Tag Archive: FIDA

Montmorency Park, Victoria. FIDA Grand Finals

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Montmorency Park, in the hilly north-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, hosted the  2019 Grand Finals for FIDA, the Football Integration Development Association that caters for players with intellectual disabilities. In Division 1 the Williamstown… 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

Twin flags for FIDA Seagulls

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  The Williamstown FIDA Seagulls capped off a stellar season by winning two premierships on Sunday 28 August at Central Reserve, Waverley. The Seagulls development team won their first flag by 56 points,… Continue reading

White Flat Oval, Golden Point, Victoria

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The scoreboard at White Flat Oval is nothing to write home about, especially when it’s not operating, but the ground has other charms. There’s the pretty little grandstand. (Can a grandstand, by defintion,… Continue reading

National FIDA Carnival at Punt Rd, Richmond

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The final day of the 2015 National Inclusion Carnival was held at Punt Road Oval in Richmond on Sunday 9 August. Earlier in the week games were played at North Port Oval and… Continue reading

Ringwood’s Jubilee Park, Victoria

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Rumour has it that this scoreboard was once at Punt Road, Richmond. If so, it has some history. I didn’t have much time to follow-up the rumour, let alone take some photographs. I… Continue reading

Grand Final scoreboards: FIDA 2014

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Williamstown Seagulls v Kananook Bulls FIDA Division 1 Central Reserve, Waverley Sunday 31 August 2014 Three-quarter time. Seagulls twenty points down. Low scoring game. “We can win this,” coach Seagulls Rob Klemm tells… Continue reading

The Big Issue at Warringa Crescent Reserve, Wyndham

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Warringa Crescent Reserve is the home ground of the Wyndham All Abilities Football & Cricket Club. The  footballing Wyndham Tigers play in FIDA,  a league for players with intellectual disabilities. The Big Issue… Continue reading