Newtown, Western Australia

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The late nineties were a sad time for the Newtown Football Club in the Esperance District Football Association. In fact the league team didn’t win a game in 1996, 1997 or 1998 so… Continue reading

Burbank Oval, Williamstown, Victoria

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Williamstown’s last home game in 2010 against Frankston was its last home game for some time. The ground and the grandstand are undergoing $8million of redevelopment. The 1975 scoreboard might get a makeover… Continue reading

Subiaco 1937, Western Australia

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Victoria beat Western Australia by eight points in this game at the 1937 national carnival in Perth. WA fans started getting a bit fractious about interstate games in the late 1960s and early… Continue reading

Werribee, Victoria

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New season, new scoreboard. Werribee Football Club unveiled its new scoreboard in the first round of the 2011 VFL season. The scoreboard’s debut on Saturday April 2 saw the Werribee reserves defeat Williamstown… Continue reading

Burracoppin, Western Australia

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Photo and text by Les Everett   Burra, in Western Australia’s wheat belt, has an interesting connection to the AFL’s number one draft pick. In 1990 Geelong used the top pick to snare… Continue reading

Ariah Park, New South Wales

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In their own small ways scoreboards are landmarks. The web tells us that the Ardlethan-Ariah Park-Mirrool Football and Netball Club is a member of the Farrar Football League in the southern New South… Continue reading

Leederville, Western Australia

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From 1915 to 1993 Leederville Oval was the home of the West Perth Football Club. Under urging from the WAFC, the Falcons moved to the northern suburb of Joondalup in 1994. There was… Continue reading

Claremont, Western Australia

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This glance at the scoreboard at Claremont Oval by East Perth’s  Andrew Lovett told the sad story of a hundred point hammering. Claremont are pretty successful in WAFL. They lost the grand final… Continue reading