A mouthful of dirt in the outfield: cricket at Woomera

Sporting facilities in country towns sometimes reflect their unique location. Just as Woomera had black greens on its golf course, it had a dirt oval for cricket. Terry Clark described the different ovals that were used in Woomera: Cricket was Read More …

Get me to the match on time!

Some of the funniest stories I’ve come across in oral history interviews have been about attempts to get to a sporting match on time.  Not all attempts have been smooth sailing! Allan Hartwell talked about how his Meadows B grade Read More …

Black greens and the unique golf facilities of Woomera

Woomera in its heyday in the 1960s had a population of more than 6000 people, and an enviable range of sports facilities to cater for every possible sporting preference. These facilities included a golf course, but one that was markedly Read More …