Category Archive: Western Australian scoreboards

Dunsborough Football Oval, Western Australia

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“Where’s the chalk? Where’s the chalk?” the scoreboard attendant yelled after the Mullies kicked the first goal of the last quarter. “In the box,” someone said. A tee-shirt was used to erase the… Continue reading

Jurien Bay, Western Australia

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THE howling July wind at the Jurien Bay Oval ripped a number off the scoreboard as we approached. It’s something to keep in mind… stand up-wind of the scoreboard at breezy places. It… Continue reading

Hands Oval, Bunbury, Western Australia

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Kody, the scoreboard attendant at Hands Oval, has heard stories of rocks being thrown at the scoreboard during games in the past but it hasn’t happened to him yet. Something else hasn’t happened… Continue reading

Newdegate, Western Australia

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Final score Photos and text by Les Everett At first glance the scoreboard at Newdegate looked a common summer sight. There were a lot of digits. It could have been a fantasy score… Continue reading

Fremantle Oval, Western Australia

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After South Fremantle defeated East Fremantle in the 1997 WAFL grand final at Subiaco Oval, Steve McCarthy added to the celebrations back at Fremantle Oval by bolting the score onto the scoreboard. SF… Continue reading

Norseman, Western Australia

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Gateway to the West… The lonely scoreboard at Norseman suggests a thrashing by some inaccurate visitors in the last game played at the oval. Just when that was – and who those visitors… Continue reading

Cervantes, Western Australia

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The oval at Cervantes had the day-after look when we visited on Sunday 2 July 2011. The day before the Tiger Sharks had thrashed Lancelin to cap off the celebrations of the 10th… Continue reading

Toodyay, Western Australia

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Patience is the key for scoreboard attendants according to Blue, the man in charge at Toodyay. Blue is helped by a team of enthusiastic youngsters who listen carefully to his instructions and get… Continue reading