Match Report: 2nd XI Preliminary Final v Prahran

The Second XI have stormed into the 2016/17 Grand Final with a comprehensive 83-run preliminary final victory over Prahran. Once again, the Bombers were well-served by a dynamic top order with James Dickinson (67), Nishal Perera (45) and James Ryan (44) grinding out the best of Prahran’s bowling before taking control of the match in […]

Match Reports: Round 17 Day 2 v Fitzroy Doncaster

Two of the four Essendon sides came home with the chocolates in the penultimate round of the season against Fitzroy Doncaster. The First XI completed a comeback victory that had at one stage looked nigh-on impossible. After being skittled for just 150 on the first day, Clint McKay and Matt Doric claimed two wickets apiece […]

Match Report: Round 17 Day 1 v Fitzroy Doncaster

All four Essendon sides brought together excellent batting performances to round out fine first days in their Round 17 clashes with Fitzroy Doncaster. The First XI recovered after a bad start to end the day against Fitzroy Doncaster holding the upper hand. The Bombers were sent in to bat first against the third-placed Lions but […]

Match Reports: Round 16 Day 2 v Melbourne Uni

The First XI have slipped to sixteenth on the ladder after going down to Melbourne Uni by five wickets. Essendon started the day with their backs to the wall with Melbourne Uni 0/64 in pursuit of just 146. There was a brief glimmer of hope when Clint McKay (4/40) burst through the top and middle […]

Match Report: Round 16 Day 1 v Melbourne Uni

Three of the four Essendon sides ended the first day of their Round 16 clash with Melbourne University holding the upper hand. The First XI will need to take wickets quickly and repeatedly next week to reclaim the ascendancy against Melbourne Uni. After being sent in to bat, a lone middle order stand of 60 […]