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Hockey.

Indoor, outdoor on fire

Hockey. Smithton Hockey Club talents Tomas Coker, Henry Wright and Max Lester will draw on their experiences playing alongside national representatives as the season begins. Selected to compete at the Australian Indoor Championships in Goulburn, New South Wales earlier this year, Coker has returned with a new perspective on the game while Lester says he …

9 months ago 0

All Stars’ silver medal glory

Hockey. Circular Head All Stars starred throughout the Australian Masters Games late last month earning a silver medal. Featuring locals Craig Dwyer, Andrew Hine, Thornton Bergman, Nigel Kingston, Jason Berechree, Shaun Kingston, Elliott Mainwaring, Scott van Norden, Matthew Lester, Ben Grey, Darren Charles, former locals Michael Cute and Jason Lynch, as well as ring-ins Derrick …

1 year ago

Striving for state

Hockey. Following two premiership performances last month, Willem Dwyer and Brayden Hine continue to train hard. The pair claimed a Grand Final victory as part of team Heat in Circular Head Hockey Association’s Under 14 competition, defeating Scorchers 2-0 before competing against each other with the Circular Head Christian School and St Peter Chanel Catholic …

1 year ago
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Saints stuck in four-all stalemate

GNL. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints men continued their run of drawn games while unable to break a deadlock with Tamar Churinga on Saturday. In the final home game of the Greater Northern League season, Smithton entered the match as clear favourites however Tamar utilised speed and aggression to convert the first score. The …

1 year ago

Taking on new challenges

Tournament. Following a Greater Northern League Division Two debut this season, Smithton Hockey Club players Hugh Dwyer and Kiah House are preparing to represent the state in their field. The duo will join Tasmania’s Under 13 side at the Australian Hockey Championships in Perth, Western Australian from September 28 to October 8. Hugh, 13, will …

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

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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Even contest a frustrating result

GNL. With just one point separating the Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints from City Marians in the Greater Northern League, the stakes were high on Saturday. Following a round one draw in their first encounter, the Saints were eager to notch a victory during round 11 at McKenna Park. Smithton fired up early in the …

1 year ago

Irishtown, Tigers top round

CHHA. Irishtown displayed poise, finesse and vision during their encounter with Mustangs in round 14 of the Circular Head Hockey Association. As the Division Two clash ensued, Irishtown gained possession and moved into offence early however Mustangs’ fullbacks Melinda Gray and Tei Popowski kept the onslaught clear of goalkeeper Jodie Popowski. When a penalty stroke …

1 year ago

Canaries cross Tigers

CHHA. Round 15 of the Circular Head Hockey Association resulted in a weekend of upsets as Irishtown defeated Tigers and Mustangs won against Robins. Play began evenly as Mustangs and Robins took to the turf on Friday night. Mustangs’ Ali Dennison and Sonia Poke dictated as did Robins’ Lara Porteus-Smith and Brooke Smith at the …

1 year ago
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