Tag Archive: cricket grounds

Loft Reserve construction site, West Newport, Victoria

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About two years ago the A.Pannell Pavilion at Loft Reserve was gutted by fire, destroying precious trophies and memorabilia of the West Newport Cricket Club and the Powerhouse Rugby Club. The clubs are… Continue reading

Citizens’ Park, Richmond, Victoria

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Richmond Union’s E Turf team was playing a 40-over one-day against Canterbury when Scoreboard Pressure dropped by for an hour or so on Saturday 25 October. Finals scores saw a six-wicket victory to… Continue reading

Vermont Cricket Club, Victoria

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Photos and words by Michael Costello This is quite a nice little setup – and another example of a football scoreboard that was unused in summer until converted. Vermont is in Melbourne’s eastern… Continue reading

Frontier scoreboard – Jalalabad, Afghanistan

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This photo was part of Tricky wicket, a feature story by Claire Stewart  in Good Weekend magazine on April 5 2014 about cricket in Afghanistan. The well-rugged up scoreboard attendant is keeping his… Continue reading

FECC’s big win at Junction Oval, Victoria

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Footscray Edgewater Cricket Club thrashed Essendon by 360 runs in the final of Melbourne’s 2013-2014 district cricket competition, held over the last weekend of March. After declaring late on day two at 8/526,… Continue reading

Western District Meat Packing Company, Birregurra, Victoria

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Scoreboard Pressure hasn’t exactly timed its visits to Birregurra, in south-west Victoria, very well. The first visit, in September 2010, was just after the local footy season had finished. (The Saints lost the… Continue reading

The Lee Hazlewood Scoreboard – Adelaide Oval

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Lee Hazlewood was a singer in the swinging Sixties, best known for his duet with Nancy Sinatra, Summer Wine. Despite passing away in 2007, Lee Hazelwood is nowadays bowling from both ends for… Continue reading

Colts and big ships at Greenwich Reserve, Newport, Victoria

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Greenwich Reserve, on The Strand in Newport, is a very pretty sporting spot. The reserve is home to cricket, baseball and lacrosse (and, long ago, footy). An athletics track is just over the… Continue reading