Glonaabot favicon

#Essendon

Interrupted prep no excuse for Demons - McIvor Times

Interrupted prep no excuse for Demons - McIvor Times

Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin says his side is well prepared for Sunday's meeting with Geelong despite last week's game against Essendon being postponed.

Read full article: Interrupted prep no excuse for Demons - ...→
Conor McKenna twist puts spotlight on COVID-19 testing

Conor McKenna twist puts spotlight on COVID-19 testing

It’s a question baffling AFL fans and non-fans alike: how could Essendon defender Conor McKenna test positive for COVID-19 and then negative again just two day [...]

Read full article: Conor McKenna twist puts spotlight on CO...→
Only one other Bomber deemed close contact of McKenna, players told

Only one other Bomber deemed close contact of McKenna, players told

Essendon players have been told that only one player has been deemed a close contact of Conor McKenna following a Department of Health and Human Services inves [...]

Read full article: Only one other Bomber deemed close conta...→
AFL to name stars caught in virus crisis

AFL to name stars caught in virus crisis

Essendon is expecting to learn the immediate future of its playing list today following Conor McKenna’s positive COVID-19 test.

Read full article: AFL to name stars caught in virus crisis...→

Essendon is bracing for the prospect of multiple players joining Conor McKenna in quarantine for 14 days ahead of Saturday’s AFL clash with Carlton.

Read full article: ...→
AFL 2020: Essendon players learn fate after Conor McKenna positive test

AFL 2020: Essendon players learn fate after Conor McKenna positive test

The giant spanner that’s been thrown into the AFL season will either be removed — or cause more chaos — as the Essendon playing group learns its fate on Monday [...]

Read full article: AFL 2020: Essendon players learn fate af...→
Dees fire up in AFL scratch match - Riverine Herald

Dees fire up in AFL scratch match - Riverine Herald

There was plenty of friendly fire as frustrated Melbourne players took part in a full-scale scratch match after Sunday's AFL clash with Essendon was postponed.

Read full article: Dees fire up in AFL scratch match - Rive...→
  • #Essendon
Doubt over Bombers-Blues AFL clash - Yarrawonga Chronicle

Doubt over Bombers-Blues AFL clash - Yarrawonga Chronicle

Conor McKenna's positive COVID-19 test has cast doubt over whether Essendon' will be able to fulfil their AFL fixtures in the coming weeks.

Read full article: Doubt over Bombers-Blues AFL clash - Yar...→

5 AFL 2020: Essendon’s Conor McKenna coronavirus positive test | Gold Coast Bulletin

The AFL and health authorities have launched an investigation to determine where Essendon’s Conor McKenna contracted coronavirus, with an open house inspection [...]

Read full article: 5 AFL 2020: Essendon’s Conor McKenna cor...→
AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan announces Essendon-Melbourne game postponed after Conor McKenna positive COVID-19 test

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan announces Essendon-Melbourne game postponed after Conor McKenna positive COVID-19 test

Essendon’s match with the Melbourne Demons has been postponed after Bombers star Conor McKenna returned a positive test for COVID-19.

Read full article: AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan announces Essen...→
Essendon player Connor McKenna returns positive coronavirus test

Essendon player Connor McKenna returns positive coronavirus test

Less than two weeks into the AFL’s return to action, the season has come under a cloud following a positive coronavirus test.

Read full article: Essendon player Connor McKenna returns p...→
McKenna and Stewart test negative again but ramifications unclear

McKenna and Stewart test negative again but ramifications unclear

Essendon pair Conor McKenna and James Stewart have again tested negative for the coronavirus but it remains unclear if they can leave quarantine early.

Read full article: McKenna and Stewart test negative again ...→
Essendon's McKenna now tests negative

Essendon's McKenna now tests negative

Essendon's Conor McKenna recorded a negative test for COVID-19 when the quarantined defender was tested on Monday, a matter of two days after recording a posit [...]

Read full article: Essendon's McKenna now tests negative...→
Robbo: AFL can’t hang Bombers out to dry

Robbo: AFL can’t hang Bombers out to dry

Forcing Essendon to play against Carlton with a group of players in quarantine would threaten the integrity of the competition, writes Mark Robinson.

Read full article: Robbo: AFL can’t hang Bombers out to dry...→
Star Bombers to quarantine: reports

Star Bombers to quarantine: reports

The Conor McKenna saga will seemingly have a big impact on Essendon with reports “about five” star Bombers players will be sent into quarantine as close contac [...]

Read full article: Star Bombers to quarantine: reports...→
AFL split on what to do with Essendon

AFL split on what to do with Essendon

The giant spanner that’s been thrown into the AFL season will either be removed — or cause more chaos — as the Essendon playing group learns its fate this week [...]

Read full article: AFL split on what to do with Essendon...→
  • #Essendon
Russian soccer team has 42 players ruled out, forced to play anyway

Russian soccer team has 42 players ruled out, forced to play anyway

Essendon face the prospect of playing matches with a severely weakened team due to coronavirus, but their situation is not likely to be as dramatic as that fac [...]

Read full article: Russian soccer team has 42 players ruled...→
Multiple Bombers could go into quarantine - Yarrawonga Chronicle

Multiple Bombers could go into quarantine - Yarrawonga Chronicle

Essendon is bracing for the prospect of multiple players joining Conor McKenna in quarantine for 14 days ahead of Saturday's AFL clash with Carlton.

Read full article: Multiple Bombers could go into quarantin...→
AFL star blatantly ignored warnings

AFL star blatantly ignored warnings

Essendon’s Conor McKenna is set to come under severe scrutiny from the AFL after confirming he had breached strict lockdown rules.

Read full article: AFL star blatantly ignored warnings...→
Essendon AFL matches in doubt due to virus

Essendon AFL matches in doubt due to virus

Essendon could be forced to resume the AFL season without a group of their best players as the fallout continues from Conor McKenna's positive COVID-19 test... [...]

Read full article: Essendon AFL matches in doubt due to vir...→
Carlton unsure about next week as Betts lifts Blues to heroic win

Carlton unsure about next week as Betts lifts Blues to heroic win

Carlton were uncertain as to whether they will play Essendon next weekend as they celebrated an upset victory over Geelong.at GMHBA Stadium.

Read full article: Carlton unsure about next week as Betts ...→
Essendon uncertain what lies ahead as a result of McKenna testing positive to COVID-19

Essendon uncertain what lies ahead as a result of McKenna testing positive to COVID-19

Essendon is reeling from the news that defender Conor McKenna has tested positive to COVID-19 and are awaiting direction from the AFL and health officials.

Read full article: Essendon uncertain what lies ahead as a ...→
Essendon game postponed after COVID scare

Essendon game postponed after COVID scare

Essendon's AFL match with Melbourne has been postponed after Bombers star Conor McKenna tested positive for COVID-19. McKenna, who returned from his native Ir. [...]

Read full article: Essendon game postponed after COVID scar...→
AFL rocked by COVID-19 crisis

AFL rocked by COVID-19 crisis

The AFL has been engulfed in a coronavirus crisis with Essendon speedster Conor McKenna reportedly testing positive to COVID-19.

Read full article: AFL rocked by COVID-19 crisis...→
Fantasia on cusp of AFL return - Shepparton News

Fantasia on cusp of AFL return - Shepparton News

Orazio Fantasia will be put through a fitness test on Thursday in his bid to return for Essendon in their AFL clash with Carlton this weekend.

Read full article: Fantasia on cusp of AFL return - Sheppar...→
  • #Essendon
Conor McKenna tests negative to COVID-19

Conor McKenna tests negative to COVID-19

The Essendon defender is in quarantine after testing positive on Saturday, but another test on Tuesday has returned a negative finding, seemingly showing he wa [...]

Read full article: Conor McKenna tests negative to COVID-19...→
Reports five Essendon Bombers players ordered to quarantine as Conor McKenna close contacts

Reports five Essendon Bombers players ordered to quarantine as Conor McKenna close contacts

The Conor McKenna saga will seemingly have a big impact on Essendon with reports “about five” star Bombers players will be sent into quarantine as close contac [...]

Read full article: Reports five Essendon Bombers players or...→
Bombers confident defenders' session won't be weighty issue

Bombers confident defenders' session won't be weighty issue

Essendon do not believe the weights session conducted by Conor McKenna and his fellow defenders will lead to forced 14-day quarantine periods for those players [...]

Read full article: Bombers confident defenders' session won...→
AFL 2020: Essendon’s Conor McKenna a ‘typical Victorian’, Ray Hadley says

AFL 2020: Essendon’s Conor McKenna a ‘typical Victorian’, Ray Hadley says

He might be Irish, but Bombers player Conor McKenna “typifies the attitude of many Victorians” with his “rules don’t apply to me” approach to COVID-19 guidelin [...]

Read full article: AFL 2020: Essendon’s Conor McKenna a ‘ty...→
Essendon players learn fate in AFL crisis

Essendon players learn fate in AFL crisis

The giant spanner that’s been thrown into the AFL season will either be removed — or cause more chaos — as the Essendon playing group learns its fate on Monday [...]

Read full article: Essendon players learn fate in AFL crisi...→
  • #Essendon
Demons move on from frustration of postponed match

Demons move on from frustration of postponed match

Melbourne played an intraclub match on Sunday and have turned their attention to taking on Geelong next Saturday after their match against Essendon was postpon [...]

Read full article: Demons move on from frustration of postp...→
Bombers matches under cloud after test shock

Bombers matches under cloud after test shock

Essendon could be forced to resume the AFL season without a group of their best players as the fallout continues from Conor McKenna’s positive COVID-19 test.

Read full article: Bombers matches under cloud after test s...→
AFL: Next steps after Conor McKenna’s positive coronavirus test

AFL: Next steps after Conor McKenna’s positive coronavirus test

Essendon will plan to play next Saturday’s AFL match against Carlton until they receive advice otherwise after Conor McKenna’s positive COVID-19 test saw Sunda [...]

Read full article: AFL: Next steps after Conor McKenna’s po...→
Game delayed after AFL COVID bombshell

Game delayed after AFL COVID bombshell

Essendon’s match with the Melbourne Demons has been postponed after Bombers star Conor McKenna returned a positive test for COVID-19.

Read full article: Game delayed after AFL COVID bombshell...→
Bomber tests positive to COVID-19 - Kyabram Free Press

Bomber tests positive to COVID-19 - Kyabram Free Press

The AFL season could face a disruption after Essendon's Conor McKenna tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of Sunday's clash between the Bombers and Melbourne.

Read full article: Bomber tests positive to COVID-19 - Kyab...→
Interrupted prep no excuse for Demons - McIvor Times

Interrupted prep no excuse for Demons - McIvor Times

Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin says his side is well prepared for Sunday's meeting with Geelong despite last week's game against Essendon being postponed.

Read full article: Interrupted prep no excuse for Demons - ...→
Fantasia on cusp of AFL return - Shepparton News

Fantasia on cusp of AFL return - Shepparton News

Orazio Fantasia will be put through a fitness test on Thursday in his bid to return for Essendon in their AFL clash with Carlton this weekend.

Read full article: Fantasia on cusp of AFL return - Sheppar...→
  • #Essendon
Essendon's McKenna now tests negative

Essendon's McKenna now tests negative

Essendon's Conor McKenna recorded a negative test for COVID-19 when the quarantined defender was tested on Monday, a matter of two days after recording a posit [...]

Read full article: Essendon's McKenna now tests negative...→
Only one other Bomber deemed close contact of McKenna, players told

Only one other Bomber deemed close contact of McKenna, players told

Essendon players have been told that only one player has been deemed a close contact of Conor McKenna following a Department of Health and Human Services inves [...]

Read full article: Only one other Bomber deemed close conta...→
Star Bombers to quarantine: reports

Star Bombers to quarantine: reports

The Conor McKenna saga will seemingly have a big impact on Essendon with reports “about five” star Bombers players will be sent into quarantine as close contac [...]

Read full article: Star Bombers to quarantine: reports...→
Bombers confident defenders' session won't be weighty issue

Bombers confident defenders' session won't be weighty issue

Essendon do not believe the weights session conducted by Conor McKenna and his fellow defenders will lead to forced 14-day quarantine periods for those players [...]

Read full article: Bombers confident defenders' session won...→
Russian soccer team has 42 players ruled out, forced to play anyway

Russian soccer team has 42 players ruled out, forced to play anyway

Essendon face the prospect of playing matches with a severely weakened team due to coronavirus, but their situation is not likely to be as dramatic as that fac [...]

Read full article: Russian soccer team has 42 players ruled...→

Essendon is bracing for the prospect of multiple players joining Conor McKenna in quarantine for 14 days ahead of Saturday’s AFL clash with Carlton.

Read full article: ...→
Essendon players learn fate in AFL crisis

Essendon players learn fate in AFL crisis

The giant spanner that’s been thrown into the AFL season will either be removed — or cause more chaos — as the Essendon playing group learns its fate on Monday [...]

Read full article: Essendon players learn fate in AFL crisi...→
  • #Essendon
AFL star blatantly ignored warnings

AFL star blatantly ignored warnings

Essendon’s Conor McKenna is set to come under severe scrutiny from the AFL after confirming he had breached strict lockdown rules.

Read full article: AFL star blatantly ignored warnings...→
Dees fire up in AFL scratch match - Riverine Herald

Dees fire up in AFL scratch match - Riverine Herald

There was plenty of friendly fire as frustrated Melbourne players took part in a full-scale scratch match after Sunday's AFL clash with Essendon was postponed.

Read full article: Dees fire up in AFL scratch match - Rive...→
  • #Essendon
Bombers matches under cloud after test shock

Bombers matches under cloud after test shock

Essendon could be forced to resume the AFL season without a group of their best players as the fallout continues from Conor McKenna’s positive COVID-19 test.

Read full article: Bombers matches under cloud after test s...→
Carlton unsure about next week as Betts lifts Blues to heroic win

Carlton unsure about next week as Betts lifts Blues to heroic win

Carlton were uncertain as to whether they will play Essendon next weekend as they celebrated an upset victory over Geelong.at GMHBA Stadium.

Read full article: Carlton unsure about next week as Betts ...→

5 AFL 2020: Essendon’s Conor McKenna coronavirus positive test | Gold Coast Bulletin

The AFL and health authorities have launched an investigation to determine where Essendon’s Conor McKenna contracted coronavirus, with an open house inspection [...]

Read full article: 5 AFL 2020: Essendon’s Conor McKenna cor...→
Game delayed after AFL COVID bombshell

Game delayed after AFL COVID bombshell

Essendon’s match with the Melbourne Demons has been postponed after Bombers star Conor McKenna returned a positive test for COVID-19.

Read full article: Game delayed after AFL COVID bombshell...→
Essendon game postponed after COVID scare

Essendon game postponed after COVID scare

Essendon's AFL match with Melbourne has been postponed after Bombers star Conor McKenna tested positive for COVID-19. McKenna, who returned from his native Ir. [...]

Read full article: Essendon game postponed after COVID scar...→
Essendon player Connor McKenna returns positive coronavirus test

Essendon player Connor McKenna returns positive coronavirus test

Less than two weeks into the AFL’s return to action, the season has come under a cloud following a positive coronavirus test.

Read full article: Essendon player Connor McKenna returns p...→
McKenna and Stewart test negative again but ramifications unclear

McKenna and Stewart test negative again but ramifications unclear

Essendon pair Conor McKenna and James Stewart have again tested negative for the coronavirus but it remains unclear if they can leave quarantine early.

Read full article: McKenna and Stewart test negative again ...→
Conor McKenna twist puts spotlight on COVID-19 testing

Conor McKenna twist puts spotlight on COVID-19 testing

It’s a question baffling AFL fans and non-fans alike: how could Essendon defender Conor McKenna test positive for COVID-19 and then negative again just two day [...]

Read full article: Conor McKenna twist puts spotlight on CO...→
Conor McKenna tests negative to COVID-19

Conor McKenna tests negative to COVID-19

The Essendon defender is in quarantine after testing positive on Saturday, but another test on Tuesday has returned a negative finding, seemingly showing he wa [...]

Read full article: Conor McKenna tests negative to COVID-19...→
Robbo: AFL can’t hang Bombers out to dry

Robbo: AFL can’t hang Bombers out to dry

Forcing Essendon to play against Carlton with a group of players in quarantine would threaten the integrity of the competition, writes Mark Robinson.

Read full article: Robbo: AFL can’t hang Bombers out to dry...→
AFL to name stars caught in virus crisis

AFL to name stars caught in virus crisis

Essendon is expecting to learn the immediate future of its playing list today following Conor McKenna’s positive COVID-19 test.

Read full article: AFL to name stars caught in virus crisis...→
Reports five Essendon Bombers players ordered to quarantine as Conor McKenna close contacts

Reports five Essendon Bombers players ordered to quarantine as Conor McKenna close contacts

The Conor McKenna saga will seemingly have a big impact on Essendon with reports “about five” star Bombers players will be sent into quarantine as close contac [...]

Read full article: Reports five Essendon Bombers players or...→
AFL split on what to do with Essendon

AFL split on what to do with Essendon

The giant spanner that’s been thrown into the AFL season will either be removed — or cause more chaos — as the Essendon playing group learns its fate this week [...]

Read full article: AFL split on what to do with Essendon...→
  • #Essendon
AFL 2020: Essendon’s Conor McKenna a ‘typical Victorian’, Ray Hadley says

AFL 2020: Essendon’s Conor McKenna a ‘typical Victorian’, Ray Hadley says

He might be Irish, but Bombers player Conor McKenna “typifies the attitude of many Victorians” with his “rules don’t apply to me” approach to COVID-19 guidelin [...]

Read full article: AFL 2020: Essendon’s Conor McKenna a ‘ty...→
Multiple Bombers could go into quarantine - Yarrawonga Chronicle

Multiple Bombers could go into quarantine - Yarrawonga Chronicle

Essendon is bracing for the prospect of multiple players joining Conor McKenna in quarantine for 14 days ahead of Saturday's AFL clash with Carlton.

Read full article: Multiple Bombers could go into quarantin...→
AFL 2020: Essendon players learn fate after Conor McKenna positive test

AFL 2020: Essendon players learn fate after Conor McKenna positive test

The giant spanner that’s been thrown into the AFL season will either be removed — or cause more chaos — as the Essendon playing group learns its fate on Monday [...]

Read full article: AFL 2020: Essendon players learn fate af...→
Demons move on from frustration of postponed match

Demons move on from frustration of postponed match

Melbourne played an intraclub match on Sunday and have turned their attention to taking on Geelong next Saturday after their match against Essendon was postpon [...]

Read full article: Demons move on from frustration of postp...→
Essendon AFL matches in doubt due to virus

Essendon AFL matches in doubt due to virus

Essendon could be forced to resume the AFL season without a group of their best players as the fallout continues from Conor McKenna's positive COVID-19 test... [...]

Read full article: Essendon AFL matches in doubt due to vir...→
Doubt over Bombers-Blues AFL clash - Yarrawonga Chronicle

Doubt over Bombers-Blues AFL clash - Yarrawonga Chronicle

Conor McKenna's positive COVID-19 test has cast doubt over whether Essendon' will be able to fulfil their AFL fixtures in the coming weeks.

Read full article: Doubt over Bombers-Blues AFL clash - Yar...→
AFL: Next steps after Conor McKenna’s positive coronavirus test

AFL: Next steps after Conor McKenna’s positive coronavirus test

Essendon will plan to play next Saturday’s AFL match against Carlton until they receive advice otherwise after Conor McKenna’s positive COVID-19 test saw Sunda [...]

Read full article: AFL: Next steps after Conor McKenna’s po...→
Essendon uncertain what lies ahead as a result of McKenna testing positive to COVID-19

Essendon uncertain what lies ahead as a result of McKenna testing positive to COVID-19

Essendon is reeling from the news that defender Conor McKenna has tested positive to COVID-19 and are awaiting direction from the AFL and health officials.

Read full article: Essendon uncertain what lies ahead as a ...→
AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan announces Essendon-Melbourne game postponed after Conor McKenna positive COVID-19 test

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan announces Essendon-Melbourne game postponed after Conor McKenna positive COVID-19 test

Essendon’s match with the Melbourne Demons has been postponed after Bombers star Conor McKenna returned a positive test for COVID-19.

Read full article: AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan announces Essen...→
Bomber tests positive to COVID-19 - Kyabram Free Press

Bomber tests positive to COVID-19 - Kyabram Free Press

The AFL season could face a disruption after Essendon's Conor McKenna tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of Sunday's clash between the Bombers and Melbourne.

Read full article: Bomber tests positive to COVID-19 - Kyab...→
AFL rocked by COVID-19 crisis

AFL rocked by COVID-19 crisis

The AFL has been engulfed in a coronavirus crisis with Essendon speedster Conor McKenna reportedly testing positive to COVID-19.

Read full article: AFL rocked by COVID-19 crisis...→
Interrupted prep no excuse for Demons - McIvor Times

Interrupted prep no excuse for Demons - McIvor Times

Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin says his side is well prepared for Sunday's meeting with Geelong despite last week's game against Essendon being postponed.

Read full article: Interrupted prep no excuse for Demons - ...→
McKenna and Stewart test negative again but ramifications unclear

McKenna and Stewart test negative again but ramifications unclear

Essendon pair Conor McKenna and James Stewart have again tested negative for the coronavirus but it remains unclear if they can leave quarantine early.

Read full article: McKenna and Stewart test negative again ...→
Fantasia on cusp of AFL return - Shepparton News

Fantasia on cusp of AFL return - Shepparton News

Orazio Fantasia will be put through a fitness test on Thursday in his bid to return for Essendon in their AFL clash with Carlton this weekend.

Read full article: Fantasia on cusp of AFL return - Sheppar...→
  • #Essendon
Conor McKenna twist puts spotlight on COVID-19 testing

Conor McKenna twist puts spotlight on COVID-19 testing

It’s a question baffling AFL fans and non-fans alike: how could Essendon defender Conor McKenna test positive for COVID-19 and then negative again just two day [...]

Read full article: Conor McKenna twist puts spotlight on CO...→
Essendon's McKenna now tests negative

Essendon's McKenna now tests negative

Essendon's Conor McKenna recorded a negative test for COVID-19 when the quarantined defender was tested on Monday, a matter of two days after recording a posit [...]

Read full article: Essendon's McKenna now tests negative...→
Conor McKenna tests negative to COVID-19

Conor McKenna tests negative to COVID-19

The Essendon defender is in quarantine after testing positive on Saturday, but another test on Tuesday has returned a negative finding, seemingly showing he wa [...]

Read full article: Conor McKenna tests negative to COVID-19...→
Only one other Bomber deemed close contact of McKenna, players told

Only one other Bomber deemed close contact of McKenna, players told

Essendon players have been told that only one player has been deemed a close contact of Conor McKenna following a Department of Health and Human Services inves [...]

Read full article: Only one other Bomber deemed close conta...→
Robbo: AFL can’t hang Bombers out to dry

Robbo: AFL can’t hang Bombers out to dry

Forcing Essendon to play against Carlton with a group of players in quarantine would threaten the integrity of the competition, writes Mark Robinson.

Read full article: Robbo: AFL can’t hang Bombers out to dry...→
AFL to name stars caught in virus crisis

AFL to name stars caught in virus crisis

Essendon is expecting to learn the immediate future of its playing list today following Conor McKenna’s positive COVID-19 test.

Read full article: AFL to name stars caught in virus crisis...→
Star Bombers to quarantine: reports

Star Bombers to quarantine: reports

The Conor McKenna saga will seemingly have a big impact on Essendon with reports “about five” star Bombers players will be sent into quarantine as close contac [...]

Read full article: Star Bombers to quarantine: reports...→
Reports five Essendon Bombers players ordered to quarantine as Conor McKenna close contacts

Reports five Essendon Bombers players ordered to quarantine as Conor McKenna close contacts

The Conor McKenna saga will seemingly have a big impact on Essendon with reports “about five” star Bombers players will be sent into quarantine as close contac [...]

Read full article: Reports five Essendon Bombers players or...→
AFL split on what to do with Essendon

AFL split on what to do with Essendon

The giant spanner that’s been thrown into the AFL season will either be removed — or cause more chaos — as the Essendon playing group learns its fate this week [...]

Read full article: AFL split on what to do with Essendon...→
  • #Essendon
Bombers confident defenders' session won't be weighty issue

Bombers confident defenders' session won't be weighty issue

Essendon do not believe the weights session conducted by Conor McKenna and his fellow defenders will lead to forced 14-day quarantine periods for those players [...]

Read full article: Bombers confident defenders' session won...→
Russian soccer team has 42 players ruled out, forced to play anyway

Russian soccer team has 42 players ruled out, forced to play anyway

Essendon face the prospect of playing matches with a severely weakened team due to coronavirus, but their situation is not likely to be as dramatic as that fac [...]

Read full article: Russian soccer team has 42 players ruled...→
AFL 2020: Essendon’s Conor McKenna a ‘typical Victorian’, Ray Hadley says

AFL 2020: Essendon’s Conor McKenna a ‘typical Victorian’, Ray Hadley says

He might be Irish, but Bombers player Conor McKenna “typifies the attitude of many Victorians” with his “rules don’t apply to me” approach to COVID-19 guidelin [...]

Read full article: AFL 2020: Essendon’s Conor McKenna a ‘ty...→

Essendon is bracing for the prospect of multiple players joining Conor McKenna in quarantine for 14 days ahead of Saturday’s AFL clash with Carlton.

Read full article: ...→
Multiple Bombers could go into quarantine - Yarrawonga Chronicle

Multiple Bombers could go into quarantine - Yarrawonga Chronicle

Essendon is bracing for the prospect of multiple players joining Conor McKenna in quarantine for 14 days ahead of Saturday's AFL clash with Carlton.

Read full article: Multiple Bombers could go into quarantin...→
Essendon players learn fate in AFL crisis

Essendon players learn fate in AFL crisis

The giant spanner that’s been thrown into the AFL season will either be removed — or cause more chaos — as the Essendon playing group learns its fate on Monday [...]

Read full article: Essendon players learn fate in AFL crisi...→
  • #Essendon
AFL 2020: Essendon players learn fate after Conor McKenna positive test

AFL 2020: Essendon players learn fate after Conor McKenna positive test

The giant spanner that’s been thrown into the AFL season will either be removed — or cause more chaos — as the Essendon playing group learns its fate on Monday [...]

Read full article: AFL 2020: Essendon players learn fate af...→
AFL star blatantly ignored warnings

AFL star blatantly ignored warnings

Essendon’s Conor McKenna is set to come under severe scrutiny from the AFL after confirming he had breached strict lockdown rules.

Read full article: AFL star blatantly ignored warnings...→
Demons move on from frustration of postponed match

Demons move on from frustration of postponed match

Melbourne played an intraclub match on Sunday and have turned their attention to taking on Geelong next Saturday after their match against Essendon was postpon [...]

Read full article: Demons move on from frustration of postp...→
Dees fire up in AFL scratch match - Riverine Herald

Dees fire up in AFL scratch match - Riverine Herald

There was plenty of friendly fire as frustrated Melbourne players took part in a full-scale scratch match after Sunday's AFL clash with Essendon was postponed.

Read full article: Dees fire up in AFL scratch match - Rive...→
  • #Essendon
Essendon AFL matches in doubt due to virus

Essendon AFL matches in doubt due to virus

Essendon could be forced to resume the AFL season without a group of their best players as the fallout continues from Conor McKenna's positive COVID-19 test... [...]

Read full article: Essendon AFL matches in doubt due to vir...→
Bombers matches under cloud after test shock

Bombers matches under cloud after test shock

Essendon could be forced to resume the AFL season without a group of their best players as the fallout continues from Conor McKenna’s positive COVID-19 test.

Read full article: Bombers matches under cloud after test s...→
Doubt over Bombers-Blues AFL clash - Yarrawonga Chronicle

Doubt over Bombers-Blues AFL clash - Yarrawonga Chronicle

Conor McKenna's positive COVID-19 test has cast doubt over whether Essendon' will be able to fulfil their AFL fixtures in the coming weeks.

Read full article: Doubt over Bombers-Blues AFL clash - Yar...→
Carlton unsure about next week as Betts lifts Blues to heroic win

Carlton unsure about next week as Betts lifts Blues to heroic win

Carlton were uncertain as to whether they will play Essendon next weekend as they celebrated an upset victory over Geelong.at GMHBA Stadium.

Read full article: Carlton unsure about next week as Betts ...→
AFL: Next steps after Conor McKenna’s positive coronavirus test

AFL: Next steps after Conor McKenna’s positive coronavirus test

Essendon will plan to play next Saturday’s AFL match against Carlton until they receive advice otherwise after Conor McKenna’s positive COVID-19 test saw Sunda [...]

Read full article: AFL: Next steps after Conor McKenna’s po...→

5 AFL 2020: Essendon’s Conor McKenna coronavirus positive test | Gold Coast Bulletin

The AFL and health authorities have launched an investigation to determine where Essendon’s Conor McKenna contracted coronavirus, with an open house inspection [...]

Read full article: 5 AFL 2020: Essendon’s Conor McKenna cor...→
Essendon uncertain what lies ahead as a result of McKenna testing positive to COVID-19

Essendon uncertain what lies ahead as a result of McKenna testing positive to COVID-19

Essendon is reeling from the news that defender Conor McKenna has tested positive to COVID-19 and are awaiting direction from the AFL and health officials.

Read full article: Essendon uncertain what lies ahead as a ...→
Game delayed after AFL COVID bombshell

Game delayed after AFL COVID bombshell

Essendon’s match with the Melbourne Demons has been postponed after Bombers star Conor McKenna returned a positive test for COVID-19.

Read full article: Game delayed after AFL COVID bombshell...→
AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan announces Essendon-Melbourne game postponed after Conor McKenna positive COVID-19 test

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan announces Essendon-Melbourne game postponed after Conor McKenna positive COVID-19 test

Essendon’s match with the Melbourne Demons has been postponed after Bombers star Conor McKenna returned a positive test for COVID-19.

Read full article: AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan announces Essen...→
Essendon game postponed after COVID scare

Essendon game postponed after COVID scare

Essendon's AFL match with Melbourne has been postponed after Bombers star Conor McKenna tested positive for COVID-19. McKenna, who returned from his native Ir. [...]

Read full article: Essendon game postponed after COVID scar...→
Bomber tests positive to COVID-19 - Kyabram Free Press

Bomber tests positive to COVID-19 - Kyabram Free Press

The AFL season could face a disruption after Essendon's Conor McKenna tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of Sunday's clash between the Bombers and Melbourne.

Read full article: Bomber tests positive to COVID-19 - Kyab...→
Essendon player Connor McKenna returns positive coronavirus test

Essendon player Connor McKenna returns positive coronavirus test

Less than two weeks into the AFL’s return to action, the season has come under a cloud following a positive coronavirus test.

Read full article: Essendon player Connor McKenna returns p...→
AFL rocked by COVID-19 crisis

AFL rocked by COVID-19 crisis

The AFL has been engulfed in a coronavirus crisis with Essendon speedster Conor McKenna reportedly testing positive to COVID-19.

Read full article: AFL rocked by COVID-19 crisis...→