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Woosha lauds defence

Essendon coach John Worsfold has praised his side’s staunch defensive group, which has become the league’s leading backline.

11:23am  Jun 17, 2019

Connellan departs VFL Dons

Recruit Ray Connellan has made the decision to return to Ireland, giving up his spot on Essendon's VFL list.

11:11am  Jun 17, 2019

Stringer in race to be fit

Jake Stringer remains a chance to face the Eagles as the Bombers negotiate a short turnaround.

10:41am  Jun 17, 2019

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Geelong v Essendon
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Powercor Country Festival from 11am in Yarra Park
Game starts 3:20pm


Purchase your tickets here


The free Powercor Country Festival Farmers Market will be held in the Yarra Park Precinct from 11am on Sunday, May 5, 2019 and includes plenty of activities showcasing the best of regional Victoria and live entertainment.

Enjoy performances from Kasey Chambers, John Williamson, The Mik Maks and Adelaide Clarke at the main stage.

The fresh produce from the country will be celebrated featuring a range of delicious produce from regional Victoria.


Live entertainment will take place at the main stage in Yarra Park:

11:45am - 12:25pm - Adelaide Clarke
12:35pm - 1:15pm - The Mik Maks
1:25pm - 1:45pm - John Williamson
2:05pm - 2:55pm - Kasey Chambers


Dons partner with Rural Aid

Essendon and Geelong have partnered with Rural Aid ahead of the fourth instalment of the Powercor Country Festival blockbuster.

4:30pm  Apr 30, 2019

Country meets city at 'G

Essendon and Geelong proudly launch the 2019 Powercor Country Festival ahead of Sunday's blockbuster.

1:24pm  Apr 29, 2019

Bombers assist Bunyip

Essendon has offered its support to residents of the regional Bunyip community, following the recent devasting bushfires.

5:33pm  Mar 13, 2019

2019 Powercor Country Festival launched

Essendon and Geelong have officially kicked off the 2019 Powercor Country Festival.

9:04pm  Mar 7, 2019

Powercor Country Festival

The Powercor Country Festival will be in full swing on Saturday afternoon ahead of the Country Game between Essendon and Geelong.

3:30pm  May 18, 2018

The Black Sorrows set to rock the 'G

The Black Sorrows are the headline act at the Powercor Country Festival in Yarra Park ahead of the Round 9 blockbuster between Essendon and Geelong.

10:59am  May 17, 2018

Regional produce to be showcased

Food and Wine Victoria and The Food Purveyor have been confirmed as official regional produce partners of the Powercor Country Festival.

10:02am  May 16, 2018

Cassins of Colac

A very special Bombers family has been honoured ahead of Essendon’s Country Game on Saturday.

3:40pm  May 15, 2018

John Williamson to perform

Iconic Australian singer John Williamson AM will again perform ‘Waltzing Matilda’ in the pre-game ceremony at thePowercor Country Festival on Saturday.

1:29pm  May 15, 2018

Sheedy's country side

Kevin Sheedy has reflected on the amazing contribution that country players have had on the AFL as a whole and his 25-year coaching career.

1:40pm  May 14, 2018