Almanac Life: On the rebound

Mixed footy marriages are fraught with danger. Ged McMahon tells us about love won, love lost and love rebounded, but not without all the stages of grief transversed in between.

Round 5 – North Melbourne v Essendon: A Very Good Friday.

Like many Bomber fans, Caspar McLeod likes what he sees and today’s game against the Roos was no exception, their excellent win makes it three in a row for Essendon.

Almanac Football – JLT 2019: Geelong v Essendon

Pussy cats have a lot to purr about as Geelong proved too slick and polished for Col’s Bombers in their Round 2 JLT match at Kardinia Park on Thursday night.

The Brownlow?

Who’ll win the Brownlow? I don’t know, but The Rhymer emphatically, gives it a go!

Football: The space for public reason

‘Public reason, simply, is the common ground on which a positive society can be established…A space for public reason is formed when two individuals or groups with exclusive definitions of ‘truth’ can come together and legislate based on what is mutually reasonable.’ How Australian football, its flaws acknowledged, just might be able to inform our political process, a sorely flawed entity indeed. Lots of food for thought here.

Round 22 – Richmond v Essendon: Footy and other things

Richmond took on Essendon on Friday night and while Jarrod Landells was happy with the win, it was what happened moments before the game that pleased him most.

Round 22- Richmond v Essendon: If, if, if!

Col hopes the law of averages fall into place for Essendon in their game against Richmond at the MCG on Friday night.

A week’s a long time in footy, for Bomber supporters especially!

For the Bombers, a week has been a long time in footy ponders Col from Coober Pedy.

Round 4 – Essendon v Port Adelaide: Power supply cut off by Bombers!

Bombers flick the switch and turn off the Power!

AFL Preseason – Geelong v Essendon: JLT Community Series hits Colac

Bombers fly high in historic match at the Colac Central Reserve on Sunday.

Round 16 – Collingwood v Essendon: Crook in the Guts

“2017 has gone down the toilet for Collingwood. But that crook in the guts feeling will linger for a long while.” Luke Reynolds simply can not wait for season 2017 to be over for his Magpies and changes to be made.

Round 11 – GWS v Essendon: The Bell Frogs and Schnitzenstein are Here to Stay

Mark O’Sullivan watched his Giants get the better of a tough Essendon. The game was also the first time the attendance at a GWS home game was greater than that of the NRL game next door. Great signs for footy in western Sydney.

Round 1 – Essendon v Hawthorn: New Beginnings

After four years of turmoil and uncertainty, Tim and Essendon fans finally had something to really cheer about. Here’s how it started. [After last night’s win you’ll be even happier Tim – Ed]

Round 1 – Essendon v Hawthorn: Boy, am I proud to be an Essendon supporter!

Col had a great day cheering his Bombers on to a fantastic win at the MCG in their “Comeback Story”.

Round 1 – Hits and Misses

Tom Riordan has been to the last seven games of footy at the MCG, including all three during round one. He picks out some talking points from the weekend’s entertaining set of matches.

Round 22 – Essendon v Western Bulldogs: Thank You Mr. Cooney

Well done Coons! Alex fondly farewells a well-loved champion.

Round 23 – Collingwood v Essendon: The traumatic end

Danielle Eid is back. Love, anger, hope, despair; Collingwood’s last game of 2015 had it all [Familiar, wonderful emotion – Ed].

Round 21 – Gold Coast Suns v Essendon: Family Time

The post-Hird era at Essendon dawns with a narrow loss to the Suns. Andrew Else contemplates how he’ll explain the Bombers’ fall from grace in the years to come to his own son. [And mazel tov on the new arrival to the household! – Ed]

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?