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Birda’s football fame

Footy. Smithton’s Tony ‘Birda’ Maguire never once thought he would be inducted into the Tasmanian Football Hall of Fame. But last Friday night that is exactly what happened. “It was a fantastic night,” Maguire said of the induction dinner at Wrest Point in Hobart. “It’s a real honour to be inducted.” Maguire was recognised as …

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Saints go down 3-5

GNL men. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints lost 3-5 at home to South Burnie on Saturday, in a well fought out match. The Saints had a good grip on the opposition for much of the first half, with Jarrad Poke and Jason House combining well in the midfield to give the home side the …

6 years ago

Tigers stand strong to win 1-0

CHHA. Tigers defeat Irishtown 1-0 with scores tied at half time. Tigers had many chances in the circle but goalie Joan Reid played an awesome game in the goals, saving everything sent her way. Mel Haywood played a solid game in defence for Tigers, clearing many balls back to her forwards. The only goal scored was from a …

6 years ago

Finals defeat for Saints

NWBU. The Tall Timberís Smithton Saints womenís team bowed out of the North West Basketball Union finals on Tuesday night after being defeated by Wynyard 72-59 A 34-point game for Rhonda Price and thirteen rebounds from Tyla Free was not enough in a hot and cold performance by the Saints. Price was on fire early …

6 years ago

Jaegar voted player of the day

Baketball. The U16 Australian Junior Basketball Championships are being played out in South Australia this week. For her efforts in the Tasmanian team, Sarah Jaeger was voted the Women’s Facebook Fans Player of the Day following her performance in the second day of the tournament.

6 years ago

Not luck for Irishtown

CHFA. Round ten of the Circular Head Football Association saw the top two teams go head-to-head while the battle for third spot remains open. Spectators were treated to a close one when Irishtown travelled to Redpa on Saturday. In a fast paced, intense match, the Red Legs finally prevailed by a solitary point. Redpa’s Steven …

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