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AFL legend Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson has been charged with drug trafficking

Premiership-winning AFL coach Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson has been charged with a range of drug trafficking and possession offences. The former Geelong and Essendon coach was due to face court in Melbourne this afternoon, four months after police raided his Port Melbourne home in January. Thompson, 54, has been charged with […]
AFL legend  Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson has been charged with drug trafficking
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10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

Good morning. 1. The victims of yesterday’s plane crash at Essendon airport in Victoria yesterday have been named. Veteran Australian pilot Max Quartermain was taking US tourists Glenn Garland, John Washburn, Greg DeHaven and Russell Munsch on the golfing trip of a lifetime to King Island, when their Beechcraft King […]
10 things you need to know this morning in Australia
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PHOTOS: Victoria’s worst aviation accident in 30 years

A charter flight with five people on board crashed into a major retail centre in Melbourne on Tuesday morning. The pilot, Australian Max Quartermain, and four passengers, from the US, on the plane were killed in the crash. Victorian premier Daniel Andrews has called the event the worst civil aviation […]
PHOTOS: Victoria’s worst aviation accident in 30 years
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Essendon Chairman On ASADA: We Need The Closure And We Need It Now

Essendon’s club chairman Paul Little has called for closure on the ASADA investigation into the club’s 2012 supplement program, in which 40 players reportedly used banned substances. Little has said the 15 month saga has taken a toll on the players “both on and off the playing field” and that […]
Essendon Chairman On ASADA: We Need The Closure And We Need It Now
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James Hird Will Return To Essendon As Coach In 2015

James Hird will return to Essendon as a coach in 2015 says AFL great Matthew Lloyd. Lloyd told 3AW last night that club chairman Paul Little had been in talks with Hird and arranged his return for the end of August, upon the completion of his suspension. “My understanding is […]
James Hird Will Return To Essendon As Coach In 2015