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SUMMER - Introduction of new Reversible uniform & engaged First Ever to supply & distribute uniforms to eliminate the need for a Uniform Coordinator


DECEMBER - The club awards Life Membership to Mrs. Penny Milhe


DECEMBER - Presented the Mark Jennings award to Madison Finlay - Under 18 Girls


WINTER - New Cannons merchandise range introduced including new hoodie and clash top designs and a warm up top.
Cannons branded coaches bags and polo tops were also introduced
DECEMBER - Presented the Mark Jennings award to Jessie Milhe - Under 18 Girls


DECEMBER - Presented the Mark Jennings award to Luke Dawson - Under 18 Boys


WINTER - Introduced teams to the Westgate Basketball Association Competion.
Introduced Mark Jenning's Award to be presented at Christmas Party each year
DECEMBER - Presented Inaugural Mark Jennings award to Christina Popa - Under 16 Girls


DECEMBER - Mark Jennings (Life Member), aged 54 passes away


WINTER - Commenced on-line registrations via Fox Sports Pulse
SUMMER - Adopted use of Fox Sports Pulse free web builder & altered website's look & feel


AUGUST - The club awards Life Membership to Mr. Mark Jennings and Mr. Andrew Fithall


FEBRUARY - Royal blue "hoodies" introduced
NOVEMBER - As a better way of identifying teams, the team names are changed to first three letters of the coach's name


NOVEMBER - Upgraded the uniform throughout the club to a glossy gold with yellow lenses, "Cannons" name, white number, and clash tops.


AUGUST - Monthly "Cannon Shots" e-mail newsletter commences


The Cannons' website "williamstowncannons.org.au" is launched
Christmas party is moved from "Tumbles" to the Fearon Reserve


MAY 22nd - 10th anniversary celebrations held at the Bristol Hotel


FEBRUARY - First club "Information Booklet" is put together by Kerry and Bob Jones


DECEMBER - Christmas party is moved from W'town Nth PS to "Tumbles"


FEBRUARY - Uniform is changed to a gold "mesh"-type singlet with blue shorts


JULY 14th - The club is formally incorporated as the Williamstown Cannons Basketball Club Inc


FEBRUARY - First AGM of the Williamstown Cannons & First use of colours to distinguish teams (e.g. blue / gold etc)


WINTER - First Season of the Williamstown Gunners Basketball Club. The uniform was a yellow singlet, white number with black football shorts
AUGUST 10th - First interim committee formed for the Williamstown Gunners
NOVEMBER 9th - Name of the club changed to Williamstown Cannons
SUMMER - Uniform was a yellow singlet with white number, and blue shorts


Williamstown Gunners Basketball Club was started by Glenn Wright with Genevieve Pritchard (who became the first President). The club operated from the Altona North Tech Assembly Hall on Millers Road. Games were played at Altona North Tech, Altona North High, Williamstown Tech and Altona Green Primary School
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