Tag Archive: Merv Hughes

Knackered. A day doing a cricket scoreboard

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As the batsman neared his century I hoped like hell I had the right score on the scoreboard… The call came on Friday arvo. Could I do the cricket scoreboard at Footscray’s home… Continue reading

Beautiful Bookham, New South Wales

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Photos by Jesse Maskell If it wasn’t for the picket fence and the sheep  we may not have caught a glimpse of the Bookham cricket ground as we headed for Canberra last week,… Continue reading

The Mervyn G Hughes Oval, Footscray, Victoria

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The Mervyn G Hughes Oval in Footscray is home to two award-winning scoreboard attendants. John Lord, who looks after the W.Keith Burnham Scoreboard that’s perched atop the clubrooms, was one of 20 recipients… Continue reading