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

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