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Dalkeith Oval, Western Australia

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Dalkeith Oval sits high in the leafiest of Perth’s leafy western suburbs and was once the home of one the greatest WA footballers – 1976 Brownlow Medal winner Graham Moss. The great ruckman… Continue reading

Ballidu, Western Australia

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It must be heartbreaking for some in a community when the decision is made to give up maintenance of the town’s main sporting facility. When the “new” oval at Ballidu came into existence… Continue reading

Kalannie, Western Australia

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  A Good Friday storm had left Kalannie shaken – for instance the bowling club roof was in the tennis courts – but the scoreboard was standing strong.

Borden, Western Australia

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Borden caused a shock in country footy circles last year when it was announced the club was going into recess for the 2017 season. The Magpies also don’t appear in the Ongerup Football… Continue reading

Moora, Western Australia

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No WA Wheatbelt town has been in the news as much as Moora in recent times. On Tuesday 13 March, residents and supporters descended on Parliament House in Perth to protest the closing… Continue reading

Quairading, Western Australia

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Quairading is not far from Perth – about 165km east – but it’s not a place you drive through on the way to somewhere… unless that somewhere is Bruce Rock. There was plenty… Continue reading

Wubin, Western Australia

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Some scoreboards are too far gone. Such was the case at Wubin about 285km north of Perth.

Morowa, Western Australian

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  Well I pulled into Morowa with other work to do but time enough to visit the scoreboard.