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Tassie’s hockey goldmine

Hockey. Circular Head hockey continues to earn its bragging rights, by again delivering double figures this year as junior state team representatives. Matching the number of junior representatives in 2010 and 2011, and just shy of 2012’s 12, the impressive figure of 11 players illustrates the association’s dedication. Circular Head Hockey coach Ara Popowski said …

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Robins and Tigers’ prowl

CHHA. Round 14 started with Robins defeating Mustangs 4-0 and Tigers taking the points against Irishtown 2-0. Mustangs were very forceful in the first 10 minutes, putting Robins on the back foot. Robins’ defence held firm and repelled many attacking moves, which set up their forwards to work the ball around the opposition to have two …

5 years ago

Depleted Demons’ struggle

CHFA. With a large number of players unavailable on Saturday, Forest Stanley was forced to forfeit the reserves game and played with only 14 players in the senior’s match. The depleted Demons struggled against a full Irishtown side and were further devastated when Jade Best was sidelined with a hamstring injury in the third quarter. …

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Sorry day for Saints

NTFL. Continuing on from last week’s injury woes, the Van Diemen’s Land Smithton Saints’ seniors struggled against in-form, top of the ladder, Latrobe, who have yet to lose a game all season. With many key players still out with injury, Latrobe dominated the Saints right from the get go, leading by 34 points at the …

5 years ago

Saints struggle with outs

GNL Men. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints suffered a tough 3-0 loss to Tamar away in Launceston last Saturday. With five of the team’s starting lineup unavailable, the Saints called in Joel Hoffman and Thorton Bergman to bolster the Smithton lineup for what would be a season defining match. Early on in the match both sides …

5 years ago

Saints struggle with injury

NTFL. Having six key players out with injuries, it isn’t surprising the Van Diemen’s Land Smithton Saints’ seniors missed another win on the weekend. Out from the seniors side was Scott Bryan, Damien Medwin, Chase Armstrong, Nathan Bransden, Guy Kearnes and Zach Bransden. The remaining players, led by man-of-the-match Josh Smith, did well to keep the …

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Robins’ defeat Irishtown in thriller

CHHA. Robins defeated Tigers 2-1 on the weekend in a tough game. The first half was played evenly with both teams taking their time to settle and both defences hitting the ball long. Robins’ first goal was an opportunistic finish by Jess McLaren, its second goal was also scored against the run of play. The second …

5 years ago

Saint’s draw 2-2

GNL men. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints had to settle for a draw against Launceston City, finishing the match with a 2-2 score line. The match started at a cracking pace with both sides playing end-to-end hockey and plenty of action all over the ground. The Saints transferred play successfully into attack, and Anthony …

5 years ago