After another tough preseason Bromac Kelburne were eager to get the 2017/2018 season underway as they look to win an unprecedented 14th League title in a row. Bromac Kelburne opened their campaign against the east coast's Inverleith who were back in the top division after a short sabbatical in division 2.
The game started at a great pace as Kelburne stamped their authority and served noticed of their intentions for the season ahead. A slick passing move down the right side of the pitch created space for Ben Peterson to put the hosts in front. Johnny Christie then found space for himself and lashed a shot into the side netting. Then the goal of the day, Johnny Christie combining with his younger brother Michael as they waltzed past the Inverleith defence with a combination of one-twos to allow Michael to lob the keeper and put Bromac Kelburne in 3-0 at half time.
The second half followed a similar path with Bromac Kelburne dominating possession leaving Inverlieth with only a few breakaway chances. A short corner attempt from Josh Cairns resulted in a penalty with Josh powered high into the roof of the net. Concentration dropped and Inverlieth earned themselves a short corners which they duly converted to reduce the deficit. The scoring was completed in the final few minutes as Michael Christie got his second deflecting in from a Josh Cairns free hit. Final score Bromac Kelburne 5 – Inverlieth 1