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South Morang, Victoria

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Photos by Jesse Maskell   The two scoreboards at South Morang, on Melbourne’s northern edges, each have a tale to tell. The old scoreboard looks  a little lonely and forlorn, despite the sturdy… Continue reading

The Mallee, South Australia (part 2)

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Photos and words by Eric Algra         Eric has also taken footy photos in Parilla, Geranium, Red Hill, Warracknabeal and Yark and photos for Stereo Stories. You can  visit Eric’s… Continue reading

Maffra Showgrounds, Victoria

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And the winner of the meat tray is ticket 2960. Maffra is in Gippsland. Dairy country. Tough times for dairy farmers. But a good win for the Eagles a month or so ago… Continue reading

The Mallee, South Australia (part 1)

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Photo essay by Eric Algra   I love exploring the Mallee Country. The big skies and open country, both where the land has been cleared as well as the vast, remaining expanses of… Continue reading

Kermandie Football Club, Tasmania

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Photos and words by Matt Cramond Kermandie Football Club’s seniors and reserves shut up shop in 2010, after 127 years.  A mighty effort to last that long. Its ground and its distinctive scoreboard… Continue reading

Maffra Cricket Club, Victoria

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The never-ending search for scoreboards can you take down unusual paths, emotionally and geographically. Last weekend I came across this  compact and sturdy cricket scoreboard in Maffra, a dairy town in eastern Victoria.… Continue reading

Kingston and Twin Ovals, Tasmania

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Photo essay by Chris Rees Kingston Beach used to be to Hobart what St Kilda was to Melbourne – a day trip destination. Well-off people built their ‘shacks’ there, while the masses caught the… Continue reading

Panton Hill, Victoria

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Panton Hill is a pretty town an hour north of Melbourne. The Redbacks play Division 2 in the Northern Football League, against suburban and rural clubs.  In 2013 the Redbacks won the Division… Continue reading