Category Archive: Tasmania

Cygnet, Tasmania

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There are some who need reminding of Tasmania’s history, and place, in Australian rules football. Cygnet Football Club has been around since 1906 (when it was called Lovett). Advertisements

50 Grand Final scoreboards

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We’ve got 50 Grand Final scoreboards for you to peruse, from 1913 VFL to 2011 Colac Netball to 2018 Goldfields Football League Colts. Above and below are just a few. You’ll find all… Continue reading

Woodsdale, Tasmania

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Extended photo essay by Chris Rees In 2006 when I worked at a small film company, we made a 4-part documentary series about country footy in Tasmania, and how it was dying out.… Continue reading

Spot the difference 3 – Lauderdale scoreboard, Tasmania

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Our graphic design department (head office in Tasmania) visited Lauderdale back in 2014   but were so intent on watching the footy that they forgot to tend to a little scoreboard augmentation. However they… Continue reading

Spot the difference 2 – New Norfolk, Tasmania

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Last week we sent our graphic design department (head office in Tasmania) all the way to Joondalup in Western Australia, on a ‘scorebaord augmentation’ assignment: namely, to re-paint the big scoreboard  with some… 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

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

Kermandie Football Club, Tasmania

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Photos and words by Matt Cramond Kermandie Football Club’s seniors and reserves shut up shop in 2010, after 127 years.  A mighty effort to last that long. Its ground and its distinctive scoreboard… Continue reading