Moonie makes milestone

Commitment. A stalwart of the club, Michael ‘Moonie’ Ollington made Smithton Football Club history on Saturday reaching 400 games.  The first to do so in the club, Ollington ran out in front of a home crowd in the Reserves in round 16 of the North West Football League to tackle former club Penguin.  Joining the …

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Haywood’s milestone moment

Career. For Tigers Hockey Club president Mel Haywood, the first round of Circular Head Hockey Association was more than just another season opener. After more than 25 years with the club, Haywood reached her 400 game milestone on Saturday during her side’s Division Two clash with Irishtown. “I’m very proud to be a member of …

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A stellar 25 years 

Milestone. A quarter of a century after joining the Smithton Hockey Club, Sonia Poke has played 400 club games. The inside-forward reached the milestone in Launceston on Saturday during the Saints’ Greater Northern League round 15 clash with South Launceston. “My 400th game seemed a long time coming,” Poke says of the milestone. “I was …

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Mates reach milestone

Hockey. To reach a 400-game milestone is an achievement in itself but to do it alongside your teammate and lifelong friend is extra memorable. Smithton Hockey Club’s Nigel Kingston and Thornton Bergman achieved this during the Greater Northern League’s round 12 Division One clash against City Marians in Smithton on Saturday. “It was nice to …

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Dodd reaches 400 games

Hockey. In just over 20 years, Melissa “Bugsy” Dodd has clocked up 400 games with Tigers Hockey Club, a milestone she reached on Saturday. A budding young player, Dodd’s early memories of the sport include playing on grass field against Grade 5 boys when she was in Kinder. At just 11 years old, she followed …

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