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Hugh McKay at the Sunshine Bowling Club, c1910

This is a black-and-white photograph of inventor and industrialist Hugh McKay with members of the Sunshine Bowling Club, Melbourne, in about 1910. McKay stands on the bowling green with a number of bowling balls in front of him. A large number of men and women is grouped behind him, the majority wearing hats. The roof of ...

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My Place - Episode 2: 1998: Mohammed, The ball of the century

Mohammed and his father discuss playing soccer, but Mohammed is not convinced he wants to take up the sport. His grandmother replays Shane Warne bowling a leg break to English batsman Mike Gatting during the 1993 Ashes series. They discuss the 'Magnus effect', which causes the ball to spin.

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Ashes cricket Test match, Brisbane 1974 - asset 1

This is an excerpt from a segment in the black-and-white Australian Movie Magazine newsreel showing some of the first day's play in the first Test between England and Australia in the 54th Ashes series at Brisbane, on 29 November 1974. It opens with a pan across the crowded stands at the Brisbane Cricket Ground. It shows ...

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Ashes cricket Test match, Brisbane 1974 - asset 2

This is an excerpt from a black-and-white Australian Movie Magazine newsreel segment about the first Test between England and Australia in the 54th Ashes series at Brisbane, 1974. Beginning with a short scene of a man with a still camera taking photos from the fence, the main focus of the clip is a sequence that indicates ...

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Mollie Flaherty's cricket shoes, c1930s-40s

These are the cricket shoes worn by Mollie Flaherty, an Australian right-arm fast bowler who played on the Australian women's cricket team from 1937 to 1939, and the New South Wales women's team for over a decade, from 1934 to 1949.

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Nell McLarty's cricket stockings, c1930s

This is a pair of white suspender stockings worn by Nell McLarty, an Australian female cricketer who played for the Australian women's cricket team between 1934 and 1937, and also for the Victorian women's team.

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Eddie Gilbert bowling to Don Bradman, 1931

This is a black-and-white photograph showing Don Bradman on the ground after facing a fast ball from Eddie Gilbert in an interstate Sheffield Shield cricket match between New South Wales and Queensland at the Brisbane Cricket Ground on 6 November 1931. Gilbert is seen coming to a stop in the final stages of his bowling action.

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Eddie Gilbert tossing a cricket ball, c1931

This is a black-and-white photograph of the right-arm fast bowler Eddie Gilbert dressed in cricket whites and tossing a cricket ball in his hand. The photograph was probably taken in the early 1930s when Gilbert was playing for Queensland.

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Eddie Gilbert with autograph hunters, 1930s

This is a black-and-white photograph showing the Queensland cricketer Eddie Gilbert with four autograph hunters - two schoolchildren and two women. Gilbert is wearing cricket whites and a blazer, probably his Qld state team blazer. The photograph is in the collection of the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum. It was probably ...

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Yulunga: gorri

Bowling-ball or disc games were played by Aboriginal boys and men in all parts of Australia. A piece of rounded bark (disc) was rolled by one of the players for the other boys to use as a target for their short spears. A version of this activity is still played in the Kimberley area and Northern Territory (and perhaps elsewhere) ...

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Yulunga: apwerte

Accounts from various parts of Australia outline bowling-type games using rounded stones. A game of rolling stones was played near Warrina in central Australia. Another rolling game was observed being played on a river flat at Goondiwindi in Queensland. Men used to roll the stones as far as they could to show their strength, ...

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Sports motion

This four and a half minute video segment from Catalyst provides an example of how a datalogger can be used to monitor aspects of an athlete's motion and technique. It gives examples of how science and technology interact to benefit training for a range of sports.