Columbia officials Jamie Burns and Adam Bayldon invite all comers.
Columbia officials Jamie Burns and Adam Bayldon invite all comers. Craig Warhurst

Columbia training for 2012 season

GYMPIE'S A-grade football premiers Columbia and the rest of the club have been in training for the 2012 season.

In fact the club hasn't stopped training since the end of last season, according to president Adam Bayldon.

He said the club won three premierships last year and were training to build on that success this winter.

The club is busy preparing for the introduction of a boys' Colts competition to Gympie football.

"It's the first time we have had this competition so it should be exciting," he said.

Another plus for Gympie football is the introduction of a new men's competition that will combine the Gympie competition with the Hervey Bay and Maryborough competitions, exposing Gympie players to more teams.

"It will be great for Gympie sides," Bayldon said.

The president is welcoming new players to the club and anyone chasing a game or just a bit of training should go down to Jim Geiger Oval every Wednesday for a kick around. Juniors train from 4pm and seniors from about 6pm to 7.30pm.

Gympie Times


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