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Chidlow, Western Australia

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  The game was over but the score was still up when we got to Chidlow marking a good win by the Tigers over their inaccurate top-of-the-table rivals. Chidlow has won the past… Continue reading

Wyndham, Western Australia

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  Our effort to get a photo of the scoreboard at Wyndham is clear example of the dedication and desperation within the scoreboardpressure team. Recently we found ourselves on a bus from Wyndham… Continue reading

Gosnells, Western Australia

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Gosnells Football Club has been around since 1911 as part of various competitions including the South Suburban Football Association, SS Murray FA, Sunday Football League and now has teams in the Perth Football… Continue reading

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Story & photos by John Menzies I saw some extraordinary Australian football here in Halifax in the beautiful province of Nova Scotia, Canada, where my wife and I now live. It was a… Continue reading

Belmont, Forster Park, Western Australia

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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.

Beckenham, Mills Park, Western Australia

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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

Saint-Petersburg, Russia

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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

Mukinbudin, Western Australia

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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