Essendon draftee’s “really special moment” after realising AFL dream

Essendon used their first pick in this year’s National Draft to select inside midfielder Ben Hobbs. The Horsham junior was snapped up by the Bombers with pick No.13 after being widely tipped to go inside the top 10 prior to the draft. Hobbs was congratulated and welcomed to the club by skipper Dyson Heppell, Andrew McGrath, Zach Merrett, Dylan Shiel and Jordan Ridley at the London Tavern after realising his AFL dream. “It wasn't too big of a night, but five of the Essendon boys came and saw me...

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2 months ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

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