Essendon part ways with James Hird

The Age has reported that Essendon will announce that is has parted ways with coach James Hird effectively immediately.

The two parties are believed to have come to a mutual agreement after the club’s second 100 point loss this season.

Hird’s departure involves a negotiation settlement on the final year of his contract, which is reportedly worth around $750,000.

The club will hold a press conference at 3.15pm this afternoon.


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