IMPORTANT MESSAGE AND UPDATE FOR ALL BOMBERS (15/06/2020)
As a result of the further easing of Covid restrictions announced last week, we are expecting the season to now start on the weekend of 17-19 July 2020 for both Senior & Junior competitions.
We are hoping to know further details early next week on the structure of each competition.
In the meantime training is now on as per normal and coaches will have contacted players to inform them of each team's arrangements.
Central Coast Bombers
IMPORTANT MESSAGE AND UPDATE FOR ALL BOMBERS (26/05/2020)
As a follow up to loosening of Covid restrictions for small group training we have provided the following timetable for training times at Adelaide Street.
Training can involve no more than 3 groups of 10 including coaches etc on the ground at any time, each with a designated area with no crossover.
Players are encouraged to bring their own water bottles marked with their names to training as Club communal water bottles will not be available.
There will be opportunity to use the large water tub with disposable single use cups for Senior Men & Women.
Hand wash stations will be made available for use during training sessions.
Please also note this small group training is in respect of outdoor activities and as such the change rooms or club rooms are not available for these group activities.
Central Coast Bombers
IMPORTANT MESSAGE AND UPDATE FOR ALL BOMBERS (26/03/2020)
The health and well-being of our supporters, players, officials, volunteers and the community in which we operate is our priority in this time of the Covid-19 pandemic.
We are determined to be part of the whole of community response to slow the spread of the virus and in doing so, help the broader community.
The Killarney Vale Australian Football club , Central Coast Bombers has adopted the recommendations of the Australian Football League in relation to Community football.
All AFL and AFL State association managed or operated leagues along with the NAB AFL Auskick programs set to begin on 4th April 2020, will be postponed until at least May 31, 2020.
This covers all of the Clubs junior and senior matches, community training sessions and Auskick program.
We have also made the decision to suspend any Club events, fundraisers, barbecues etc that may have been scheduled in the Clubrooms in the period up to 31 May 2020.
The Club is committed to supporting our members which includes players, parents, volunteers and supporters during this time.
The main game is looking after the community and that should be the clear priority for everyone at the moment. For football families like all families.
It is however paramount that support and engagement with our members continues during these times. It is vital players, coaches, administrators, supporters, sponsors, volunteers and kids retain close links to the Club. With that in mind the Club will be providing regular updates through our Central Coast Bombers facebook page; @central.bombers, Instagram account; @kvbombers and website; www.kvbombers.com
Team coaches, including Auskick will keep you updated with programs and activities that you can complete during the period leading up to recommencement of football.
The Board of the Club in consultation with coaches and team officials will be reviewing the situation as it develops and will provide advice and updates regularly.
The Club is an integral part of the community within which we operate and we will support that community and to maintain the health of the community.
All the very best in these times. Stay healthy and we will be back when footy starts up again bigger and better.
Central Coast Bombers
AFL HUNTER CENTRAL COAST - COVID-19 UPDATE (17/03/2020)
Hi AFL Hunter Central Coast Clubs,
As some may be aware the AFL at a national level have recently released a statement related to Auskick and community football in relation to COVID-19. Read full statement here.
The AFL Hunter Central Coast Board are supportive of the statement, as such the AFL Hunter Central Coast 2020 season (Auskick, junior, senior and social competitions) will be postponed until May 31st 2020. Further details will be provided in the coming days including a detailed information sheet.
The key details are (inclusive of Auskick, junior, senior and social competitions);
- All community football activities including training, trial games and competition matches are postponed effective immediately (until May 31st)
- All community football events including representative football is postponed effective immediately (until May 31st)
- All club Auskick activities are postponed effective immediately (until May 31st)
In addition to the above the following league events have been postponed;
- Junior Representative training (scheduled for Friday March 20th)
- Women’s Invitational (Saturday March 28th)
- AFL HCC Season Launch (Sunday March 29th)
- Women’s Local representative games (Monday April 13th)
- AFL HCC Men’s & Women’s representative games vs South Coast (Saturday May 16th)
*A decision on the AFL HCC Junior representative carnivals (scheduled to be played in June and July) will be confirmed in the coming weeks.
We understand this decision will impact our football community and we will work closely with all clubs and stakeholders during this challenging time. At this stage the league is unsure of the structure of the season including number of rounds and finals. Please be sure the League, Board and AFL both at a state and national level are here to support our clubs to ensure we can all navigate these testing times together.
All the above being said - Front of mind for the League and Board as this time is the health and wellbeing of our members, their families and the wider community. Take care and look after each other.
I will be back in touch regularly and will continue to provided information as it is available.
All enquiries should be directed through club presidents and/or delegates to the league.
Community Football Manager – Hunter Central Coast