Essendon Bombers

Young Bomber undergoes knee surgery

Essendon midfielder Mitchell Hibberd has suffered a setback and will undergo knee surgery. The Bombers have confirmed that the 23-year-old suffered a meniscus injury at training. Essendon General manager of football Dan Richardson said they expect Hibberd to be available for the Marsh Community Series. “Mitch...

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6 hours ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Will Essendon play finals in 2020?

David King is concerned about Essendon heading into the 2020 season, leaving them out of his predicted top eight. The Bombers slipped into eighth in 2019, but King feels there are a few factors that will make it tough for them to hold onto their spot. “They won five games by under 10 points last year,...

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11 hours ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Team Analysis – Essendon

Team Analysis – Essendon

It’s finally time to talk about the mighty Essendon Bombers! In this article, we’ll dissect their list and try to find some draft-worthy players for our keeper leagues. Essendon Tom Cutler (C) I’m incredibly excited about the arrival of Tom Cutler at the Dons, not only as a player...

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21 hours ago, The Keeper League, Fantasy, Essendon Bombers

Pre-season 2020: Collingwood, Essendon & Fremantle

Pre-season 2020: Collingwood, Essendon & Fremantle

We are back for another episode of the 2020 preseason. This week it’s just a short, sharp and shiny 79-minute episode to help you with you AFL Fantasy keeper league research. In this episode, we take a look at some players with keeper league potential from Collingwood, Essendon and Fremantle. We...

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1 day ago, The Keeper League, Fantasy, Collingwood Magpies, Essendon Bombers, Fremantle Dockers

Skipper confident injuries won’t hold Bombers back

Essendon captain Dyson Heppell has backed spearhead Joe Daniher to “turn a corner soon” in the recovery from a groin injury.

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2 days ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Where David King sees Essendon’s improvement coming from this year

David King says Essendon should be seeking to improve their general training standards ahead of the new season. North Melbourne great King said it was a “concern” Joe Daniher’s seemingly slower-than-expected recovery from a groin injury could have stemmed from him not being fully dedicated to his rehabilitation...

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2 days ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

A “more consistent brand of Essendon football” expected in 2020

It will be a much more consistent Essendon in 2020. That is the message coming from emerging youngster Andrew McGrath who says a focus on team defence will bring with it added dependability. The Bombers made finals in 2019 having mixed their form with commanding wins thrown in with humiliating losses...

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2 days ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Smith to be ready for round one but Bombers wait on Daniher

Devon Smith has declared himself ready to resume from injury come the season-opener but says there is no timeframe for Joe Daniher's return.

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3 days ago, The Age, Essendon Bombers

Secret weapon that helped Bombers make a profit

Despite only a very minor role in the finals series, last year was a benchmark one for Essendon.

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3 days ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Star Bomber off to Ireland for groin treatment

The 25-year old will meet with renowned expert Dr Andy Franklyn-Miller in Dublin. The post Star Bomber off to Ireland for groin treatment appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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6 days ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

Why are Bombers sending Daniher overseas?

Essendon spearhead Joe Daniher will visit his groin specialist in Ireland to help the goalkicker sidestep the troubles that cruelled his return to the field last year.

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6 days ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

SuperCoach: Returning Bomber one of the bargains of 2020

Whether you are punting on a mid-price selection or backing the favourite, it’s not always easy picking a winner in SuperCoach.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers, Fantasy

Report: Bombers recruit injured in training

Essendon recruit Mitch Hibberd has suffered a suspected knee injury in training. AFL.com.au’s Callum Twomey is reporting Hibberd was carried from the field after going down during a drill at Tullamarine on Thursday. The 23-year-old was rookied by the Bombers after impressing for Williamstown in the VFL...

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1 week ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Essendon Preview – The Lock, The Risk, The Breakout And No Chance

The Bombers have plenty of talent on their list, but can any bob up and be genuine options for our SuperCoach sides?

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1 week ago, SuperCoach HQ, Fantasy, Essendon Bombers

The Essendon midfielder Nick Dal Santo has challenged to improve in 2020

Former St Kilda and North Melbourne midfielder Nick Dal Santo doesn’t rate Dylan Shiel as an elite midfielder purely because of his disposal efficiency. Shiel averaged 26 touches in his first season for Essendon but went at just 66 per cent efficiency and only kicked nine goals from 22 matches. Dal Santo...

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2 weeks ago, AFL Nation, Essendon Bombers

The three big questions facing Collingwood, Essendon and Fremantle

Nick Dal Santo has posed the biggest questions that he is asking of the 18 AFL clubs leading into the 2020 season. These are questions that we hope to have answered and will watch with interest over the course of the year. The former All-Australian midfielder has asked the following of the Magpies, Bombers...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Collingwood Magpies, Essendon Bombers, Fremantle Dockers

Essendon skipper Dyson Heppell shaving off trademark locks to support bushfire appeal

Essendon captain Dyson Heppell will shave off his trademark long blonde locks to raise money for the bushfire crisis.

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2 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers

Essendon skipper will lose dreadlocks to raise fire funds

Dyson Heppell is set to shave his beloved dreadlocks in a bid to raise funds for those impacted by the devastating bushfires in country Victoria. The Essendon captain will part with his iconic hairdo this Friday with the highest bidder given the clippers to shear the woolly mane. All proceeds of Heppell’s...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Why journeyman defender Michael Hartley moved to Hawthorn despite contract offer from Essendon

Michael Hartley had a decision to make at the end of last season. Essendon had a one-year contract on the table, but Hawthorn dangled more money and a longer deal in front of him.

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3 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers, Hawthorn Hawks

Why Essendon can end its finals drought in 2020

The finals drought will stretch into 2020, but there’s reason for optimism if you’re an Essendon fan.

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3 weeks ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

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