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Bowls. Saints second place

The Smithton Saints have started the Bowls North West season strongly with the Mixed Division Two team sitting in second place on the ladder after two games. Playing East Devonport last Saturday, Trevor Bryant, Robbie Innes, Rodney O’Halloran and Terry Auld finished with a 15 shot victory to be the only undefeated rink. The Mixed …

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BCL. Century  performances

Two locals smashed out centuries in round three of the Burnie Cricket League on Saturday. Damon Smith of the Tall Timbers Forest Stanley Demons and Aaron Tuxworth of Perry’s Quality Meats Smithton Stars scored the honours. In the A Grade action, Forest Stanley travelled to meet Myalla where the visiting team took the bat in …

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TRY the fun

Event. The Women’s TRY-athlon and Fun Run encourages a balanced lifestyle among friends. Why not give it a try? Running – and swimming and cycling for that matter – since 2015, the event aims to motivate women to step out of their comfort zone and try something new. This year’s event will be held on …

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Season stopper 

NWBU. The Tall Timbers Smithton Saints ended the North West Basketball Union Under 22 season with a thrilling home game on Friday.  As the Saints men and women finished the season sixth and seventh on the ladder respectively, Smithton forfeited a finals appearance but had spectators out of their seats in the final match.  Taking …

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Athletics. Try out track, field

The Circular Head Little Athletics season is set to start this weekend. Open to all ages, there is Tiny Tots for children aged three to five, Little Athletics for children aged six to 15 and a senior program for those aged 16 and over. Participants can check out the programs for free, for two weeks …

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C’mon, let’s play cricket

T20. Girls, step up to the stumps. Circular Head is looking to level the playing field with a new team to take on the competition. A representative team from the region will take part in a Cricket North West women’s tournament next year. Across two days, Sunday February 10 and Sunday February 24, Circular Head …

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Bowling for the win

Representative. Holly Huisman represented the state at the 49th Australian Indoor Bias Bowls Champions in Caloundra, Queensland in August. The 14-year-old earned the state’s runner up title earlier this year to qualify for the national event. “As I was going into the competition I knew there was one game I wouldn’t go well in,” she …

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Colts give it a crack

Recruits. The Circular Head Colts are preparing for another season in the Cricket North West competition and are on the look out for new teammates to join the crew. Taking on teams from Wynyard, Burnie, Ulverstone, Devonport, Latrobe and Sheffield, the competition is played along the coast on Sundays. This season, Circular Head will launch …

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Lightning players

Cricket. The Circular Head Colts is producing state level players.  Cooper Mallinson, Zac Spinks, Eli Bellinger and Jotham Saward will feature in the North West Lightning side in the Under 13 Hurricanes Academy State Championships starting next week. Zac, 12, started with the Marrawah Cricket Club Under 16 team when he was only seven years …

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Giant on the rise

Representative. Circular Head Giant Lachlan Blakemore has taken to the national field to display his talent.  The 16-year-old this year represented the state as part of the All Nations squad in the National Diversity Championships as well as the Tasmanian Under 16 team in the National Championships. Lachlan made his debut at the National Diversity …

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