Essendon to use picks 5 and 8 in pre-season draft
Essendon will use picks 5 and 8 in the 2007 NAB AFL Pre-Season Draft and List Manager, Adrian Dodoro, said the club will continue with its philosophy of selecting the best player available. “We will continue to bring in the best players we can and keep adding to, and developing, our exciting young list just like we did by selecting Myers, Pears, Daniher and Hooker in the National Draft,” he said. The AFL today advised it had completed its examination of each club’s Total Player Payment (TPP) estimates for the 2008 season in the lead-up to the Pre-Season Draft next Tuesday, December 11.
Essendon provide $316,000 to local clubs
Essendon Football Club Managing Director and CEO, Peter Jackson, today joined representatives from the club’s 10 affiliate sporting clubs to highlight the $316,000 financial support provided this year by the Bombers. Essendon is one of Australia’s largest affiliated sporting bodies and operates in conjunction with clubs throughout Melbourne’s north-western suburbs to help support thousands of local sports-people.
Football and cricket stars to do battle
Windy Hill has been the scene of some of this country’s greatest cricket highlights in recent years and it is set to add to that history with the return of the 3 mobile Six-a-Side Cricket Challenge on Friday, December 21st.