Tag Archive: Merv Hughes

Knackered. A day doing a cricket scoreboard


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


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


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