Key pair on track to boost Bombers in AFL

Jason Phelan
Australian Associated Press

The good news keeps coming for unbeaten Essendon with key duo Orazio Fantasia and Conor McKenna in line to play against Melbourne.

The high-flying Bombers can improve to a 3-0 record with a win against the Demons and they could be boosted by the returns of Fantasia (quad) and McKenna, who wasn't considered for round two because his preparation was hampered by a two-week quarantine on his return from Ireland.

"(Fantasia) is going to be very close ... Friday is our main training and that's where he has to prove to us that he's available for selection, but it all appears to be tracking pretty well," coach John Worsfold told reporters on Wednesday.

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