He’ll heal you

Faith. Local Christians have described a show of healing at ‘The Way’ in Smithton last Sunday night, as local girl Jacinta Tuffnell’s vision was restored. A baptism of four that was set to take place at the church turned into a service for 16, one of which was Jacinta: “I was brought up in a …

3 years ago

Spirit of Anzac lives on 

Remembrance. Circular Head will pause this Monday to reflect those who have served for Australia and New Zealand on the one-hundred-and-first anniversary of the initial landing at Gallipoli. As the sun rises in the east, the community will stand to hear the bugle ring out the Last Post followed by a minute’s silence during the …

3 years ago

Juniors step up

Experience. From Aussie Hoops to the senior league, Smithton Basketball Club is shaping their players for into successful sportsmen and women. A lack of experienced players in the Tall Timbers Smithton Saints senior squads has led the club to pull several junior players into the North West Basketball Union competition, so far with impressive results. …

3 years ago
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Start your engines

Motorsport. Circular Head residents were treated to a rare show of vehicles last week as the ‘Targa Tasmania’ competition raced through the region. Stanley residents were granted the longest look at the cars and a chance to meet the competitors of the motorsport, as they made a pit stop in the seaside village. Known as …

3 years ago

Changes to junior league

Juniors. The Circular Head Football Association has inaugurated changes to the underage league in a bid to provide a structured pathway for junior footballers. Shifting the grades from U/17s back to U/16s and from U/14s to U/13s, the association is hopeful this modification will prompt younger players to take up the game earlier. CHFA president …

3 years ago

Roster ready to rumble

CHFA. As clubs prepare for round one, the Circular Head Football Association is looking forward to another passionate season. Following the success of the annual preseason tournament, the ‘Lightning Premiership’ held under lights at the Smithton Recreation Ground earlier in the month, CHFA president Stuart Gale is looking forward to the 2016 season. “The CHFA …

3 years ago

Ready for action

GNL women. The Rocky Cape Tavern Saints experienced a challenging first round facing last year’s Greater Northern League runners up, Queechy Penguins on Saturday. The Saints took to the field with a relatively new line-up, keen to make an impression with their mix of experience and young talent in the fast-paced season opener. Following a …

3 years ago
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Queechy curse continues 

GNL men. The new-look Rocky Cape Tavern Saints took to the turf in the Greater Northern League Division One season opener at home on Saturday. With the opportunity to display their impressive off-season form, new uniforms and new team inclusions, the Saints lead a confident crusade against long-time rivals Queechy Penguins. Saints began the opening …

3 years ago

Giants’ three from three

NWFL. The Greenham Tasmania Circular Head Giants celebrated three from three on Saturday as the Seniors, Reserves and U/18s all recored victories over East Devonport at Girdlestone Park. Despite coach Aaron Tuxworth not entirely satisfied with the performance, the Seniors achieved a back-to-back win, crumpling their opponents by 28 points in round four. Tuxworth said …

3 years ago

Demons dominate Saints

NWBU. The Tall Timbers Smithton Saints women suffered a 53-point loss to their Latrobe Demons opponents on Tuesday night in front of a home crowd. The men also had a poor start, giving away 25 points in the first and 24 in the second to be down 14 points at the main break. Improving in …

3 years ago