HARBOURSPORT  
Photos by Michael Shillito
ROUND 1 - KANGAROOS v ESSENDON
Telstra Dome, Monday 24th March 2008.
A lap of honour for
Glenn Archer
Archer and James Hird
are presented to the
crowd
The Kangaroos
announce their
decision to remain in
Melbourne
The Bombers run
through their banner
Scott Lucas passes to
Bachar Houli
Thomas outmarks the
Bomber defence
First blood to the
Kangaroos
Shannon Grant finds
room to move
Scott Lucas kicks the
Bombers' first
Bad news for the
Bombers as Scott
Lucas is injured
Henry Slattery scores,
but it's disallowed
Matthew Knights has
his first quarter-time
address
A North hit-out to start
the second term
Matthew Lloyd throws
the grass
Lloyd shoots
Ruck contest
Leigh Harding is first to
the ball
The crowd celebrates
as Essendon hits the
front
Brent Harvey goes for
a run
Confidence grows as
the Bombers get on top
Daniel Wells flies high
Nathan Lovett-Murray
drives the Bombers
into attack
Slattery spoils
Matthew Knights
checks the lineups
Dean Laidley
addresses the
Kangaroos
Matthew Knights
speaks to the Bombers
Into the last quarter
Tunnel ball
Another Bomber
handball
The Bomber fans love it
A bumper crowd of
over 48,000 is there
A late shot for the
Kangaroos
Nathan Thompson is
cornered
A free kick from the
centre
It's all over - Essendon
by 55 points
Mark McVeigh wins the
Archer-Hird Medal