Essendon Bombers

The last time the Bombers went to Tassie, it was Sheedy v Shaw

Essendon in the Apple Isle; Collingwood coaching departures; Geelong’s teething problems. Snap Shot is a weekly column taking a look at the lighter side of football.

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18 hours ago, The Age, Essendon Bombers

Bombers sniffing around Tigers weapon

Essendon is reportedly sniffing around Tigers marvel Shai Bolton.

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2 days ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers, Richmond Tigers

Report: Bombers' Adrian Dodoro inquires about unsigned Richmond duo

Essendon has expressed their interest in acquiring out of contract Richmond duo Shai Bolton and Mabior Chol. According to the Herald Sun, Bombers list manager Adrian Dodoro held talks with the pair’s manager Ralph Carr last week. The report adds that the Tigers will not be able to pay Bolton, one of...

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2 days ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers, Richmond Tigers

Footy royalty: honours for Princess Di fan Goddard, Bomber champion Long

AFLW trailblazer Bec Goddard and Essendon legend Michael Long are among the sporting figures on this year’s Queen’s Birthday honours list.

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2 days ago, The Age, Essendon Bombers

The Tackle: Dons in talks about gun Tiger duo

What has gone wrong at St Kilda since they won a final last year?

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2 days ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers, Richmond Tigers

Hawks want 25,000 at MCG for Hawks v Bombers to stop Tassie move

Hawks president Jeff Kennett said on Sunday that the club was waiting to hear back from the state government on how many people they could have at the MCG for the clash with Essendon, as Victoria emerges from a two-week lock-down. 

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

Hawks pushing to move Bombers showdown if MCG can’t host fans

Hawthorn is pushing to move next Sunday’s home clash against Essendon to Tasmania if the MCG is unable to host a crowd.

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

Hawthorn could play Essendon in Tasmania if MCG stays empty

Hawthorn are open to playing Essendon in Tasmania in round 14 if no crowds are allowed into the MCG by next Sunday.

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

Oscar Allen details horror post-game abuse after Essendon loss … despite suffering concussion

Emerging Eagles star Oscar Allen has detailed some of the horrific post-game abuse he’s already been sent during his short AFL career, including one from a fan after a match where he copped a nasty head knock.

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1 week ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers

Rutten’s pre-season message to Bombers young gun Cox

Essendon young gun Nik Cox has made an immediate impact at AFL level. Cox, 19, has played all 12 games in 2021 and received an AFL Rising Star nomination after a season-high 23-disposal showing against reigning premiers Richmond in Saturday's Dreamtime clash. The 200cm wingman told SEN’s Dwayne’s...

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1 week ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

AFL trade news: Kangaroos, Bombers expressing interest in Blues star Harry McKay

The in-demand forward is set to attract a number of lucrative offers from across the league.

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1 week ago, Zero Hanger, Carlton Blues, Essendon Bombers, North Melbourne Kangaroos

Collingwood midfielder edges out Bombers unicorn in MEGT Australia Rookie of the Year votes for Round 12

Collingwood midfielder Caleb Poulter has taken out top votes in the MEGT Australia Rookie of the Year voting. Poulter edged out Essendon’s Nik Cox for top votes after both had strong weekends. The Magpies wingman picked up 20 disposals and kicked a goal, while Cox had 23 and a goal. Rounding out the...

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1 week ago, SEN, Collingwood Magpies, Essendon Bombers

“Dreamtime at the G” | Essendon V Richmond | 2021 Round 12 Preview

“We do things differently, there’s no doubt about that, but it works for us” –  A relaxed Dimma, confident that the Tigers can overcome on-field and off-field issues. The AFL has dedicated two weeks of play to the Sir Doug Nicholls Round for the 2021 Toyota Premiership AFL Season. This year, rounds...

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1 week ago, Big Footy, Essendon Bombers, Richmond Tigers

Young Bomber hit by serious knee injury

AFL: Essendon youngster Andrew McGrath has sustained a PCL injury, meaning he will miss as long as 12 weeks.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Massive Bombers injury blow to star

Essendon has been dealt a hammer blow after scans confirmed a knee injury that could sideline key midfielder Andrew McGrath for the rest of the AFL season.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

King: Dons taking big ‘risk’ with Cox

AFL: Dual premiership Kangaroo David King has urged Essendon to stop sending first-year player Nik Cox into the ruck for spurts.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Bombers midfielder learns fate of knee injury

Andrew McGrath's season may be all but over

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1 week ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

Essendon cops big injury blow as scans reveal full nature of McGrath setback

Essendon midfielder Andrew McGrath will miss up to 12 weeks after scans revealed he sustained a PCL injury in Saturday night’s loss to Richmond. The 23-year-old came off in the first term and was immediately subbed out, with the Bombers confirming on Monday afternoon he will miss between 8-12 weeks as...

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1 week ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Essendon Round 12 review

Welcome to the first of the bye rounds. It always sucks writing after a loss like that. The Bombers tried their heart out but just fell over at the last hurdle. It was the divide between a side that has perpetually challenged and a side that is on the rise. So I guess what are the lessons that we can...

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1 week ago, The Roar, Essendon Bombers

Bombers bracing for McGrath absence

Essendon is bracing for Andy McGrath to miss a chunk of football despite the star midfielder dodging an ACL tear on Saturday night.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

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