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Castlemaine, Camp Reserve, Victoria

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Footy has been around in Castlemaine for a very long time. The club was formed in 1859 and when the VFA started in 1877 it included a delegate from Castlemaine.

Joondalup, Western Australia

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In 1994 the West Perth Football Club began a new life in the new far northern suburb of Joondalup. The Falcons were enticed away from Leederville Oval to Arena Joondalup.

Gisborne, Gardiner Reserve, Victoria

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The home of the Bendigo Football League team the Gisborne Bulldogs, Gardiner Reserve was named in honour of a local family in 1988 but has hosted footy ground for more than a century.… Continue reading

Gisborne, Sankey Reserve, Victoria

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Sankey Reserve is the attractive home of the Gisborne Rookies Junior Football Club and the Gisborne Masters. It’s not the main footy ground in Gisborne but has a better looking scoreboard than nearby… Continue reading

Woodend (Gilbert Gordon Reserve), Victoria

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Two things struck me when I pulled in at Gilbert Gordon Reserve in Woodend the day after the 2015 AFL grand final. First was how neat it was – everything seemed to be… Continue reading

Maryborough, Victoria

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Princes Park, the footy ground in Maryborough, is an imposing place. There’s a big handsome grandstand, a rotunda completed in 1904 and a solid scoreboard all set in attractive surroundings.

WAFL grand final 2015

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Subiaco are in the habit of winning WAFL grand finals. The Lions dominated the 2015 season and thrashed West Perth at Subiaco Oval in the big one.

Lake Grace, Western Australia

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Lake Grace has long been one of our favourite footy towns and yet, when we last looked in 2011, had one of the worst scoreboards. Now there’s even more reason to admire Lake… Continue reading