Cricket in peace

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From The West Australian Tuesday 5 March 2019.

TCA Ground, 1911. Hobart, Tasmania

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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

TCA Ground, Hobart, Tasmania, 1976

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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

Football Park, West Lakes, 1993

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The scoreboard at Football Park in West Lakes, South Australia was never the most imaginative of scoreboards. Functional, yes. Attractive? Well, that depends on what you’re looking for – aesthetics, design, geometry, history… Continue reading

Grass Patch, Western Australia

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  I visited Grass Patch late in December 2010. I’m guessing this structure is what’s left of the scoreboard.

East Fremantle Oval, Western Australia

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For many years the two Fremantle teams were co-tenants at Fremantle Oval. East Fremantle, then known as Old East, moved permanently to their new home in 1953. There was, however, an earlier move.… Continue reading

Scoreboard reminders

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“Take a look at the scoreboard pal.”

Dumbleyung, Western Australia

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The scoreboard at Stubbs Park in Dumbleyung is unusually positioned – right among the fans in the grandstand. So there would be no shortage of help for the attendants and always someone to… Continue reading