Tag Archive: Australian rules football

Junction Oval, 12 August, 1961

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St Kilda 12.19 (91) defeated Richmond 0.8 (8). Junction Oval, 12 August, 1961. Rusted on St Kilda fans will know this date and this score by heart.  Richmond fans? Well, maybe not. It… Continue reading

Wakool, New South Wales

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Country football author Paul Daffey used this photo in recent correspondence to his many readers. “My cousin, Dean Farrell, sent me the photo late in the 2018 season. Dean passed on the pic… Continue reading

Virgin scoreboard, Newport, Victoria

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A Sunday morning kick to kick mate mate had told me about the lovely new turf at the Bryan Martyn Oval in Newport. Another mate, a recently retired groundsman and curator, had told… Continue reading

Hamilton in a hurry, Victoria

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We were in a hurry. We had a new battery in the old car but still not confident.  (The rest of the engine had just clocked up 396,000 kilometres.) Julie went to get… Continue reading

Robe, South Australia

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Robe is a coastal holiday town in south-east South Australia. Near Kingston SE. Near the Coorong. Not far from Penola and Naracoorte. Footy, cricket, netball, tennis, golf and the cemetery are all gathered… Continue reading

Lilydale, Victoria

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My wife is travelling. Frankfurt. Prague. Budapest. The Danube. Seeing the sights with her sister. Salzburg. Amsterdam. Paris. The Eiffel Tower. The Champs Elysses. Switzerland. By SwissRail. Mountains. Alps. Summer. I catch a… Continue reading

Lara, Victoria.

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It had been some years since I visited the Lara footy grounds near Geelong, with the pretty backdrop of the You Yangs. Back in 2011. The old Lara scoreboard is the only one… Continue reading

Deniliquin, New South Wales

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  Photos by Jesse Maskell.           The Deni Rams play in the Murray Football League, on the New South Wales/Victoria border. Riverina country. Sheep country. Formed in 1933, they’ve… Continue reading