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

Mernda farewells its Schotters Road ground

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 Photos and text by Wayde Petersen Mernda Football and Netball Club played its last games at its Schotters Road home on Saturday 23 August. Next year the club moves to brand new premises… Continue reading

YouTube welcomes Scoreboard Pressure

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The Local Footy Show segment on Friday 18 July  about Scoreboard Pressure is now on YouTube. Enjoy nine minutes and 16 seconds of scoreboard yarns. Many thanks to Channel 31 and Daryl, Kev… Continue reading

Nameless in Lauderdale, Tasmania

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Photos and text by Chris Rees   It’s poor form that a ground hosting a final between two visiting teams couldn’t go to the trouble of putting their names up. This is Lauderdale… Continue reading

Lancelin, Western Australia

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Footy grounds this close to the ocean aren’t common in WA and the background of sand dunes certainly makes the home of the Lancelin Ledge Point Pirates stand out. The Pirates have been… Continue reading

Scoreless in Scottsdale, Tasmania

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Hight security at Scottsdale prevented Chris Rees from hanging up some famous scores at the town’s adjoining grounds. Given the chance, Chris would have been quick to pop up some scores from 1973,… Continue reading

Back to Bellbrae (Victoria)

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The Aireys Eels were all smiles at their last home game of the year. We’ve featured the Eels before and we gave them a mention on The Local Footy Show (Ch 31) a… Continue reading

Fremantle Dockers: An Illustrated History by Les Everett

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Congratulations to Scoreboard Pressure’s Les Everett on the publication of his book Fremantle Dockers: An Illustrated History. The book was launched at the Docker’s 20th anniversary gala on Friday 1 August. Beautifully presented… Continue reading

The Big Issue at Warringa Crescent Reserve, Wyndham

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Warringa Crescent Reserve is the home ground of the Wyndham All Abilities Football & Cricket Club. The  footballing Wyndham Tigers play in FIDA,  a league for players with intellectual disabilities. The Big Issue… Continue reading