Bombers outlast Swans

ESSENDON has edged out Sydney in an SCG arm-wrestle to start an AFL season 2-0 for the first time since 2009. The Bombers were never comfortable but led from start to finish to prevail 12.7 (79) to 11.7 (73). Key forward Shaun McKernan booted an equal game-high three goals including a crucial...