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By  Sweep

Pops, you have been a Bomber for a mere fleeting moment, but to you, I pen this note to express my sincere gratitude. You came to the club at short notice after retiring with 270 odd games and 3 flags to your name. 269 more words


Bombers leave Kelly in ‘much better place’

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JAMES Kelly has done so much on the field \u2014 two clubs, three flags, more than 300 games, two retirements \u2014 and now he wants to coach. 4,778 more words

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Opportunity Squandered.

By  Sweep

Another weekend, another opportunity wasted. I can’t help but feel we have missed a good opportunity this season. The romantic in me really wants to see a finals appearance by the bombers to farewell our inspirational spiritual leader in the grandest of styles. 541 more words


Crows cruise, Eagles survive scare

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Go with grace

A rumour went around yesterday morning that Jobe Watson, captain of Essendon Football Club, was about to announce his retirement from the game. It was on the cards. 971 more words


What Jobe means to me...

10 o’clock on the morning of Jobe’s announcement I drifted off for my morning nap after the 4am wake up for work at Caulfield, unaware the I was going to wake up to the news I had dreaded all season. 1,206 more words

Jobe Watson - leadership & strength in character.

By Rusty

The weight of expectation of merely being born the son of Essendon legend, Tim Watson, who played 307 games for the club, a 3 time premiership & 4 time best and fairest winner was obvious. 586 more words