Alex G. Gillon Oval (Brunswick VFA), Victoria

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Photograph courtesy of the Brunswick Sentinel. Above is a scene from the opening round VFA match between Brunswick and Coburg on Sunday 18 April 1976. This was an important day for the Magpies.… Continue reading

Newdegate, Western Australia

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Final score Photos and text by Les Everett At first glance the scoreboard at Newdegate looked a common summer sight. There were a lot of digits. It could have been a fantasy score… Continue reading

Bellbrae, Victoria

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The scoreboard at Bellbrae Reserve was made by builder Paul Leonard and real estate agent Dave Maher on the eve of the Aireys Eels very first game in April 2006. “The night before… Continue reading

Myponga, South Australia

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Two unexpected names popped up in relation to this bucolic image of the scoreboard and its optimistic score at Myponga near South Australia’s famous McLaren Vale. Ozzy Osbourne and Bon Scott. Footy was… Continue reading

Toorak Park retrospective (Victoria)

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Daryl Pitman, of The Local Footy Show on Channel 31, has sent in some Toorak Park photos and although we’ve featured this Prahran ground before, we thought Daryl’s pics were as good a… Continue reading

A bit of digital information

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  ON our morning tea stop at Southern Cross on Saturday on the drive from Kalgoorlie-Boulder to Perth we noticed, not with any great delight, that there’s been progress. A brand new digital… Continue reading

Talking scoreboards on The Local Footy Show, tonight

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Scoreboard Pressure co-founder Vin Maskell is talking scoreboards on The Local Footy Show on Channel 31 tonight. (Our budget didn’t quite stretch to flying over co-founder Les Everett from Western Australia.) The Scoreboard… Continue reading

Campbell Town, Tasmania

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The Campbell Town Robins’ scoreboard may well have the best name of all. Plenty of scoreboards are named, quite rightly, after particular individuals. Campbell Town, though, prefers to spread the love. When the… Continue reading

National Inclusion Carnival at Preston City Oval, Victoria

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The scoreboard at Preston, in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, has seen better days. It’s a bit the worse for wear but at least it’s still there. The Preston Bullants, formed in 1882,  are still… Continue reading

Prospect Oval, Adelaide, South Australia

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This game between North Adelaide and West Adelaide was played at Prospect Oval on Sunday 2 June 2013. The home team was in trouble on the scoreboard in the first half but got… Continue reading

National Inclusion Grand Final at Ransford Oval, Parkville (Victoria)

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The Victorian Country team won the National Inclusion Carnival in emphatic style when it defeated Vic Metro by 50 points at Ransford Oval Parkville on Sunday 22 June. Vic Country had lost to… Continue reading

Goodbye to Big Gav, Bell Park (Victoria)

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My visit to Hamlyn Park on Saturday 7 June was not about footy (or even scoreboards). It was about honouring the memory of a friend. It was a way of saying goodbye to… Continue reading