Captain painted into a corner
Courage under fire is something Essendon captain Matthew Lloyd has been renowned for during his time in the goal-square. Under there has been plenty of fire thanks to some angry full backs. But rumour has it that Lloyd’s bravery deserted him during a recent paintball battle.
Don’t give the opposition a head start!
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Bombers opt to play it safe
Essendon will not risk any of its key players in this weekend’s Bendigo Bombers practice match against Frankston in Learmonth. With minimal injury concerns just 11 days out from the season opener, the Bombers see no reason to risk adding to their injury list.
The Bomber’s best 22…
We asked Essendon fans to be chairman of selectors for a day and name just who they thought made up the Bombers best line-up in 2007. The results are in and with the season proper set to begin in a matter of days, it will be interesting to see how the fan’s side compares to that heading to Adelaide.