Essendon Bombers

Why young gun chose Roos over Dons

Aiden Bonar knew it was time to come home.

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4 weeks ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Why Adam Cooney doesn't regret his time at Essendon

Adam Cooney says he doesn’t regret his short stint at Essendon after a 219-game career at the Western Bulldogs. The 2008 Brownlow left Whitten Oval to take up an offer from the Bombers at the end of 2014, which saw him play 31 games and kick 16 goals in the red and black between 2015 and 2016. But despite...

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4 weeks ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Report: Essendon considering versatile NT prospect

Essendon could yet add another player to its list according to a report from AFL Media’s Cal Twomey. The report suggests that the Bombers are plotting a move for NT Thunder forward Nigel Lockyer who is in Melbourne to spend time at the club this week. The athletic and versatile 22-year-old, who can also...

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1 month ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Essendon extend captain Heppell's contract

The new deal means the star midfielder extends his stay through to at least the end of 2022 at the club.

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1 month ago, The Age, Essendon Bombers

Bombers skipper signs on

Good news Bomber fans! The post Bombers skipper signs on appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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1 month ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

“There is a tipping point”: Cooney concerned by Essendon casualties

Adam Cooney has admitted he has concerns with the current injury dilemma encircling Essendon. The former Bombers midfielder feels there are problems arising at Tullamarine given the quantity and quality of players who are enduring restricted training programs due to off-season issues and surgeries. Captain...

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1 month ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

“A little blessing”: Heppell’s positive assessment amid Essendon's injury troubles

Essendon has been hit hard by injuries early in their 2020 pre-season. Cale Hooker (hip), David Zaharakis (knee), Joe Daniher (groin), Michael Hurley (shoulder), Orazio Fantasia (hip) and Matt Guelfi (knee) are all sidelined in a less than ideal situation for the club. Speaking on SEN Breakfast fresh...

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1 month ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Captain Heppell to stick with Dons

Essendon have received a significant off-season boost with skipper Dyson Heppell extending his contract with the Bombers. The new deal means the star midfielder extends his stay through to at least the end of 2022 at the club. “I am incredibly proud to be able to wear the Essendon jumper and play...

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1 month ago, The Roar, Essendon Bombers

Bombers captain Dyson Heppell officially locked in on new deal, turning his back on free agency

Essendon captain Dyson Heppell has confirmed his future at the club by signing a two-year contract extension, rejecting any potential free agency move.

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1 month ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers

Bombers’ delight at Heppell coup

Dyson Heppell has put himself into position to be the Essendon captain that breaks the club’s finals winning drought by signing away his free agency rights.

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1 month ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Injury-hit Bombers open to state league talents

Essendon has kept an available list spot up its sleeve to add another from the state leagues next year.

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1 month ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

The Essendon duo "training the house down" during pre-season

New Essendon assistant coach Blake Caracella has picked out young midfield duo Andrew McGrath and Darcy Parish as two players to watch ahead of the 2020 season. After being part of the Richmond coaching team that’s won two premierships in three years, Caracella opted to return to the club he played 126...

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1 month ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Bombers’ damning ‘middle of the road’ tag

Injury-hit Essendon runs the risk of once more being a finals also-ran if it can't close the gap between its best and worst, according to football analyst Mick McGuane, as Champion Data labelled the Bombers a “middle of the road” team in all measurements.

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1 month ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Caracella buoyed by young Dons’ big pre-season

Essendon assistant coach Blake Caracella has been buoyed by the pre-season work ethic of midfield young guns Andrew McGrath and Darcy Parish.

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1 month ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

Essendon’s nightmare injury run goes from bad to worse before the Christmas break

It is only December, but Essendon is in the middle of an injury crisis right now.

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1 month ago, Fox Sports, Essendon Bombers

Essendon to go backwards in 2020: Cornes

Former Port star tips the Bombers to bust next season. The post Essendon to go backwards in 2020: Cornes appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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1 month ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

Bombers duo under injury clouds

Cale Hooker and David Zaharakis have both suffered injury setbacks for the Bombers. The post Bombers duo under injury clouds appeared first on Zero Hanger.

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1 month ago, Zero Hanger, Essendon Bombers

Bombers pair suffer injury setbacks

Essendon duo Cale Hooker and David Zaharakis have both suffered injury setbacks. Hooker is still feeling pain in his hip after undergoing post-season surgery. “Cale finished the season with some hip pain. We felt that with an extended period of rest over the off-season, this pain would go,” Bombers...

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1 month ago, AFL Nation, Essendon Bombers

Bombers pair suffer fresh injury setbacks

Essendon duo Cale Hooker and David Zaharakis have both suffered injury setbacks. Hooker is still feeling pain in his hip after undergoing post-season surgery. “Cale finished the season with some hip pain. We felt that with an extended period of rest over the off-season, this pain would go,” Bombers...

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1 month ago, SEN, Essendon Bombers

Essendon pre-season injury crisis deepens

Essendon’s mounting injury curse has claimed another victim with promising young key forward Noah Gown suffering another serious foot problem.

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1 month ago, Herald Sun, Essendon Bombers

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