Cruickshank Sports Arena, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia

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by LES EVERETT The scoreboards at the recent Eastern Goldfields Cricket Association grand finals didn’t have expansive stories to tell. But they did the job. Communication between the official scorer and the board… Continue reading

Sydney Showgrounds, New South Wales

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New South Wales versus Torpedo Moscow Sunday 21 March, 1965. Photo: Laurie Schwab collection, Deakin University Library, sourced from Soccer World Yearbook, 1966 The New South Wales team from left to right is:… Continue reading

Gil Fraser Reserve, North Fremantle, Western Australia

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by LES EVERETT GIL FRASER RESERVE is one of WA’s best looking football grounds. It sits near the Swan River and is watched over by a stately old grandstand. It’s the home of… Continue reading

Albert Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria

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 4th XI final 2006/07  Melbourne v Prahran. Photo courtesy of MCC. If ever a game kept the scoreboard operators on their toes, it was this game – a tie. Melbourne, which finished higher… Continue reading

Around the soccer grounds: Sunshine, Victoria; AAMI Park, Victoria

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This picture was taken at Somers Street stadium in Sunshine when Hajduk Split returned to Australia for the first time since 1949. Melbourne Croatia hosted a match on 10 June 1990, just after… Continue reading

Bayview St, Williamstown, Victoria

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The fourth-placed Williamstown CYMS Under 15C team were on target in their final game of the season against sixth-placed Hoppers Crossing. The young CYs, playing on their home ground, needed to score four… Continue reading

Southern Cross, Western Australia

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by LES EVERETT You should always stop at Southern Cross when traveling from Perth to Kalgoorlie. It’s because you’ve come a long way but you still have a couple of pretty uninspiring hours… Continue reading

Anglesea (cricket grounds), Victoria

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“Come on, keep that scoreboard ticking over!” The call came late on the first afternoon of a two day B-grade game between Anglesea and Barrabool in late January. And the call wasn’t from… Continue reading