Tag Archive: Williamstown

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

Scoreboard Pressure’s cameo on The Local Footy Show

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The Local Footy Show segment on Friday 18 July 2014  about Scoreboard Pressure is now on YouTube. Enjoy nine minutes and 16 seconds of scoreboard yarns. Many thanks to Channel 31 and Daryl,… Continue reading

Colts and big ships at Greenwich Reserve, Newport, Victoria

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Greenwich Reserve, on The Strand in Newport, is a very pretty sporting spot. The reserve is home to cricket, baseball and lacrosse (and, long ago, footy). An athletics track is just over the… Continue reading

Grand Final scoreboards – 2013 Victorian Super Rules

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Some September joy for Essendon – in the 2013 Victorian Super Rules Over 35s Reserves Grand Final at Casey Fields (Oval 3). Williamstown supporter Rob Klemm noted: “Williamstown were outsized by Essendon, who… 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

Grand Final scoreboards – FIDA at Central Reserve Waverley

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Windy Central Reserve in Waverley was the setting for the 2013 FIDA Grand Finals on Sunday 18 August. The ground is next door to the old Waverley VFA ground and not far from… 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

Williamstown Bowling Club, Victoria

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There are three generations of scoreboards at the Williamstown Bowling Club: there are the  metallic ‘flip-over’ scoreboards from about 40 years ago… … there are the plastic flip-over scoreboards that previously belonged to… Continue reading