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Jake Carlisle to the fore again as Essendon gets past Bulldogs

Peter Hanlon Western Bulldogs' up-and-comers give Essendon's surge up the ladder a shake.

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2014 round 18 AFL teams

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All the ins and outs for the first half of round 18 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

Split round gives some unfamiliar names to feature at the top of our rankings this week

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Footy Prophet, Matthew James Round 18 is a split round, so with 8 teams enjoying a week off, there’s a chance for some unfamiliar names to feature at the top of our rankings this week.

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Finals spot on the line for Bombers, Magpies

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Matthew Lloyd Essendon and Collingwood haven't clashed in a final in 24 years – the Magpies' drought-breaking 1990 premiership – but Sunday's clash has much at stake for both teams.

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Live AFL: Essendon v Collingwood

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Teo Pellizzeri The Bombers and the Pies battle it out at the MCG.

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Essendon smashes Collingwood to move back inside the top eight

Zach Merrett celebrates a goal.

Emma Quayle Last time, Essendon kicked five goals to none in the first quarter. Last time, Collingwood had levelled the scores by half-time.

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Essendon's win over Collingwood has major ramifications for finals

Essendon champion Dustin Fletcher may well play another AFL season in 2015.

Rohan Connolly Collingwood is now in serious danger of missing finals action for the first time since 2005.

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Ultimate Footy: Four Rs of the Week

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Josh Elliott, Footy Prophet No matter which team you follow, there’s simply a good feeling in seeing Anthony Morabito back out on the football field.

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Backline still the key to Bombers' new bounce

On the rise: Essendon players at training.

Rohan Connolly At the start of this season, Essendon tried hard to have the focus turned away from its involvement in the ASADA saga and towards its football.

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Age Footballer of the Year: Round 17 votes

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Round 17 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2014 premiership season.

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2014 Round 17 AFL teams

All the ins and outs for round seventeen of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

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2014 AFL round 16 teams

All the ins and outs for round sixteen of the AFL premiership season.

Bombers just won't lie down

Twin towers: Port Adelaide ruckman Matthew Lobbe and Essendon's Patrick Ryder contest a boundary throw-in.

Ashley Porter Essendon chanelled its aggression and frustration on the field with a stunning win over Port Adelaide at Adelaide Oval on Saturday night.

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Keep the Faith with Essendon’s Elite

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Conrad McDonald, Footy Prophet Despite the fantasy tag, our players are only human and they are susceptible to real-world problems that can have devastating fantasy implications.

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2014 round 15 AFL teams

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All the ins and out for round 15 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

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Geelong hangs on for win against Essendon

Essendon's Paul Chapman grabs hold of his fomer teammate, Cat Joel Selwood, during the round 15 game at Etihad Stadium on Friday.

Michael Gleeson Steven Motlop's brilliance proved the difference as Geelong rallied in the last term for a pulsating nine-point win over Essendon.

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Gritty Dons deny Crow challenge

It's mine: Bomber David Zaharakis and Rory Laird of the Crows go head-to-head.

Len Johnson Essendon survived a nerve-jangling final quarter to get home by nine points over Adelaide at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night.

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2014 AFL round 14 teams

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All the in and outs for round fourteen of the 2014 AFL season.

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Without Jobe Watson, it's time to find out which Bombers can step up

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Matthew Lloyd The Essendon Football Club has lost its main man in a time of desperation both on and off the field.

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Age Footballer of the Year: Round 6 votes

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Round six votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2014 premiership season.