All tagged Essendon

AFL Round 8: Carlton vs. Essendon

Stephen Kernahan may be Carlton’s Captain in their Team of the Century, but unfortunately for him, he is remembered for 2 things… And although the 2018 Carlton side is only a shadow of what was on show in the Kernahan era, on the bright side the Blues do have an evergreen halfback that is in career best form…

AFL Finals Preview Special

The 8 teams playing Finals represent the 8 best defences in the AFL. And if defence wins premierships, then who will we see in the Grand Final in 4 weeks time? As a bonus edition, The Weekend Preview assesses the strengths and weaknesses of all 8 finalists.

AFL Round 8: Essendon vs. Geelong

The great Geelong and Essendon teams have always been synonymous with exciting attacking football. And if there is one game between the two teams that has symbolised this philosophy to attacking football, it would be the Ablett-Salmon shootout of 1993.

AFL Round 5: Essendon vs. Collingwood (ANZAC Day Clash)

The ANZAC Day Clash has become an iconic event in Australian Sport. The inaugural Essendon versus Collingwood ANZAC Day Clash in 1995 is the foundation from which it has built this elevated status. That first match certainly drew upon the sense of occasion that ANZAC Day provided and the enormous crowd of 94,823 certainly played its part. However, the success of the match and what the ANZAC Day Clash has gone on to become is due to the teams involved delivering us one of the all time classic matches.