Rd 17: Team v St Kilda

BTV: RD 17 | Team Selection
John Worsfold takes us through the side to face the Saints in Round 17.

Essendon has made one change to the side for Friday night’s clash against St Kilda.

Jobe Watson has been rested with Craig Bird called up to the team.

This will be Bird’s first senior game of the season after playing 18 games for the Bombers last year.

The match against the Saints marks Brendon Goddard’s 100th game for the Dons. 

Round 17

St Kilda v Essendon

Friday July 14

Etihad Stadium


In: Craig Bird

Out: Jobe Watson (rested)

B: Mark Baguley, Michael Hartley, Andrew McGrath

HB: Martin Gleeson, Michael Hurley, James Kelly

C: Zach Merrett, Dyson Heppell, Brendon Goddard

HF: James Stewart, Cale Hooker, David Zaharakis

F: Orazio Fantasia, Joe Daniher, Josh Green

R: Tom Bellchambers, Travis Colyer, Darcy Parish

I: David Myers, Craig Bird, Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti, Conor McKenna

E: Josh Begley, Kyle Langford, Matt Dea

Source: Essendon FC’s website


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