Blooming friendships

Event. Like a flower, friendships can blossom in the unlikeliest of places, each as unique and cherished as the next. And Soroptimist International of Circular Head members will attest to that. The group will welcome women from all walks of life to an event in celebration of International Day of Friendship this Sunday. Rebecca Korpershoek, …

1 year ago

Div Two teams meet in double header

CHHA. Two rounds of the Circular Head Hockey Association season remain following the weekend’s Division Two double header. Round 17 began proceedings on Friday night when Mustangs and Irishtown met. As J’Quai Horton and Maddison Poke converted one goal each in the opening minutes, Irishtown secured the lead. Mustangs soon settled into the pace of …

1 year ago

Milk intake

MG. Murray Goulburn Co-Operative has reduced its predicted 2017-18 financial year milk intake to 2.3 billion litres. Despite a drop of 200 million litres from a predicted intake released in June, the reduction is not expected to impact on the previously announced farmgate milk price range of $5.20 to $5.50 per kilogram of milk solids. In …

1 year ago
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Thrilling home game affair

NWFL. The Greenham Tasmania Circular Head Giants out-classed their East Devonport opponents during the North West Football League on Saturday. The Giants impressed spectators at their home ground as they made their way to a 117 point victory. Following large margin defeats in the previous two rounds, Circular Head was eager for a chance at …

1 year ago

Making of a milestone

Achievement. Tigers Hockey Club players Gina Jackson and Camilla Woolley are sharing in a milestone moment. After Jackson reached 300 games with the club on Saturday, Woolley will mark the same achievement this weekend. Joining the club in 2006, Jackson hasn’t missed a season since, while Woolley’s playing career spans more than two decades. Both …

1 year ago

Timber post talks

Meeting. An issue remains for Circular Head Council following recurring enquiries. During councillor question time at the June monthly meeting, Councillor Betty Kay enquired whether timber posts placed alongside the road between Arthur River and Temma adhered to Australian standards. She noted the posts were installed close to the road’s shoulder and some were now …

1 year ago

Popowski brothers’ proud moment

Tournament. Smithton Hockey Club players, and brothers, Keegan and Eddie Popowski have returned from national competition stronger. The pair played side by side at the Australian Hockey Championships in Wollongong, New South Wales last week (Friday July 7 to 14). While it is not the first time the brothers have taken to the turf together, …

1 year ago
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Elliott appointed coach

Leadership. Reigning Baldock Medalist Matt Elliott will coach the Circular Head Giants in the North West Football League next season. Elliott replaces Aaron Tuxworth who will take a back seat in leadership but remain a key player, citing changing work and family commitments for the decision. Joining the Smithton Football Club in 2010, Elliott debuted in …

1 year ago

Tigers dominate

CHHA. Tigers have dominated both divisions during round 16 of the Circular Head Hockey Association season. Robins and Irishtown began the round’s proceedings at a slow pace as both teams struggled to gain and hold onto possession. Irishtown slowly began to kick into gear, led by Demi Littlejohn in the forwardline and Georgie Finch in …

1 year ago

Lucky 300 games

Milestone. Etching his name in Redpa Football Club history, Rocky Poke has become the third person to play 300 games. He joins Ross Hine and Dean “Dino” Nicholls in reaching the milestone, who collected 302 and 385 games respectively. Joining the club alongside brother Ken Poke in 1997, Rocky has held roles on the committee …

1 year ago