Essendon’s 10 new off-season recruits have received their guernsey numbers for the 2020 season.
New recruit Tom Cutler, who was traded to the Bombers by the Brisbane Lions during the 2019 trade period, will don the No. 12 guernsey.
2017 Richmond premiership player and fellow recruit Jacob Townsend will take on the No. 20 jumper while Harrison Jones, who was the Bombers’ first selection in the draft last week, has earned the No. 23 jumper.
Andrew Phillips, who was traded by the Blues to the Bombers, will wear the No. 34 guernsey.
Draftees Nick Bryan and Ned Cahill have received No. 24 and No. 28 respectively while Lachie Johnson, who is the son of Brisbane Lions legend Chris, will wear the No. 36.
Ross McQuillan and Cian McBride, who have arrived and added to the Bombers’ Irish stocks, have received No. 39 and No. 41 respectively while former Roo Mitch Hibberd, who was selected by the club in the rookie draft, will be given the No. 46 guernsey.
The rest of the Bombers’ list remains unchanged for the 2020 season.