Young Saints take win

Hockey. After a two-week break, Smithton’s U16s came up against Devonport at home. Expecting to win, Smithton found scoring hard as the Devonport goalie repelled shot after shot. Smithton’s defence of Connie Perry, Liam McLaren, Ben Forsyth, Elyse and Connor Poke stopped everything and set up countless opportunities for their forwards. Sam Porteus-Smith and Royce …

3 years ago

Muddy defeat

NWFL. It was another tough loss for Greenham Tasmania Smithton Saints Seniors as they were soundly beaten in muddy conditions at Penguin on Saturday. The bigger bodied Two Blues out-muscled their younger Saints opponents and ran away with a 166-point win. Coach Aaron Tuwxorth said his team made poor decisions at times which resulted in …

3 years ago

Tigers dominate

CHHA. The first Div 2 match for the weekend saw Robins face off against old foe Tigers, with fine conditions greeting the teams for what was to be an open-flowing game with plenty of team play. The usual tussle in the midfield started the game with both teams fighting hard to win clean possession with …

3 years ago
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Win in extreme winds

NWJFL. A wet, wintery day last Sunday saw the final roster match for the North West Football League junior competition. The U16 team had a fantastic win at home in extreme conditions with some of the smaller boys suffering from mild hypothermia symptoms. Brodey Brown was the Saints’ best, continually leading from the front and …

3 years ago

Meet Terry Daniher

Football. Former AFL great Terry Daniher will be in Smithton at the weekend and the community is invited to come along and meet him. Scotchtown Football Club has secured the visit, sponsored by WorkSafe Tas and AFL Tasmania, during Saturday’s home game against Irishtown. The ‘Match of the Month’ initiative sees six matches across the …

3 years ago

Footballers in-form

CHFA. Another wet week of football saw Scotchtown continue on with its best season in recent memory. The Tigers travelled to Redpa where they defeated the home side by 46 points led by playing coach Brent Burgess, who kicked eight for the day. Burgess was impressed with his side, who he says are starting to …

3 years ago

Draw for men, win for women

GNL. The Rocky Cape Tavern Saints went head-to-head with the Queechy Penguins on Saturday, looking to make amends after their last encounter. Queechy took control from the first whistle, scoring their first goal. Smithton re-grouped quickly and worked themselves into attack. But Queechy broke Smithton’s defence again late in the half taking a 2-0 lead into …

3 years ago
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Lucky escape

Accident. An international driver has escaped with only minor injuries after losing control of his vehicle and fully laden trailer on Friday morning. Emergency crews were called to the Bass Highway, 500 metres west of the Circular Head Lawn Cemetery, about 11am. The male driver, 21, is currently working in Circular Head and was heading …

3 years ago

LGAT meeting

Update. Circular Head Council’s stance on land hand-backs was not supported by other councils in the state at the Local Government Association of Tasmania meeting last Wednesday. The council put forth a motion asking the state government not to proceed with land hand-backs or dual naming without consulting local communities first. Rationale included concerns of …

3 years ago

Projects to reduce violence against women

Grant. Community organisations can apply for federal government grants to help deliver projects that will reduce violence against women and their children. A total of $4 million is available nationwide under the Building Safe Communities for Women and their Children initiative to fund one-off projects to address domestic violence. Federal Member for Braddon Brett Whiteley …

3 years ago
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