Tag Archive: Williamstown Football Club

Williamstown 1976, and USS Long Beach warship

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Photo courtesy of Tony Beyer and the Facebook page The History of The Old Lost Western Suburbs of Melbourne The mystery photographer* may have had eyes only for the USS Long Beach, a… Continue reading

Williamstown, Victoria, 2019 – a reflection

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Here at Scoreboard Pressure we take scoreboards seriously. But also with a bit of whimsy. Our bias is pretty obvious: nostalgia, old scoreboards, remnants, reminders of an era fast fading. Clinging to the… 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

Williamstown earthworks 2010-2011

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What’s a footy ground look like when it’s stripped naked? When it’s dug up, piped-in to local stormwater, re-laid? What’s it look like when there’s no footy or cricket for 18 months? Back… Continue reading

Grand Final scoreboards – 2013 VFL Development

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The Williamstown development team (the seconds/reserves) won the 2013 premiership in dramatic fashion on Saturday 14 September. Box Hill were six goals down ten minutes into the third quarter but sliced the margin… 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

Williamstown’s new scoreboard

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Williamstown unveiled its new scoreboard (and $8million ground and grandstand redevelopment) on a drizzly, grey day, in a losing game against Box Hill on Saturday 9 June. The scoreboard end was the scoring… Continue reading

Williamstown scoreboard demolished

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Former Williamstown scoreboard attendant Geoff van Wyngaarden was going for his daily after-work run when he noticed something different about the view of his home-away-from home, the Williamstown Cricket Ground. The 36 year… Continue reading