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

A.W.Langshaw Reserve, Altona North, Victoria

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A.W. Langshaw Reserve, between Third and Fifth Avenue in Altona North, is home to the Altona Roosters Cricket Club and the Powerhouse Rugby Club. When I took the above photo one of the… Continue reading

Williams, Western Australia

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Grant Reserve, Altona, Victoria

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    No shortage of scoreboards (old and new), or games of cricket, at Grant Reserve, Altona in Melbourne’s western suburbs.            

The WACA Phil Hughes

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International Rules at Trevor Barker Oval, Sandringham

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Photo and text by Doug Newington Unusual numbers on the scoreboard at Trevor Barker Beach Oval on Sunday 16th November 2014 when Victoria (VFL) played Ireland in an International Rules practice match. Final… Continue reading

Loft Reserve construction site, West Newport, Victoria

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About two years ago the A.Pannell Pavilion at Loft Reserve was gutted by fire, destroying precious trophies and memorabilia of the West Newport Cricket Club and the Powerhouse Rugby Club. The clubs are… Continue reading

Burra’s boundary throw-ins and throw-ups by BRENDON CANT

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I arrived in Merredin in early 1979 to work as a journalist (the only one) at the then Merredin Advertiser (the town also had the News Ltd/Country Press Advertising owned Merredin Mercury). The… Continue reading

Citizens’ Park, Richmond, Victoria

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Richmond Union’s E Turf team was playing a 40-over one-day against Canterbury when Scoreboard Pressure dropped by for an hour or so on Saturday 25 October. Finals scores saw a six-wicket victory to… Continue reading