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Essendon roars back into form with a thumping win over Geelong

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FULL TIME

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.

Click PLAY for highlights of the Bombers’ win

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HALF TIME

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.

Click PLAY to hear the full interview

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THE BUILD-UP

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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