Rohan Connolly For most of this season, integral to any discussion about Essendon’s finals prospects has been the debate about the use of key position players Jake Carlisle and Michael Hurley.
Jon Pierik Bomber admits he struggled to read the play as a key forward.
Club-by-club votes from the AFL Brownlow medal count on Monday night.- (* denotes ineligible).
Jon Pierik Mediation between Essendon and its former fitness chief Dean Robinson failed to broker a settlement on Friday, pushing the two parties closer to what looms as an explosive trial.
Matt Murnane What went right for Essendon in season 2014? And what went wrong?
Matt Murnane Prominent player agent Peter Jess says clubs should do anything in their power to tempt the best players to join them, as Essendon star Brendon Goddard branded the approaches to top Bombers as...
The selected teams for round 23 of the AFL season, including Saturday's all-important Fremantle v Port Adelaide clash.
Emma Quayle Let's go with Essendon, given their best is more damaging.
Liam Mannix Nick Dal Santo gambled by leaving St Kilda for a shot at finals glory and admits the move to North Melbourne needs to pay off soon.
Matt Murnane Key Essendon swingman Michael Hurley could be thrown in as a tall forward for Saturday night’s elimination final against North Melbourne
Michael Voss After 579 long agonising days, Jobe Watson and his troops will play in a final. Even if only for a couple of hours it will be about football. And only football.
The selected line-ups for week one of the 2014 AFL finals series.
Jon Pierik Finals questions about the North Melbourne-Essendon clash.
Daniel Cherny The uncertainty surrounding Paddy Ryder's future at Essendon has not been addressed at all in-house by Bombers coach Mark Thompson, with the coach suggesting that "whatever happens next year is...
Rohan Connolly Essendon has dealt with plenty of uncertainty off the field. But there's plenty to be sorted out for the Bombers on it as well.
Rohan Connolly If Essendon was looking for some sort of emotional boost at the start of this critical game against West Coast, it couldn't have written a better script than what actually unfolded.
Matt Murnane The reasons why Essendon stumbled late in the last three seasons, and yet haven't done so this year, are many and varied. But for skipper Jobe Watson, one stands above the rest: defence
The selected teams for round 22 of the AFL season, headlined by Geelong's clash with Hawthorn on Saturday night.
Rohan Connolly Perhaps it was a bizarre moment in the second quarter that might have best summed up Essendon's hard-fought win over Gold Coast on Saturday.
Round 22 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2014 premiership season.