Tag Archive: country footy

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

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

Bernie Baxter Scoreboard, Port Fairy Victoria

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Port Fairy full-forward Bernie Baxter certainly kept scoreboard attendants  busy  in his heyday, so it made sense, in 2007,  to name the Port Fairy scoreboard after him. Baxter died in late December 2012,… 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

Leitchville, northern Victoria

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Photo and text by Paul Daffey The photo was taken during the Leitchville-Gunbower v Lockington-Bamawm United match in Round 4 of the Heathcote and District Football League’s 2019 season. The Gunbower Football Club… Continue reading

Healesville, Victoria

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‘Not a lot of excitement at Healesville, but what can you expect on a Sunday afternoon in summer? The scoreboard’s nothing to write home about but we liked the font for the Roy… Continue reading