Double trouble

NWBU. The Tall Timbers Smithton Saints faced another double-header in Round 2, with both sides losing to Ulverstone at home on Thursday and Devonport away last night. On Thursday night, the Saints’ women remained within eight points of the Red Hoppers going into the third period, but struggled to claw back the deficit as their opposition …

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Penguins prevail

GNL. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints went down fighting in a narrow 1-0 loss to reigning premiers Queechy at Launceston last Saturday. The Saints set the tone of play early on, with an all-out attack signalling the side’s intent as their midfield and forward lines combined to apply maximum pressure to the opposition defenders. …

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Purple patch

CHHA. Round four’s fixture saw Irishtown hand Mustangs a third straight loss, while Tigers and Robins played out a nil-all draw following the short Easter break. Midfield play dominated the Irishtown versus Mustangs clash on Friday night, with Irishtown able to convert their early opportunities in the circle to hold a two-nil lead at half …

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Swim superstars

Pool. Circular Head Amateur Swimming Club ended its season in fine form, with 50 youngsters splashing into weekly sessions and breaking 10 records along the way. At the end-of-season Awards Night on April 17, Racquel Ralston was named Club Champion for her overall achievements, her commitment to the club and her willingness to help all …

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Discussing dementia

Health. One of the country’s most recognisable voices will be in Smithton in May to speak on a mental illness affecting over 330,000 Australians. The Community Dementia Awareness Expo, held at Emmerton Park on May 13, will feature Robyn Moore: the voice behind iconic cartoon character Blinky Bill and countless imitated identities in radio production …

4 years ago

Barn fire at Irishtown

Property. Fire has destroyed a barn at Irishtown, causing an estimated $25,000 worth of damage. Smithton Police and Tasmania Fire Service were called to Irishtown Road at 6.45pm on Wednesday to find a barn containing hay alight. The fire was extinguished after some time, however not before the barn was destroyed and the adjoining calf …

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