Dalkeith Oval, Western Australia

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Dalkeith Oval sits high in the leafiest of Perth’s leafy western suburbs and was once the home of one the greatest WA footballers – 1976 Brownlow Medal winner Graham Moss. The great ruckman… Continue reading

Ballidu, Western Australia

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It must be heartbreaking for some in a community when the decision is made to give up maintenance of the town’s main sporting facility. When the “new” oval at Ballidu came into existence… Continue reading

Humble Oval, Redan, Victoria

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After the disappointment of City Oval early on Easter Monday morning I pedalled all the way to Redan Oval (about two blocks away) looking for a scoreboard that wasn’t electronic/digital and wasn’t hidden… Continue reading

Kalannie, Western Australia

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  A Good Friday storm had left Kalannie shaken – for instance the bowling club roof was in the tennis courts – but the scoreboard was standing strong.

Disappointment Oval, Ballarat, Victoria

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Disappointment Oval, in the City of Ballarat, has a grand grandstand. Heritage-listed, no doubt. Disappointment Oval has a cute caravan. For faithful fans of Redan.   It has neat netball courts. Symmetrical, as… Continue reading

Beaufort, Victoria

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Who was Don George, and what has become of his clock? We presume Don was (is?) a legend, a doyen of the Beaufort Football & Netball Club. Maybe he was the scoreboard attendant.… Continue reading

Borden, Western Australia

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Borden caused a shock in country footy circles last year when it was announced the club was going into recess for the 2017 season. The Magpies also don’t appear in the Ongerup Football… Continue reading

Moora, Western Australia

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No WA Wheatbelt town has been in the news as much as Moora in recent times. On Tuesday 13 March, residents and supporters descended on Parliament House in Perth to protest the closing… Continue reading