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

Harvey Recreation Reserve, Western Australia

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Photos and text by Les Everett On Good Friday 2011 I pulled into the empty Harvey Recreation Ground and looked around. I looked again. No scoreboard. Luckily there was someone else at the… Continue reading

Eureka Stadium, Ballarat, Victoria

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Words and photos by John Butler (and Vin Maskell) Ballarat and surrounds are blessed with many picturesque spots. Eureka Stadium doesn’t rate as one of them. Close to the showgrounds and a Selkirk… Continue reading

Peanut Farm Reserve, St Kilda, Victoria

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August 2011 and the scoreboard bloke at the Peanut Farm oval was having a rough trot. It was the first of three 2011 Reclink Cup grand finals for the day and the goal… Continue reading

Gingin, Western Australia

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by LES EVERETT Gingin swept all before them in 2011 in the Mortlock Football League. They won the league and reserves grand finals. Gingin is a pretty little town 84km north of Perth,… Continue reading

Seddon Cricket Club, Victoria

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Barry Richards’ scoreboard, featuring the highest score by the Seddon first Xl, 368 against Newport East in 1985, and the Warne-like number of wickets taken by swing bowler William Joy, who played for… Continue reading

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