Kapunda proved to be a Jekyll and Hyde side in 2016, fading in a number of winnable games, which culminated in a frustrating semi-final exit.
The Bombers have had a relatively quiet off-season, but have added ex-Adelaide Crows listed played Jarrhan Jacky to its side.
Adam Turrell will have extra support with Aaron Whistler joining from Tanunda in the off-season, who should be set to shine following an injury-riddled season.
Daniel Johncock and Robbie Jones, who proved to be handy last year, have departed Dutton Park.
The reigning premier could cause some more damage this season, after it shocked the competition to take the title home from Gawler for the first time in almost a decade.
The Bombers will have a tougher task to deal with this season, with a South side hellbent on getting things right, an improving Barossa line up, and potentially a return of Willaston.