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Geoff and Daniel, Ouyen United's masters of the Mallee

Story and photos by Geoff van Wyngaarden

Ouyen United Football and Netball Club competes in the Mallee Football and Netball League in north-western Victoria. The Demons’ rather unique scoreboard at the Blackburn Park ground is a former testing stand for the Grain Elevators Board and has been in operation for the last 20 years. 418 more words

Victorian Scoreboards

Frontier scoreboard - Jalalabad, Afghanistan

This photo was part of Tricky wicket, a feature story by Claire Stewart  in Good Weekend magazine on April 5 2014 about cricket in Afghanistan. The well-rugged up scoreboard attendant is keeping his eye on a Twenty20 match last January in Jalalabad between Afghanistan “A” and Tajikistan, a game which drew a crowd of 20,000 men. 169 more words

Scoreboards

NO RESULT, THE WRONG RESULT FOR THE GAME

Unfortunately, there has been a rather large collective oversight when examining the AFL’s changes to its Junior Football Match Guide. Contrary to public opinion, the AFL’s decision to remove scoring from all Under 10s matches has been carried out to moderate the behavior of parents, not kids. 334 more words

AFL

When they say everything is bigger in Texas, they’re clearly talking about the scoreboard at AT&T Stadium, which will go down as the first Final Four scoreboard to ever dwarf the size of a Final Four court. 87 more words

NCAAB

And the winner is: everybody

Today  the AFL announced that its junior football league will no longer  include a scoreboard, ladders or match results. The AFL is introducing the scoring ban in order to eliminate the idea of competition and replace it with a general encouragement for participation. 486 more words

Thoughts

FECC's big win at Junction Oval, Victoria

Footscray Edgewater Cricket Club thrashed Essendon by 360 runs in the final of Melbourne’s 2013-2014 district cricket competition, held over the last weekend of March. 88 more words

Scoreboards

South Purrumbete, Victoria

The South Purrumbete scoreboard, in south-west Victoria, hasn’t seen any action in a while. Probably 25 years or so. The Panthers (also known as The Beaters) were formed in the early 1900s and wore a black guernsey with a horizontal green band in the middle and green collars and cuffs.  472 more words

Victorian Scoreboards