Category Archive: New South Wales

The Holy Boot’s Holiday Snaps – Mittagong, New South Wales

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  The Holy Boot Family visited Mittagong, on their way to Sydney, during the September holidays. There was no rugby but the scoreboard proved an effective playground.       Mittagong is in… Continue reading

Grand Final scoreboards – 2011 Northern Riverina Football League

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West Wyalong Recreation Reserve was the venue for a crackerjack Grand Final in 2011 between Lake Cargelligo Tigers and the Barellan Two Blues. “It turned out to be one of the closest and… Continue reading

Grand Final scoreboards – 2009 Northern Riverina Football League

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Many thanks to Paula Rees for these classic country footy photographs. Paula reports that Lake Cargelligo were the hot favourites for the 2009 flag, having beaten West Wyalong Girral twice during the year,… Continue reading

Moulamein, New South Wales

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Moulamein play in the Golden Rivers Football League that straddles the Victoria-New South Wales border. In 2012 the Swans’ seniors finished 8th in the nine-team comp, just ahead of Quambatook.  The club was… Continue reading

Number 1 Sportsground, Newcastle, New South Wales

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Three-quarter time in the 2012 Grand Final of the Black Diamond Cup Premier Division. Terrigal Avoca look home and hosed but got a mightly fright when Cardiff charged home in the last 30… Continue reading

Bluetongue Stadium, Gosford, NSW; Melton and Rockbank, Victoria

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These two photos were taken by Victor Fisher earlier this year at the home ground of Central Coast Mariners, a strong team in the A-League, Australia’s premier football/soccer competition. The Mariners finished the… Continue reading

Sydney Showgrounds, New South Wales

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New South Wales versus Torpedo Moscow Sunday 21 March, 1965. Photo: Laurie Schwab collection, Deakin University Library, sourced from Soccer World Yearbook, 1966 The New South Wales team from left to right is:… Continue reading

Around the grounds – Little River, Blackwood, Mullumbimby

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The cricket scoreboard at Little River has taken a bit of a hammering over the years. From cricket balls, the weather, the passing of time. The club is in better shape than the… Continue reading