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

Yorkshire Tea, runs on the board

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Peeling back the plastic covering on a new box of Yorkshire Tea today I took note of the artwork. Between the dry stone wall, the cute lamb and the rolling green hills I… Continue reading

Glenferrie Oval, Victoria, 1929

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These pictures are scanned images of a photocopy of a 1929 photograph. So, apologies if they are not crystal-clear. I found the photocopy inside a manila folder (remember them?) inside a filing cabinet… Continue reading

York, Western Australia

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  I visited York twice in 2018. First in March when the cricket team was preparing for a final and then  in August to see Railways from Northam play Kellerberrin-Tammin in the second… Continue reading

Cygnet, Tasmania

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There are some who need reminding of Tasmania’s history, and place, in Australian rules football. Cygnet Football Club has been around since 1906 (when it was called Lovett).

Calingiri, Western Australia

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Things have been up and down for the Calingiri Cougars in recent times. They won the Mortlock Football League premiership in 2015, the wooden spoon in 2016 and were back in the finals… Continue reading