New mature-age Bomber “wrote to a few clubs” in attempt to get drafted

Essendon draftee Garrett McDonagh has revealed it was an email he sent to the Essendon recruiting department that got him in touch with list manager Adrian Dodoro and finally onto an AFL list. McDonagh was drafted with pick 50 on Thursday night, the 25-year-old now finally living his AFL dream after years of struggling to make the big time. He toured the ‘The Hangar’ for the first time on Monday and told reporters he had emailed several clubs in a bid to take destiny into his own hands. "I...

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