Let’s start by pointing out that Forster Park in actually in Cloverdale. But it’s now the home of the Belmont Bombers and the scoreboard shouts “BELMONT” – so we’ll go with Belmont.
Mills Park is the home of the Kenwick Football Club. Go and have a look if ever you get the chance. In fact make the time – it’s magnificent. When launched in 2016… Continue reading
Recently we received exciting news from Russia. The St Petersburg Cats have their first scoreboard. The Cats play in a nine-a-side competition playing on a pitch at Forestry Technical University or, as you… Continue reading
Les senior had a couple of standard responses when Mum asked him where he was going or what he’d been doing. “Building a wigwam,” he’d say or, “I’m goin’ to Mukinbudin.” Truth was… Continue reading
My plan was clear and sensible. I’d move to Perth and get a house in Bulwer Street or Pier Street. I’d attend every East Perth training session, always carrying a footy. One… Continue reading
The Ron Brown memorial scoreboard at William Skeet Oval stands out like a beacon. It caught my eye often on drives down Armadale Road, often in pursuit of a scoreboard elsewhere. I dropped… Continue reading
We last visited Waroona in early February 2015. It was just after a huge bushfire had threatened the town and destroyed nearby Yarloop.
One day a group of locals turned up at Darkan Oval to find their scoreboard had collapsed. It was a pile of junk.