THIS Saturday, the Bomaderry Tigers Australian Football Club will remember all the high points of their half century existence, as they celebrate 50 years in the South Coast competition.
During those 50 years, the Artie Smith based club have won eight first (1989, 1994, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2010) and reserve (1978, 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2010) grade men's premierships - as well as claiming a historic AFL South Coast treble in 2018.
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On top of that, the club has eight Tunbridge Medal (Graham Williams (1972), Doug Robbins (1974), Chris Eckert (1984), Michael Patridge (1988 and 1994), Darren Gration (2003), Mathew Ganderton (2004), Andrew Mazey (2007) and James Miller (2013) and Tom Smith Medal (Gary Rattray (1973), Peter Guthrie (1984), Mark Butler (1992), Mark Quinn (1994) and Jack Boxsell (2018) recipients - plus Sophie Phillips who took out the inaugural Maddy Collier Medal in 2018.
To mark the occasion, the black and gold's have a jammed packed Saturday schedule for all their devoted club members.
The day at Artie Smith Oval will start with the division one men's fixture between Brent Tyrrell's Tigers and Port Kembla from 10.35am.
This will be followed by the premier division women's and men's matches at 12.30pm and 2.15pm respectively - with Bomaderry battling Northern Districts on both fixtures.
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After all three games have been completed, the festivities will move to the Bomaderry RSL Club for an informal 50th anniversary function - which is open to anyone in the AFL South Coast and Shoalhaven community.
Cost for the function is $25 a head which includes a commemorative stubby holder.
For more details, please contact Neville Hickmott on 0403 291 231 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The day will also act as a 30 year reunion for the club's inaugural first grade premiership, as well as the 20th anniversary of the club's junior program.