Tag Archive: South West Football League

Bunbury, Payne Park, Western Australia

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  The Bunbury Football Club moved to Payne Park in 1973. The Bulldogs, formerly Railways, are an old club having been formed in the early 1900s.

Donnybrook, Western Australia

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The scoreboard trio at Donnybrook work slickly but don’t disguise their support for the Dons. A goal by Donnybrook is followed by cheers from the scoreboard and then they quickly get to work… Continue reading

Boyanup, Western Australia

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I first visited Boyanup Oval in 2011 and it was clear then that the ground was no longer used for senior football. A recent visit showed the scoreboard has been through some hard… Continue reading

Eaton, Western Australia

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The Eaton Boomers won their first South West Football League premiership in 2013 so we thought we’d mark the occasion before the year ended. It was quite a journey for the Boomers who… Continue reading

Gloucester Park, Margaret River, Western Australia

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Prince Henry, the Duke of Gloucester certainly got good value out of a trip to Western Australia in 1934 and a stint as Australia’s GG from 1945-47. There’s a Gloucester Tree, a Gloucester… Continue reading

Harvey Recreation Reserve, Western Australia

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Photos and text by Les Everett On Good Friday 2011 I pulled into the empty Harvey Recreation Ground and looked around. I looked again. No scoreboard. Luckily there was someone else at the… Continue reading

Hands Oval, Bunbury, Western Australia

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Kody, the scoreboard attendant at Hands Oval, has heard stories of rocks being thrown at the scoreboard during games in the past but it hasn’t happened to him yet. Something else hasn’t happened… Continue reading

Brunswick Junction, Western Australia

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Normally the committee would be getting a bit twitchy about the sponsor’s name on the scoreboard missing a vital letter. However the president of the Harvey Brunswick Leschenault Football Club is Ang Carbone… Continue reading