Blasting into T20

Cricket. A rumble of laughter and cheers echoed from the Smithton Recreation Ground on Friday as local students took part in the ‘Milo T20 Blast’. Circular Head primary schools gathered for the afternoon, taking part in the program designed to introduce students to the sport in a safe, fun environment whilst teaching them the basics …

3 years ago

Colts’ superb win

Cricket. A strong batting and bowling performance gave CH Cowbiz Colts a 141-run win over Ulverstone at the Stanley Recreation Ground on Sunday. Winning the toss and batting first, Sam Lewis (55) and Lewis Nicholls (41) put on an 87-run opening stand with Nicholls losing his wicket in the 18th over. Connor Smith (11) together …

3 years ago

Marrawah loses finals spot

CHCA. Round two of the Tall Timbers Tasmania Twenty20 competition provided spectators with big scores as Irishtown, TC Blues and Forest-Stanley recording victories on Saturday. In a much higher scoring weekend compared to round one, Irishtown held on in a close one to defeat Marrawah by just five runs; TC Blues chasing down Irishtown’s 167 …

3 years ago
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TC dominates

U16s. TC Blues and Irishtown will play off in the Tall Timbers U16s Grand Final after Irishtown beat Marrawah on the last ball of the match. In the first game of the day, Marrawah had a big win over Forest-Stanley. Forest-Stanley batted first and scored 4/79 with Kaleb O’Halloran (31 not out) and Jarred Jackson (18) …

3 years ago

Colts’ final replay

Cricket. At Wivenhoe on Sunday, CH Cowbiz Colts won their grand final replay and collected a bonus point along the way in their season opener. Burnie Hurricanes won the toss and elected to bat first and got off to a solid start to be 0/25 after 10 overs. Shaun Blake claimed the first wicket, clean …

3 years ago

McLaren takes on top job

CHCA. Circular Head Cricket Association announced on Monday night that Glen McLaren is the new president for the 2015/16 cricket season. “I see the president’s role is to improve communication and help build relationships between the clubs,” McLaren said. “[We need] to ensure strong pathways for young, local cricketers who want to go to higher …

3 years ago

Talks begin for future

Cricket. A number of local stakeholders came together for an open community meeting on Monday night to discuss future options for cricket in Circular Head. Organised by former Irishtown coach Sean Ryan, the possibility of creating a senior Circular Head representative team and the viability of a turf pitch were among the topics discussed with Cricket …

4 years ago
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A twist of pink

Charity. In mirroring a test-match spectacle, one local cricket club has thrown its support behind a national movement raising funds for breast cancer research. The Circular Head Cricket Association A-Grade clash between Trowutta-Combine and Irishtown will be bathed in a sea of pink on Sunday February 22, with proceeds in the lead-up and on the …

4 years ago

Down on their luck

CHCA. Irishtown continue to search for first points after a loss to Trowutta-Combine in round eight, while Forest-Stanley held on to resist a spirited Marrawah chase. Playing at home, the Shamrocks won the toss and batted first with an incomplete line-up of nine players to call on, posting a total of 108 after 26 overs …

4 years ago

Friendly contest delivers

Cricket. With the CHCA taking a break over the long weekend, Trowutta-Combine Cricket Club hosted a friendly fixture against the Circular Head RSL on Saturday. A concept in its eighth year, the relationship between the two sees the Smithton-based side hold their annual dinner at the RSL building and in return, RSL members take to the …

4 years ago