Photos courtesy of Marcus Nichols. Thirteen years ago Tasmania won its first Sheffield Shield (though the time-honoured state competition was then known as The Pura Cup). Tasmania defeated New South Wales by a… Continue reading
This photo is part of a new book, ‘When local footy mattered, Remembering the 1979 TFL Centenary Season’. Here at Scoreboard Pressure our eyes were drawn not just to the footy action but… Continue reading
Words and photos by Chris Rees Return to Campbell Town I popped in for a look at the Campbell Town footy ground, five years on from the last set of photos. Two days… Continue reading
Thanks once again to Michael Turner, for this expert detective work in tracking down, via YouTube and the National Film & Sound Archives, glimpses of the TCA scoreboard (built in 1907) in a… Continue reading
Photo supplied by Michael Turner, who wrote to us, saying: Hi Guys, Found an old March 1976 copy of Australian Cricket the other day, which included the attached – taken at the TCA… Continue reading
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).
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
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