Tag Archive: Victorian Football Association

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

Mystery VFA scoreboard

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The photo above is from a 1949 edition of The Argus, the Melbourne newspaper that folded (so to speak) in the 1950s. Scoreboard Pressure was drawn to the image by the glimpse of… Continue reading

Grand Final scoreboards (part six)

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1993 AFL Grand Final It’s half-time in the 1993 AFL Grand Final and Essendon is already 37 points up. On the left, the scoreboard’s advertising an ice-cream, I think, with its reference to… Continue reading

Oakleigh, Victoria

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                                             Photo by Jeff Lawton The Oakleigh football ground is part of Warrawee Park, in Melbourne’s southern suburbs.  Oakleigh  Football Club was formed in 1891 and joined the Victorian Football Association in 1929,… Continue reading