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.

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

Lara, Victoria.

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It had been some years since I visited the Lara footy grounds near Geelong, with the pretty backdrop of the You Yangs. Back in 2011. The old Lara scoreboard is the only one… Continue reading

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Story & photos by John Menzies I saw some extraordinary Australian football here in Halifax in the beautiful province of Nova Scotia, Canada, where my wife and I now live. It was a… Continue reading

Belmont, Forster Park, Western Australia

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Let’s start by pointing out that Forster Park in actually in Cloverdale. But it’s now the home of the Belmont Bombers and the scoreboard shouts “BELMONT” – so we’ll go with Belmont.

Deniliquin, New South Wales

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  Photos by Jesse Maskell.           The Deni Rams play in the Murray Football League, on the New South Wales/Victoria border. Riverina country. Sheep country. Formed in 1933, they’ve… Continue reading

National Tally Room, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.

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  Is an election night tally board a scoreboard? Certainly! As the Australian Electoral Commission said so eleoquently in its 2013-2014 annual report: It was the backdrop for some of the most important… Continue reading

Beckenham, Mills Park, Western Australia

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Mills Park is the home of the Kenwick Football Club. Go and have a look if ever you get the chance. In fact make the time – it’s magnificent. When launched in 2016… Continue reading

Albert Cricket Ground, Melbourne: the reality of retro

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The Albert Ground is a sporting oasis, nestled between St Kilda Road and Queens Road, only minutes from Melbourne’s CBD.  The ground is home to cricket and lacrosse teams from the Melbourne Cricket… Continue reading

Leitchville, northern Victoria

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Photo and text by Paul Daffey The photo was taken during the Leitchville-Gunbower v Lockington-Bamawm United match in Round 4 of the Heathcote and District Football League’s 2019 season. The Gunbower Football Club… Continue reading