Nukarni, Western Australia

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There’s not much at Nukarni these days. The footy club still exists but is based in nearby Merredin. Advertisements

The Dressmaker’s scoreboard, Jung Recreation Reserve, Victoria

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  The Dressmaker, the gorgeous new film directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse and starring Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Sarah Snook, Hugo Weaving  and many more, includes an early scene of a game of country… 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

Grass Patch, Western Australia

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  I visited Grass Patch late in December 2010. I’m guessing this structure is what’s left of the scoreboard.

East Fremantle Oval, Western Australia

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For many years the two Fremantle teams were co-tenants at Fremantle Oval. East Fremantle, then known as Old East, moved permanently to their new home in 1953. There was, however, an earlier move.… Continue reading

Scoreboard reminders

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“Take a look at the scoreboard pal.”

Dumbleyung, Western Australia

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The scoreboard at Stubbs Park in Dumbleyung is unusually positioned – right among the fans in the grandstand. So there would be no shortage of help for the attendants and always someone to… Continue reading

Yorkshire Tea, runs on the board

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Peeling back the plastic covering on a new box of Yorkshire Tea today I took note of the artwork. Between the dry stone wall, the cute lamb and the rolling green hills I… Continue reading

Glenferrie Oval, Victoria, 1929

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These pictures are scanned images of a photocopy of a 1929 photograph. So, apologies if they are not crystal-clear. I found the photocopy inside a manila folder (remember them?) inside a filing cabinet… Continue reading

York, Western Australia

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  I visited York twice in 2018. First in March when the cricket team was preparing for a final and then  in August to see Railways from Northam play Kellerberrin-Tammin in the second… Continue reading

Cygnet, Tasmania

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There are some who need reminding of Tasmania’s history, and place, in Australian rules football. Cygnet Football Club has been around since 1906 (when it was called Lovett).