Round 5 – Melbourne v Richmond: First outing to the G as a Melburnian

Nick Weidmann falls in with the steps of many, both with him and before him, in heading to the ‘G. “It was a good outing to the footy, hopefully the first of many as I now live in Melbourne.” [Welcome to Melbourne – Ed].

Round 2 – Essendon v Melbourne: Undermanned Bombers win one against the odds

Essendon Bombers spirited victory over Demons was one of belief for the Club and Nick Weidmann

Ultimate Victorian Wool Team – Shane Heard: The farm lad who developed tagging

Nick Weidmann profiles Victorian sheep farmer Shane Heard who was recruited to Essendon and became one of Kevin Sheedy’s favourites. [Interesting footy and sheep detail Nick – Ed]

Ultimate Wool Team – Joe Darling: Norwood footballer, Australian cricket captain, wool-grower, paliamentarian, family man (and nude wrestler).

Joe Darling is in the squad of South Australian wool team. He was a leader in many fields, especially cricket (he was Australian captain) and the wool industry in Tasmania.

But he was also a fine footballer and a nude wrestler.

Essendon 2015 List Review – Part 3: Forwards

Nick Weidmann’s player by player review of the Bomber list looks at the 2015 forwards. Do you agree with his assessments?

Essendon 2015 List Review- Part 2 Midfielders/ Ruckmen

After looking at Essendon’s defence in part one of his Essendon season review, Nick Weidmann casts an analytical eye over the Bombers on-ball brigade in part two. What will the Dons in-coming coach have to work with?

Essendon 2015 List Review – Part 1: Defenders

With James Hird’s departure from Essendon now official, Nick Weidmann analyses the 2015 Essendon backline. Who should stay? Who should go? What does Essendon’s defensive stocks offer their in-coming coach? Bomber fans; do you agree?

Round 19 – GWS v Essendon: Bombers inaccurate kicking at goal rears its ugly head again

Another ordinary day at the office for the Dons. The frustration of losing is compounded for Nick Weidmann by the Bombers’ continuing inability to convert in front of goal.

Round 18 – Essendon v Western Bulldogs: Bombers listless against rampaging Bulldogs

Nick Weidmann laments the Bombers’ lack of effort in their big loss to the Dogs, in what he says was their most disappointing performance from their last three losses.

Round 17 – Essendon v Port Adelaide: ‘Baby Bombers Version 2.0’ go down to Port by 13 points in a shootout under the roof

If not for wayward kicking, the “Baby Bombers” could have stolen a win against Port Adelaide. Nick Weidmann gives an in-depth review of the pulsating match.

Round 16 – North Melbourne v Essendon: ‘Baby Bombers’ competitive but North just too classy

Nick Weidmann reports in as the Baby Bombers V.2 fail to live up to the first iteration.

Round 15 – Richmond v Carlton: Tigers win in unconvincing fashion at the G

Neutral supporter Nick Weidmann watched the Tigers v Blues game on Friday night and, as he discusses, it was a Tigers win in what was a very scrappy game with not many highlights.

Round 12 – Carlton v Port Adelaide: Blues get their first win on Australian soil for the year

Nick Weidmann watched a upset happen in thrilling circumstances, as the Blues beat the Power by 4 points.

Round 12 – Richmond v West Coast: Eagles pressure is too much for Tigers as they move to 2nd spot

Nick Weidmann watched the Tigers v Eagles last night and was impressed by the Eagles pressure.

Round 11 – Collingwood v GWS: Giants wounded in disappointing loss to the Pies

As Nick Weidmann discusses the Giants are struck down by injuries to key players as they go down to the Pies in a disappointing loss at the G.

Representative footy returns to North Hobart Oval as the NWFL beat the SFL

Nick Weidmann had a rare day off from umpiring yesterday and took the chance to get to a rep game at North Hobart Oval.

Round 9 – Richmond v Essendon: Bombers go down in tight contest at the G

Bombers go down in a tight contest at the G and as Bombers supporter Nick Weidmann writes they like previous weeks are unable to make the most of their opportunities.

Round 8 – Essendon v Brisbane: Bombers win after second half blitz

The Bombers’ 58 point win and Joe Daniher’s half-dozen meant it was a good Sunday afternoon for Essendon fan Nick Weidmann.

Round 5 – St. Kilda v Essendon: Bombers win over gallant Saints

Nick Weidmann managed to get home in time to watch his Bombers grind out a win over St Kilda.

Round 3 – Geelong v Gold Coast: Bruised and Battered Cats hold off determined Suns

Author Nick Weidmann explains how the battered and bruised Cats hold off a fast finishing Suns in a enthralling contest on a wet afternoon down at the Cattery.