Hip, hip, holidays

Fun. The Circular Head Youth Leaders know what it means to be a teenager living in a rural place. So, they have been busily preparing a holiday program just for you. In the winter holidays (July 7 to 18), there will be an opportunity to try new things, take part in old favourites and best …

4 years ago

Trowutta’s treasure

Appeal. For the Trowutta community and its surrounds, the brick hall and adjoining oval in the middle of the woods is a special meeting place. Whether it be sports, celebrations or children’s activities, the Trowutta Community Centre is open to all and used by many. Up until now, a small group of volunteers has run …

4 years ago

Smithton: Priceless

Experience. From a young age, Rhonda Price has always held an adventurous spirit and a love for basketball. It’s what would eventually draw her away from her home town of Dayton in Ohio to live and play in Atlanta, before plying her trade across Lithuania, Portugal and subsequently, Australia. “Basketball is my passion,” she said. …

4 years ago

Lynch’s Masters glory

Hockey. A dramatic 4-2 win on penalties has resulted in world-title gold for 41-year-old Jason Lynch. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints goalkeeper recently returned from the Masters Hockey World Cup in Rotterdam, with his Australian Over 40s team defeating host nation Netherlands in the grand final on June 13. Trailing 1-0 with eight minutes …

4 years ago

Season records tumble

CHFA. Redpa have swept aside a hapless Trowutta-City in a 325-point annihilation at home on Saturday. Ashton Bransden’s contribution of 25 goals – a record this season – was a highlight in the percentage-boosting win, with the team’s total of 52.21 also a notable record this year. The Redlegs have proved vulnerable at home in …

4 years ago

Saints’ ladder charge

NTFL. An imposing 44-point home win over Penguin has seen the Van Diemen’s Land Smithton Saints jump from fifth to third on the league standings. Aided by Latrobe’s one-point defeat to Ulverstone, the Saints have leap-frogged the Demons to sit on 20 points alongside the Blues; a slightly higher percentage justifying their position. It wasn’t …

4 years ago

Top side tastes defeat

CHHA. Tigers successfully halted Robins’ nine-game unbeaten streak on Friday night, holding on to take a narrow 1-0 win under lights. Going into the match, the season’s record between the two teams stood at two wins and a draw in favour of Robins, but it was Hannah Jackson’s first-half opener for the Tigers that proved …

4 years ago

Top side too strong

GNL. Launceston City emphasised their number one ranking on the women’s ladder on Saturday with a 2-0 win over the Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints. As the men relaxed with a bye weekend, the Saints’ women made the long bus trip to Launceston on Saturday to take on top-placed City. With injury and sickness against …

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