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The Purple Bombers aim to assist the Essendon Football Club and the AFL in being leaders of change by creating a safe environment for LGBTIQ supporters and players, by encouraging and promoting diversity, and inclusion within the wider football community. We are regularly holding events, making appearances and forming partnerships to help build the Purple Bombers community and pushing the Purple Bombers forward.

Celebrating our Red & Black Pride

At Purple Bombers HQ, we couldn’t be more chuffed with how this year has gone so far. The…

Purple Bombers first Pre Game meet up a big success.

The Purple Bombers toasted their brand new private room at Etihad Stadium during the Round 6 clash against…

Purple Bombers members rally at EFC events!

It’s been a very exciting last month, with two events held where we could all meet and greet…

Radio stalwart KIIS 101.1’s Matt Tilley announced as an ambassador of the Purple Bombers

Established in 2014, the Purple Bombers are a fully endorsed Coterie of the Essendon Football Club, and is…

Midsumma Carnival 2017: Purple Bombers represent!

  What an action packed start to the year for the Purple Bombers! There’s been so much to…

Part of the fabric of the Essendon Footy Club

Just before the Christmas break, our Committee President Jason Tuazon-McCheyne visited Essendon HQ to stand alongside the team…

Purple Bombers pride of place at Essendon (The Age)

We were featured in an article in The Age written by Rohan Connolly in the wake of the…

Purple Bombers becomes Essendon FC coterie

We’re proud to announce that we have officially reached coterie status at the Essendon Football Club. President of…

Inaugural Purple Bombers Pride Event

On Saturday August 15 2015, we took over the Studio Room at Etihad Stadium for the very first…

Purple Bombers Launch

After months in planning we officially launched the Purple Bombers on March 30th. Our launch event hosted by…

Purple Bombers at Family Day

The Purple Bombers made our first appearance at Essendon Football Club’s Family Day on March 14.