Tag Archive: cricket scoreboards

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

Errington Reserve, St Albans, Victoria

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The scoreboard at Errington Reserve is not the most visible of scoreboards but at least it’s still there, still providing a public service, a focal point, a gathering spot. I’d goal-umpired an early… 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

Trumper Park Oval, Paddington, New South Wales

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  Photos and text by Leigh Gazzard, Scoreboard Pressure’s Sydney correspondent. The cricket scoreboard at Trumper Park Oval is a modest, portable amenity  but I was there also for the jacarandas in bloom.… Continue reading

Cranbrook School, Rose Bay, New South Wales

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Photos and words by Leigh Gazzard Cranbrook School is located in Rose Bay, Sydney, Australia. These photos were taken on a brief visit to the Hordern Pavilion Oval in November 2014. The majestic… Continue reading