Category Archive: Victorian scoreboards

Paisley Park, Altona (2) Altona Magic Soccer Club

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Paisley Park is in Altona, an industrial suburb of Melbourne’s west that is home to several soccer/football clubs. Altona Magic and Altona East Phoenix are neighbouring clubs at Paisley Park. Altona Magic’s website… Continue reading

Preston City Oval, Victoria

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When will this scoreboard see action again? The Northern Blues Football Club (originally The Preston Football Club) is a victim of cost-cutting at The Carlton Football Cub, due to the corona virus. The… Continue reading

Paisley Park, Altona (1) Altona East Soccer Club

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Paisley Park, Altona, in Melbourne’s western suburbs, is home to two soccer/football clubs; Altona East Phoenix and Altona Magic. The park is tucked away behind Royal Altona (the local nine hole golf course),… Continue reading

Junction Oval, 12 August, 1961

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St Kilda 12.19 (91) defeated Richmond 0.8 (8). Junction Oval, 12 August, 1961. Rusted on St Kilda fans will know this date and this score by heart.  Richmond fans? Well, maybe not. It… Continue reading

Altona, Victoria, 2020

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After going to church on Sunday morning (The Miller’s Junction home of the local Bunnings, Officeworks, JB Hi Fi, Aldi, Woolworths, Pet Care, Car Care, No Where…) I took the long way home… Continue reading

Virgin scoreboard, Newport, Victoria

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A Sunday morning kick to kick mate mate had told me about the lovely new turf at the Bryan Martyn Oval in Newport. Another mate, a recently retired groundsman and curator, had told… Continue reading

Hamilton in a hurry, Victoria

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We were in a hurry. We had a new battery in the old car but still not confident.  (The rest of the engine had just clocked up 396,000 kilometres.) Julie went to get… Continue reading

South Yarra, Como Park, Victoria

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Como Park is in the news. It’s dangerous… deemed by insurers to be a ‘catastrophic risk’ according to a story in the Weekend Australian. The story is by Gideon Haigh, a player with… Continue reading