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Dempsey headlines returns

Dashing defender Courtenay Dempsey is one of three inclusions for Essendon’s Anzac Day blockbuster against Collingwood at the MCG tomorrow.

5:56pm  Apr 24, 2014

Stars to miss Anzac Day

Brendon Goddard and Tom Bellchambers will not line up for Essendon in Friday's Anzac Day clash with Collingwood, as the Bombers look to bounce back from last week's "ordinary effort" against St Kilda.

11:48am  Apr 24, 2014

By the numbers: Essendon v Collingwood

We take a look at the numbers between Essendon and Collingwood ahead of Friday afternoon's Anzac Day clash at the MCG.

11:00am  Apr 24, 2014

The development of this facility will enable the club to secure its long term future and build the best, biggest and most flexible training base in the AFL.

→ Best practice indoor training space suitable for drills, match tactics and game simulation
→ Two AFL-sized ovals
→ Medical, sports science and recovery areas
→ A pool and aquatic recovery area
→ A large gymnasium space
→ A one kilometre running circuit
→ An auditorium and dedicated spaces for player/coach reviews and games analysis
→ A player development, lounge and study area
→ A consolidated football administration building which will improve the overall interaction at the club

 


 

"If we want to be the best, we must lead the competition in all aspects of the game. we must give our players the best facilities in the AFL to enable them to prepare, train and recover in a professional environment every day they go to work."

James Hird
Senior Coach, Essendon Football Club