The Bury Bombers are a wheelchair basketball team based in Bury St Edmunds that caters for people of all ages and abilities. The Club works from grass roots to National League level with the ethos of Courage, Inspiration, Determination and Equality.
Hugh Anderson had signed to play professionally for Trier Dolphins in Germany. Whilst
wishing him well with this exciting opportunity, Bombers knew they would miss his
skills and energy. The team continued to enjoy the improving performance of Jack
Perry, but maintaining our position in Division 1 proved too much. With only one
win this season, we were demoted to Division 2.
In Division 2 we were able to produce some good opportunities and ended the season
joint third with Maidstone Rebels. However their points difference gave them the
Losing Drew and Jack this season we welcomed some new player signings and looked
forward to a strong bench to assist with plays. However the new recruits failed to
gel with the team and their commitment to training and availability for games proved
questionable; however, the regular members agreed to soldier on regardless. This
actually strengthened the bond within the team and though games were hard fought,
we only managed three wins.
With members long term illness and some moving on with jobs and family commitments,
we no longer had the players to enter a team at Division 2 level. The Club would
have liked to enter a Development Team in Division 4 this season but were not allowed
to do so. It was therefore agreed to run for a year without a National League team
and consolidate present members into a new team ready for 2016/17.