Tag Archive: Jeff Lawton

Montrose Recreation Reserve, Victoria

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The Montrose Football Club is finally getting another crack at First Division in the Eastern Football League in 2014. Montrose had a brief stint in the top grade from 1993-95, but soon found… Continue reading

Sydney Cricket Ground, 1974/75

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Scoreboard Pressure’s Jeff Lawton spied these photos in an old magazine simply called Australia v England – The 10 Test Matches, 1974/75. The first six Test matches were in the Australian summer and… Continue reading

Belgrave, Victoria

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Belgrave’s attractive green scoreboard burnt down (or more likely was burnt down)  in November. The Belgrave scoreboard was a very good one. The font of the team names was unusual; the numbers were… Continue reading

Mac Sparke Oval, Warburton, Victoria

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Photos and text by Jeff Lawton Home of the Warburton-Millgrove Football Club, the Warburton oval is one of the most historic and scenic sporting venues in the Yarra Valley. On the day I… Continue reading

Thornton, Victoria

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Words and photos by Jeff Lawton The Thornton Eildon District FC unfortunately folded after the 2010 season. The club won a Yarra Valley Mountain District  second division premiership as recently as 2007, but… Continue reading

Yea, Victoria

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The Yea ground, just north of Melbourne, is one of the classic country footy grounds, noted Jeff Lawton. It boasts the recently-renovated 1891 grandstand, a good playing  surface, and a carpet of leaves… Continue reading

Manuka, Australian Capital Territory

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When the  age of digital electronic scoreboards arrived in Australia in  the early 1980s the classic MCG scoreboard – built near the turn of the 20th century –   was not knocked down or… Continue reading