THE final round for the 2020 Shoalhaven District Football Association season was the senior men's grand final day.
The club had two contenders: reserve grade men and first grade men.
Basin's reserve grade side played an outstanding game against an evenly matched Shoalhaven United.
Goalkeeper Dave Coventry did a superb job of preventing United from converting their attacks on goal.
A penalty goal from Ash Hale in the second half of extra-time saw Basin secure their 1-nil win.
Then in first grade, the Dragons played Bomaderry in the grand final and up until half-time, the game seemed evenly matched before the Tigers scored.
Unfortunately, Bomaderry's scoring continued in the second half and, despite many attacks on goal, Basin was unable to get past Bomaderry's defence, going down 3-nil.
With the 2020 season behind them, the St Georges Basin Football Club reflects on the challenging and rewarding season that they have had.
Despite the interruptions to the season with a global COVID-19 pandemic, the xlub managed to retain all its teams and welcomed some new players once the competition was given the go-ahead.
Pre-season engagement of players with their teammates and coaches is to be credited for the high retention rate and their coaches are to be credited for their enthusiasm and dedication when asked to re-commence training.
The club made extra efforts to ensure that families were not financially disadvantaged from the shortened season offering rebates and uniform vouchers, which were well received by their members.
Their grading coaches did a fantastic job trying to appropriately allocate both juniors and seniors to appropriate teams which was reflected in 15 out of 17 competition teams making it to finals.
The club had an under 10s Basin vs Basin grand final.
The under 12 girls were premiers, while the under 13As were competition champions and grand final winners.
All three women's teams made it to finals with first frade getting knocked out in the preliminary final.
The over 35s men were grand final runner-ups.
Reserve grade men were grand final winners and first grade men made history with being the club's first ever competition championship.
Jordan Reid was named SDFA Reserve Grade Player of the Year and Fraser MacQueen named SDFA First Grade Player of the Year.
It is a fantastic end to a challenging season and the club looks forward to the 2021 season.
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