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Geeveston, Tasmania

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Another of our traveling scoreboard watchers has been to Geeveston – “clearly the chickens know in this instance what KFC stands for,” wrote David Bridie.

Aldinga, South Australia

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Things were going well. We’d just arrived in Adelaide and I’d picked up a two dollar coin from the carpet. Then I realised my backpack was very light. It didn’t have my laptop… Continue reading

Ainslie Oval, ACT

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Famous as the junior club of James Hird (Nathan Buckley also played a season of under 12s there) Ainslie now plays in the North Eastern Australian Football League. David Cloke captain-coached Ainslie to… Continue reading

University Oval (Park 10), Adelaide, South Australia

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I was very pleased to see some animation on the scoreboard at Park 10 when I visited in June 2013… poised for the start of a game but with no players, umpires, spectators… Continue reading

Boulder Bowling Club, Western Australia

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Williams, Western Australia

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The WACA Phil Hughes

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Burra’s boundary throw-ins and throw-ups by BRENDON CANT

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I arrived in Merredin in early 1979 to work as a journalist (the only one) at the then Merredin Advertiser (the town also had the News Ltd/Country Press Advertising owned Merredin Mercury). The… Continue reading