Essendon Fixtures

essendon fixturesThe Bombers travel to Sydney to face the GWS Giants in the first round of the 2019 Essendon fixture and play Collingwood at the MCG in the final round.

Essendon has fared well in the draw with Good Friday and Anzac Day games, along with two Thursday nights and four Friday night matches. The two Thursday night matches are consecutive weeks against the West Coast Eagles (Round 19) in Perth and GWS Giants (Round 20) in Melbourne. Interestingly enough, Essendon has 9 matches in Melbourne in the first eleven rounds.

Double up matches for the Bombers include Collingwood, GWS Giants, Sydney Swans, North Melbourne and Fremantle, and they have the bye in Round 12.

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The Essendon home and away draw can be found below.

2019 Essendon Fixture

Rd Day Date H&A Team Venue Time
1 Sun Mar-24 Away GWS Giants Showground 3:20pm
2 Sat Mar-30 Home St Kilda Marvel 4:35pm
3 Fri Apr-05 Away Melbourne MCG 7:50pm
4 Sat Apr-13 Home Brisbane Lions MCG 2:10pm
5 Fri Apr-19 Away North Melbourne Marvel 4:20pm
6 Thu Apr-25 Home Collingwood MCG 3:20pm
7 Sun May-05 Away Geelong Cats MCG 3:20pm
8 Fri May-10 Away Sydney Swans SCG 7:50pm
9 Sat May-18 Home Fremantle Marvel 7:25pm
10 Sat May-25 Away Richmond MCG 7:25pm
11 Sun Jun-02 Home Carlton MCG 3:20pm
12 Bye
13 Fri Jun-14 Home Hawthorn Marvel 7:50pm
14 Thu Jun-20 Away West Coast Optus 8:10pm
15 Thu Jun-27 Home GWS Giants Marvel 7:20pm
16 Sat Jul-06 Home Sydney Swans MCG 1:45pm
17 Sat Jul-13 Home North Melbourne Marvel 4:35pm
18 Fri Jul-19 Away Adelaide Crows Adelaide 7:50pm
19 Sun Jul-28 Away Gold Coast Suns Metricon 4:40pm
20 Sat Aug-03 Home Port Adelaide Marvel 1:45pm
21 Sat Aug-10 Home Western Bulldogs Marvel 7:25pm
22 Sat Aug-17 Away Fremantle Optus 8:10pm
23 Fri Aug 23* Away Collingwood MCG TBC

Head over to our AFL Football Grounds info page to learn more about match venues.

2018 Essendon Stats

Essendon finished 11th on the ladder with 12 wins during the home and away season.

Ladder: 11th - 22: 12-10-0

Bombers 2018 Disposal Stats

Total Kicks: Dyson Heppell 327
Total Handballs: Zachary Merrett 309
Total Disposals: Dyson Heppell 590
Total Marks: Michael Hurley 156
Total Goals: Jake Stringer 30
Total Hitouts: Tom Bellchambers 657

Essendon 2018 Best & Fairest Results

Former Giant Devon Smith capped off a wonderful first season for Essendon taking out the Crichton Medal with 370 votes. Smith defeated Dyson Heppell on 360 with Zach Merrett third on 335 votes.

2018 Crichton Medal Top 10

1st: Devon Smith - 370 votes
2nd: Dyson Heppell - 360 votes
3rd: Zach Merrett - 335 votes

Next: Adam Saad 315, Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti 295, Tom Bellchambers 281, Michael Hurley 280, Cale Hooker 276, Conor McKenna 268, Brendon Goddard 267.

Essendon 2018 Brownlow Medal Votes

The Bombers never threatened in Brownlow Medal voting with the club polling just 65 votes overall. Dyson Heppell received most votes with 13, followed by former Giant Devon Smith on 11 and talented midfielder Zach Merrett 10.

Top 3: Dyson Heppell 13, Devon Smith 11, Zach Merrett 10

Next: Michael Hurley 7, David Zaharakis 6, Orazio Fantasia 3, Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti 3, David Myers 3, Adam Saad 3, Shaun McKernan 3, Brendon Goddard 1, Kyle Langford 1

Bombers 2018 Brownlow Medal total: 65

Brownlow Medal Most Club votes

Magpies 96, Demons 93, Hawks 90, Cats 88, Eagles 81, Tigers 78, Giants 76, Swans 71, Crows 69, Roos 68, Bombers 65, Port 62, Dockers 56, Bulldogs 47, Lions 45, Blues 37, Saints 35, Suns 31

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