Padthaway, Border Districts, Naracoorte, Mundulla: South Australia

Photos by Matt Zurbo

Border Districts

You can feel the heat haze in these photos by writer, footballer and traveller Matt Zurbo. You can feel the sun burning your back.  Matt took the photos during an off-season odyssey in which he visited, and wrote about, dozens of footy grounds. This selection of photos  is from four grounds in the Kowree Naracoorte Tatiara Football League in South Australia, not far from the Victorian border.

Border Districts

‘There’s a top-dollar electronic scoreboard on the far wing at Border Districts, worth as much as the clubrooms,’ wrote Matt in The Footy Almanac. ‘It was donated by a rich grazier. Word is the man has no family, and has left everything in his will to the footy club. Meanwhile, until he dies, he’s feeding them.’

Naracoorte, ‘like a fortress’.

For the full context of these scoreboard photos read part 14 of Matt’s Off-Season Odyssey, in The Footy Almanac.

More info about, and photos of, the Kowree Naracoorte Tatiara Football League.

Matt’s previous post for Scoreboard Pressue was about a 2012 netball Grand Final in Colac.

Many thanks to Matt Zurbo and The Footy Almanac.


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