Tag Archive: cricket scoreboards

Around the grounds – Little River, Blackwood, Mullumbimby

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The cricket scoreboard at Little River has taken a bit of a hammering over the years. From cricket balls, the weather, the passing of time. The club is in better shape than the… Continue reading

Punt Road Oval, Richmond, Victoria

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by Les Everett Photos taken the day after the 2011 grand final… additional photo of Richmond training in 2004. CURRENT Melbourne CEO Cameron Schwab grew up as a Richmond supporter. His dad Alan… Continue reading

Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa

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LES EVERETT There was no rest for the scoreboard attendants at Newlands on day two of the recent Test match between South Africa and Australia. Things were quieter in 1998 as the Dockers… Continue reading

Adelaide Oval, South Australia

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The Adelaide Oval scoreboard began service 100 years ago, on 3 November 1911. The scoreboard is not Adelaide Oval’s original: the first was erected in 1879 and another in 1885. The one which… Continue reading

The Gabba, Brisbane, Queensland

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Don Bradman and Jack Fingleton in action, watched by a sea of hats. Photo courtesy of the National Library of Australia’s Pictures Collection. (Photographer unknown) The Gabba scoreboard attendant would have had a… Continue reading

Reid Oval, Warrnambool, Victoria

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Photo courtesy of Picture Victoria and Corangamite Regional Library Exact details of the construction of this scoreboard are sketchy. Sam Loxton played 12 Tests for Australia and 146 first-class games overall, with a… Continue reading