James Hird celebration photo gallery
It was an evening of celebrating James Hird’s illustrious career on Sunday night at Crown Palladium. With the Bomber champion honoured for his contribution to the game and the Essendon Football Club, through tributes from those closest to him both on and off field, it was a truly memorable evening.
Buy a daffodil on Daffodil Day
The Cancer Council and Essendon Football Club are calling on Victorians to buy a daffodil tomorrow for Daffodil Day, Friday 25 August, to support the 51,000 people across metropolitan and regional Victoria currently undergoing treatment for cancer.
Bombers’ fight back falls short
It was meant to be a celebration of James Hird’s career tonight at The Dome, but it didn’t end in revelry for Essendon, defeated at the hands of Hawthorn by 18 points. Despite a nine goal to three second half in the favour of the Bombers, it was the Hawks that did all of the damage early in the match getting out to a 62-point lead mid way through the second quarter.
Young Bombers sign new two-year deals
Emerging Essendon youngsters Jobe Watson and Jason Winderlich have today signed new two-year deals with the Bombers. Both look to be genuine long-term mid-field prospects and they are now tied to the Club until at least the end of the 2008 season.