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Yarraville Soccer Club, Kingsville, Victoria

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The scoreboard is in a distant corner. The grass and weeds are long. The numbers lay low, undisturbed, save for a man with a camera. A nest of nets? The biggest shelter shed… Continue reading

Footscray Hockey Centre, Kingsville, Victoria

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The pedestrian/cycling path over the eight-lane freeway was closed so I had to take the detour underneath the railway bridge and alongside two sporting fields. Footscray Hockey Centre. (The Bulldogs, surprise, surprsie.)Yarraville Soccer… Continue reading

Lilydale, Victoria

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My wife is travelling. Frankfurt. Prague. Budapest. The Danube. Seeing the sights with her sister. Salzburg. Amsterdam. Paris. The Eiffel Tower. The Champs Elysses. Switzerland. By SwissRail. Mountains. Alps. Summer. I catch a… Continue reading

Campbell Town, Tasmania Re-visited

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Words and photos by Chris Rees Return to Campbell Town I popped in for a look at the Campbell Town footy ground, five years on from the last set of photos. Two days… Continue reading

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