Northampton, Western Australia

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  Northampton is a reasonably old town by WA standards… it was gazetted in 1864. It sits a half-an-hour drive north of Geraldton, 480km from Perth.

Albion, Victoria

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Albion, The Cats, in the Western Region Football League in Melbourne, are not the force they were ten years ago when they won a top division flag. But they soldier on under the… Continue reading

Manning, James Miller Oval, Western Australia

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Ardmona, Victoria

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Photos and words by Wayde Petersen Ardmona, The Cats in the Kyabram District league, is struggling big time these days. Here are the quarter-by-quarter scores from a recent game. 1/4: Ardmona 0.0.0 Merrigum… Continue reading

Carlisle Reserve, Western Australia

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We arrived at Carlisle Reserve just after the final siren of the WAAFL C1 game between Carlisle and Bullcreek-Leeming. The Cougars had recorded a good win and there was no hurry to take… Continue reading

Girgarre, Victoria

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Photos by Wayde Petersen, our north-east Victorian correspondent.       More about Girgarre and the Kyabram District league.  

Woodsdale, Tasmania

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Extended photo essay by Chris Rees In 2006 when I worked at a small film company, we made a 4-part documentary series about country footy in Tasmania, and how it was dying out.… Continue reading

Mulwala, New South Wales

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Photos by Wayde Petersen Mulwala now has an electronic scoreboard. That’s it, on the left-hand side, advertising a Eurogliders gig. What did they sing? ‘Heaven, must be there…’ To the right are unused… Continue reading