No shortage of scoreboards (old and new), or games of cricket, at Grant Reserve, Altona in Melbourne’s western suburbs.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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