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Darkan, Western Australia

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One day a group of locals turned up at Darkan Oval to find their scoreboard had collapsed. It was a pile of junk.

Cricket in peace

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From The West Australian Tuesday 5 March 2019.

Grass Patch, Western Australia

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  I visited Grass Patch late in December 2010. I’m guessing this structure is what’s left of the scoreboard.

East Fremantle Oval, Western Australia

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For many years the two Fremantle teams were co-tenants at Fremantle Oval. East Fremantle, then known as Old East, moved permanently to their new home in 1953. There was, however, an earlier move.… Continue reading

Scoreboard reminders

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“Take a look at the scoreboard pal.”

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