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GAME DAY: Essendon v Hawthorn at Etihad Stadium | 3AW Radio

Bombers coach John Worsfold spoke to 3AW Football on Saturday afternoon.

He said everyone’s putting in extra work to manage the group through its extraordinary circumstances.

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Essendon captain Brendon Goddard spoke to 3AW Football from the rooms.

He said the Bombers’ skills weren’t up to scratch.

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Hawthorn backman James Frawley spoke to 3AW Football in the rooms.

He said Shaun Burgoyne continues to be underrated by those outside the club.

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It was Hawthorn by 108 points in the end.

Jack Gunston, Luke Breust, and Paul Puopolo each booted four goals, while Cyril Rioli added three.

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Hawthorn is doing it easy, leading by 58 points.

The Hawks already have five multiple goal-kickers: Cyril Rioli, Kade Stewart, Jack Gunston, Tim O’Brien, and Paul Puopolo.

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Essendon CEO Xavier Campbell joined the 3AW commentary box before the game.

He said he hopes the club does not get Pick 1 in the next draft, because it will mean the club has not finished last.

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Hawthorn skipper Luke Hodge joined the 3AW commentary box to clear the air with Matthew Lloyd.

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Essendon and Hawthorn renew hostilities under Friday night lights.

The Hawks will be hoping to give their relatively low percentage a bump, while the Bombers will be free to play with no expectation on them whatsoever. 

Injured Hawthorn captain Luke Hodge will join the 3AW commentary box to go head-to-head with Matthew Lloyd, who had some interesting things to say about his future earlier in the year.

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TODAY’S LINE-UP from 6PM: Luke Hodge, Matthew Lloyd, Tony Shaw, Dwayne Russell, Bruce Eva, Mick Warner Doc Larkins, and Sam ‘Scoop’ McClure.


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.