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

Badgingarra, Western Australia

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Badgingarra is 215km north of Perth. There’s a footy ground but the town does not have a team.

Geeveston, Tasmania

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The old home of the Kermandie Robins.

Aldinga, South Australia

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Things were going well. We’d just arrived in Adelaide and I’d picked up a two dollar coin from the carpet. Then I realised my backpack was very light. It didn’t have my laptop… Continue reading

Ainslie Oval, ACT

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Famous as the junior club of James Hird (Nathan Buckley also played a season of under 12s there) Ainslie now plays in the North Eastern Australian Football League. David Cloke captain-coached Ainslie to… Continue reading

University Oval (Park 10), Adelaide, South Australia

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I was very pleased to see some animation on the scoreboard at Park 10 when I visited in June 2013… poised for the start of a game but with no players, umpires, spectators… Continue reading

Pitcher Park, Alphington

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Scoreboard Pressure popped in to Pitcher Park to catch some Sunday afternoon veterans’ cricket, arriving just in time to see opening slow-medium bowler Andrew ‘Tangles’ Gigacz, of the visiting team Clifton Hill, take… Continue reading

Boulder Bowling Club, Western Australia

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Surrogate scoreboards (volume 1)

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If you can’t find a scoreboard with numbers, find numbers that remind you of scoreboards. The Opec Systems First X1 made a steady start of 1/41 this afternoon at the Orange St Recreation… Continue reading