Miling, Western Australia

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Miling is located about 200km from Perth in the northern wheatbelt – our photos were taken by legendary Rosalie Primary School teacher Greg Johnston during a school camp in 2009.

MilingSmallSignThe Miling Sports Ground was the home of the Bindi-Miling Football Club that played in the Central Midlands Coastal Football League from 1992 (when the CMCFL was founded) until 2004. Before that it was the home of Miling in the Central Midlands Football League.

MilingSmallsideOne the stars of the Miling Football Club was Phil Le Cras, grandfather of West Coast’s Mark and Simpson Medal winner Brent who played for West Perth and North Melbourne. Phil won the CMFL fairest and best award six years in a row from 1958 to 1963.

MilingSmallOvalBindi-Miling won premierships in 1993 and 1997 but the footy club no longer exists.

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