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Lara, Victoria.

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It had been some years since I visited the Lara footy grounds near Geelong, with the pretty backdrop of the You Yangs. Back in 2011. The old Lara scoreboard is the only one… Continue reading

Deniliquin, New South Wales

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  Photos by Jesse Maskell.           The Deni Rams play in the Murray Football League, on the New South Wales/Victoria border. Riverina country. Sheep country. Formed in 1933, they’ve… Continue reading

National Tally Room, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.

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  Is an election night tally board a scoreboard? Certainly! As the Australian Electoral Commission said so eleoquently in its 2013-2014 annual report: It was the backdrop for some of the most important… Continue reading

Albert Cricket Ground, Melbourne: the reality of retro

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The Albert Ground is a sporting oasis, nestled between St Kilda Road and Queens Road, only minutes from Melbourne’s CBD.  The ground is home to cricket and lacrosse teams from the Melbourne Cricket… Continue reading

Leitchville, northern Victoria

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Photo and text by Paul Daffey The photo was taken during the Leitchville-Gunbower v Lockington-Bamawm United match in Round 4 of the Heathcote and District Football League’s 2019 season. The Gunbower Football Club… Continue reading

Linton St, Moorabbin Re-visited

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  The upgrade at Linton St, Moorabbin, the spiritual home of St Kilda Football Club, will eventually see a new permanent scoreboard there. For the time being, though, there’s this nifty scoreboard. I… Continue reading

Williamstown, Victoria, 2019 – a reflection

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Here at Scoreboard Pressure we take scoreboards seriously. But also with a bit of whimsy. Our bias is pretty obvious: nostalgia, old scoreboards, remnants, reminders of an era fast fading. Clinging to the… Continue reading

Laverton, Victoria

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Scoreboard Pressure popped into the Laverton ground late this morning and caught the start of the reserves match against Wyndham Suns. The home team went on to win by more than 100 points.… Continue reading