Essendon roars back into form with a thumping win over Geelong
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Essendon has roared back into form with a 34-point win over Geelong.
Shaun McKernan was outstanding in attack with four goals, while Cale Hooker dominated the defensive 50.
“You’ve got to feel for Mark Neeld. He’s going to cop it, and he doesn’t deserve it. It’s an indictment on this group they can’t do it week in, week out.”
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Essendon has made a blistering start to this one, leading by 44 points at the main break.
The Bombers booted the first five goals of the game, with Shaun McKernan (four goals) already eclipsing his previous career-best of three.
Essendon legend Kevin Sheedy joined the 3AW commentary box during the half-time break.
He went toe-to-toe with Tony Shaw over the club’s recent woes – and, as you’d expect, neither took a backward step.
Shawry: Was Mark Neeld sacked?
Sheedy: I don’t care.
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Essendon has been thrashed from all angles following a miserable month.
The Bombers made a statement at the selection table, bringing in debutants Jordan Ridley and Dylan Clarke.
Now, they need to make a statement on the field.
Can they turn things around against the Cats? Or will Geelong consolidate its spot in the Top 4?
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