Tag Archive: Burracoppin

Burra’s boundary throw-ins and throw-ups by BRENDON CANT

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I arrived in Merredin in early 1979 to work as a journalist (the only one) at the then Merredin Advertiser (the town also had the News Ltd/Country Press Advertising owned Merredin Mercury). The… Continue reading

Merredin has a new (and an old) scoreboard

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It’s funny how things happen. We were on our Christmas drive to Kalgoorlie-Boulder when the car broke down – two kilometres from Burracoppin. The RAC rep from Merredin was soon on the scene… Continue reading

Merredin, Western Australia

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This is an ingenious scoreboard with the capacity to be linked up to a ute and taken from ground to ground around the WA wheatbelt. The CV of the scoreboard attendant would need… Continue reading

Burracoppin, Western Australia

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Photo and text by Les Everett   Burra, in Western Australia’s wheat belt, has an interesting connection to the AFL’s number one draft pick. In 1990 Geelong used the top pick to snare… Continue reading