Life Members

 

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Grant Keys “Keysy” (Captain)

Life Member - 2010

Time playing for Bombers: 2007 – 2010
Position played: Ruck/Full Forward
Awards/ Honours won: 2009 President’s Award for Clubman of the Year, China Reds Captain 2009-10
Most Memorable moment while with the Bombers: The 70m (and increasing by the year) Matty Bahen barrel to seal the come from behind win in Shanghai for our first Cup in 07. And Jesse Jacobs in Manila. China Cup champions 2007-2010 (never lost to Shanghai)

 

 

 

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Andrew Sawitsch “Sanga”

Life Member - 2010

Time playing for Bombers: 2003, 2006-2009
Position played: Backline
Awards won - Life Membership , BAFL All Star
Most Memorable moment while with the Bombers: October 08! The Back to Back China Cup Title Win over Shanghai, in Shanghai, in the rain, Just sensational!

 

 

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Tom Mattessi “Tess”

Life Member - 2013
Time playing for Bombers: 2005 – 2013 with a few years missing in between.
Position played: midfield/centre half forward/once at full back on S Watt.
Awards won: Best and fairest 2009, 2010
Most Memorable moment while with the Bombers: trip to KL via Tianjin with Pres, Shuggy, Sol, Belly, was epic.

 

 

 

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Matt Bahan “Matty”

Life Member - 2013

Time played: 2006 – 2013, no idea how many Bombers games in that time; 10 x China Cups, 1 x visitors (HK), 6 x Gaelic, Gaelic comp 4 games, 1 x China team, 10 x Sanlitun Saints
Position Played: Mostly backline with sporadic midfield appearances
Awards/Honours won: 1 x Best on China Cup
Most Memorable moment while with the Bombers: Come from behind China Cup 2007 in Shanghai; Neds; Jesse Jacobs Sunglasses; Grounds Keeper Willy’s arms; Mick Mittasch Run Up;

 

 

 

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 John Garnaut “Garno” (Captain)

Life Member – 2013
Time playing for Bombers: 2008 – 2013
Position played: Everywhere
Awards/Honours: Captain 2011 – 12

 

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 Ed Bosisto “Boss” (Captain)

Life Member – 2014
Time playing for Bombers: 2011 – 2013
Position played: The guts
Awards/Honours won: Best Clubman 2013, Co-Captain 2013.
Most Memorable moment while with the Bombers: Winning the China Cup back in Beijing, 2013. Amazing feeling to win it back after not really getting a sniff for the two seasons previous. Made more special by the fact it was my last month in China

 

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Ed Smith

 

Life Member - 2014

Time playing for Bombers: 2003 – 2014
Position played: Backline, tried to sneak into forward line and most importantly… the Keeper of the Money
Awards won: I am sure I won some award playing pool at Rogue’s Bar
Most Memorable moment while with the Bombers:
See above Re awards

 

 

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Steve Zonneveld 

Life Member - 2014

Time playing for Bombers: 2008 – Present
Position played: Forward Pocket / Midfield
Awards won: Presidents Award / BAFL All Star / Supporter of the year (Ned’s)
Most Memorable moment while with the Bombers:
Coming from four goals down in the last quarter to beat Shanghai for the 2014 China Cup! Also, winning the inaugural and only legit BAFL Grand Final.

 

 

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Andrew Sobol “Fab” (Captain)

Life Member - 2014

Time playing for Bombers:  2009-2014
Position played: Full Forward and Ruck.  Most goals kicked 30+
Awards/Honours won: B&F 2013 and 2014, MVP 2013, Leading Goal Kicking 2012,13,14. Co-captain 2013, Captain 2014
Most Memorable moment while with the Bombers: China Cup Victory 2013 and 2014.  Each tour to Shanghai