Rampaging Red Legs

CHFA. Top sides Redpa and Irishtown were again dominant in round 11 of the Circular Head Football Association. On their home ground, Redpa kept the struggling Scotchtown Tigers goalless for the entire match. The winless Tigers were powerless against the ladder-leaders who continue to improve each week. Shane Roberts kicked a massvie 16 goals for …

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Mighty trip for Arnold siblings

Football. Footy fans Max, 9, and Isobel Arnold, 12, of Smithton have a big day planned this Saturday. The pair have secured a place on the 100-strong team of Tasmanian children to go to Aurora Stadium in Launceston, as part of the McDonald’s Mighty Tassie Footy Trip. The nine and eleven-year-old siblings will take part …

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Smithton draws against Penguin

NTFL. In one of the closest rounds the Northern Tasmanian Football League has ever seen, the Van Diemen’s Land Smithton Saints drew against Penguin, while both Latrobe and Ulverstone won their matches by one point. In their previous two encounters, the Saints were victors against Penguin by a combined total of 16 points. The two …

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Birda’s football fame

Footy. Smithton’s Tony ‘Birda’ Maguire never once thought he would be inducted into the Tasmanian Football Hall of Fame. But last Friday night that is exactly what happened. “It was a fantastic night,” Maguire said of the induction dinner at Wrest Point in Hobart. “It’s a real honour to be inducted.” Maguire was recognised as …

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Not luck for Irishtown

CHFA. Round ten of the Circular Head Football Association saw the top two teams go head-to-head while the battle for third spot remains open. Spectators were treated to a close one when Irishtown travelled to Redpa on Saturday. In a fast paced, intense match, the Red Legs finally prevailed by a solitary point. Redpa’s Steven …

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