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Boyer Oval, New Norfolk, 1990 & 2016

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Story and photos by Matt Cramond The image above is from 1990 when New Norfolk drew with the old Burnie Hawks in a TFL match. Boyer Oval was built by Australian Newsprint Mills… Continue reading

Twin flags for FIDA Seagulls

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  The Williamstown FIDA Seagulls capped off a stellar season by winning two premierships on Sunday 28 August at Central Reserve, Waverley. The Seagulls development team won their first flag by 56 points,… Continue reading

Chaplin Reserve, Sunshine, Victoria

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Story by Paul Mavroudis Photos by Mark Avellino and Paul Mavroudis The Second Last Time On the afternoon of Saturday August 27th, Sunshine George Cross played its final senior match at Chaplin Reserve… Continue reading

Dunolly, Victoria

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  Most scoreboard attendants prefer to be anonymous: private people performing a public service. And so it is at Dunolly, a central goldfields town, population 969. The Eagles play in the Maryborough-Castlemaine District… Continue reading

Merbein, Victoria

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  Midweek in Merbein and things are pretty quiet. But don’t let appearances deceive you.  The Merbein Football and Netball Club has been around for more than a century. These days the Magpies… Continue reading

Newcomb re-visited, Victoria

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The new-ish scoreboard at Newcomb, down Geelong way, is an improvement on what we saw back in 2011, when sponsorship seemed to dominate the scoreboard so much that it was hard to find… Continue reading

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