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Essendon confident in draft position

Essendon is confident it can add two quality youngsters to its list with the club’s first two selections in next month’s National Draft on the Gold Coast.

4:32pm  Oct 20, 2014

2014 Trade summary

We take a look at the changes made during the recent trade period ahead of the 2015 season.

8:25am  Oct 20, 2014

Dons experienced in defence

Essendon veteran Dustin Fletcher is once again set to play a key role in sharing his 22 seasons worth of knowledge and experience with the club’s playing and coaching group.

8:00am  Oct 20, 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