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Two in a row for Saints

NTFL. After an unfortunate spell with injuries, the Van Diemen’s Land Smithton Saints have won their second game in a row, placing them in clear third place on the ladder. The Saints defeated Penguin at the weekend 14.22 (106) to 11.4 (70). Leading at every break, the Saints increased their lead as the match went on, …

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Thrilling her audience

Dance. Fourteen-year-old Shona Poke will try her luck at the Showcase National Dance Championships after wowing judges during the regionals in Hobart earlier this month. Though she’s not yet 15, the Smithton teen was judged in the senior category for 15 to 25-year-olds based on her age as of January next year. She performed two …

5 years ago

Saints keep finals dream alive

GNL men. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints’ late season finals charge was kept alive with a big 4-1 win over Devonport last Saturday. The opening minutes of the match were played at a furious pace with both sides playing end to end hockey in an effort to score an early goal. Unfortunately it was …

5 years ago
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Irishtown runners up in state final

Bowls. The Irishtown division three indoor bowls team journeyed to Devonport on Sunday to play Latrobe in the winner-takes-all state grand final. Unfortunately for Irishtown and Circular Head Bowls, the finals win wasn’t to be. Jenny Howard, Phillip Hughes, Margaret Denmead and Frank Shreeve were successful by eight shots on their mat. While Tony Howard, …

5 years ago

Mustangs hung out to dry

CHHA. Saturday’s games began dismally, with the turf again underwater. But Robins players managed successful play, securing an 8-0 win against Mustangs. Robins started out using long passes between their forward players, with Emma Clark and Judy Johns scoring two goals each. Mustangs played hard in the second half with Joanie Coker and Mercede Quilliam …

5 years ago

Saints keep finals in sight

GNL men. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints kept their finals hopes alive with a hard fought 1-0 victory over South Burnie. The match was played in atrocious conditions on a flooded pitch in steady rain which forced close range passing and where strength on the ball was king. For much of the first half, …

5 years ago

Tigers defeat ladder leaders

CHHA. In atrocious conditions, local hockey players did well to turn up and play in the downpour and resulting puddles. In the first division two game, Tigers made the most of the dry end, scoring the only two goals of the match. Long passes were kept to a minimum, Tigers using short passes to continually …

5 years ago
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Junior juggernauts

NWJFL. Nine local boys have had a thriller season with the Burnie Dockers in the North West Junior Football League. They are under-17 boys Carlton Heres, Sebastian King, Kahlan Williams, Evan Smith and Kurt Foss; and under-14 boys Joel Poke, Tom Mundy, Kyle Everett and Harry Jaeger. At Friday’s nights Best and Fairest count, Williams …

5 years ago

Muddy Victory

NTFL. The Van Diemen’s Land Smithton Saints defeated East Devonport in all three grades on Saturday in incredibly tough conditions. On a wet, muddy ground, star forward Zaryn Monson led the Saints to a 20-point victory, kicking four goals and being named best on ground for the side. In a tense match no more than …

5 years ago

Medwin suspended

NTFL. Saints’ Damien Medwin has been given a four week ban following a spitting incident in round 13 of the Northern Tasmania Football League. On Thursday night, NTFL tribunal found Medwin guilty of spitting at a Penguin opponent. Medwin, who has been out of action because of a hand injury which occurred in the same round. …

5 years ago