Bendigo Bombers overrun by Casey Scorpions
Despite a disappointing 16-point loss to the Casey Scorpions at Queen Elizabeth Oval yesterday, Essendon fans were kept entertained by the Bendigo Bombers’ youth who put their classy skills on show while calling for Essendon selectors to take notice.
Midfield boost for Bombers
Essendon’s midfield has received a timely boost in the lead up to tomorrow night’s crunch match with Melbourne with Andrew Lovett and Brent Stanton both returning from injury. Scott Camporeale has also been added to the side which will be without the suspended David Hille. Angus Monfries was dropped along with Chris Heffernan.
Bombers encourage fans to show their colours
Essendon fans can help the Bombers tackle cancer and beat Melbourne by filling Telstra Dome on Friday night for the annual Clash for Cancer. The game will be the culmination of the successful Call to Arms campaign which was held on the weekend (June 23-24) and involved around 70,000 players and 3,000 teams.
Dimattina gets four week suspension
The AFL today announced that it had suspended Essendon runner Paul Dimattina for four matches over an incident involving Field Umpire Stefan Grun during Essendon Football Club’s round 12 game against Port Adelaide. It also announced that Essendon would not be able to use a replacement runner for the duration of Dimattina’s four-match suspension.