Grand Final scoreboards (part 2)

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Welcome to the second in our series about Grand Final scoreboards. This week we see how scoreboards have changed over the years. Here at Scoreboard pressure we were heartened to discover people were… Continue reading

Grand Final scoreboards (part 1)

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Welcome to the first of our series about Grand Final scoreboards. This week we feature Grand Finals from 1977 (the Victorian Football League, now the AFL), 1986 (Western Australian Football League), 1990 (the… Continue reading

Glenferrie Oval, Hawthorn, Victoria

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Hawthorn played its last senior home game at Glenferrie Oval on 1 September 1973, defeating South Melbourne by 37 points: 16.20 (116) to 11.13 (79).  Michael Moncrief kicked seven goals and Leigh Matthews… Continue reading

Dunsborough Football Oval, Western Australia

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“Where’s the chalk? Where’s the chalk?” the scoreboard attendant yelled after the Mullies kicked the first goal of the last quarter. “In the box,” someone said. A tee-shirt was used to erase the… Continue reading

Modewarre, Victoria

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Modewarre is a country footy club – 20 minutes from Geelong, just off the Colac highway –  playing in a coastal competition, the Bellarine Football League. The scoreboard is on the Reservoir Road… Continue reading

Jurien Bay, Western Australia

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THE howling July wind at the Jurien Bay Oval ripped a number off the scoreboard as we approached. It’s something to keep in mind… stand up-wind of the scoreboard at breezy places. It… Continue reading

Coburg City Oval, Victoria

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Coburg City Oval hosted the grand finals of the Victorian Women’s Football League on Saturday 27 August 2011. Both the reserves and seniors were between the Darebin Falcons (who won the reserves by… Continue reading

Around the grounds – 31 August 2011

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Our page about the Collingwood scoreboard has been updated thanks to local resident David Collopy, who has been photographing the changes to the ground for some years now. As well as a scoreboard… Continue reading