THE Bay and Basin Bombers Australian Football Club are excited for a big year, with record numbers of enrolments across all age groups.
The club will be offering teams in the under nines, 11s, 13s, under 12 girls, under 15 girls and a combined Bombers/Ulladulla Dockers under 15 boys.
The hugely popular Auskick program, for kids aged 4-8, will also be starting this term.
In preparation for the upcoming season, the Bombers in collaboration with the Dockers hosted an under 15s practice match against Miranda. The game was played in great spirit with both teams swapping the lead throughout the match before the visitors won by one point.
The Bombers were off to a strong start to the season when they hosted six teams, including the Ulladulla Dockers, Shoalhaven Giants and Shellharbour Suns, for round one at Vincentia Oval.
The under 15 girls team deserve a special mention for their first big win of the season. They've been training hard during the pre-season under the watchful eye of their coach Emily Silberg and fitness coach Geraldine McGill.
In other news, the Bombers were the successful recipients of funding grants received from the state community building partnerships and the federal stronger communities program.
This funding will be used for a number of new initiatives that the club, including the installation of a multi-purpose LED scoreboard.
The new scoreboard offers state of the art technology and due to its size, it will be easily viewed from any standpoint around the ground.