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Hird excited by 2015 fixture

Essendon coach James Hird is looking forward to the challenge that awaits his side over the first two rounds of the home and away season.

3:29pm  Oct 31, 2014

List changes summary

Essendon has finalised its list ahead of the 2015 National Draft to be held on the Gold Coast on November 27 with three spots available on the club's senior list.

9:26am  Oct 31, 2014

Aylett set to move to rookie list

Essendon Football Club has delisted young midfielder Kurt Aylett ahead of next month’s AFL National Draft.

8:27pm  Oct 30, 2014

Essendon Football Club has an exciting and bold vision for the future – to create the best training and community facilities of any team in Australia. The vision comprises the development of a state-of-the- art facility near Melbourne Airport as well as retaining a presence at our spiritual home.

With land measuring over 100,000sqm – more than double the footprint of Windy Hill – the new precinct allows for unprecedented future growth and delivers a multi-generational outcome for the Club.

The vision for the Club starts with new bricks and mortar but it is so much more; it's a vision for the Club to remain a place where people aspire to be and a Club where a continued culture of success drives everything we do.

 

"This is a great club, the Essendon I know values success and is not taking any short cuts to build on of the highest quality training facilities in Australia - that's where we need to be. People may not think it affects the players directly, but it does. We need a bit patch of grass, a professional gym, a large indoor training area and facilities for rehabilitation."

Bomber Thompson
Senior Assistant Coach, Essendon Football Club