Tag Archive: Melbourne Cricket Ground

MCG, Victoria – World Cup warm-up, Australia vs United Arab Emirates

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Photos and text by Michael Costello The World Cup warm up match on February 11 between Australia and United Arab Emirates was an unusual experience.  In a place where normally you are bombarded… Continue reading

Scoreboard Pressure’s cameo on The Local Footy Show

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The Local Footy Show segment on Friday 18 July 2014  about Scoreboard Pressure is now on YouTube. Enjoy nine minutes and 16 seconds of scoreboard yarns. Many thanks to Channel 31 and Daryl,… Continue reading

The Cowdrey Cowper Correction, MCG, 1966

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A young cricket fan, almost dwarfed by the MCG scoreboard, looks up and down at the names of the Australian team, reads ‘Cowdrey’ and perhaps ponders, ‘Doesn’t he play for England?’ (Meanwhile, a… Continue reading

Temp scoreboard at the ‘G

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The Melbourne Cricket Ground, also known as the MCG, or simply the ‘G, has a temporary scoreboard while the previous vision boards (to use their correct names) are made even bigger. Scoreboard Pressure’s… Continue reading

Grand Final scoreboards – 2013 Australian Football League

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Grand Final Scoreboards – 1970 Victorian Football League

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Our motto here at Scoreboard Pressure is ‘Every scoreboard tells a story’, and what a story was the 1970 Grand Final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground between Collingwood and Carlton. There have been… Continue reading

Melbourne Cricket Ground, December 1962

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Ian Davidson took this photo on the last day of a Sheffield Shield game between Victoria and New South Wales. Note the wording at the top of the scoreboard: ‘MCC INTERNATIONAL CRICKET CENTENARY’.… Continue reading

MCC Members’ Atrium, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Victoria

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These four scoreboard signs are in the Melbourne Cricket Club Members’ atrium  overlooking the Percy Beames Bar. The artwork is titled ‘Best Test performances at the MCG’ and was commissioned for the MCG’s… Continue reading