Tag Archive: sports

Grand Final scoreboards – 2012 WAFL

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A second  successive premiership for the Tigers. Paul Medhurst, on  screen, kicked six goals and won the Simpson Medal for best player on the ground. The Tigers finished on top of the ladder… Continue reading

Grand Final scoreboards – 2003 and 2006 SANFL

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Football Park, South Australia, 2003 – and another flag for Central District. The Bulldogs played a remarkable 12 consecutive Grand Finals from 2000 to 2011, winning nine flags along the way. In 2003… Continue reading

Scoreboard diary: a Big Issue, new numbers at North Port, a tribute to Taz.

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Friday 19 July 2013 Many thanks to The Big Issue, which has just published Keeping score, a light yarn about scoreboards. It includes photos by Les Everett and myself, and by Peter Argent.… Continue reading

Crofts Reserve, Altona North, Victoria

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This was my view of the scoreboard at W.L.J. Crofts Reserve when I was doing the scores for the Williamstown – Northern Blues development game in early August 2012. (We don’t call the… Continue reading

Stožice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia

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International correspondent Jesse Maskell visited Stožice Stadium in Slovenia with his mate Victor earlier this year. The game was a  friendly/exhibition match: Slovenia vs Bosnia & Herzegovina. “The stadium looked space-age from the… Continue reading

David Mandie Scoreboard, Toorak Park, Victoria

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Prahran Cricket Club unveiled Toorak Park’s spectacular new scoreboard on Saturday 16 February, during the first day’s play of the senior X1 game against Melbourne. The scoreboard, named after the late David Mandie,… Continue reading

Kooyonga Golf Course, South Australia

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This is the leader-board after the final round of the 1972 Austrlian Open, played from 26 to 29 October. The next day Peter Thomson defeated David Graham in the play-off by six strokes.… Continue reading

Harry Trott Oval, St Kilda, Victoria

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The Guild of International Scoreboard Attendants has traditionally been wary of these fancy, new fandangled, electronic-digital scoreboards, ever since the first feeble light bulb lit up a scoreboard all those years ago. (Indeed,… Continue reading