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Errington Reserve, St Albans, Victoria

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The scoreboard at Errington Reserve is not the most visible of scoreboards but at least it’s still there, still providing a public service, a focal point, a gathering spot. I’d goal-umpired an early… Continue reading

Scoreboard of life ticks over to another year

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Scoreboard Pressure thanks you for your support and encouragement throughout 2016. Special thanks to Titian and Julie for letting two codgers from either side of the continent to indulge their common interests. Thanks… Continue reading

Ilfracombe, central west Queensland

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Photos and text by Sasha Lennon. I took this pic just before I facilitated a forum with the Ilfracombe community at their magnificent rec facility hall where the rugby league club is based.… Continue reading

Elmore, Victoria

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    Jane Brown’s evocative photo of the Elmore scoreboard, and its lone attendant, is part her series of photos, Sporting Country, that is part of the Basil Sellers Art Prize   currently at… Continue reading

City Oval, Mildura, Victoria

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Photos and words by Geoff van Wyngaarden The  Sunraysia Football Netball  League plays all its finals at the City Oval/showgrounds/trotting track,  which is the homeof  three Mildura based clubs: Mildura, South Mildura and… Continue reading

Albury Tigers, New South Wales

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I picked the wrong weekend to be in Albury in terms of scoreboard action. The Albury Tigers‘ rather impressive scoreboard was all locked up.  The Tigers were already through to the Ovens &… Continue reading

Wonthaggi, Victoria

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Gotta like a scoreboard featuring the club colours! Plus the old (check out the clock) with the new. And if I need to buy some shoes down Wonthaggi way, I know who to… Continue reading

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