Archer-Hird Medal to continue rivalry
Essendon and North Melbourne will honour recently retired club greats James Hird and Glenn Archer through a special medal that will be presented annually following the teams’ first clash of the season. The clubs have commissioned a medal which will be awarded to the player who epitomizes the values upheld by the legends.
Bombers see positives in Subiaco clash
The spacious surrounds of Subiaco Oval present an opportunity for the team when they clash with West Coast on Friday according to coach Matthew Knights. “We have a very strong support base in Western Australia and the club is looking forward to playing on a spacious ground because we will get some valuable match fitness and practice into our players,” he said.
Davey faces level two tripping charge
Essendon excitement machine, Alwyn Davey, has been charged with a level two tripping offence. The AFL today advised that the Match Review Panel has assessed the following incidents from the weekend’s round of matches.
Bombers clean up for a good cause
Danny Chartres did his bit to help clean up the environment yesterday, getting his hands dirty in Flemington as part of the Clean up Australia Day campaign.
Antler Luggage on-board as new sponsor
Essendon Football Club is kicking goals on and off-field, today announcing that travel luggage specialist, Antler Luggage, has come on board as a Platinum sponsor. Antler Luggage Director, Sonney Roth, said the company is very proud to be associated with Essendon.