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Richmond outlast Bombers to take the Dreamtime match

  • TONIGHT: Matt Granland, Shane McInnes, Daniel Harford, Scott Cummings and on the boundary, Rohan Connolly.

Unfortunately Essendon’s injury crisis has escalated with Jake Stringer and Dylan Shiel joining the casualty list in a 23-point loss to Richmond in the Dreamtime at the ‘G game.

It was wet and wild conditions that played in the Tigers favour despite a final quarter push from the Bombers to close the margin.

Bachar Houli took won the Yiooken Award for Best on Ground.

Click PLAY to hear the match review and our interviews with Shane Edwards and Andy McGrath.

Half-time at the G and Richmond are holding a very convincing lead.

Essendon will need to dig deep if they want to increase the points on the scoreboard.

Click PLAY to listen as the boys dissect the first half.

Join us on 3AW tonight for the annual Dreamtime at the G clash between Richmond and Essendon.

Tonight will give Essendon an opportunity to show they can play with best and with Worsfold recently under the pump they can’t afford to be blown away.

When the Tigers bring their famous pressure they are hard to beat, especially in favourable wet conditions.

“Their good is very good, but when they’re not good they are ordinary,” says special comments man Daniel Harford.

Richmond have won the last eight meetings against Essendon.

Click PLAY to hear the full match preview and interview with Richmond star Dan Rioli.


PRE-GAME: 3AW App or click here

MATCH STREAM: AFL app or website

POST-MATCH REVIEW: 3AW App or click here