Port Melbourne won three VFA flags in a row from 1980 to 1982.
In 1980 they defeated Coburg by eleven points. 11.15 (81) to 10.10 (70)
In 1981 they thrashed Preston by 113 points. 32.19 (211) to 15.8 (98)
In 1982 they beat Preston again, but by only seven points. 21.15 (141) to 20.14 (134)
Here at Scoreboard Pressure we’re guessing the score in the photo above is 1/4 time, or early the second quarter.
The digital scoreboard was behind the goals at the Fitzroy St end of the ground.
Anyone know if the traditional scoreboard was working that day? We presume so, but you never know.
Here’s a photo from just a few years ago.