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

Ardmona, Victoria

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Photos and words by Wayde Petersen Ardmona, The Cats in the Kyabram District league, is struggling big time these days. Here are the quarter-by-quarter scores from a recent game. 1/4: Ardmona 0.0.0 Merrigum… Continue reading

Carlisle Reserve, Western Australia

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We arrived at Carlisle Reserve just after the final siren of the WAAFL C1 game between Carlisle and Bullcreek-Leeming. The Cougars had recorded a good win and there was no hurry to take… Continue reading

Girgarre, Victoria

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Photos by Wayde Petersen, our north-east Victorian correspondent.       More about Girgarre and the Kyabram District league.  

Woodsdale, Tasmania

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Extended photo essay by Chris Rees In 2006 when I worked at a small film company, we made a 4-part documentary series about country footy in Tasmania, and how it was dying out.… Continue reading

Mulwala, New South Wales

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Photos by Wayde Petersen Mulwala now has an electronic scoreboard. That’s it, on the left-hand side, advertising a Eurogliders gig. What did they sing? ‘Heaven, must be there…’ To the right are unused… Continue reading

Underbool, Victoria

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Photo & words by Paul Daffey

Midland Oval, Western Australia

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Officially opened in 1901 the Midland Oval hosted many sports before fading into disuse in the early part of this century.

Stony Creek, Victoria

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Words and pictures by Paul Daffey