Saints suffer heavy defeats

NWBU. It was a harsh lesson to take in for both sides of the Tall Timbers Smithton Saints on the return home from Penguin on Saturday, with the women suffering a 37-point loss followed by the men’s team going down by 27 points. In the opening game, the Saints women started promisingly and held a …

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Trowutta falls just short

CHCA U/16s. Forest Stanley will face off against Marrawah in the grand final after bowling Trowutta Combine out with 22 runs to spare in a close finish on the weekend. Forest Stanley won the toss and decided to bat first, with Tom Mundy (28) and Isaac Perry (18) putting on a steady 62-run opening partnership …

5 years ago

Side replies strongly

Colts. After last week’s loss to ladder-leaders Burnie, the Circular Head Cowbiz Colts hit back against Sheffield Mountaineers to claim a comfortable six-wicket win. Sheffield won the toss and batted strongly to finish at 8/187, with Connor Hinrichsen (50) and Quentin Hamilton (38) putting on a second-wicket partnership of 84 runs. While Lochie Oates (1/16) …

5 years ago
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Restricting runs

Over 50s. Tight bowling from Marrawah against Hobart-based Thylacines provided a relatively low run chase, setting up the side for a four-wicket win. Thylacines batted first and finished with 5/146, with Hayden Nicholls snaring 3/24 and taking all three wickets in the same over. The fielding award for the “least outstanding effort” went to Brian …

5 years ago

Calm before final storm

CHCA. Forget about results of the past: the Circular Head Cricket Association’s ultimate prize is now just one win away for the two final teams, Forest Stanley and Trowutta Combine. Both sides come into the match off completely different, but equally intriguing seasons. The experienced Forest Stanley finished their regular season in top spot on …

5 years ago

Next stop: defeating cancer

Community. The bus drivers at Wells Waggons are taking a break from gearsticks and pedals in the third weekend of March, stepping out as the ‘Bus Babysitters’ for a third year in the Relay for Life. The team has been raising money from the moment the 2012 event came to a close with regular morning …

5 years ago

Pink era ends

  Appreciation. After eight years of countless contributions to the community, the Circular Head Bosom Buddies has announced the formal folding of the group.   While the team will continue to participate in the Relay for Life, other commitments will come to a halt. A statement from president Judy King reads:   “Due to facts …

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A home away from home

Care. Smithton grandmother Leonie Edwards is sharing her recipes in the hope of giving back to a charity she calls a “lifesaver”. If it wasn’t for the Ronald McDonald House in Hobart, Mrs Edwards and her family would have been looking for (and paying for) accommodation for much of the four years of grandson James’ …

5 years ago

Small steps for big issue

Fundraising. Five thousand steps every day for one week is the formidable mission that faces former Edith Creek resident Jo Porteus and her team in March, and she’s coming back home to spread the word for a charitable cause. Ms Porteus is taking part in CARE Australia’s 25km ‘Walk In Her Shoes Challenge’, which aims …

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