Sydney Cricket Ground, Saturday 2nd June 2007.
Photos by Michael Shillito
The Essendon banner
The Swans banner
Jason Winderlich attacks the
ball at the bottom of the pack
Ball in dispute
Jason Laycock gets a hit-out
James Hird drives the ball
Adam McPhee picks up
another possession for the
Nick Davis has a shot
Davis’s shot just misses the
Jude Bolton is tackled
Cyggy meets the crowd at
Matthew Lloyd has a shot
Darren Jolly taps the ball
Another stat for James Hird
Jude Bolton drives the Swans
Scott Lucas kicks what turned
out to be a crucial point on the
stroke of ¾ time
A big crowd on hand to
witness a thriller
Luke Ablett takes the ball back
into play
Matthew Lloyd takes a few
blades of grass to throw
And Lloyd’s shot puts the
Bombers in front early in the
Boundary throw-in as the
game got close
The Essendon fans celebrate
a goal
Brett Kirk in action, putting in
all night for the Swans
The Bombers apply a tackle
The Bombers cling on
desperately to a 1-point lead
The siren sounds, and the
Bombers celebrate
Matthew Lloyd accepts the
Marn Grook Trophy
The Bombers’ lap of honour
The Essendon players
celebrate with the fans
Sydney Assistant Coach (and
former Bomber) Peter
Berbakov is interviewed after
the game
Jude Bolton reflects on the
Essendon         5.1         7.2         7.7         11.8 (74)
Sydney              3.2         7.4         8.4         11.7 (73)
Goals : Essendon -
M Lloyd 3 M Bolton 2 M McVeigh
2 A Welsh M Johnson J Watson B Stanton.
Sydney - N
Davis 3 N Fosdike S Dempster P Bevan A Schneider M
O'Loughlin A Goodes B Hall C Bolton.  
Best : Essendon - D Fletcher M McVeigh M Johnson
M Michael J Hird B Stanton.
Sydney - A Schneider B
Kirk T Richards T Kennelly J Bolton A Buchanan.
Injuries : Essendon - D Peverill (general soreness)
replaced in selected side by J Nash.
Sydney - Nil.
Reports - Nil.
Umpires - C Donlon S McLaren R Chamberlain.
Crowd - 26,647 at the SCG.