Tag Archive: cricket grounds

Knackered. A day doing a cricket scoreboard

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As the batsman neared his century I hoped like hell I had the right score on the scoreboard… The call came on Friday arvo. Could I do the cricket scoreboard at Footscray’s home… Continue reading

Junction Oval, St Kilda re-visited, Victoria

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What will become of the 1956 scoreboard at the Junction Oval in St Kilda? The ground, also known as CitiPower Centre, is now the home of Cricket Victoria. The redevelopment included a new… Continue reading

Lawrie Emmins Reserve, Laverton, Victoria

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Cricket in Melbourne. In May. Call it dedication. Call it love of the game. Call it a big pre-season.  Call it a relief from the 365 day AFL hype machine. There’s a league… Continue reading

Meredith and Elaine, Victoria

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Meredith and Elaine are sisters. They grew up together near Geelong and live just a few kilometres from each other on the Geelong-Ballarat Road. Meredith is well-known for her music festivals. Elaine, the… Continue reading

Spot the difference 4 – Junction Oval, St Kilda

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Some years back now (2011!) Scoreboard Pressure visited Junction Oval. The scoreboard chap there was very accommodating when I asked if he could do a little spontaneous, if fleeting, advertising for us. I… Continue reading

Scoreboard of life ticks over to another year

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Scoreboard Pressure thanks you for your support and encouragement throughout 2016. Special thanks to Titian and Julie for letting two codgers from either side of the continent to indulge their common interests. Thanks… Continue reading

Maffra Cricket Club, Victoria

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The never-ending search for scoreboards can you take down unusual paths, emotionally and geographically. Last weekend I came across this  compact and sturdy cricket scoreboard in Maffra, a dairy town in eastern Victoria.… Continue reading

Mumbai, India – PJ Hindu Gymkhana

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Photos by Greg Harper The PJ Hindu Gymkhana Ground is a multi-purpose ground in Marine Drive, Mumbai, Marashtra. It dates back to at least 1894. The scoreboard may not be of quite that… Continue reading