Tag Archive: Western Australia

Wickepin, Western Australia

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by LES EVERETT MY part in this strange scoreboard project began here. In Wickepin. On our many journeys through the WA countryside I’d keep my wife fascinated with stories of the great players… Continue reading

Jurien Bay, Western Australia

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THE howling July wind at the Jurien Bay Oval ripped a number off the scoreboard as we approached. It’s something to keep in mind… stand up-wind of the scoreboard at breezy places. It… 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

Norseman, Western Australia

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Gateway to the West… The lonely scoreboard at Norseman suggests a thrashing by some inaccurate visitors in the last game played at the oval. Just when that was – and who those visitors… Continue reading

Cervantes, Western Australia

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The oval at Cervantes had the day-after look when we visited on Sunday 2 July 2011. The day before the Tiger Sharks had thrashed Lancelin to cap off the celebrations of the 10th… Continue reading

High Wycombe, Western Australia

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There was action aplenty when I arrived at Scott Reserve for the C1 Amateurs game between High Wycombe and former Sunday Football League club Thornlie. Fingers were pointing, there was pushing and screaming… Continue reading

Goomalling, Western Australia

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“Me and my big mouth.” That’s Basil Walley’s explanation for his current position as scoreboard attendant at Goomalling. He made an off-the-cuff comment to one of the young blokes at the club about… Continue reading

Gidgegannup, Western Australia

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I arrived at Percy Cullen Oval early in the last quarter of the top-of-the-table meeting between the home team Gidgegannup and Pickering Brook just in time to see a classic dummy spit. There… Continue reading