Sweet success for Saints men

NWBU. Having suffered through a winless first round fixture, the Tall Timbers Smithton Saints men earned an uplifting 14-point home win over Somerset Heat last night to snap a frustrating seven-game losing streak. FINAL SCORES WOMEN – SMI 68 SOM 87 MEN – SMI 68 SOM 54 It was also a fitting result for Saint …

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Less isolated, more connected

Service. Love it or hate it, technology is making life easier. And now, with thanks to a recently launched initiative, Circular Head residents can access free technology to connect with service providers, by appointment or in emergency situations. Smithton’s Rural Health and Burnie’s Youth Family and Community Connections are behind the ‘Linking Rural Communities with …

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Guiding our youth

Jobs. Helping young Tasmanians into the workforce is all part of a day’s work for Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation’s Graeme Heald and Scott Enniss. Along with their team, the men act as mentors for the 12 youths employed locally under the Indigenous Employment Program. They help another 12 who are employed across the state. Eighteen-year-old …

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High hopes for senior sides

Preview. A flurry of new recruits and a solid pre-season has Van Diemen’s Land Smithton Saints senior coach Jarrod Watling quietly optimistic for the season ahead. Entering into his second season in the top position, assisted this year by former reserves coach Lyle Elliott, Watling believes his squad will be extremely competitive and set high …

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New face for Saints

Introduction. Having slotted seamlessly into the role of club ambassador at the Van Diemen’s Land Smithton Saints, Rebekah Gale is quick to admit she has a busy year ahead. The 21-year-old, who has been involved in the club for the last two years, takes on the position while currently juggling a Diploma of Children’s Services …

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Smithton Saints 2014 NTFL Fixture

Sat March 29 v Penguin – Home Sat April 5 v Latrobe – Away Sat April 12 v Wynyard – Away Fri April 18 v Ulverstone – Home Sat April 26 v East Devonport – Away Sat May 3 v Penguin – Away Sat May 10 v Latrobe – Home Sat May 24 v Wynyard …

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Next generation ready to roll

Juniors. A strong focus has been placed back on developing young players at the Van Diemen’s Land Smithton Saints, as the new U/14 and U/17 teams prepare for their introduction into the North West Junior Football League in 2014. Following a two-year gap of having no junior sides entered into the league, the Saints made …

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New boys on the block

Team. The Van Diemen’s Land Smithton Saints’ recruitment search kicked into overdrive at the end of the 2013 season having lost key forward Damien Medwin, and this is the overwhelming result. Tyrone Morrison, Ben Dawson, Jason Gofton, Kahlan Williams, Woody French, Taygen Dennison and Bhodi Johnston join a relatively unchanged side from last season – …

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Harvey Kay (August 20, 1926 – March 7, 2014)

Obituary. Harvey Kay (August 20, 1926 – March 7, 2014) was a humble man dedicated to his community, as told by wife Margaret and friend Arnold “Screwy” Lane. Harvey Kay was born in Smithton and attended Smithton primary and high schools, as well as Launceston Grammar. At the age of 28 he married Margaret and two …

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Big effort for little athletes

CHLAC. In two weekends of little athletics championships, Circular Head’s youngest athletes beat a whopping 159 personal bests. When the Circular Head Little Athletics Centre commenced its first meets for the season in October last year, most children were racing against their peers. However, their attention quickly turned to bettering themselves. The centre’s records and …

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