TWO YOUNG swimmers tackle the Lorne swimming classic for the first time and upset the favourites. CHRIS De KRETSER reports. More »
THE SIGNS are good after a strong 2017 season & three big signings in Trade Week. But Bomber stalwart CHRIS De KRETSER warns of serious challenges ahead for Essendon next year. More »
LIKE MOST Bomber supporters CHRIS de KRETSER has loved every minute of Jobe Watson’s career. Today he watched the sad but stylish way in which Watson declared he was hanging up his boots.
HE WAS willing and eager to boo him during a game, but when CHRIS de KRETSER dealt with Hawk champion Luke Hodge off the field he could not have met a better bloke: MUCH HAS been said about Luke Hodge’s prowess as a leader and player after he announced his ret... More »
WE ARE the navy Blues, the song goes. But what happens when navy turns to light blue or white to purple? CHRIS de KRETSER reports on a painful experience watching the football: PLAYING for the jumper has been a fundamental tenet infused into every league footb... More »
CHRIS de KRETSER joined a crowd of more than 600 to celebrate Kevin Sheedy’s 50 years of football and to hear the master coach’s magic formula for conquering the world: As Essendon Football Club continues a never-ending task to shed its drug-tainted image, it ... More »