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  • 'They've been fantastic': Ham credits mentors
    Brayden Ham says he's grateful for the support he's received in his first season of senior footy.
    - 20 hours ago 18 Sep 19, 1:52am -
  • VFL player review: Preliminary final
    Every senior-listed Bomber is assessed from the VFL preliminary final defeat to Williamstown.
    - 21 hours ago 18 Sep 19, 1:13am -
  • VFL: Buddha's message to fans
    Heath Hocking wants fans to ‘stick true’ with the Dons in 2020 following their preliminary final exit on Sunday.
    - 2 days ago 17 Sep 19, 6:08am -
  • Letter from the President: Succession plan
    EFC President Lindsay Tanner has penned a letter regarding the club's senior coaching succession plan.
    - 2 days ago 17 Sep 19, 3:05am -
  • Dons outline coaching succession plan
    Ben Rutten has today been named as John Worsfold’s successor when he hands over the reins to the senior coaching position.
    - 2 days ago 17 Sep 19, 3:00am -
  • Crichton contender: Patrick Ambrose
    Patrick Ambrose has always been a brilliant competitor, but he took his game to a new level in 2019.
    - 2 days ago 17 Sep 19, 1:29am -
  • Season review: Dylan Shiel
    All eyes were on boom recruit Dylan Shiel in his first season at The Hangar and the star midfielder delivered in 2019.
    - 2 days ago 16 Sep 19, 10:00pm -
  • Season review: Marty Gleeson
    As far as feel-good stories of 2019 are concerned, it’s hard to go past Marty Gleeson’s comeback as the pick of the bunch.
    - 2 days ago 16 Sep 19, 10:08am -
  • 2020 membership improvement
    Essendon FC general admission members will have more access than ever next year for the 2020 season.
    - 3 days ago 16 Sep 19, 4:22am -
  • Crichton contender: Patrick Ambrose
    Don't mess with our enforcer ✋Paddy levelled up in 2019 to put himself in Crichton contention. Patrick Ambrose has always been a brilliant competitor, but he took his game to a new level in 2019.
    - 15 hours ago 18 Sep 19, 7:00am -
  • Season review: Dylan Shiel
    Our boom recruit delivered in 2019 ✨We review Shiel's first season in the 🔴⚫️ All eyes were on boom recruit Dylan Shiel in his first season at The Hangar and the star midfielder delivered in 2019.
    - 21 hours ago 18 Sep 19, 1:12am -
  • Watch: Succession plan media conference
    🗣 "The time is now right."Watch the full presser 🔽 Xavier Campbell, John Worsfold, Ben Rutten and Lindsay Tanner all spoke to the media at the Hangar this afternoon.
    - 2 days ago 17 Sep 19, 6:28am -
  • Dons outline coaching succession plan
    The next phase. Ben Rutten has been named as John Worsfold’s successor for the end of 2020. Ben Rutten has today been named as John Worsfold’s successor when he hands over the reins to the senior coaching position.
    - 2 days ago 17 Sep 19, 3:06am -
  • Season review: Marty Gleeson
    The feel-good comeback of 2019 🤗 As far as feel-good stories of 2019 are concerned, it’s hard to go past Marty Gleeson’s comeback as the pick of the bunch.
    - 2 days ago 17 Sep 19, 1:58am -
  • Mighty Moments: Share yours for the chance to win
    Did you capture any of these Mighty Moments in 2019?We want to hear from you 👇 Did you capture any of these Mighty Moments on your phone or camera?
    - 3 days ago 15 Sep 19, 11:19am -
  • VFL Dons beaten in prelim final - essendonfc.com.au
    Essendon VFL fell one step short of a Grand Final berth.Match report ⏬ Essendon VFL has fallen one step short of a Grand Final berth.
    - 3 days ago 15 Sep 19, 11:11am -
  • Baguley's emotional farewell
    Farewell and thank you, gents ❤️🖤
    - 4 days ago 15 Sep 19, 7:20am -
  • Crichton contender: Zach Merrett
    Is a second Crichton Medal on the way for Zach? 🏅The story + highlights of his classy season ⬇️ The standard has been set high for Zach Merrett and he didn’t disappoint in 2019.
    - 5 days ago 13 Sep 19, 11:32pm -
  • Senior Coach: John Worsfold
    As Glenn Ridge might have offered in the past. Today we have facilitated breaking an 118 year old record for our opposition, historically the worst club in the whole competition, in a game that was meant in part to commemorate the 50th anniversary of…
    - 3 mins ago 18 Sep 19, 9:40pm -
  • # 6: Joe Daniher
    Welcome to the Essendon Football Club, Joe Daniher!NOTE: I know there's already a Player Watch thread on JD, but we have to be somewhat ceremonious! Mods, feel free to merge the two after Thursday or whenever you all decide.Height: 20…
    - 4 mins ago 18 Sep 19, 9:39pm -
  • Talk about the makeup of our list (and overall list management)
    Didn't seem to be a thread dedicated to actually discussing the state of our list, so here it is.So whilst we still have a couple of small changes to make (delistings/draftees), generally speaking I thought now would be a good time to actually start…
    - 7 mins ago 18 Sep 19, 9:36pm -
  • Assistant Coaches - Blake Caracella coming home in 2020 - 5/8
    **MOD EDIT**2018 Coaching Line UpSenior CoachJohn Worsfold (Has his own thread here)Game Performance ManagerMark NeeldGame Intelligence & Opposition Strategy CoachRob HardingPerformance CoachesMark Harvey (Defence)Hayden Skipworth (Midfield)P…
    - 15 mins ago 18 Sep 19, 9:28pm -
  • Dons outline coaching succession plan
    Ben Rutten has today been named as John Worsfold’s successor when he hands over the reins to the senior coaching position at the end of 2020.Worsfold will continue to lead the Bombers next season, with R…
    - 54 mins ago 18 Sep 19, 8:49pm -
  • The Scales - Essendon Board 2019 Poster of the Year - Voting Thread
    The time has come to pass this symbol on. I never felt worthy of it in the first place but I think we have a great field of nominated contributors this year and I hope whoever is judged worthy enough to have these pixels attached to their profile for…
    - 1 hour ago 18 Sep 19, 8:34pm -
  • Non-Essendon Football Thread XIV
    Majak playing VFL this week. Great so see his recovery going so well.
    - 6 hours ago 18 Sep 19, 4:11pm -
  • # 1: Andrew McGrath - Third consecutive year in the 22under22 team - 29/8
    Our first selection in the 2016 AFL Draft. Welcome to Essendon, Andrew!More info to come.Thanks to don patch sword for the following profile:Pick 1 - Essendon - Andrew McGrathTeam: Sandringham DragonsHeight: 179Weight: 75DOB: 2…
    - 10 hours ago 18 Sep 19, 11:25am -
  • Big bodied inside mids. Who would be in our top 5 since our last finals win in 2004?
    We all know we desperetaly need several big bodied inside mids. Surely this has to be one of our priorities in this upcoming draft. I can't believe we have not focused on this over the years. Since our last finals win in 2004 tell me who you think…
    - 11 hours ago 18 Sep 19, 10:57am -