The Holy Boot’s Holiday Snaps – Bradman and the Sherrin

Photo of Bradman and football

Bowral Oval. Photo by The Holy Boot, John Carr

Did Don Bradman ever kick a Sherrin?
Did he ever kick a goal?
Did Don Bradman ever kick a Sherrin?
Give off a handball?

Did he ever take a mark, a speccie, a hanger?
Die he ever lay a tackle in the heat of the battle?
Did Don Bradman ever kick a Sherrin?

Did he suck  oranges at three-quarter time?
Did he change clubs in his prime?
Did Don Bradman ever kick a Sherrin?

Did he play under lights on Friday nights?
Did he have full-backs in his sights?
Did Don Bradman ever kick a Sherrin?

Did he ever kick a swag?
Did he ever cop a tag?
Win a Brownlow?
Win a flag?

Did Don Bradman ever kick a Sherrin?

Bowral scoreboard

Photo by The Holy Boot John Carr

A few points to note about this photo. What’s the story with that little red vehicle? Is that how people get around in Bowral? Note the wheels on the scoreboard: you’d need more than that little red car to tow the scoreboard around the ground.  And what does ‘PAR SCORE’ mean? Is there a golf course nearby?

More holiday snaps from The Holy Boot soon. Make sure you visit The Holy Boot’s wonderful emporium.

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