Bullsbrook, Western Australia

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The Bullsbrook Football Club has a relatively short history. It was formed in 1945 and played in the South Midland Football Association. In 1968 both the SMFA and Bullsbrook Football Club folded.

Manuka Oval, 1955

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  This photo is from the handsome 2013 book, Kick it Long, A history of Eastlake & Manuka Football Clubs 1926 – 2012. The player on the left is Lou Pini, whose Manuka… Continue reading

Narembeen, Western Australia

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There’s not much due east of Narembeen, a wheatbelt town about 290kn east of Perth. But it does have a footy heritage few can match. For a while the town was the home… Continue reading

Ardath, Western Australia

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There’s not a lot written about footy in Ardath but we do know the Ardath-Babakin Football Club was formed in 1926 to play in the Bruce Rock Football Association. The two little towns… Continue reading

Dandaragan, Western Australia

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Kalbarri, Western Australia

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As an Australian Rules football town Kalbarri bucks all the trends.

Bernie Baxter Scoreboard, Port Fairy Victoria

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Port Fairy full-forward Bernie Baxter certainly kept scoreboard attendants  busy  in his heyday, so it made sense, in 2007,  to name the Port Fairy scoreboard after him. Baxter died in late December 2012,… Continue reading

Lakeside Oval, South Melbourne. About 50 years ago

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https://collections.artscentremelbourne.com.au/#details=ecatalogue.97240 | [HSV 1323] Negative, black and white (Photography) | Negative by Laurie Richards | Laurie Richards Photographic Collection, purchased 1991. | Performing Arts Collection I stumbled across this photo via something called… Continue reading