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Snapshot: Swans v Dons

The key stats, the teams and the match-ups to look out for ahead of the clash between the Bombers and the Swans.

10:14am Jun 23, 2017


Rd 10: VFL Preview v Williamstown

Essendon midfielder Darcy Parish headlines the inclusions for the VFL Dons ahead of the clash with Williamstown on Saturday.

9:00am Jun 23, 2017


Dons embracing India

Essendon and Adelaide are in the process of forming a strategic partnership that will see both Clubs work together to grow the game of AFL in India.

8:49am Jun 23, 2017


Rd 10: VFL team v Williamstown

Essendon VFL has named an extended squad to take on Williamstown on Saturday at Windy Hill Oval.

7:00pm Jun 22, 2017


Langford ready for centre stage

Kyle Langford is expected to line-up predominantly in the midfield when he runs out to take on the Swans on Friday night.

6:33pm Jun 22, 2017


Rd 14: Team v Swans

Essendon has made two changes to the side to take on Sydney on Friday night at the SCG.

6:20pm Jun 22, 2017


McKernan ready to step up

Essendon Coach John Worsfold says Shaun McKernan will be called up to replace the injured Cale Hooker for the match against Sydney.

5:03pm Jun 22, 2017


Dons upgrade Rookie

Essendon has promoted Shaun McKernan to the senior list as its mid-season nominated rookie.

3:50pm Jun 22, 2017


'He was a special player'

Matthew Lloyd on the teammate who 'weighted the ball perfectly' and ranks alongside Michael Long for skill level.

3:35pm Jun 22, 2017


Hooker ruled out

Essendon forward Cale Hooker will miss Friday night’s clash against Sydney because of a finger injury.

2:46pm Jun 22, 2017


Young Dons on the rise

Essendon Captain Dyson Heppell on the rise of two of his younger teammates and building a committed team with a strong bond.

11:23am Jun 22, 2017


VFL's wealth of experience

Paul Corrigan says the experienced AFL listed players featuring in the VFL this season has fast tracked the development of some emerging talent.

11:10am Jun 22, 2017


Shaw's preview: Swans v Dons

Robert Shaw on why this is the game of the round, the ugly but irrelevant history and the first year player the Dons need to watch.

9:59am Jun 22, 2017


The advice of a Legend

Essendon champion Matthew Lloyd reflects on 'one of the most positive people' he's ever met, the great Kevin Sheedy.

7:34pm Jun 21, 2017


Added depth boosts Dons

Dyson Heppell on the attitude of some experienced players lining up in the VFL and the host of players seeking an opportunity at senior level.

6:08pm Jun 21, 2017


Skipper only getting stronger

Dyson Heppell says he's becoming more comfortable with demands of the season as the year wears on and is looking to play some of his best football after the break.

5:18pm Jun 21, 2017


Game day details v Swans

If you're heading to the SCG to watch the Bombers take on the Swans, here is all of the information you need.

4:48pm Jun 21, 2017


The Footy Panel - Ep. 16

Former Essendon and Sydney player Ted Richards joins Scott Lucas and Julian de Stoop for a special early edition of The Footy Panel.

3:17pm Jun 21, 2017


Free agency options considered

One change will be made to free agency before the end of October under the new collective bargaining agreement announced on Tuesday.

11:48am Jun 21, 2017


AFL heralds win-win

AFL players will receive a 20 per cent pay rise this year after a new $1.84 billion dollar, six-year pay deal was announced in Adelaide on Tuesday afternoon.

11:40am Jun 21, 2017