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Burning Questions: Five games to go

With a handful of games remaining after the bye, it’s time to pose the five burning questions with five games to go.

11:15am Jul 23, 2014

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Red and Black: Travis Colyer

Forward Travis Colyer takes part in this week's edition of red and black giving you an insight into some of his teammates.

9:47am Jul 23, 2014

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Hurley ready to 'rip a game apart'

Essendon coach Mark Thompson is excited about the potential of Michael Hurley ‘ripping a game apart’ with the key defender showing strong signs it is close in recent weeks.

9:30am Jul 23, 2014

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Bombers victorious on and off field

The Bombers exhilarating win over the Bulldogs on Sunday wasn’t the only victory the club saw on the weekend.

8:00am Jul 23, 2014

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Get your footy fix this weekend!

Get your footy fix this weekend by coming and showing your support for the team at an open training session at the True Value Solar Centre on Saturday afternoon.

5:09pm Jul 22, 2014

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Essendon mourns passing of Mona Lee

Essendon Football Club wishes to extend its deepest condolences to the Lee family, following the tragic passing of club member Mona Lee.

4:17pm Jul 22, 2014

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Howlett fit to tackle Swans

Essendon midfielder Ben Howlett is expected to be fit to take on Sydney at the SCG next Friday night despite suffering tightness in his achillies.

2:31pm Jul 22, 2014

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Classy Carlisle awarded full votes

There was no doubt in Mark Thompson and Brendon McCartney’s mind following Essendon’s seven point win over the Western Bulldogs with Jake Carlisle awarded the full 10 votes.

11:05am Jul 22, 2014

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Watson expected to play this season

Essendon captain Jobe Watson is optimistic of playing at least the final two games of the home and away season after a meeting with his surgeon showed strong progress in his recovery.

10:24am Jul 22, 2014

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Ryder's role in win over Dogs

Paddy Ryder believes a variation in getting the ball on the outside of the contest to generate run and carry was the spark that led the Bombers to a come-from-behind victory over the Western Bulldogs.

9:45am Jul 22, 2014

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Dempsey felt game was slipping

Dashing defender Courtenay Dempsey conceded he felt the game slipping away from the Bombers against the Bulldogs on Sunday.

5:22pm Jul 21, 2014

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Dons building block for September

Essendon has built a solid foundation ahead of the final five games of the season that could catapult the team into a finals berth according to midfielder Brendan Goddard.

2:44pm Jul 21, 2014

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Daniher to undergo surgery

Following consultation with the club’s medical team, Essendon forward Joe Daniher will undergo surgery on his fractured clavicle tomorrow.

2:04pm Jul 21, 2014

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Goddard helps Carlisle lift standards

Essendon acting captain Brendon Goddard has revealed he has had a number of honest conversations with big man Jake Carlisle about training habits and preparation over the last month.

1:36pm Jul 21, 2014

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#AFLDogsDons

The boys made it three in a row with a hard fought win over the Dogs.

12:35pm Jul 21, 2014

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Dons suffer heavy defeat in VFL

Essendon suffered heavy defeat at hands of second placed Footscray on Sunday afternoon at Whitten Oval going down to the Western Bulldogs affiliate by 53 points.

11:13am Jul 21, 2014

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Thompson yet to discuss future

Essendon coach Mark Thompson says he is not looking beyond his immediate future at Essendon and he is yet to speak to James Hird about how he should handle his return to the club.

10:12pm Jul 20, 2014

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Carlisle's incredible vein of form

Essendon goalkicker Jake Carlisle has hit an "incredible" vein of form that has even gone beyond what the key tall's biggest backer thought he was capable of.

9:45pm Jul 20, 2014

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Talking Points: Round 18

We take a look at some of the key talking points from Sunday afternoon's win over the Bulldogs.

9:04pm Jul 20, 2014

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Carlisle bag helps Dons home

Essendon has come from behind to steal a thrilling seven-point win over the Western Bulldogs at Etihad Stadium on Sunday, with Jake Carlisle continuing his remarkable form spike to kick a career-best eight goals.

7:59pm Jul 20, 2014