Category Archive: South Australian scoreboards

Adelaide Oval through the ages

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I didn’t drive 730 kilometres on a hot day in a car with no air-conditioning and a dud battery to then be evicted from the hill at the Adelaide Oval, under the gaze… Continue reading

Football Park, West Lakes, 1993

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The scoreboard at Football Park in West Lakes, South Australia was never the most imaginative of scoreboards. Functional, yes. Attractive? Well, that depends on what you’re looking for – aesthetics, design, geometry, history… Continue reading

Peake & District, South Australia

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Photos by Rob McLean The further from the city the better the scoreboards, we reckon. Rob McLean proved the point in a recent Twitter post/tweet/thingie with these photos from Peake, in the South… Continue reading

The Mallee, South Australia (part 2)

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Photos and words by Eric Algra         Eric has also taken footy photos in Parilla, Geranium, Red Hill, Warracknabeal and Yark and photos for Stereo Stories. You can  visit Eric’s… Continue reading

The Mallee, South Australia (part 1)

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Photo essay by Eric Algra   I love exploring the Mallee Country. The big skies and open country, both where the land has been cleared as well as the vast, remaining expanses of… Continue reading

Koonibba Roosters, Thevenard, South Australia

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Melbourne artist Grant Hobson has been short-listed for the $100,000 2016 Basil Sellers Art Prize, a prestigious award focusing on sport and its place in Australian life. Grant’s artwork will concentrate on the… Continue reading

Inside the Adelaide Oval scoreboard

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  Photos and words by Mark ‘Swish’ Schwerdt The return of elite footy to the Adelaide Oval is a bonus for scoreboard lovers, for there are not many scoreboards like this classic century-old… Continue reading

St Peter’s College, Adelaide

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My early morning walk had taken me to North Adelaide and then to Hackney where I came upon an interesting footy-inspired gate.