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Wimbledon, England

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You may recall the 1970 Wimbledon final between Mrs Barry Court and Mrs Larry King. This from a National Film and Sound Archive Instagram post. Court won 14-12 11-9. Advertisements

Roleystone, Western Australia

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  Cross Park Oval, set among trees in the Perth hills, is the home of the Roleystone Football Club. The junior Tigers had their first season in 1973 after a considerable community effort… Continue reading

Wagin, Western Australia

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  Wagin is famous for four things – in chronological order – wool, the Materas, Bart the big ram and ducks.

Meringur, Victoria

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Photos by Richard Jones. Meringur is part of the six-team Millewa Football Netball League and has been in various forms since 1926.

Perth Stadium WACA tribute

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There’s been a nice touch at Perth Stadium with a digital replication of the classic WACA scoreboard on the big screen… super screen in fact. We’re all for recognition of great scoreboards so… Continue reading

Manjimup, Recreation Ground, Western Australia

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This is how you use a scoreboard over the summer. Simply post your winning grand final score. Manjimup Imperials, the Magpies, won the 2018 Lower South West Football League premiership beating Deanmill with… Continue reading

Perenjori, Western Australia

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There was excitement in the air when I visited Perenjori in February. The cricket team had made the grand final for the first time 20-something years. It was a key topic of conversation… Continue reading

Moulyinning, Western Australia

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It’s easy to find Moulyinning. Just drive along Rabbit Proof Fence Road and turn off at Candlelight Road.