BMFC takes stock of 2021 and prepares for recruitment campaign | Blue Mountain Gazette


Like many local sports clubs, the Blue Mountains Football Club has experienced a fragmented 2021 season thanks to COVID-19, but plans are already in place to make 2022 a year to remember for all those associated with historic football gear. .

The BMFC has applied to the Nepean Football Association to participate next year in the Waratah League, also known as “Prems”, the elite competition in the Nepean District. The club is currently looking for expressions of interest from players wishing to play at this level, ahead of trials and training in November and December.

And any potential player should know that he will be joining a thriving football community – the club fielded 69 teams in 2021.

“Despite the challenges COVID-19 presented to the club, and indeed to community sport, the club was once again able to field nearly 750 players in age groups from under five to over 35,” he said. said club secretary Sandy Duetoft. “What’s been nice over the past few years is the growth of our female players – in 2021 a total of five female teams wore the BMFC jersey.

“As the club is now out of season, the committee can have some free time, but there is still a long way to go before the end of the year. Once we reach January 2022, everything will start again with the opening of registrations. during the first week of this month, and we’re always welcoming new players to the club. “

The BMFC play at Knapsack Park in Glenbrook and have a long and illustrious history, with the club’s first field teams in 1965.

Anyone interested in playing with BMFC in the Waratah League can contact coach Mark Ansell on 0418 118 314. Players interested in other classes and age groups can send an email or visit The club also offers sponsorship packages to local businesses, who can call club president David Smith for more information on 0401 064 818.


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