Dons Digital and Orchard HRO are pleased to release the first episode of Dodcast, detailing the challenges surrounding the 2013 draft and how the Bombers overcame them.

Be sure to listen below, as Essendon's GM of list and recruiting Adrian Dodoro shares fascinating insights and untold stories about an unpredecented draft, including:

  • How the Dons thought outside the box to make up for sanctions dealt by the AFL
  • Why Conor McKenna knocked back a higher offer from an arch-rival to sign with Essendon
  • The last-minute backflip at pick No. 26
  • The draftee who went above and beyond in his interview

A new episode will be released each Thursday over a five-week period, delving into the significant drafts and draftees during Dodoro's 22 years at the club.

The podcast is also available on Google Podcasts and Spotify, and will be coming to Apple Podcasts soon.

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Dodcast | How Dons salvaged 2013 draft

In the first episode of Dodcast, Adrian Dodoro details the unprecedented challenges surrounding the 2013 draft, and how the Bombers overcame them to land four players in their best 22.

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