Jobe Watson takes on head coaching role at Victorian school

Jobe Watson takes on head coaching role at Victorian school

Former Essendon captain Jobe Watson has returned to his roots, taking a job as the coach of Xavier College's First XVIII footy team for the 2023 season. Watson was formerly a Xavier student and was also the school’s vice-captain. The Bombers champion played 220 AFL games and is noted as one of the league’s best midfielders of the 21st century. The now 37-year-old retired in 2017 after the Essendon drugs saga overshadowed his final AFL years, with Watson suspended for …