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Kinglake, Victoria


Two weeks after the February 7 2009 Black Saturday bush fires in Victoria, which killed 174 people, the Kinglake Football and Netball Club decided to soldier on. This was despite the township, but… Continue reading

Manuka, Australian Capital Territory


When the  age of digital electronic scoreboards arrived in Australia in  the early 1980s the classic MCG scoreboard – built near the turn of the 20th century –   was not knocked down or… Continue reading

Birregurra, Victoria


I had envisaged a peaceful 15 kilometre cycle from Deans Marsh (which has a pretty little oval but no scoreboard) to the Birregurra ground. Alas, I hadn’t counted on September’s swooping magpies. Birregurra… Continue reading