Essendon Bombers

Why Essendon need Giant Jeremy Cameron: A history of tall forward failures

Never has the retirement of a player left a bigger gap in the structure of an AFL side than Matthew Lloyd retiring in 2009, leaving the Bombers without a proper key forward for the better part of the last decade. Essendon can’t be blamed for a lack of trying. Kepler Bradley, Courtney Johns, Scott Gumbleton,...

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53 minutes ago, The Roar, Essendon Bombers

“It was pretty scary”: Bombers forward opens up on COVID-19 scare

"I thought I might've had it." The Bombers big man missed Round 1 with a suspected case of coronavirus ? The post “It was pretty scary”: Bombers forward opens up on COVID-19 scare appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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10 hours ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

Bomber blow! Orazio injured

AFL: Essendon have been dealt another blow ahead of the competition's restart, livewire Orazio Fantasia being sent for scans on another quad injury.

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1 day ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Essendon star unlikely for Round 2

It's an injury blow for the Bombers on the eve of the season ? The post Essendon star unlikely for Round 2 appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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1 day ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

Fantasia likely to miss Bombers’ restart

The AFL’s Round 2 clash between Essendon and Sydney has likely lost another drawcard with Orazio Fantasia pulling up sore with a quad injury on Saturday.

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2 days ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Bombers livewire Orazio Fantasia in doubt for season restart after quad injury at training

Essendon forward Orazio Fantasia is in doubt for the AFL season restart after suffering a new soft-tissue injury at training.

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2 days ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers

Report: Bombers speedster suffers injury setback on eve of season restart

Injury-prone Bombers forward Orazio Fantasia has suffered yet another injury setback. According to AFL Media’s Callum Twomey, the 24-year-old suffered a quad strain during a training session on Saturday. The report states he's unlikely to face Sydney at the SCG in round two. Fantasia has suffered...

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2 days ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

9 reasons why Bombers mean business

Conor McKenna will bounce out of isolation on Monday morning and into Essendon’s Hangar to train.

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2 days ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Buddy’s injury could lead Swans to backflipping on pursuing injury-prone Bomber

Kane Cornes has serious doubts whether Sydney should continue to pursue injury-plagued Bomber Joe Daniher during the 2020 off-season.

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2 days ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers

Bomber laughs off fight claims, denies putting man in boot

Footy great Mark “Bomber” Thompson has laughed off reports he shoved a man into his car boot, joking he wouldn’t have fit in.

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4 days ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson allegedly caught up in strange fight, witnesses claim he threw ‘a person into the boot of a car’

Essendon legend Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson has had another run-in with the law, after police were reportedly called to a strange fight he was involved in earlier this week.

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4 days ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers

Bombers, Hawks push for AFLW teams amid financial upheaval

The Hawks have re-affirmed their desire to join the competition as early as next season while the Bombers beleive they can have an AFLW side the season after, in 2022.

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5 days ago, The Age, Essendon Bombers, Hawthorn Hawks

Adrian Dodororo reveals his favourite Bombers recruit of all time

Essendon's long-running list boss has revealed his favourite ever recruit... The post Adrian Dodororo reveals his favourite Bombers recruit of all time appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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5 days ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

Drug accusations the “flash point” for Hawthorn-Essendon rivalry

What ignited the intense rivalry between Hawthorn and Essendon? There are many moments that could have kickstarted the deep hatred which dates back to the late 1970s. Many believe the rivalry turned nasty when Robert Dipierdomenico broke Alan Stoneham’s nose with a flying elbow at Princes Park in 1983. It...

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5 days ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers, Hawthorn Hawks

Dodoro's favourite Essendon recruit of all time, trade or draft

Long-serving Essendon list boss Adrian Dodoro says Adam Ramanauskas is his favourite recruit of all time, via either the draft or trade period. Ramanauskas, the 12th selection overall in the 1998 draft, was part of the Bombers’ premiership side in 2000 and placed second in the Rising Award that same...

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6 days ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

'Do we honestly know who they are?': AFL great's brutal Bombers reality check

Three-time All-Australian Nick Dal Santo is concerned Essendon’s list management strategy could backfire this year.

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6 days ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers

1966 and all that: Round 8 – St Kilda v Essendon

It is Round 8, and St Kilda are taking on Essendon - the reigning premiers - at Moorabbin. Peter Clark continues his look back at the 1966 season.

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6 days ago, The Footy Almanac, Essendon Bombers, St Kilda Saints

Real rivalry? Why Roos hate the Bombers

Veteran North Melbourne administrator Greg Miller says the rivalry with Essendon remains real after Rhyce Shaw’s gentle jibe about sharing a plane with the Bombers.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Essendon great accuses media of pushing for 16 minute quarters

“It’s people in the media who peddle this who sometimes I think maybe take the job for granted, take the game for granted." ? The post Essendon great accuses media of pushing for 16 minute quarters appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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1 week ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

AFL injury list: Bombers’ big Joe Daniher boost, luckless Kangaroo hurt training

With almost three months between Rounds 1 and 2, AFL club injury lists are as short as they’ve ever been.

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1 week ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers, North Melbourne Kangaroos

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