Greg Baum The most ominous aspect for the Blues was that it was not hard to see this coming.
Greg Baum There's no other way of saying this: the way Essendon has grown between seasons, it is as if the club is on steroids.
Greg Baum James Hird will coach Essendon again but not in such a weird and wonderful game.
Greg Baum Essendon was playing for no points and Richmond for academic points.
Greg Baum It was Dreamtime at the 'G and there was much for those on hand to celebrate and appreciate.
Greg Baum and Jake Niall Upbeat coach hails Essendon's defensive effort against Sydney as best of year.
Greg Baum Conservative, solid, even patrician: from the beginning, these words were associated with the Essendon Football Club.
Greg Baum Essendon captain Jobe Watson out-stays a packed field to win the 2012 Brownlow Medal.
Greg Baum It was too hot for kicking footballs but not nearly too hot for a show of staunch football faith.
Greg Baum The two faces of Essendon became one in Adelaide on Friday night.
Greg Baum Despite feel and appearance, this was day one, round one, and so a time of fresh starts.