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Tylden Tigerland, near Woodend, Victoria

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They’d been pedalling, two mates. The sun was near to setting. Needed a campsite. Soft grass. Ablutions. Rest. Not a caravan park. Not a formal, official place of accommodation. They remembered that footy… Continue reading

Bright, Victoria

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The scoreboard at Bright, in north-eastern Victoria, was locked on Father’s Day. My disappointment was tempered by my respect for, and appreciation of,  this old-school scoreboard. Look at that chicken wire. Look at… Continue reading

Scoreboards and the Twitterverse

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Here at Scoreboard Pressure we’re  not exactly quick off the mark with the modern world. We can see the benefits of social media, and we wished we were a bit more savvy, but… Continue reading

Glen Waverley, Victoria

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When I transferred the photo files from my little black camera to my big black computer box-thingie, the file names started with ‘img-1969’ and ended with ‘img-1982’. Makes sense, I thought. This big,… Continue reading

Ransford Oval, Brunswick, Victoria

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Story by Josh Pinn Photos courtesy of Polly Fletcher / West Brunswick Amateur Football Club The inaugural season of the AFL Women’s competition has had a massive success in the community. Not only… Continue reading

Findlay Oval, Wangaratta, Victoria

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Spot the difference 4 – Junction Oval, St Kilda

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Some years back now (2011!) Scoreboard Pressure visited Junction Oval. The scoreboard chap there was very accommodating when I asked if he could do a little spontaneous, if fleeting, advertising for us. I… Continue reading

Norm Minns Oval, Wangaratta Showgrounds, Victoria

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The Scoreboard Pressure regional Victoria delegation visited the Norm Minns Oval early on a Sunday morning in mid-February, so – not surprisingly – there wasn’t any scoreboard action. But there was still plenty… Continue reading