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New Norfolk re-visited, Tasmania

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Last we visited the New Norfolk scoreboard – in 2011 –  it was scoreless, so to speak. And had a different sponsor. A few weeks back, though, the numbers were back in action… Continue reading

Nangiloc, Victoria

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Photo and words by Geoff van Wyngaarden Nangiloc is  one of six clubs in the Millewa League – a minor league within the Sunraysia area.  Nangiloc is not far from the Murray River… Continue reading

Underbool, Victoria

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Photo and words by Geoff van Wyngaarden Ouyen United and Walpeup Underbool merged at the end of last year when the Mallee League folded.  They now wear the W-U jumpers (Kangaroos) and are… Continue reading

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