Rohan Connolly Essendon will get to play its elimination final in Melbourne next week, but coach Mark Thompson remains at a loss to explain the lapses in concentration which saw his team only just scrape out of its...
Liam Mannix Brian Lake is a ''99 per cent chance'' to line up for Hawthorn in Friday night's finals clash with Geelong, says former AFL club medico Rohan White.
Essendon forward Jake Carlisle is expected to be sidelined for up to two weeks after suffering a slight hamstring strain.
Caroline Wilson Essendon players facing anti-doping sanctions rejected a definitive six-month suspension tabled before them in June this year which would have seen them miss the last four games of the home-and-away...
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.
Samantha Lane Federal sport minister Peter Dutton has stonewalled the latest advance from Essendon chairman Paul Little to discuss the AFL club’s ongoing, and increasingly costly, doping investigation.
Essendon has been dealt a massive blow for it clash with West Coast with swingman Jake Carlisle ruled out due to back spasms.
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 Essendon great Tim Watson has implored the Bombers to work out a way to keep Mark Thompson at the club next season.
Matt Murnane Caretaker coach Mark Thompson wants to remain at Essendon but senses there won't be a role for him at the AFL club in 2015.
Jon Pierik and Adam Cooper Essendon lawyer Neil Young QC fears a Federal Court finding against the club could "effectively destroy its business" .
Jon Pierik Essendon chairman Paul Little has declared his club is ready for its court battle with the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority, as the anti-doping body prepares to argue there is "compelling...
Jon Pierik Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard pressured the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority to bring a quick resolution to the Essendon supplements saga, it is alleged in court documents released on...
Jon Pierik Stunning documents released in the Federal Court on Friday allege the AFL all but knew Essendon was the club being investigated by the Australian Crime Commission last year.
Daniel Cherny Andrew Demetriou's alleged knowledge of Essendon's involvement is merely a sideshow in the club's doping case, and has no bearing on the outcome of next week's court case in the opinion of AFL boss...
Jon Pierik Concerns about the legality of the joint investigation by the AFL and the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority were raised within weeks of Essendon self-reporting by a lawyer who previously had...
Jake Niall Essendon's immediate football fate will be shaped over three consecutive Saturday afternoons.
Jon Pierik In an intriguing twist of timing, the son of former club chairman David Evans has tendered his resignation at Essendon and will leave the club just as James Hird returns from suspension.
Essendon midfielder David Myers says the players back the AFL club's decision to delay James Hird's return to the coaches box until next season.
Rob Forsaith Much has changed since Lance Franklin's move to the SCG, but not his love of playing against Essendon.