Essendon Bombers

Draft watch: Bombers NGA gun lights up showcase game

Tough inside midfielder George Wardlaw has helped solidify his spot as a top-three prospect for this year’s AFL draft after shining in a key match attended by scouts from every club.

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19 hours ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

We live in a modern-day AFL era but hardmen history still haunts Essendon Bombers | Jonathan Horn

When you’re a big, polarising club and nothing’s going right, it can feel like the footy world’s closing in on youA few years ago, the Sunday Age columnist Tim Boyle recalled a conversation with Kevin Sheedy at a draft camp. The teenager was spooning some mashed potatoes when Sheedy sidled up to him....

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23 hours ago, The Guardian, Essendon Bombers

Essendon defender learns MRO fate as young Dog sanctioned

Essendon’s Mason Redman has been offered a one-match ban for striking Dion Prestia in Saturday’s Dreamtime at the ‘G clash. The incident occurred during the second quarter of Richmond’s win, with Redman’s elbow striking Prestia high. The incident was assessed as intentional conduct, low impact, high...

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1 day ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Four Points: The player Carlton cannot afford to lose, Tigers’ quality, Bombers battle hard

Jacob Weitering is the best defender in the competition at the moment and the man Carlton cannot afford to lose.

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1 day ago, The Age, Carlton Blues, Essendon Bombers, Richmond Tigers

Police ‘bitten, punched’ as over 50 fans thrown out in MCG chaos during Richmond v Essendon

Over 50 fans were ejected from the MCG on Saturday night, according to Victoria Police, with officers allegedly bitten and punched during the Essendon-Richmond game.

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

Bombers’ call to arms looms as costly exercise

In-form Essendon defender Mason Redman is likely to miss the club’s away clash against Port Adelaide after an ill-timed attempt to fly the flag against Richmond star Dion Prestia.

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1 day ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Cornes blasts brawling Bombers

Kane Cornes says Essendon's deliberate aggressive response after media criticism was 'embarrassing'.

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1 day ago, The Age, Essendon Bombers

Cornes slams Essendon’s “embarrassing” and “fake” physical response against Richmond

AFL great Kane Cornes has laughed off Essendon’s attempt to respond physically against Richmond after having their aggression questioned during the week. Club great Matthew Lloyd hit out at Essendon last week for allowing Sydney’s Luke Parker to walk away unscathed after taunting midfielder Dylan Shiel,...

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1 day ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers, Richmond Tigers

Richmond claim Dreamtime win over Dons

AFL: The Richmond Tigers has dismantled an under-pressure Essendon side to claim victory in the dream time clash by 32-points.

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1 day ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers, Richmond Tigers

‘They absolutely did’: Bombers’ ‘embarrassing’ hypocrisy called out over fiery clash

Essendon’s fiery response against Richmond after a tumultuous week was “somewhat embarrassing” and didn’t influence the game, according to former Port Adelaide great Kane Cornes.

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1 day ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers

Push and shove match: Lynch injured as Tigers overcome battling Bombers

Richmond stretched their winning streak over Essendon to 12 as they recorded their eighth consecutive Dreamtime win against a determined but ill-equipped opposition.

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2 days ago, The Age, Essendon Bombers, Richmond Tigers

LIVE AFL: Bombers MUST respond under Dreamtime lights in enormous Tigers test

The eyes of the AFL world will be on Essendon as it looks to respond to a week of intense scrutiny against Richmond in the marquee Dreamtime at the G’ match.

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2 days ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers, Richmond Tigers

“This is the last shot”: What could happen to Bombers if Dreamtime performance goes south?

AFL legend Kane Cornes believes Ben Rutten has given Essendon “one more chance” to prove themselves in 2022 with his choices in selection for Round 10. The Bombers will clash with Richmond in the annual Dreamtime at the ‘G after once again being battered from pillar to post in the media during the week....

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2 days ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

There is no need for the Bombers and their CEO to be jumping at shadows

The vitriol poured this week upon Essendon seems disproportionate.

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2 days ago, The Age, Essendon Bombers

Bombers star in tears after shock retirement

Bombers cult hero Anthony McDonald Tipungwuti has broken down in tears telling his teammates of his decision to retire suddenly.

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3 days ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Revealed: Dons chief investigated over Xmas party incident

Essendon chief executive Xavier Campbell was subjected to an independent investigation for “behavioural issues” at a Christmas party, which later led to him apologising to staff.

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3 days ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Long comments on Peris’ resignation over Essendon CEO’s “utter disrespect”

Nova Peris has resigned from her position on the Long Walk Foundation board because of Essendon CEO Xavier Campbell. According to a leaked email obtained by The Herald Sun, Peris accused Campbell of showing “utter disrespect” after the Bombers reportedly pushed back on plans to pay $2000 for the transportation...

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3 days ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

INS AND OUTS | Magpies make 5 changes, key outs for Tigers and Bombers

The teams have dropped for Sir Doug Nicholls Round in what's set to be a spectacular weekend of footy. Check out all the changes for Round 10 below: Geelong v Port Adelaide at GMHBA Stadium, 1.45pm AEST GEELONG In: J.Bews, G.Rohan Out: M.Knevitt (omitted), G.Miers (managed), C.Stephens (Medi-Sub) Last...

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3 days ago, SEN, Collingwood Magpies, Essendon Bombers, Richmond Tigers

“Really sad day”: Essendon great reacts to McDonald-Tipungwuti retirement

Essendon great Michael Long says the retirement of Bombers forward Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti is a “sad day” for the club. McDonald-Tipungwuti called time on his 126-game AFL career on Friday, with immediate effect. The 29-year-old, who last played a senior game in Round 21 last year, took a leave of...

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3 days ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

“Put up or shut up”: The challenge laid down to struggling Bombers

Essendon made just one change for this Saturday night’s Dreamtime clash with Richmond. The Bombers have been dragged pillar to post in the fallout of their heavy loss to Sydney last weekend, criticised for playing an uncompetitive brand. Coach Ben Rutten dropped Tom Cutler from the 22, replacing him...

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3 days ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

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