Essendon draftee had given up hope on AFL career

Essendon recruit Garrett McDonagh admits he had given up on his AFL dream only a few years ago. The 25-year-old was selected by the Bombers with pick 50 in last week’s National Draft after attracting the interest of the red and black during his 2021 season with the Richmond VFL side. List boss Adrian Dodoro said the club was close to selecting McDonagh in the Mid-Season Draft, when they instead settled for his Tigers VFL teammate Sam Durham. They eventually snapped him up late in the third round,...

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1 month ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

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