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Category Archives: soccer

A Look Back At…. November 1953

Some of the images of November 1953 from Parkes and around the world. Clockwise from top left: Hungary and England walk out at Wembley on 25 November 1953. England lose … Continue reading

July 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Pioneer Memorial Oval – 1970s and 1980s

Today Pioneer Oval is the home of the Parkes Spacemen – the Shire’s representative team in Country Rugby League (CRL) Group 11. However the land known as Pioneer Oval has had … Continue reading

November 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Harrison Park

The home of soccer in Parkes, which is Harrison Park, was named after hardworking local Ron Harrison. Although cricket has also been played on Harrison Park, it is the world’s … Continue reading

July 8, 2015 · 1 Comment