Tag Archive: FIDA

National Inclusion Carnival at Preston City Oval, Victoria

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The scoreboard at Preston, in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, has seen better days. It’s a bit the worse for wear but at least it’s still there. The Preston Bullants, formed in 1882,  are still… Continue reading

National Inclusion Grand Final at Ransford Oval, Parkville (Victoria)

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The Victorian Country team won the National Inclusion Carnival in emphatic style when it defeated Vic Metro by 50 points at Ransford Oval Parkville on Sunday 22 June. Vic Country had lost to… Continue reading

FIDA’s Under 21 game at Jordan Reserve, Chadstone (Victoria)

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  Jordan Reserve was the venue for this year’s North v South FIDA Under 21 game.  The reserve is the home ground for FIDA team Chadstone Synners and amateur team Chadstone (formerly known… Continue reading

Grand Final scoreboards – FIDA at Central Reserve Waverley

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Windy Central Reserve in Waverley was the setting for the 2013 FIDA Grand Finals on Sunday 18 August. The ground is next door to the old Waverley VFA ground and not far from… Continue reading

Scoreboard diary: a Big Issue, new numbers at North Port, a tribute to Taz.

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Friday 19 July 2013 Many thanks to The Big Issue, which has just published Keeping score, a light yarn about scoreboards. It includes photos by Les Everett and myself, and by Peter Argent.… Continue reading

Jubilee Park, Ringwood, Victoria

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Jubilee Park in Melbourne’s outer east hosted last weekend’s FIDA North v South game, a representative match for players in the Football Integration Development Association. FIDA fields 16 teams for players with an… Continue reading