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Meredith and Elaine, Victoria

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Meredith and Elaine are sisters. They grew up together near Geelong and live just a few kilometres from each other on the Geelong-Ballarat Road. Meredith is well-known for her music festivals. Elaine, the… Continue reading

Peake & District, South Australia

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Photos by Rob McLean The further from the city the better the scoreboards, we reckon. Rob McLean proved the point in a recent Twitter post/tweet/thingie with these photos from Peake, in the South… Continue reading

Talbot, Victoria

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In an imaginary game at Talbot yesterday, the home team defeated VIS by just two points. Scoreboard Pressure thanks the management of Talbot Recreation Reserve for leaving the scoreboard unlocked, making our research… Continue reading

Mordialloc, Victoria

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If I’d been able to get into the fortress that is the scoreboard at the Ben Kavanagh Reserve in Mordialloc, a southern bayside suburb of Melbourne, I would have found the numbers 1,… Continue reading

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