Bendigo finals hopes still alive
Finals hopes still linger within the Bendigo Bombers grasp despite being defeated by Sandringham on the weekend by 33 points. Although the Bombers put up a courageous fight through Courtney Johns, Chris Heffernan and Sam Lonergan, Bendigo struggled to match it with Sandringham who proved the better side on the day.
Lovett-Murray and Michael cleared by Match Review Panel
The AFL today advised that the Match Review Panel has assessed incidents from the weekend’s round of matches. Essendon’s Nathan Lovett-Murray and Mal Michael both had incidents reviewed but have been cleared.
AFL Weekly Update
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Essendon improve finals hopes
Following a emotional week at the club, an inspired Bomber unit sang the team song with extra gusto after defeating a competitive Adelaide line-up by 12 points at the Dome. The win significantly boosts the Bombers hopes of giving Kevin Sheedy a fairytale finish to his coaching career at Essendon by experiencing finals football. However, the Bombers still need to secure three more wins in the next five weeks of football to put a finals appearance beyond doubt.