Ist Swiss, ist gut!

Travel. Following her return home from 12 months surrounded by arguably some of the most scenic landscapes in Europe, Montagu’s Erryn Cartledge has changed. The 17-year-old has learned to organise her daily activities around an allocated budget, become “a lot more independent” and has developed a fondness for Switzerland’s traditional Raclette cheese. But most noticeably, …

4 years ago

Dog days are over

Football. The Trowutta-City Bulldogs will not take to the field in 2015, folding indefinitely as a club and resigning from the Circular Head Football Association. The announcement was officially made last week by the club’s committee, with a recent shortage in players and off-field support cited as major concerns, further highlighted by a list of …

4 years ago

Leagues ahead

Review. Circular Head Cricket Association’s representative side put on a batting masterclass on Sunday, defeating Western Tasmanian Cricket Association by 249 runs in a record-breaking performance. Captain Marty Hardy called on his players to turn up motivated for the inaugural clash, but he couldn’t have expected the emphatic response he received on the day as …

4 years ago
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Forecast: Blizzard

CHCA. An innings-defining century from Trowutta-Combine A-Grade coach Scott “Soupy” Blizzard helped to secure a six-wicket win over Marrawah in round seven. Following previous knocks of 92 and 62 against the Bulls, Blizzard smacked 120 in windy conditions; his maiden century of the 2014/15 season ensuring he maintains a place as the grade’s number-one batsman …

4 years ago

Chase specialists get up

Over 50s. Marrawah was again successful in winning their game at the weekend, facing off against the Rovers at Ulverstone in windy conditions. Rovers won the toss and batted first, scoring 205 runs from their 49 overs. Gerard Blizzard (2/23) led with the ball for Marrawah, while buttery hands in the field led to four drop-catches …

4 years ago

Bulls on parade

T20. Marrawah Cricket Club will take on Natone Cricket Club in the first round of the Cricket Tasmania Statewide Twenty20 competition on Sunday at Smithton. With the short-format tournament heading into its sixth instalment, the Bulls earned the right to represent the Circular Head Cricket Association this year following a seven-wicket win over previous entrants Forest-Stanley …

4 years ago

Final spot booked

CNW. Circular Head Cowbiz Colts will play Ulverstone for a finals trophy after extending their unbeaten streak to five in the Commonwealth Bank U/17 Twenty20 competition. The junior side followed up an imposing seven-wicket win over Burnie on Thursday night with an equally impressive result over Latrobe in their final pool match, earning a 15-run victory …

4 years ago
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Five-star performance

Bowls. Top spot continues to remain within touching distance for Smithton’s Division 3 side following a fifth consecutive win in the league on Saturday. Last suffering a narrow defeat to first-placed South Burnie back in November, the ability of the local team to bounce back has since been remarkable, with Wynyard the latest casualty (114-87) to …

4 years ago

SUP on Saturday?

Lesson. Water sports and summer go hand in hand, and this Saturday, locals are invited to learn about the world of stand-up paddle boarding free of charge. The demonstration and lesson is being offered by What SUP Boards this Saturday from 10am to 5pm at Stanley’s East Inlet. As well as paddling lessons, general information about the boards …

4 years ago

The weighting game

Progress. When the Chronicle interviewed Smithton’s Leanne Gifford in September last year, she had a bodybuilding goal in mind and under 26 weeks to reach it. Now, with just over nine weeks to go until the INBA Hobart Classic at the Tasmanian Health and Fitness Expo, she is relieved to be able to see “the …

4 years ago