Essendon great Jobe Watson says he is the rightful owner of the 2012 Brownlow Medal amid fresh calls for footy’s highest individual honour to be returned to him.
Jay Clark and Michael Warner
Essendon have announced that three players, including exciting small forward Irving Mosquito, won’t be at the club in 2022.
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Exciting Bombers youngster Irving Mosquito has officially walked away from the AFL, declaring he ‘didn’t have the passion’ to make it back after a serious knee injury.
The manager of Essendon star Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti has explained why the forward was strangely absent for the Dons’ final three games.
Peel will begin a new era in 2022 with captain Ben Howlett joining coach Cam Shepherd in leaving the club at the conclusion of Saturday’s final round.
Essendon has moved to secure the future of a club legend’s son as the club continue to strengthen its roster ahead of the 2022 season.
Essendon has wasted no time in their end-of-season clean out, telling veteran David Zaharakis his time at the club has come to an end.
The Essendon Bombers have attempted to contact a fan who did something ‘appalling’ following the side’s elimination final loss.
It might have been 6203 days since Essendon won a final, but it was only 20 days since the Western Bulldogs were sitting on top of the ladder and they weren’t about to capitulate at the first hurdle.
The West Australian’s chief football writer Mark Duffield runs the ruler over week one of the 2021 AFL finals, highlighting the stars who could yet turn their careers around in Jesse Hogan and Josh Schache.
The Bulldogs rediscovered their mojo to extend their season for at least another week. And the reality is that they wouldn’t have even come close to doing justice to their 2021 had they not won this.
Cody Weightman, Jack Macrae and Tom Liberatore among the keys to victory for the Western Bulldogs in the elimination final over Essendon in Tasmania.
A whole generation of Essendon supporters may finally get a taste of success, some 17 years after David Hille’s heroics captured in a contest with parallels to Sunday’s battle against the Bulldogs.
Lance Franklin had loomed as the marquee attraction as Friday night finals football comes to Perth, but it will instead be another WA key forward in Jesse Hogan who takes centre stage at Optus Stadium.
Sheedy, Roos, Malthouse, Worsfold... could Ross Lyon join the recycled coaches who have poor records at new clubs?
An AFL star has been robbed of his maiden finals appearance after attending a Covid-19 exposure site in Melbourne last week.
Essendon will head into their do-or-die elimination final against the Western Bulldogs without Nick Hind after the defender was denied permission to enter Tasmania.
Carlton won’t be Adam Cerra’s only Victorian suitor, while Essendon has its eyes on a small forward from a rival club. Get the latest trade gossip.
Jon Ralph, Jay Clark, Glenn McFarlane, Jordan McArdle
The 2021 Brownlow Medal is touted as the closest race in recent history, though one star might make a mockery of those predictions.
Tasmania will host a remarkable two AFL finals in the first week, the AFL has revealed.
The ladder is far from settled with a number of games threatening to change the finals race — and impact draft picks. Here’s all you need to know in one place.
Chris Cavanagh and Matt Turner
A young triple premiership star and a Bombers veteran have today announced their retirements while a Blues forward will have to find a new home.
No Essendon fan needs reminding about the club’s finals drought. But Jake Stringer — for one — has given Dons fans reason to believe it will end in coming weeks.
Jon Ralph, Wreck It Ralph
Evergreen Fremantle veteran Travis Colyer has been rewarded for his career-best season in purple with a new deal.
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