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Essendon Football Club News – North Shore win Premiership

North Shore win Premiership
Essendon’s New South Wales affiliate club, North Shore, secured their third Premiership in the past four years on the weekend after defeating St George in a tight tussle. Facing a four point deficit heading into the final quarter, North Shore launched a determined effort to over-run their opponent in the final term to secure a 21-point victory.

Essendon to meet with Chris Judd this week
Essendon will significantly step up its push to sign former West Coast superstar, Chris Judd, when club officials meet with the Brownlow medalist in the next few days. Bombers’ List Manager, Adrian Dodoro, said that Judd is clearly the best player available in this trade period and the club is discussing internally what to do to get him to Essendon.

2008 Relay for Life at Windy Hill
To continue its support of The Cancer Council Victoria, the Essendon Football Club is proud to be hosting the 2008 Moonee Valley Relay for Life which will be held in February at Windy Hill. Come and join team members, staff, volunteers and members of the local community to make next year’s event an even bigger and better success! You can visit the event website by clicking here or make a donation or register a team by clicking here or by phoning 1300 65 65 85.

Fletcher named All-Australian for second time
Essendon backman Dustin Fletcher has been rewarded for another excellent year by being selected in the 2007 All-Australian team on the interchange. This is the second time he has been named an All-Australian. Bomber forward, Scott Lucas, was the only other Essendon player selected in the 40 man squad but missed out on making the final 22 man team.

Attention! Davey wins inaugural AFL Army Award
Essendon excitment machine, Alwyn Davey, is the 2007 AFL Army Award winner. The 23-year-old midfielder was presented with the inaugural AFL Army Award Medal by the Chief of Army, Lieutenant General Peter Leahy at the 2007 Coca-Cola All-Australian Dinner held at the Melbourne Museum last night.

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