Saints’ sombre night

NWFL. A late revival by the Greenham Tasmania Smithton Saints wasn’t enough as East Devonport inflicted a seven-point defeat to the senior side on Saturday. In a match that began with a moving minute’s silence under lights to commemorate Anzac Day, the home side could almost taste a first win in the air as they …

3 years ago

Jack’s national success

Athletics. He had enough reasons to perform poorly, but nothing was going to stop Jack Colgrave from giving it his all at the 2015 Asics Australian Little Athletics Championships on Monday. The day would prove tough both mentally and physically, but the former Forest boy would finish in sixth place overall in the Boys U15 Outdoor Pentathlon …

3 years ago

Swans narrowly escape

NWJFL. Smithton’s junior sides were unlucky not to take points from their matches after close five and 15-point losses respectively to East Devonport away on Sunday. The Saints’ U/14s had a slow start to the game after the bus trip to their venue, but Jordan Radford and Max Waymouth gave the side plenty of drive off …

3 years ago
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Anzac Day inspires

GNL. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints’ men stood face to face with the South Burnie Hawks in silence to mark Anzac Day at the weekend. The Saints, still searching for their first win of the season, began slowly against the in-form Hawks in Burnie in what looked to be the match of the round. Half backs …

3 years ago

High stakes, large scorelines

CHHA. Thirteen goals hit the back of the net on Sunday as Tigers brushed past Robins, and Irishtown accounted for Mustangs in Div 2 action. Tigers made their intent clear from the first whistle, pressuring the Robins defence with strong attack down the right side through Hannah Jackson. With the ball pressed high in their forward …

3 years ago
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