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

Box Hill North, Victoria

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                                                            Photo by Jim Pavlidis If you’re looking for something to do when you’re not playing, or you’ve given up asking Mum or Dad for some canteen money, you can always play on… Continue reading

Goomalling, Western Australia

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“Me and my big mouth.” That’s Basil Walley’s explanation for his current position as scoreboard attendant at Goomalling. He made an off-the-cuff comment to one of the young blokes at the club about… Continue reading