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Perenjori, Western Australia

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There was excitement in the air when I visited Perenjori in February. The cricket team had made the grand final for the first time 20-something years. It was a key topic of conversation… Continue reading

Moulyinning, Western Australia

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It’s easy to find Moulyinning. Just drive along Rabbit Proof Fence Road and turn off at Candlelight Road.

Kalgoorlie, Western Australia

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A big storm hit Kalgoorlie-Boulder on 18 November 2017 and ripped the scoreboard at Sir Richard Moore Sports Centre to shreds.

Willetton, Western Australia

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Willetton won the C1 premiership in the WAAFL in 2018 and moved up to B-grade in 2019.

Thornlie, Western Australia

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    The scoreboard at Berehaven Oval in Thornlie is of an unusual long and low design. A similar approach has been used for the new scoreboard at nearby Mills Park in Kenwick.… Continue reading

Boulder, Western Australia

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Boulder Recreation Reserve, now called Digger Daws Oval, has been the home of Goldfields Football League clubs Boulder City (Tigers) since 1896 and Mines Rovers (Diorites) since 1898. The clubs enjoy a healthy… Continue reading

Kambalda, Western Australia

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There was a kind of sense in the journey we took to the scoreboard at Kambalda. It began with a 235km drive from Kalgoorlie-Boulder to Leonora where we found quite a nice footy… Continue reading

Boddington, Western Australia

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We arrived in Boddington during the third quarter of the Upper Great Southern Football League grand final. There was no need to look for signs to the oval… we just followed the noise.