Bowling for 25 years

CHIBBA. Twenty-five years on and the Circular Head Indoor Bias Bowls Association has gone from strength to strength. To celebrate the milestone, a bowls gala day was held at the Smithton Sports Centre last month. More than 70 players joined in the fun, with teams travelling from as far as Wynyard to take part. CHIBBA …

3 years ago

Magpies swoop on Saints

NWJFL. Smithton’s U/14 top-of-the-table clash against Devonport ended in a 27-point defeat, while the U/16s were brought undone to the tune of 52 points at home. In a round-five clash that promised to deliver under lights on Friday night, the Saints U/14s worked hard for the ball but had limited chances up forward; the Magpies better …

3 years ago
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Teams on the offensive

CHHA. Irishtown extended its Div 2 unbeaten streak to four games with a 4-1 win over Mustangs in round six as Tigers accounted for Robins 3-0. The weekend’s action marked a third-way point in the competition with six out of 18 games now played; Tigers maintaining an early advantage on top with 16 points followed …

3 years ago

Difference a year makes

CHFA. Forest-Stanley continued its dominance in 2015 with a comprehensive 85-point win over Scotchtown, while Redpa held on by eight points against Irishtown to record its first win. In fine conditions compared to the winter weather of previous weeks, a close game beckoned at Stanley as the Demons were restricted to just 3.2 in the …

3 years ago

Still time to soar

NWFL. Having now played every team in the competition, the Greenham Tasmania Smithton Saints will hope to improve on results across the board in the weeks ahead. A 135-point loss to Devonport – a side previously on the same 5-1 win/loss ratio – away from home has come as a harsh blow for Seniors coach Aaron …

3 years ago
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Saints open account

U/16s. Smithton’s U/16 hockey side took on Devonport away from home on Friday night, taking a comprehensive 6-0 win in their second game of the season. Coach Andrew Hine was keen for his young Saints to step up to the plate after losing their first game 2-1 to Burnie. It took just 20 seconds to register …

3 years ago

Burnie’s form continues

GNL. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints’ men recorded a two-goal loss to Burnie Baptist for the second time this season on Sunday. Smithton were keen to avenge their narrow defeat the last time the two sides met, this time entering with a near-full line-up. Both teams employed a similar style and the game looked to …

3 years ago

Way to go, Jacko

Football. Smithton’s Ethan Jackson will rub shoulders with some of the best young players in the country later this year, representing the state in a national competition. The 14-year-old is one of four from the north-west region selected for the Tasmanian U/15 Schoolboys side, set to compete in the School Sports Australia National Championships held …

3 years ago