Essendon Bombers

‘I was being set up’: Stephen Dank’s explosive claims, one decade on from Essendon drugs saga

Stephen Dank, the man who led Essendon’s 2012 supplements program, says he was “set up”.

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7 hours ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers

‘Massive cover-up’: Last-ditch bid to clear Essendon 34

A last-ditch bid to clear the names of 34 Essendon players wiped out for doping has been made in a Queensland tribunal.

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13 hours ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Bomber explains Scott’s game plan as Rutten backed to again become a senior coach

Essendon utility Kyle Langford says the Bombers will enter 2023 armed with a new game plan under Brad Scott. With Scott joining the club in the off-season after the sacking of Ben Rutten, Langford says the former North Melbourne has come to The Hangar with his own ideas and hopes to rectify issues...

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16 hours ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Essendon drugs saga podcast

Mark Robinson and Michael Warner take you behind the Essendon drugs saga. Listen from 12pm Monday.

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20 hours ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Bomber destruction: Cold wars, shattered souls from sad saga

Essendon remains a ghost of warriors past.

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20 hours ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Essendon utility to be sidelined by calf strain

Matt Guelfi will be sidelined by a calf strain over the coming weeks after impressing in pre-season. Essendon says Guelfi, 25, will miss the next few weeks of training, meaning his availability for Round 1 is unlikely to change. Bombers GM of performance Daniel McPherson told the club’s website that...

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2 days ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Report: Top Essendon draftee to miss an extended period after knee surgery

Essendon draftee Elijah Tsatas will miss the first month of the AFL season after undergoing knee surgery, reports the The Age. Tsatas was sent in for surgery last week after tearing his meniscus and the report suggests he’ll sit out the next eight to 10 weeks. Given the season is six weeks away, Tsatas...

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3 days ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Redman would put hand up to captain Bombers

Essendon’s Mason Redman says he will put his hand up to captain the club if the opportunity arises, as the side bolsters weaknesses in its defence this pre-season.

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3 days ago, The Age, Essendon Bombers

The four Bombers Zaharakis feels could eventually replace Heppell as captain

Former Essendon best and fairest winner David Zaharakis isn’t sure whether Dyson Heppell will continue as the club’s captain in 2023. Having held the role since 2017, calls have arisen for Heppell to step aside as he enters his 13th season, particularly as the club has viable options to take over. While...

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5 days ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Bendigo Set to Host Essendon for 2023 AFL Community Camp

The Essendon Football Club is bringing their game to regional Victoria as they announce their visit to Bendigo for the 2023 AFL Community Camp. Scheduled for February 9-10, the Bombers will engage with the community through a series of exciting activities. On Thursday, the players will be visiting schools...

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6 days ago, Big Footy, Essendon Bombers

Injury wrap: Bombers rejoicing but Lion’s prognosis scary

Essendon expects tall forward Peter Wright to resume running this week after being cleared of serious injury following a scare at training last week.

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1 week ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Almanac Football: A great Football Rivalry – Fitzroy versus Essendon 1979-1986

Philip Mendes presents an historical account of the intense footy rivalry between the Essendon and Fitzroy Football Clubs during the years 1979 - 1986.

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1 week ago, The Footy Almanac, Essendon Bombers

The standout Bomber that could replace Heppell as captain

Will Dyson Heppell captain the bombers in 2023? Having held the role for six seasons, is it the right time for Heppell to hand over the reigns as the 30-year-old nears the end of a brilliant career. Battling both form and injury, SEN’s Julian de Stoop wonders if Essendon are going well under new coach...

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1 week ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

The Essendon “wildcard” that impressed King in match simulation hitout

David King was impressed by what he saw at The Hangar as Essendon completed a match simulation in training. While the headlines from the hitout surrounded a potential injury to forward Peter Wright, King described the remainder of the session as “very attractive” as the Bombers tweak their game plan...

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1 week ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Bomber calf concern as Wright leaves track

Essendon believe the calf twinge felt by key forward Peter Wright at training on Wednesday is minor, but he applied ice as a precaution.

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1 week ago, The Age, Essendon Bombers

“Most important” Bomber reportedly suffers calf injury at training

Peter Wright has reportedly suffered a calf injury at Essendon training on Wednesday afternoon – is he the player the Bombers can least afford to lose to injury in 2023? Josh Jenkins believes so. The Herald Sun have reported that Wright hurt his calf at pre-season training, hobbling from the track and...

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1 week ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Stringer sparks scuffle with teammate as Bombers training gets heated

Tensions have boiled over at Essendon training, with Jake Stringer and Mason Redman needing to be separated by teammates after a heated clash. The pair were quickly broken up and the session continued, with new coach Brad Scott watching it all unfold. Essendon fan ‘Scooter’ posted to...

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2 weeks ago, The Roar, Essendon Bombers

Bombers duo Jake Stringer and Mason Redman scuffle during intense Bombers session

Essendon duo Jake Stringer and Mason Redman were separated by teammates and coaches on Friday after clashing during an intense training session at Tullamarine.

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2 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers

Essendon teammates separated as tempers flare at training

Essendon’s pre-season has gone up in intensity if Friday’s training session is anything to go by. Teammates Jake Stringer and Mason Redman were involved in a scuffle after a marking contest, forcing numerous teammates to intervene. Pictures captured by AFL photographer Michael Wilson show Dyson Heppell,...

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2 weeks ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Top Bombers draftee Elijah Tsatas suffers ‘disappointing’ injury setback … and his return won’t be rushed

Top Bombers draftee Elijah Tsatas’ impressive start to his Essendon stint has hit a hurdle, with the young midfielder suffering a knee injury and the club insisting it “won’t be rushing his return to play”.

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2 weeks ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers

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