Bombers Bounce Back In Style

ESSENDON 4.4 9.8 11.11 15.14 (104)
RICHMOND 0.1 3.5 3.8 7.12 (54)

GOALS
Essendon: Howlett 5, Daniher 3, Merrett 2, Fletcher, Chapman, Heppell, Hibberd, Bellchambers
Richmond: Riewoldt 3, Martin 2, Cotchin, Edwards,

BEST
Essendon: Howlett, Fletcher, Watson, Goddard, Zaharakis, Carlisle, Myers
Richmond: Martin, Jackson, Ellis

INJURIES
Essendon: Michael Hurley (back) replaced in selected side by Joe Daniher, Courtenay Dempsey (rolled ankle), Brendon Goddard (jaw)
Richmond: Nil

SUBSTITUTES
Essendon: Jason Winderlich replaced by Jake Melksham in the third quarter
Richmond: Shaun Hampson replaced by Nathan Foley in the third quarter

Reports: Nil

Umpires: Ryan, Jeffery, McInerney

Official crowd: 74,664 at the MCG