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Essendon Football Club News – Essendon meets with Judd to discuss 2008

Essendon meets with Judd to discuss 2008
The Essendon Football Club yesterday met with West Coast superstar Chris Judd at Windy Hill to discuss the 2008 season and the future direction of the Bombers. Managing Director, Peter Jackson, was joined by Captain, Matthew Lloyd, recently retired champion, James Hird, and senior club officials to discuss why a move to Essendon would be good for the former Brownlow medalist.

Bradley tops Bendigo Best and Fairest
The Bendigo Bombers Best and Fairest awards was a night to remember for Kepler Bradley who not only took out the top award but also won leading goal kicker. Bradley, who is listed with Essendon, played 15 games with Bendigo this season where he spent most of his time in attack.

AFL Weekly Update
Former Essendon Premiership Captain, Mark Thompson, will be part of a premiership 23 years after he represented Essendon in the successful 1984 side if Geelong win on Saturday. This will be the seventh-longest span for a premiership player then coach in the history of the game and will be one of a number of new records set by the former Bomber favourite should the Cats break their premiership drought.

Bombers to meet with Judd
Essendon officials will meet with West Coast superstar, Chris Judd, this week to put forward its case for the brilliant midfielder to line-up for the Bombers in 2008. Chief Operating Officer, Travis Auld, said competition to secure Judd will be intense with a number of other Melbourne clubs also meeting the former Brownlow medalist.

Sheedy’s Best Bombers
Essendon icon Kevin Sheedy has coached hundreds of Bomber players during his 27 years as coach. After so long at the helm, it begs the question of who would Sheedy select, and where would they play, if he picked his best possible Bomber team from 1981 – 2007?

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