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Saints’ season over

GNL men. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints’ season came to a end on Saturday with a heart breaking 3-2 loss to City Marians. From early on in the game, the Saints had to play desperate defensive hockey to keep City from scoring. The Saints just managed to hang on, and with Jason Lynch’s goalkeeping proving …

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Sports Review

Last updated: June 1, 2017   EIGHTBALL Round 9: Tall Timbers One df RSL One 5-4, Club Two df Forest 9-0, Irishtown Two df Tavern Four 5-4, Tav Porters df Marrawah 6-3, Club One df Tall Timbers Two 7-2, Tavern One df Bridge Hotel 8-1, Blackberry df Irishtown One 6-3 Ladder: Club One 36 (179 …

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Robins victorious

CHHA. It was a battle between Tigers and Robins in both division two and three of the Circular Head Hockey Association’s grand final on Saturday. In division two, it was Robins who took out the 3-2 win in extra time. In the beginning, it was Robins who had the majority of the play in their …

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Tour de Tassie

Cancer. Local cyclists Graeme Drake and Michael Thrower have seen too many loved ones suffer from and lose the battle with cancer to just sit back. The pair has planned a bike ride around Tasmania – Tour de Tassie – in the hope of raising $40,000 for cancer sufferers and their families. The 1000-kilometre ride …

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Saints to fight for GF spot

GNL men. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints secured a hard fought 1-0 win over Launceston City at the weekend and earned the right to play for a spot in the grand final. The Saints started the match with plenty of attacking play. Gene Poke, John Innes-Smith and Jason House combined to dominate the midfield. …

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Ready to take on the world

Little legend. If you’re looking for Maddison Poke, you will most likely find her at school, hockey, work or sleeping. The soon-to-be 15-year-old has reached a career high, learning that she made the Australian under-16s hockey shadow team. While she doesn’t wish it upon anyone that they drop out, it would mean she would be …

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Saints secure finals spots

NTFL. All three Van Diemen’s Land Smithton Saints teams have secured a place in the NTFL finals. Despite losing to undefeated ladder-leader Latrobe by 60 points, the seniors finished fourth, locking in a finals berth. Latrobe were on fire early, kicking six goals into the breeze and taking a 19-point lead into quarter time. In …

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Robins through to final

CHHA. Circular Head Hockey Association’s first semi final saw Irishtown play Mustangs. Irishtown dominated the first half but were quieter in the second, which allowed Mustangs more possession putting pressure on Irishtown’s defence. Irishtown were well led by Bec Wells with support from Annabel Dixon, finishing the game 2-1. The second semi was between Robins …

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