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Dowerin, Western Australia

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Two things come up when Dowerin enters a conversation. The WA Wheatbelt town about 160km north-east of Perth is famous for its Field Day (29-30 August 2018) and as the place where Buddy… Continue reading

Koorda, Western Australia

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It was my first visit to Koorda. I knew about it as the home of Troy and Justin Longmuir but my travels just hadn’t taken me there. The scoreboard immediately took my eye,… Continue reading

Perth Stadium, Western Australia

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Interstate and overseas readers may be aware that WA has a new stadium. It’s been given a corporate naming rights name we won’t be using on this site. The new L-plate state government… Continue reading

Queen Elizabeth Oval, Bendigo, Victoria

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Top level footy and cricket (and probably other things) have been played at QEO since the 1890s.

White Hills, Victoria

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Richard Jones, who took this photo, tells us that White Hills is a northern suburb of Bendigo on the road to Echuca.

Grand final scoreboard East Fremantle Power Year 10

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IT’S a big weekend at Fremantle Oval with a feast of junior grand finals. Water boy Sean Gorman sent us this photo from Saturday night’s Fremantle Conference Year 10 grand final between East… Continue reading

North Beach, Charles Riley Reserve, Western Australia by Les Everett

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The last time I went to Charles Riley was in 1987. I scored an early goal for European Travellers Scandinavian in the Perth Amateur and Social Soccer Association against someone or other –… Continue reading

Samson Recreation Centre, Western Australia

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It’s funny how things work out. A day after I took this terrible photo of our first table tennis scoreboard during a pennants match between Fremantle and Scarborough at Samson near Fremantle Craig… Continue reading