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Dumbleyung, Western Australia

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The scoreboard at Stubbs Park in Dumbleyung is unusually positioned – right among the fans in the grandstand. So there would be no shortage of help for the attendants and always someone to… Continue reading

Yorkshire Tea, runs on the board

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Peeling back the plastic covering on a new box of Yorkshire Tea today I took note of the artwork. Between the dry stone wall, the cute lamb and the rolling green hills I… Continue reading

York, Western Australia

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  I visited York twice in 2018. First in March when the cricket team was preparing for a final and then  in August to see Railways from Northam play Kellerberrin-Tammin in the second… Continue reading

Cygnet, Tasmania

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There are some who need reminding of Tasmania’s history, and place, in Australian rules football. Cygnet Football Club has been around since 1906 (when it was called Lovett).

Calingiri, Western Australia

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Things have been up and down for the Calingiri Cougars in recent times. They won the Mortlock Football League premiership in 2015, the wooden spoon in 2016 and were back in the finals… Continue reading

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.

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.