Red Dog's Big Groom


Cult hero defender Mason Redman shaved off his locks in a fundraiser for kids’ cancer charity Challenge which raised $50,000.

Thousands of Bombers fans watched on as Redman was the star attraction in shaving his hair for Challenge, a not-for-profit organisation that provides daily support for children and families living with cancer.


Defender Mason Redman has ridded his long locks to raise $50,000 for Challenge.

The 26-year-old cut his hair in front of several thousand Bombers supporters at the club's annual Family Day at the NEC Hangar.

Redman's first locks were cut by Challenge ambassador Fletcher, before the clippers came out and the dashing defender's hair dissipated. 

Hear from Mason Redman as he is mic'd up for his big groom.

Mason Redman is parting ways with his iconic golden locks, but it's all for a good cause.

At the Bombers' Family Day on Saturday, February 17, the defender, affectionately known as 'Red Dog', is grooming his hair to raise money for the club's charity partner Challenge.

Former Millicent footballer and current Essendon star Mason Redman is about to chop his luscious locks – all in the name of a good cause.

The defender, affectionately known as “Red Dog”, is grooming his hair to raise money for the club’s charity partner Challenge.

Yakult, the Bombers’ longest-serving commercial partner, has bottled up $10,000 to kick-start the donations as Major Event Partner of Red Dog’s Big Groom. In 2024, Yakult will celebrate 30 years in Australia, as the popular fermented milk drink continues to penetrate the Australian market.

Announcement: Red Dog's Big Groom
Get behind Mason Redman's push to raise money for Challenge. 

Essendon star Mason Red- man has declared Nic Martin his new defensive partner in crime as he prepares to cut off his flowing locks to raise $50,000 for cancer support.

The Essendon cult hero with the long red locks and the Hellboy horns goal cele- bration will cut his hair at Saturday week’s Bombers family day in an event dubbed Red Dog’s Big Groom...

The Essendon cult hero with the long red locks and the iconic Hellboy horns goal celebration will cut off his hair at Saturday week's Bombers...

Mason chats to Sam McClure about the big groom and the upcoming 2024 AFL season

Essendon’s dashing defender Mason Redman is set to shave his luscious locks for charity, while he’s expecting a new partner in crime to join him on the halfback line...

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