The Leon Weigard Scoreboard, Princes Park, Carlton, 1982

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  1981  premiers Carlton played Fitzroy in Round 1 of 1982 at Princes Park on Saturday 27 March. The game ended amidst a series of contentious decisions, culminating in a point after the… Continue reading

Tatong, Swanpool and Mansfield (Victoria)

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Tatong and Swanpool were on my list of grounds that I wanted to visit for a match. ‘I’ll get around to them one day’, I thought. And twelve months ago, both clubs were… Continue reading

Lang Lang, Morwell East and Rye (Victoria)

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The Lang Lang Football Club first came to my attention in 2001 when an article in the Herald Sun reported that the Tigers were due to play in a grand final against Buln… Continue reading

Geoff and Daniel, Ouyen United’s masters of the Mallee

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Story and photos by Geoff van Wyngaarden Ouyen United Football and Netball Club competes in the Mallee Football and Netball League in north-western Victoria. The Demons’ rather unique scoreboard at the Blackburn Park… Continue reading

Frontier scoreboard – Jalalabad, Afghanistan

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This photo was part of Tricky wicket, a feature story by Claire Stewart  in Good Weekend magazine on April 5 2014 about cricket in Afghanistan. The well-rugged up scoreboard attendant is keeping his… Continue reading

Ferntree Gully, South Belgrave and Belgrave (Victoria)

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Heading up to Belgrave, a quick stop at Ferntree Gully where the local team was hosting Forest Hill. This newish-looking electronic board is mounted nice and high – easy to see, and out… Continue reading

Perth Arena, The Jungle

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The Perth Wildcats won the first of the best-of-three NBL Grand Final series at Perth Arena on Monday 7 April. The scoreboard hangs over the court and it’s good. The score ticks over… Continue reading

FECC’s big win at Junction Oval, Victoria

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Footscray Edgewater Cricket Club thrashed Essendon by 360 runs in the final of Melbourne’s 2013-2014 district cricket competition, held over the last weekend of March. After declaring late on day two at 8/526,… Continue reading