HP Barr Reserve, Wangaratta, Victoria

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  We like the anonynimity of this oval. There are far grander grounds in Wangaratta, just a few torpedo punts away, but we like this modest structure, declaring itself to be ‘HOM OF… Continue reading

Applecross Primary School, Western Australia

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It wasn’t a find of the same archaeological significance at Bullaring but it was still a surprise. I’d come to the oval at Applecross Primary School by mistake – I should’ve been at… Continue reading

Errington Reserve, St Albans, Victoria

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The scoreboard at Errington Reserve is not the most visible of scoreboards but at least it’s still there, still providing a public service, a focal point, a gathering spot. I’d goal-umpired an early… Continue reading

Sutherlands Park, Huntingdale, Western Australia

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Sutherlands is the home of the Gosnells Cricket Club, a relative newcomer to the WACA District competition – admitted in 1987.

Scoreboard of life ticks over to another year

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Scoreboard Pressure thanks you for your support and encouragement throughout 2016. Special thanks to Titian and Julie for letting two codgers from either side of the continent to indulge their common interests. Thanks… Continue reading

Beverley, Western Australia

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I attended the funeral of my Corrigin cricket team mate Wayne ‘Changa’ Connelly on Saturday 11 December. Changa was a hard-hitting batsman who once shared in a 200-plus opening partnership in 20 overs… Continue reading

DR Morrison Oval, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia

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The scoreboard wasn’t ticking over when I visited DR Morrison Oval on Sunday 18 December 2016. There were three reasons for this…

Scotch College, Claremont, Western Australia

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A recent visit to the Scotch playing fields in Claremont was my first.