Essendon Bombers

Eagles great left perplexed by poor Essendon list management

“I do know that three of those players that left, two of them would have stayed if John Worsfold was still coach." The post Eagles great left perplexed by poor Essendon list management appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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1 week ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

Eagles great raises questions over Essendon's internal culture

Glen Jakovich has taken aim at Essendon, believing their off-field culture cost the club two star players in the 2020 trade period. Joe Daniher (Brisbane), Orazio Fantasia (Port Adelaide) and Adam Saad (Carlton) all chose to depart following the club’s six-win campaign. Jakovich has revealed that two...

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1 week ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

The key Bomber that must lift in 2021

Nick Dal Santo has run through his New Year’s resolutions for Essendon, highlighting where they need to improve in 2021. In particular, he has zeroed in on midfielder Dylan Shiel. After a strong start to 2020, Shiel dropped away and nearly missed the Bombers’ best and fairest top 10 altogether. “Dylan...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Essendon 2021 Fantasy preview – Ep. 387

Click here to download. Episode guide 0:40 – Zach Merrett had an exceptional season, making him one of the most dependable Fantasy options in the game. 2:05 – Former Giant Jye Caldwell has DPP and could be a mid-priced improver in the red-and-black. 4:00 – A discount for Dyson Heppell...

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2 weeks ago, Dreamteam Talk, Fantasy, Essendon Bombers

Another Irish player departs Essendon ahead of 2021 season

Irish Essendon recruit Ross McQuillan has announced his retirement. According to The Herald Sun, McQuillan has made the decision not to return to Australia from Ireland. The report adds that COVID-19 played a factor in his choice to stay at home. The 21-year-old was in the second year of his Category...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Promising Bomber quits in pre-season shock

Essendon has lost a second Irishman in four months to premature retirement.

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2 weeks ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Essendon list spot becomes vacant after Irishman Ross McQuillan announces sudden retirement

Essendon has lost another Irish recruit in four months, with Ross McQuillan announcing his AFL retirement, effective immediately, after just one full season on the club’s list.

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2 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers

Bombers youngster Ross McQuillan quits Essendon

The 21-year-old is set to return home to Ireland. The post Bombers youngster Ross McQuillan quits Essendon appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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2 weeks ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

‘F— yes’: Bombers believe draftees can tear games apart

Essendon is confident it’s unearthed the Bombers’ answer to Harris Andrews, who may even be a Dustin Fletcher throwback.

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3 weeks ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

The Bombers fanatics ready to Don the Sash for real

Josh Eyre and Cody Brand are living the dream.

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1 month ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Essendon’s “tall timber” draftees ring a familiar tone

Essendon went tall at the 2020 national draft. (From left): Zach Reid, Josh Eyre, Cody Brand and Nik Cox. Photos: AFL MEDIA As the old saying goes, if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. And in Essendon’s case, you certainly can’t blame it for enshrining that maxim in its drafting strategy earlier...

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1 month ago, Footyology, Essendon Bombers

Trade and draft review: Bombers succession planning

The Essendon Bombers spent the entire trade period in 2019 flying evasive manoeuvres trying to keep hold of Joe Daniher, only to drop him cold and take the early compensation pick in 2020 free agency, ironically at the same value of Carlton’s pick from 2019 that caused such dramas for Sydney and the...

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1 month ago, The Roar, Essendon Bombers

Bombers’ firm stance on Merrett, final call on drugs saga

Essendon list manager Adrian Dordoro says the Bombers are “doing everything possible” to get gun midfielder Zach Merrett to commit his future to the club with contract discussions opening with their star amid interest from Melbourne rivals.

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1 month ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Cats and Bombers open pre-season

Cats and Bombers open pre-season

Geelong and Essendon will meet in the AFL’s Community Series for a fifth consecutive year. (Sports Media Image/Marcel Berens) BEATEN AFL grand finalists Geelong will open the pre-season series in February when they host Essendon at Kardinia Park. After their 31-point defeat to Richmond in the decider...

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1 month ago, K-Rock Football, Essendon Bombers, Geelong Cats

Revamped Dons or new Blues: Who finishes higher?

It’s never too early to make some bold predictions.

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1 month ago, Herald Sun, Carlton Blues, Essendon Bombers

Magistrate slams Bombers fan following Grimes abuse

“This is repugnant, repulsive and abhorrent behaviour." The post Magistrate slams Bombers fan following Grimes abuse appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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1 month ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

‘Passionate Essendon supporter’ slammed for online abuse of Richmond’s Dylan Grimes

A magistrate has slammed a “keyboard warrior” who sent abuse on social media to Richmond player Dylan Grimes, causing the Tigers’ defender to fear for his family’s safety.

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1 month ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers, Richmond Tigers

How Perkins impressed Essendon list boss Dodoro

Essendon snapped up Sandringham Dragons product Archie Perkins with pick No.9 in the 2020 AFL Draft. The Bombers used the second of their three first-round selections on Perkins who caused a stir after telling SEN that he informed interstate clubs of his preference to stay in Victoria. Perkins averaged...

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1 month ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Retired Bombers ruckman Tom Bellchambers returns to Essendon

A familiar face will be back at Tullamarine for 2021. The post Retired Bombers ruckman Tom Bellchambers returns to Essendon appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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1 month ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

Bombers speak on Daniher’s failed move to Sydney

The former Essendon star had hoped for a move to the Swans ahead of the 2020 season. The post Bombers speak on Daniher’s failed move to Sydney appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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1 month ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

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