Champs on the rise

Basketball. Two junior Saints teams travelled to Launceston at the weekend to compete in their respective divisions at the Basketball Tasmania State Tournament. Held at Elphin Sports Centre, an under-10 girls team and an under-11 boys side represented Smithton, playing three games on the first day of the competition against others from all over the state. …

3 years ago

Terrible two-points

NWBU. Both Tall Timbers Smithton Saints U/22 sides suffered two-point losses in their opening games of the season against Ulverstone on Tuesday night. The Saints women were first to play with the young team undermanned without vital players Hannah Jackson and Abby Cochran. However, the game began with good defensive pressure from the Saints, keeping …

3 years ago

Netting a challenge

Roster. For the past three years Circular Head Netball Association has entered a team into Burnie’s netball league and it’s sparking interest in more players. The grade five and six team is joined this year by two more teams: a grade seven and a grade nine and 10 team. Travelling to Burnie every Saturday, the …

3 years ago
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Finishing on a high

Hockey. The Rocky Cape Tavern Saints’ Div 3 Men have capped off another successful season with a 3-0 Grand Final win last Wednesday. Following an unexpected loss in the second semi-final after an undefeated season, the Saints were keen to take home the title, travelling to Devonport to take on West Devonport Green. Despite the …

3 years ago

A great day out

Social. What better way to spend your Saturday afternoon than in the sun playing a leisurely game of lawn bowls this summer. Smithton Bowls Club is encouraging the community to do just that, offering a taste of the sport at an Open Day at the green on Saturday and marking the start of a new …

3 years ago

Bowls champs

Win. Tasmanian Indoor Bias Bowls Association president Tom O’Rourke has returned home from Warrnambool with trophy in hand, where he competed to defend his title in the Presidents’ Competition at the National Titles. O’Rourke achieved back-to-back titles and is also boasting the achievements of the state team of bowlers who came second to Victoria in …

3 years ago

Galloping into holiday games

Equine. Circular Head Pony Club is hosting a two-day camp to kick off the school holidays next week. Following the winter break, the club is running the social event to provide members with an opportunity to brush up on their riding. Running from 10am to 3.30pm Monday and Tuesday and held at the Montagu/Mella Road …

3 years ago
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Road causing a rumble

Traffic. Ripple strips installed on the new Tarkine Drive are causing rumbles among some members of the public with calls for action to have them removed. Ripple, or rumble strips as they are sometimes called, create noise to alert drivers to the likelihood of animals nearby, and animals to the presence of vehicles. Circular Head …

3 years ago

Changes in new school year

Update. Smithton High School will be transformed into a construction zone next year with major development plans currently underway. After the completion of the new gymnasium earlier this year, the state government announced in June that an additional $7 million would be allocated to the school in the 2015/16 budget. The money will go towards …

3 years ago

Philmac Project water grants now open

Apply. Less than three weeks remain for community organisations across regional Tasmania to apply for cash grants as part of an initiative set up to say ‘thank you’ to rural Australia. The Philmac Project provides individual grants of up to $5000 to local organisations wanting to carry out water-related projects that benefit rural and regional …

3 years ago