Williamstown’s new scoreboard

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Williamstown unveiled its new scoreboard (and $8million ground and grandstand redevelopment) on a drizzly, grey day, in a losing game against Box Hill on Saturday 9 June. The scoreboard end was the scoring… Continue reading

Whitten Oval, Footscray, Victoria

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Photos by John Carr of the Holyboot Football Emporium. The ‘300 WELL DONE’ refers to Chris Grant’s milestone. TheĀ  last Whitten Oval (or Western Oval) scoreboard stood in the forward pocket at the… Continue reading

Steve Miller, scoreboard maker

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Steve Miller makes Grand Final scoreboards. Not full size. His scoreboards measure 50 centimetres across and 25 centimetres from top to bottom. They are replicas of Grand Final details, based on the classic… Continue reading

Rushton Park, Mandurah, Western Australia

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Words and photos by LES EVERETT Rod has been the scoreboard attendant at Rushton Park in Mandurah since Peel Thunder joined the WAFL in 1997. He did the job for the Mandurah Mustangs… Continue reading

Geelong West (West Oval), Victoria

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The scoreboard at the Church Street end of West Oval hasn’t changed much since Jeff Lawton took this photo in 1993 or so. It still has a red and white sponsor’s sign (different… Continue reading

Gloucester Park, Margaret River, Western Australia

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Prince Henry, the Duke of Gloucester certainly got good value out of a trip to Western Australia in 1934 and a stint as Australia’s GG from 1945-47. There’s a Gloucester Tree, a Gloucester… Continue reading

Trevor Barker Beach Oval, Sandringham, Victoria

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John Lysaght is a passionate, and vocal, Sandringham supporter. When a Sandy player was pinged for running too far without bouncing the ball in a desperate last quarter against Williamstown John voiced his… Continue reading

Fearon Reserve, Williamstown, Victoria

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The first wicket fell on the first ball after the first drinks break. Clean bowled. The game was a 36 overs each sem-final between home team Williamstown CYMs third XI, and Seddon. Early… Continue reading