The excitement is building in West Kimberley as the football season is set to begin this Saturday. Fans across the region are eagerly anticipating the start of the West Kimberley Football League, with four thrilling matches scheduled to take place this Saturday. All eyes will be on reigning premiers, the Cable Beach Greenbacks, as they aim to clinch their fourth consecutive title this year. The team will be counting on their star player, former WAFL sensation Kiefer Yu, who dominated last season with 66 goals and is expected to lead the charge again this year. Meanwhile, the Broome Towns team, led by the experienced head coach Andrew Blackley, is determined to make it to the finals this season. With a few new recruits in the squad, they are hoping to turn the tables and come out on top. The Broome Bulls are also looking to make a splash this year, with a fresh coach and new players who they believe can help them achieve a top-four finish. In contrast, the Bidyadanga Emus are hoping for stability in their line-up and coaching staff to improve on their seventh-place finish from last year. The Derby Tigers, led by their new head coach, Brett Manado, and a young squad, are looking to make a mark in the league and improve on last year’s runners-up medal. The Broome Saints are hoping to bounce back from their disappointing season, with the guidance of two experienced coaches, Eric Wade and former Fremantle Docker Gavin Mitchell. The Looma Eagles have been impressive over the past two years, breaking into the top four in both 2021 and 2022, and they are hoping to continue their success this season. The Peninsula Bombers are also looking to improve on their tough 2022 season and come out strong this year. The season’s opening matches promise to be a thrilling affair, with Derby Tigers taking on Looma Eagles at Derby Oval from 1.30pm, and Broome Towns facing off against Cable Beach Greenbacks at Father McMahon Oval at the same time. Peninsula Bombers will battle against Broome Bulls at Nipper Roe Oval from 1.30pm, and Broome Saints will square off against Bidyadanga Emus at Father McMahon Oval from 3.30pm.