New pool claims

Pool. Circular Head councillor Rod Hardy had a go at Council on his Facebook page last week about a “secreted” report on the Smithton War Memorial Pool. He said he had heard there was a report released in 2009 that stated the pool in its current position and condition was sound and did not require …

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Saints struggle with injury

NTFL. Having six key players out with injuries, it isn’t surprising the Van Diemen’s Land Smithton Saints’ seniors missed another win on the weekend. Out from the seniors side was Scott Bryan, Damien Medwin, Chase Armstrong, Nathan Bransden, Guy Kearnes and Zach Bransden. The remaining players, led by man-of-the-match Josh Smith, did well to keep the …

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Robins’ defeat Irishtown in thriller

CHHA. Robins defeated Tigers 2-1 on the weekend in a tough game. The first half was played evenly with both teams taking their time to settle and both defences hitting the ball long. Robins’ first goal was an opportunistic finish by Jess McLaren, its second goal was also scored against the run of play. The second …

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Saint’s draw 2-2

GNL men. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints had to settle for a draw against Launceston City, finishing the match with a 2-2 score line. The match started at a cracking pace with both sides playing end-to-end hockey and plenty of action all over the ground. The Saints transferred play successfully into attack, and Anthony …

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Rampaging Red Legs

CHFA. Top sides Redpa and Irishtown were again dominant in round 11 of the Circular Head Football Association. On their home ground, Redpa kept the struggling Scotchtown Tigers goalless for the entire match. The winless Tigers were powerless against the ladder-leaders who continue to improve each week. Shane Roberts kicked a massvie 16 goals for …

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First aid for alcohol and drugs

Course. A free Red Cross alcohol and drug emergency course is being held in Smithton next month. The course will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to prevent, recognise and respond to first aid emergencies that may result from alcohol and other drug use. It will cover drugs and their classifications, effects and the central …

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Mighty trip for Arnold siblings

Football. Footy fans Max, 9, and Isobel Arnold, 12, of Smithton have a big day planned this Saturday. The pair have secured a place on the 100-strong team of Tasmanian children to go to Aurora Stadium in Launceston, as part of the McDonald’s Mighty Tassie Footy Trip. The nine and eleven-year-old siblings will take part …

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Lovin’ the Leos

Youth. On Saturday July 13, the Smithton Leo Club hosted its first annual changeover dinner. “This celebration saw the induction of two new members as well as our new board,” president Jesse Jackson said. Leo Club is a young Lions Club for people aged 12 to 30. “Our club consists of 10 hard-working members and …

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Free checks for you car

Motoring. The RACT is holding a day of free winter safety checks in Burnie next week. The checks are a part of the RACT’s annual program of free winter car safety checks. RACT technicians will be available to inspect motorists’ cars at the Kmart Centro car park  from 11am-2pm on Friday July 26. They will check …

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