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GAME DAY: Essendon v Geelong at the MCG

Geelong veteran Andrew Mackie spoke to 3AW after the game.

He said the Cats are concerned by their poor starts.

Click play to hear from Mackie in the rooms

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Match-winner Joe Daniher spoke to 3AW in the rooms.

He said the club is lucky to have 300-game veteran James Kelly in the side.

Click play for the full interview

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FULL TIME

Essendon has beaten Geelong by 17 points.

Joe Daniher booted five goals for the Bombers in a match-winning display.

James Kelly also starred across half back in his 300th game with 23 touches and ten marks.

Click play for the full-time wrap

Click play for match highlights

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HALF TIME

Essendon has made a fast start and leads by 32 points.

James Stewart has booted three goals for the Dons.

Astonishingly, the Bombers lead the tackle count 52 to just 13 at half time.

Kevin Sheedy was a special guest during the main break.

He said his Country Match concept can become a big-ticket match, similar to Dreamtime at the G.

He said the Cats just “haven’t turned up” tonight, but it’s not too late to turn things around.

Click play for the half-time wrap

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Country Australia is being celebrated at the MCG tonight for this clash between the Bombers and the Cats.

But beyond the celebration, there are four invaluable points on offer for two teams that need them.

Join the No. 1 commentary team in the game on 3AW Football.

TODAY’S LINE-UP from 7.20PM: Matthew Lloyd, Kane Cornes, Bruce Eva, Michael Christian, and Tiff Cherry.

HOW TO LISTEN ONLINE

PRE-GAME: 3AW App or click here

MATCH STREAM: AFL app or website

POST-MATCH REVIEW: 3AW App or click here

BELOW: Follow live commentary highlights throughout the weekend.

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