Category Archive: Australian Capital Territory

Manuka Oval, 1955

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  This photo is from the handsome 2013 book, Kick it Long, A history of Eastlake & Manuka Football Clubs 1926 – 2012. The player on the left is Lou Pini, whose Manuka… Continue reading

Ainslie Oval, ACT

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Famous as the junior club of James Hird (Nathan Buckley also played a season of under 12s there) Ainslie now plays in the North Eastern Australian Football League. David Cloke captain-coached Ainslie to… Continue reading

Soccer at the Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra

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The AIS took on the Western Sydney Wanderers at the AIS Athletics Track in Canberra in early February looking for just their second win of the year, but again went down fighting, this… Continue reading

Manuka, Australian Capital Territory

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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