Locked competition

CHHA. In Saturday’s thrilling draw between Irishtown and Robins, Irishtown came out of the gates early with a goal through Emma Ling. Irishtown was all over a lack lustre Robins in the first half. Annabel Dixon dominated in the midfield, creating play and organising her young charges Tori Horton and Emma Ling.The injured Sammy Byard scored …

5 years ago

Hard-fought draw for Saints

GNL men. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints forced a gutsy 4-4 draw against City Marians last Saturday. In the opening minutes of the match the Saints found themselves having to play tight defensive hockey in an effort to keep the City forwards off the score sheet, but after a series of penalty corners the …

5 years ago

Tassie’s hockey goldmine

Hockey. Circular Head hockey continues to earn its bragging rights, by again delivering double figures this year as junior state team representatives. Matching the number of junior representatives in 2010 and 2011, and just shy of 2012’s 12, the impressive figure of 11 players illustrates the association’s dedication. Circular Head Hockey coach Ara Popowski said …

5 years ago

Robins and Tigers’ prowl

CHHA. Round 14 started with Robins defeating Mustangs 4-0 and Tigers taking the points against Irishtown 2-0. Mustangs were very forceful in the first 10 minutes, putting Robins on the back foot. Robins’ defence held firm and repelled many attacking moves, which set up their forwards to work the ball around the opposition to have two …

5 years ago

Saints struggle with outs

GNL Men. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints suffered a tough 3-0 loss to Tamar away in Launceston last Saturday. With five of the team’s starting lineup unavailable, the Saints called in Joel Hoffman and Thorton Bergman to bolster the Smithton lineup for what would be a season defining match. Early on in the match both sides …

5 years ago

Little Legend Caicie Keogh

Caicie Keogh. Nothing gets Caicie Keogh smiling like a good game of hockey. Except a good game a cricket. The 14-year-old loves being outside and amongst it and can’t imagine life without sport. She plays A Grade and reserve hockey for Irishtown; holds nine records for the Circular Head Little Athletics Club; plays for the North …

5 years ago

Saint’s draw 2-2

GNL men. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints had to settle for a draw against Launceston City, finishing the match with a 2-2 score line. The match started at a cracking pace with both sides playing end-to-end hockey and plenty of action all over the ground. The Saints transferred play successfully into attack, and Anthony …

6 years ago
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