Fours, pairs competition awaits

Bowls. Smithton Bowls Club will soon be abuzz with its annual long-weekend tournaments. The A1 Essential Cleaners Mixed Fours will be held on Saturday before the Circular Head Earthmoving Solutions Mixed Pairs tournament takes place on Sunday. The club will look to improve on the games of previous weeks throughout the annual competition after Smithton …

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Winning streak continues

Bowls. The Smithton Bowls Club ladies were outclassed by their country cousins Wynyard late last month. Smithton were defeated by Wynyard in all bar one rink where Karen Neilson’s side gained a draw. The Division Three women also put in a gallant effort as Joy Auld sealed the team’s only victory, winning 19 to 11 …

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Smithton strives for victory

Bowls. As the Bowls North West season continues into a new year, Smithton Bowls Club sides are making an impact in the competition. Earlier this month, the Division One ladies team defeated Port Sorell in an away match in what was a great effort by all. Meanwhile, the undermanned Division Three side fought gallantly against …

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Improvement, teamwork continues

Bowls. Smithton Bowls Club finished the first half of the season last month, continuing to compete competitively. Division Two shared the points with Devonport Eagles after inclement weather impacted proceedings on Saturday December 2 while Division Five continued a winning streak over Penguin where Tom O’Halloran, Ian Morice, Joe Ennis and Max Holden played exceptionally well …

9 months ago 0

Smithton’s championship showing

Bowls. The Smithton Bowls Club Division Five side travelled to Railton last Saturday to consolidate their third position on the ladder, 20 points clear of fourth place. Throughout the Bowls North West encounter, Kevin Stanley’s rink of John Stronach, Garry Reddick and Ray Blazely made an impression on opponents with strong performances. Meanwhile, in Smithton …

9 months ago 0

Close comp

Bowls. Both Smithton Bowls Club ladies sides were defeated by Wynyard during Bowls North West proceedings on home turf last week. Following the two Thursday games, the temptation of a barbecue encouraged many to join the men’s pennant practice. On Saturday, Division Two men hosted South Burnie in Smithton. While the weather tormented players throughout the …

10 months ago 0

Strong state, national performances

Bowls. The Australian Indoor Bias Bowls Championships featured strong performances from Circular Head players recently. Held in Devonport from Sunday August 20 to Saturday August 26, Circular Head Indoor Bias Bowls Association members Tom O’Rourke, Dick Huisman, Eli Huisman and Holly Huisman were selected to represent at the annual competition. Following her runner-up performance in the …

1 year ago
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Eli’s bowling ability

Bowls. Eli Huisman will represent Tasmania at the Australian Indoor Bias Bowls Council’s National Championships in Shellharbour, New South Wales next month after securing runner-up at the state junior titles earlier this year. The 14-year-old is competing in his third season with the Circular Head Indoor Bias Bowls Association, alongside older brother Nicholas and father …

2 years ago

A change in tempo

Recreation. Young Jacob Carter enjoys the action of racing and the idle tempo of lawn bowls. After discovering the sport 12 months ago, if the 14-year-old can’t be found on a dirt race track he will be on the lawn bowls green in Smithton. An invitation from Roger Carter Mechanical worker Neville Foggo to fill …

3 years ago

Open to young, old

Bowls. Smithton Bowls Club is encouraging new players to come along and learn a thing or two from a master of the sport this weekend. The green will be open to the public from 10.30am on Sunday November 15, with long-time player and club Life Member Arnold ‘Screwy’ Lane on hand to teach prospective players …

3 years ago
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