According to AFL Media’s Callum Twomey, Brodie donned the famous red sash in a scratch match between the Suns and Bombers to resolve an imbalance in numbers between the two sides.
Funny footy world. Gold Coast’s Will Brodie, on the radar of Essendon as the Bombers search for inside mids, played for the Bombers in a scratch match today to even up numbers. That’s one way to look at a possible recruit…
— Callum Twomey (@CalTwomey) August 7, 2020
Essendon has been linked to the 2016 first-round draft pick, who has only played one game this season.
Brodie has played 20 games for the Suns in four seasons and is contracted until the end of 2022.