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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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Saint steps up

Performance. Smithton Basketball Club player Jacob Furphy this week stepped onto the national stage at the Under 14 Club Championships. Played in Kilsyth, Victoria from Monday October 1 to Saturday October 6, the Smithton Saint has represented the state with the North West Tasmanian Devils. Debuting on the national footy field at the School Sport …

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BCL. Centuries for Smithton Stars

In the Burnie Cricket League on Saturday, a shining display by Perry’s Quality Meats Smithton Stars witnessed two centuries. Performances by Sean Ryan and Brent Burgess allowed the side to register two victories from two games. The round two match was played at Wivenhoe where Smithton took a hold of Natone. Captain Ryan won the …

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Blast off into cricket

New. Cheers of excitement and laughter will echo from the Smithton Recreation Ground when the Cricket Blast comes to town. Circular Head Cricket Association and Cricket Tasmania will launch Woolworths Cricket Blast in Smithton next month. The initiative replaces MILO in2CRICKET and MILO T20 Blast programs. Local organiser Suzannah Gale encouraged local kids to take …

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Support and camaraderie

Recognition. Smithton Football Club has inducted stalwart Scott ‘Dogs’ Bryan as a Life Member. The Circular Head Giants also recognised Karen and Darren ‘Boots’ Jaeger as Best Club Person at its annual awards last month. A four-time Best and Fairest recipient and two-time captain, Bryan says this recent recognition is among his career highlights. “The …

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Captain’s pride

Achievement. The Circular Head Giants have topped off another season in the North West Football League with the presentation of awards last month. Smithton Football Club announced the inaugural Haydn Nicholls Medal, a show of respect to Life Member, former coach and the premiership captain of 1991. Nicholls was there to present the Best and …

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Final home round

NWBU. The Tall Timbers Smithton Saints have one round remaining in the North West Basketball Union Under 22 season. The women have gained four victories and nine defeats throughout the season to sit at seventh on the ladder ahead of Somerset Heat. Travelling to take on the Penguin Blues on Tuesday, the women were narrowly …

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Legend of the race

Motorsport. Lance ‘Spike’ Jones has done it again, for the last time.  Racing in the Baskerville Historics at Baskerville Raceway in the south on the weekend, the Smithton driver announced his retirement from the competitive sport.  Taking his trusty 1970 BMW 2002 TI through the qualifying round, Spike recorded a time of 1.02 seconds to …

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