Tag Archive: VFA

Glen Waverley, Victoria

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When I transferred the photo files from my little black camera to my big black computer box-thingie, the file names started with ‘img-1969’ and ended with ‘img-1982’. Makes sense, I thought. This big,… Continue reading

VFL Grand Final 2015 – Williamstown v Box Hill Hawks

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Williamstown won its 16th VFA/VFL flag on Sunday  27 September 2015 when it easily defeated favourites Box Hill Hawks by 54 points under the closed roof at Etihad Stadium. The margin was only… Continue reading

Junction Oval 1982 VFA Grand Final

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  Port Melbourne won three VFA flags in a row from 1980 to 1982. In 1980 they defeated Coburg by eleven points. 11.15 (81) to 10.10 (70) In 1981 they  thrashed Preston by… Continue reading

Backyard scoreboard, suburban Australia

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Victorian Football Association Round 2  1993 24th April Werribee 36-17-233 Coburg 15-7-97 A very big win for Werribee over Coburg – who back then were, as they are now again, the Lions. (They… Continue reading

Springvale Reserve, Victoria

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This scoreboard was used  at the Newcomen Rd ground while Springvale played in the VFA/VFL right up to 2006. At a guess, the scoreboard was  built for Springvale’s entry to the VFA in… Continue reading

Toorak Park retrospective (Victoria)

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Daryl Pitman, of The Local Footy Show on Channel 31, has sent in some Toorak Park photos and although we’ve featured this Prahran ground before, we thought Daryl’s pics were as good a… Continue reading

National Inclusion Carnival at Preston City Oval, Victoria

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The scoreboard at Preston, in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, has seen better days. It’s a bit the worse for wear but at least it’s still there. The Preston Bullants, formed in 1882,  are still… Continue reading

Kilsyth (VFA and EFL), Victoria

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Above is a picture of the disused scoreboard at the Kilsyth Recreation Reserve in Colchester Road. This ground was the home of the Kilsyth Football Club until late in the 1997 season, according… Continue reading