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Knackered. A day doing a cricket scoreboard

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As the batsman neared his century I hoped like hell I had the right score on the scoreboard… The call came on Friday arvo. Could I do the cricket scoreboard at Footscray’s home… Continue reading

Junction Oval, St Kilda re-visited, Victoria

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What will become of the 1956 scoreboard at the Junction Oval in St Kilda? The ground, also known as CitiPower Centre, is now the home of Cricket Victoria. The redevelopment included a new… Continue reading

50 Grand Final scoreboards

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We’ve got 50 Grand Final scoreboards for you to peruse, from 1913 VFL to 2011 Colac Netball to 2018 Goldfields Football League Colts. Above and below are just a few. You’ll find all… Continue reading

Newport, Victoria

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This is the story of two scoreboards. Above is one of the first scoreboard photos I took, back in 2009. The Newport-Digman Cricket Club was a tenant of the ground but the old… Continue reading

Montmorency Park, Victoria. FIDA Grand Finals

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Montmorency Park, in the hilly north-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, hosted the  2019 Grand Finals for FIDA, the Football Integration Development Association that caters for players with intellectual disabilities. In Division 1 the Williamstown… Continue reading

Princes Park, Shepparton, Victoria

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  Photos and words by Wayde Petersen. Princes Park, Shepparton, is the  home of the Shepparton Swans of the Goulburn Valley FL & Shepparton DJF. Princes Park is pretty unique for a GVFL… Continue reading

Weerana Park, Wangaratta, Victoria

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Little River re-visited, Victoria

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The Little River ground, which nestles in the cleavage of the You Yangs, has upgraded its scoreboard in a nice and perfectly acceptable modest manner.   My always-in-the-back-of-the-Tarago scoreboard numbers  didn’t quite correspond… Continue reading