Scoreboard sage

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“I looked at the scoreboard. You always look at the scoreboard ‘cos ultimately that tells us a bit about the game.” – Peter Schwab on ABC Radio 12 August 2011 Collingwood vs St… Continue reading

Fremantle Oval, Western Australia

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After South Fremantle defeated East Fremantle in the 1997 WAFL grand final at Subiaco Oval, Steve McCarthy added to the celebrations back at Fremantle Oval by bolting the score onto the scoreboard. SF… Continue reading

Labrador, Queensland

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The Labrador Tigers play at Cooke-Murphy Reserve on the Gold Coast. The scoreboard is a solid secure structure, its paint job nicely merging with the surface of the oval, the local flora, and… Continue reading

Around the grounds – 9 August 2011

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Recent shellackings by Geelong over Melbourne (186 points),  Geelong over Gold Coast (150 points) and Collingwood over Port Adelaide (138 points) have prompted much discussion about the possibility of the AFL becoming a… Continue reading

Norseman, Western Australia

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Gateway to the West… The lonely scoreboard at Norseman suggests a thrashing by some inaccurate visitors in the last game played at the oval. Just when that was – and who those visitors… Continue reading

Around the grounds – 2 August 2011

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Thanks to Stanley ‘Digger’ Roberts, a North Ballarat and Big V stalwart, Scoreboard pressure has updated the Leederville page (with two photos from the May 2010 Western Australia versus Victoria game), and the… Continue reading

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