Girls’ got talent

Competition. Despite a washed-out game and a fire alarm preventing the finish of an indoor game, sisters Hannah and Bridget Watling and Caicie and Kaylah Keogh thoroughly enjoyed their time at the Cricket Tasmania’s ‘Emerging Tigers Intrastate Cup’. Representing the North West Lightning Under 14 girls, the young players were stoked to meet former Australian …

3 years ago

Local players emerge as state’s best 

Tournament. Throughout January several of Circular Head Cricket Association’s juniors have represented the region in the Cricket Tasmania ‘Emerging Tigers Intrastate Cup’ held across the state. Playing in the North-West Lightning side were Jake Russell and Logan Smith in the Under 14s, Ben Spinks, Kaleb O’Halloran and Samuel Lewis in the U/15s and Isaac Perry …

3 years ago

Saints take on Force

NWBU. The Australia Defence Force (ADF) basketball team was in town last week, challenging the Tall Timbers Smithton Saints to a friendly match. The ADF met the next generation of basketballers at Smithton High School’s gymnasium on Wednesday afternoon to share their tips of the trade and host a training clinic before facing the Saints …

3 years ago
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Cricket fundraiser at FS

Friendly. Devonport-based company Rapid Supply will hold a charity cricket match at Forest Stanley Recreation Ground on Saturday (February 13), raising funds for a Devonport family who have a sick child. The company has ties to Circular Head through its clients and the friendly Twenty20 game will see those familiar faces on the field. Forest …

3 years ago

Samuel’s smooth century

Colts. Samuel Lewis scored his first ton as Circular Head Cowbiz Colts scored a massive 6/367. Playing Wynyard at home, CH won the toss and batted first. Lewis (114) and Lewis Nicholls (56) had a great opening partnership of 192 scoring at 7.5 runs per over. All Wynyard bowlers suffered as Lewis played shots to …

3 years ago

TC Blues, Bulls’ big batting 

U/16s. In the Circular Head Cricket Association’s Under 16s competition on Saturday, TC Blues batted Irishtown completely out of the game at Forest posting eight for 311. Isaac Perry returned from A Grade to score an impressive 87 not out and was well supported by Lochie Blakemore (57no), Samuel Muller (48) and Eli Huisman (32), …

3 years ago

TC Blues book finals berth

CHCA. Round 11 of the Circular Head Cricket Association A Grade competition saw the TC Blues defeat Marrawah and book themselves a spot in the finals, whilst Forest Stanley got the better of Marrawah. In an upset victory TC Blues were asked to bowl first, the Irishtown skipper likely regretting that decision when the top …

3 years ago
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Revell’s a big catch in NT

Cricket. Irishtown Cricket Club’s A Grade coach Ben Revell has joined Tasmania’s State Indigenous team, travelling to the Northern Territory to compete in the ‘National Indigenous Cricket Championships’. The 22-year-old all-rounder heard of the opportunity the day before selections were held in Latrobe in November and decided to “give it a go”. Feeling nervous, Revell …

3 years ago

April’s new season

NWBU. Fresh from arriving in Tasmania on Monday, Tall Timbers Smithton Saints’ newest import April Perry’s week has been non-stop. Following her arrival, Perry’s first training session with her new team was on Tuesday, followed by a social game against the Australia Defence Force (ADF) basketball team on Wednesday, another training on Thursday, a rest …

3 years ago

Jacqui’s jacket

Auction. Going once, going twice . . . sold to the highest bidder! This is the scenario that Emmerton Park employees and residents hope plays out when Senator Jacqui Lambie’s jacket is put up for auction today (Thursday February 11). Proceeds will go towards the construction of an extended special needs area at the Smithton …

3 years ago