Category Archive: Victorian scoreboards

Victoria Park, Collingwood, Victoria

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                      Photo copyright Tim Webster, courtesy of the City of Yarra The scoreboard at Victoria Park, the spiritual home of Collingwood Football Club, was pulled down on February 10 2011.  The former home… Continue reading

Trentham, Victoria

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First year Trentham reserves player Daron Jacks took this photo at three-quarter time in the seniors match between Trentham and Campbells Creek . Rested and showered after a 128 point win in the… Continue reading

Anglesea, Victoria

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Anglesea Football Club has two scoreboards. There’s a digital scoreboard on the Dave Harding wing and there’s a manual scoreboard up in the marvellously named Marg and Ted Norman Pavilion. The fans under… Continue reading

Torquay, Victoria

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The small road sign at the Bells Beach turn-off simply said ‘Event’ but I wasn’t heading to the 50th Bells Beach Easter Classic, even if the waves were the best since Noah parted… Continue reading

Burbank Oval, Williamstown, Victoria

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Williamstown’s last home game in 2010 against Frankston was its last home game for some time. The ground and the grandstand are undergoing $8million of redevelopment. The 1975 scoreboard might get a makeover… Continue reading

Werribee, Victoria

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New season, new scoreboard. Werribee Football Club unveiled its new scoreboard in the first round of the 2011 VFL season. The scoreboard’s debut on Saturday April 2 saw the Werribee reserves defeat Williamstown… Continue reading

Wangaratta, Victoria, 1970

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Remember when practice matches were called practice matches, rather than ‘regional challenges’ or ‘Sponsor’s Cup’? Remember when life was in black and white? This photo, from Le Dawn Studios, shows a practice game… Continue reading

Ocean Grove, Victoria

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The scoreboard at Ocean Grove’s Memorial Reserve has been standing for at least 30 years. It is directly opposite my wife’s brother’s first wife’s home. I visited the scoreboard during a New Year… Continue reading