue a sale pitch to secure Jobe Watson’s commitment for next season.

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List analysis: What Jobe’s return means for Dons

JOBE Watson’s decision to return to Essendon to play in 2017 will make everyone at the club — from players, to coaches, to staff walk taller. GARY BUCKENARA ANALYSES THE LIST

Read 4 days ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Jobe on his time away

Jobe on his time away

From spin classes to frothed almond milk at a hole-in-the-wall cafe - Jobe Watson on his year away from the game.

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'I'm extremely excited'

Jobe Watson says he is excited about resuming his football career with the Bombers.

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Jobe returns a changed man

JOBE Watson, the front man for Essendon’s three years of hell, is gone and the smiling man we once knew is back and ready to move on with the next chapter of his life, writes Jon Ralph.

Read 4 days ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

What to expect from Essendon in 2017

What to expect from Essendon in 2017

OFF the back of Jobe Watson confirming he will return to Essendon, what can we expect from the Bombers in the 2017 season?

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Bombers finally get closure thanks to Jobe

Bombers finally get closure thanks to Jobe

THE missing piece of the puzzle has announced his return. And as Julian de Stoop writes, Essendon can finally move on from the anguish of the ‘Supplements Scandal’.

Read 4 days ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers