Essendon Bombers

If your team could steal one player: Essendon Bombers

As they continue to develop, who could the Bombers pinch to bolster their young side?

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22 hours ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

Wednesday night Demons-Dogs opener and Geelong v Essendon set for round one

All Victorian clubs will play in Victoria in the season opener which kicks off Wednesday night with Collingwood to play St Kilda, Geelong to play Essendon and Hawthorn to play North Melbourne.

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3 days ago, The Age, Essendon Bombers, Geelong Cats, Melbourne Demons, Western Bulldogs

Richmond’s several attempts to land Bombers draftee revealed

Not once, not twice, but THREE times the Tigers reportedly moved for the Vic Country midfielder on draft night.

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5 days ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers, Richmond Tigers

Bombers to invite son of club great, WA gun for pre-season training

Could another famous name be making a return to Essendon?

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6 days ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

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...

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1 week ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Bombers eyeing West Adelaide midfielder for 2022

The talented teenager is set to train at Tullamarine this pre-season.

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1 week ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

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...

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1 week ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Mature-age McDonagh emails himself onto Essendon’s list

Without a player manager in his corner spruiking his wares, if Garrett McDonagh wanted the AFL career he had dreamed about for so long, it was going to be up to him to fight for it.

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1 week ago, The Age, Essendon Bombers

How young defender will reshape Essendon's backline

David King believes tall defender Zach Reid will take Aaron Francis’ position at Essendon in 2022. Francis has struggled to make an impact as a defender so far at the Bombers, with Ben Rutten opting to turn him into a forward during the latter stages of the 2021 season. Reid, who was taken early in the...

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1 week ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Drafted at 25: Inside Essendon’s shock move to nail plumber

New Bomber Garrett McDonagh sold up his things and had given up on his AFL dream at the end of 2018.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Why the Bombers were so delighted to draft Hobbs

Essendon list boss Adrian Dodoro insists the club was thrilled the Ben Hobbs got through to their first pick in the first round of the AFL Draft. The Bombers nabbed the inside midfielder at pick 13 even after Port Adelaide traded up from 14 to 12. The Power took dashing defender Josh Sinn, leaving the...

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1 week ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

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...

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1 week ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Ben Hobbs drafted to the Bombers

Ben Hobbs has been picked by Essendon in the 2021 AFL Draft

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Bombers post strong financial result for COVID-hit 2021 season

Essendon have posted a strong financial result for 2021, recording a statutory profit of $8.2 million and becoming bank-debt free again.

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1 week ago, The Age, Essendon Bombers

Draft prospect “learnt a lot” from Essendon VFL experience

Draft prospect Josh Goater says he greatly benefited from the experience of training with Essendon’s VFL side this season. Goater spent four weeks training with the Bombers during the NAB League break and played a game against the Frankston Dolphins in May, kicking a goal in the 15-point win. The 190cm...

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1 week ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Draft Focus: Essendon

Who should the Bombers have their sights on for this week's draft?

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2 weeks ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

Essendon unveil 2022 guernsey

The Bombers have released a clean new jumper to celebrate their 150th anniversary.

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2 weeks ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

Essendon AFL chief executive Xavier Campbell tests positive for Covid-19

Fully vaccinated Bombers boss has ‘mild symptoms’Has had no contact with the club’s football programEssendon chief executive Xavier Campbell is confident the club’s football program and training schedule can go ahead as normal despite him testing positive to Covid-19.Campbell developed mild symptoms...

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2 weeks ago, The Guardian, Essendon Bombers

10 thoughts from the final episodes of ‘The Bombers: Stories of a Great Club’

Following a tumultuous stretch after Kevin Sheedy's departure, a brightness has returned under Ben Rutten.

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2 weeks ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

Bombers CEO tests positive to COVID-19

Essendon chief executive Xavier Campbell has tested positive to COVID-19, but the bombshell diagnosis won’t affect the AFL club’s training plans. Campbell developed mild symptoms on Monday afternoon and immediately got tested. The positive result was confirmed on Tuesday morning. The fully-vaccinated...

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3 weeks ago, The New Daily, Essendon Bombers

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