Timeline

It's amazing how much the Club has grown.

See how the Coolbinia Bombers have grown over almost 70 years. This timeline documents our Premierships, membership and changes that have occurred for the Club. You can also check our Archive of Annual Reports and Team Photos. And don’t forget to look up who is on the Life Member list.

2021

2021

  • Year 8 Boys Premiers

  • Year 7/8 Girls Premiers

  • Year 9/10 Girls Premiers

  • Year 11 Boys Premiers

  • Champion Youth Club of the Year Award – East Perth District

  • 677 Members

2021

2020

2020

  • Season interrupted due to COVID-19.
  • Lighting upgraded to 100 lux ($500K investment).
  • Y7 – Premiers.
  • Y7/8 Girls Premiers.
  • Y9/10 Girls Premiers.
  • Y10 – Premiers
  • 603 members.
2020

2019

2019

  • Year 7-8 Girls Premiers.
  • Year 9 Boys Premiers.
  • Year 10 Boys Premiers.
  • 564 Members.
2019

2018

2018

  • External Pavilion completed.
  • Electronic Scoreboard installed.
  • Year 9 – 11 Youth Girls Premiers.
  • 549 Members.
2018

2017

2017

  • Clubroom renovation and upgrade completed.
  • Over 100 Female players registered for the first time.
  • Year 7 – 9 Youth Girls Premiers.
  • 507 members.
2017

2016

2016

  • State and National Award recognition for Starkick program with;
    –  WA Community Service Excellence Award (WACOSS).
    – Foxtel Clubs Award.
    – Department Sport and Recreation Commitment to Participation Award.
    – Finalist National Disability Awards.
  • “Cooly” The new Club Mascot launched.
  • 447 Members.
2016

2015

2015

  • Starkick launched – An Australia first program catering for children with disability.
2015

2014

2014

  • Year 9’s Premiers.
  • 440 members.
2014

2013

2013

  • Year 11’s Premiers.
  • 413 Members.
2013

2012

2012

  • Bombers – 25th Anniversary Celebration.
  • Fourth Light tower installed.
  • Teams aligned to School years rather than age.
  • 391 members.
2012

2010

2010

  • Prime Minister Julia Gillard visits Coolbinia U11 game to toss the coin.
  • First year of full female pathway from Bomberettes through to Youth girls.
  • U 13’s Premiers.
  • 370 members.
2010

2007

2007

  • 20th Year Anniversary of Bombers JFC.
  • U15’s Premiers.
  • 420 members.
2007

2006

2006

  • “Bomberettes” program begins. The first all female football program to be run in WA.
  • U13’s Premiers.
  • 407 members
2006

2005

2005

  • Two modern floodlight towers installed.
  • Club website www.bombersjfc.asn.au launched.
  • U13’s Premiers.
  • 272 members
2005

1998

1998

  • U13’s Premiers.
  • 228 members.
1998

1997

1997

  • Bombers JFC aligned back to East Perth finishing association with Claremont.
1997

1995

1995

  • Club Policy of using China Cups and Saucers to serve morning Tea has resulted in many compliments from patrons of the club canteen.
  • 178 members.
1995

1991

1991

  • Introduction of the Sausage sizzle at home games.
  • Bombers JFC are aligned to WAFL club Claremont moving away from East Perth.
  • 116 Members.
1991

1988

1988

  • Coolbinia-Yokine JFC and Dianella JFC amalgamate to form “Bombers JFC”.
  • Playing Strip Black with Red sash (CBJFC).
  • 125 members
1988

1986

1986

  • U15’s Premiers (D).
1986

1985

1985

  • Fees of $20 were waived for the season in an effort to attract players.
  • 46 members (CY).
  • 1985 – U14’s Premiers (D).
1985

1983

1983

  • Coolbinia-Yokine JFC host the “Country Carnival” catering for 500 boys.
  • The need to run 6 Pie Warmers blowing the power fuses at the club.
  • 117 members (CY).
1983

1982

1982

  • 1982 – U11 Premiers (D).
1982

1977-79

1977-79

  • 1977 – U12-B and U13 Premiers (D).
  • 1978 – U18 Premiers (CY).
  • 1978 – U14 Premiers (D).
  • 1979 – U18 Premiers (CY).
1977-79

1975

1975

  • 1975 – Wall to Wall Carpet installed in the new Clubrooms along with 2 Pool tables.
  • U18 Premiers (CY).
  • 111 members.
1975

1974

1974

  • U10 and U17 Premiers (D).
1974

1973

1973

  • Relocation to Coolbinia #1 known at the time as Bradford St. Reserve.
  • Club initiates a Canteen, selling Cool drinks and Morning Teas.
  • Competition changes to U11, U13, U15 and U17 age groups.
  • U15 Premiers (D).
  • 139 members (CY).
1973

1972

1972

  • U14-A, U14-B and U18 Premiers (D).
1972

1971

1971

  • WANFL boundary redistribution forces families to move to new clubs.
  • Coolbinia-Yokine considered for forced closure. 166 members (CY).
  • U12 and U14 Premiers (D)
1971

1969-70

1969-70

  • 1969 – U11 Premiers (D).
  • 1970 – U11 and U12 Premiers (D).
  • 1970 – U14 Premiers (CY).
  • 199 Members.
1969-70

1967-68

1967-68

  • 1967 – U14 Premiers (D).
  • 1968 – U12 and U18 Premiers (CY).
  • 170 members
1967-68

1964-65

1964-65

  • 1964 – U 14’s Premiers (CY).
  • 1965 – U14 Premiers (CY).
  • 100 members
1964-65

1961

1961

  • Inaugural year of Coolbinia -Yokine JFC.
  • Home Ground – Alexander Park.
    Playing Strip – Red/White/Black stripes (CY).
  • U14’s Premiers.
1961

1957

1957

  • Inaugural year of Dianella JFC initially known as “Morley-Park”.
  • Home Ground – Wordsworth Reserve.
  • Playing Strip – Green with Gold Yoke (D).
1957

2021

Year 8 Boys Premiers Year 7/8 Girls Premiers Year 9/10 Girls Premiers Year 11 Boys Premiers Champion Youth Club of the Year Award – East Perth District 677 Members

2020

Season interrupted due to COVID-19,  Lighting upgraded to 100 lux ($500K investment), Y7 – Premiers,Y7/8 Girls Premiers, Y9/10 Girls Premiers, Y10 – Premiers, 603 members.  

2019

Year 7-8 Girls Premiers Year 9 Boys Premiers Year 10 Boys Premiers 564 Members

2018

External Pavilion completed. Electronic Scoreboard installed. Year 9 – 11 Youth Girls Premiers. 549 Members

2017

Clubroom renovation and upgrade completed Over 100 Female players registered for the first time Year 7 – 9 Youth Girls Premiers 507 members

2016

State and National Award recognition for Starkick program with; WA Community Service Excellence Award (WACOSS). Foxtel Clubs Award. Department Sport and Recreation – Commitment to Participation Award. Finalist National Disability Awards – Parliament House Canberra. “Cooly” The new Club Mascot launched. 447 Members

2015

Starkick launched – An Australia first program catering for children with disability  

2014

Year 9’s Premiers. 440 members

2013

Year 11’s Premiers. 413 Members

2012

Bombers – 25th Anniversary Celebration. Fourth Light tower installed. Teams aligned to School years rather than age. 391 members

2010

Prime Minister Julia Gillard visits Coolbinia U11 game to toss the coin. First year of full female pathway from Bomberettes through to Youth girls. U 13’s Premiers. 370 members

2009

Name change to Coolbinia Bombers JFC. Third light tower installed. 380 members

2007

20th Year Anniversary of Bombers JFC. U15’s Premiers. 420 members

2006

“Bomberettes” program begins. The first all female football program to be run in WA. U13’s Premiers. 407 members

2005

Two modern floodlight towers installed. Club website www.bombersjfc.asn.au launched. U13’s Premiers. 272 members

1998

U13’s Premiers. 228 members.

1997

Bombers JFC aligned back to East Perth finishing association with Claremont.

1995

Club Policy of using China Cups and Saucers to serve morning Tea has resulted in many compliments from patrons of the club canteen. 178 members

1991

Introduction of the Sausage sizzle at home games. Bombers JFC are aligned to WAFL club Claremont moving away from East Perth. 116 Members

1988

Coolbinia-Yokine JFC and Dianella JFC amalgamate to form “Bombers JFC”. Playing Strip Black with Red sash (CBJFC). 125 members

1986

U15’s Premiers (D)

1985

Fees of $20 were waived for the season in an effort to attract players. 46 members (CY). 1985 – U14’s Premiers (D)

1983

Coolbinia-Yokine JFC host the “”Country Carnival”” catering for 500 boys. The need to run 6 Pie Warmers blowing the power fuses at the club. 117 members (CY)”

1982

1982 – U11 Premiers (D)

1977-79

1977 – U12-B and U13 Premiers (D). 1978 – U18 Premiers (CY). 1978 – U14 Premiers (D). 1979 – U18 Premiers (CY)

1975

1975 – Wall to Wall Carpet installed in the new Clubrooms along with 2 Pool tables. U18 Premiers (CY). 111 members

1974

U10 and U17 Premiers (D)

1973

Relocation to Coolbinia #1 known at the time as Bradford St. Reserve. Club initiates a Canteen, selling Cool drinks and Morning Teas. Competition changes to U11, U13, U15 and U17 age groups. U15 Premiers (D). 139 members (CY)

1972

U14-A, U14-B and U18 Premiers (D)

1971

WANFL boundary redistribution forces families to move to new clubs. Coolbinia-Yokine considered for forced closure. 166 members (CY). U12 and U14 Premiers (D)

1969-70

1969 – U11 Premiers (D). 1970 – U11 and U12 Premiers (D). 1970 – U14 Premiers (CY). 199 Members

1967-68

1967 – U14 Premiers (D). 1968 – U12 and U18 Premiers (CY). 170 members

1964-65

1964 – U 14’s Premiers (CY). 1965 – U14 Premiers (CY). 100 members

1961

Inaugural year of Coolbinia -Yokine JFC.Home Ground: Alexander Park.Playing Strip: Red/White/Black stripes (CY).U14’s Premiers.46 Members

1957

Inaugural year of Dianella JFC initially known as “Morley-Park”.Home Ground – Wordsworth Reserve.Playing Strip – Green with Gold Yoke (D)

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