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Devenish re-visited, Victoria

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My better half (by far) was keen to check out the silo art on the back roads behind Benalla. I checked to seeĀ  if there were any footy grounds nearby before agreeing, ever… Continue reading

Albion, Victoria

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Albion, The Cats, in the Western Region Football League in Melbourne, are not the force they were ten years ago when they won a top division flag. But they soldier on under the… Continue reading

Ardmona, Victoria

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Photos and words by Wayde Petersen Ardmona, The Cats in the Kyabram District league, is struggling big time these days. Here are the quarter-by-quarter scores from a recent game. 1/4: Ardmona 0.0.0 Merrigum… Continue reading

Girgarre, Victoria

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Photos by Wayde Petersen, our north-east Victorian correspondent.       More about Girgarre and the Kyabram District league.  

Woodsdale, Tasmania

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Extended photo essay by Chris Rees In 2006 when I worked at a small film company, we made a 4-part documentary series about country footy in Tasmania, and how it was dying out.… Continue reading

Mulwala, New South Wales

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Photos by Wayde Petersen Mulwala now has an electronic scoreboard. That’s it, on the left-hand side, advertising a Eurogliders gig. What did they sing? ‘Heaven, must be there…’ To the right are unused… Continue reading

Olinda, Victoria

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Many thanks to Graeme Smith, of TecnoVISION, for this pic of the new and the old, the future and the past, the digital and ther manual. On the left, of course, a brand… Continue reading

Hoppers Crossing, Victoria

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Hoppers is Hoppers Crossing, the Warriors, a strong club in the Western Region Football League in Melbourne. Potswoo is a mythical football team apparently located quite near Spotswood, the Woodsmen, another strong club… Continue reading