Essendon "Bombers" Football Club
James Hird, is one of the most decorated players to play AFL football, Hird played 253 games and kicked 343 goals at Essendon, and won nearly every individual award there is to win, including,
- 3 x Anzac Medals
- 1 x Norm Smith Medal (2000)
- 5 x Essendon Fairest & Best
- 5 x All Australian Selection
- 1 x Brownlow Medal (1996)
Plus Hird won 2 x Premierships in 1993 & 2000 (as Captain), and was Essendons leading goal-kicker in 1995 and 1996, and was Captain from 1998-2005, and Hird was selected in Essendon"s Team of the Century.
Hird later after he retired as a player, came back to coach his beloved Bombers in 2011 -2013, and after the much published Supplements Saga, Hird was replaced in 2014 by Mark "Bomber" Thompson, James Hird returned in 2015, but stood down to the pressures of the ongoing Supplements Saga.
This lovely Tribute piece, features a lovely large Personally Hand signed photo by Hird, and has another 8 images of Hird throughout his Playing/Coaching career, this piece comes custom framed, and double matted, and glazed and ready to hang, approx size 795mm x 715mm.