Northcote, Victoria

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Photo by Jeff Lawton, who notes: “The scoreboard at Westgarth Street is the Arthur J Spain scoreboard, named after a former Northcote councillor and Northcote Cricket Club committee man. The fact that Northcote… Continue reading

Cervantes, Western Australia

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The oval at Cervantes had the day-after look when we visited on Sunday 2 July 2011. The day before the Tiger Sharks had thrashed Lancelin to cap off the celebrations of the 10th… Continue reading

Lorne, Victoria

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The Lorne scoreboard at Stribling Reserve sits just above the Great Ocean Road, at the foot of the Otways. The scoreboard was donated by the Kambouris family in 1996. Peter and Jim Kambouris… Continue reading

Toodyay, Western Australia

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Patience is the key for scoreboard attendants according to Blue, the man in charge at Toodyay. Blue is helped by a team of enthusiastic youngsters who listen carefully to his instructions and get… Continue reading

Junction Oval, St Kilda, Victoria

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Ross Dodd is a busy man. Ensconced inside the two-storey Ralph H Smith Scoreboard at Junction Oval he puts up the scores of the amateurs game being played below, the scores of the… Continue reading

High Wycombe, Western Australia

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There was action aplenty when I arrived at Scott Reserve for the C1 Amateurs game between High Wycombe and former Sunday Football League club Thornlie. Fingers were pointing, there was pushing and screaming… Continue reading

Scoreboard credit

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“We held our own and the scoreboard probably didn’t give us credit for how we played.”  – East Perth official after the Royals lost to Williamstown by 71 points in a semi-final of… Continue reading

Richo and Clarko wax lyrical

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“Damien Hardwick’s had them playing competitive footy. They’ve never let the scoreboard get in the way of the result.” – Richmond champion Matthew Richardson after Richmond didn’t get in the way of Carlton,… Continue reading