Heavens open, Saints rise

NWFL. Smithton’s two senior teams recorded their first win of the season against Burnie on Saturday, enduring strong winds and lashing rain under lights. The Greenham Tasmania Saints’ confidence-boosting win in the Seniors came despite a goalless final quarter and a Dockers onslaught, as players revelled in belting out the club song for the first …

4 years ago

Burnie beatable

NWFL. Greenham Tasmania Smithton Saints Seniors coach Aaron Tuxworth says this weekend’s night clash against Burnie is very much a “winnable game” to reinvigorate the club’s season. As both teams remain winless at the bottom of the ladder after five rounds of football, Tuxworth is looking for a breakthrough performance this Saturday night at Smithton …

4 years ago

Saints’ sombre night

NWFL. A late revival by the Greenham Tasmania Smithton Saints wasn’t enough as East Devonport inflicted a seven-point defeat to the senior side on Saturday. In a match that began with a moving minute’s silence under lights to commemorate Anzac Day, the home side could almost taste a first win in the air as they …

4 years ago

Cats too powerful

NWFL. Wynyard proved why they lead the league across all three divisions as the Greenham Tasmania Smithton Saints suffered defeats across the board on Saturday night. Playing in their first late game of the season away from home, the previously undefeated Saints’ U/18 side took to the ground first and suffered an early setback, conceding five …

4 years ago

Closing the gap

NWFL. The Greenham Tasmania Smithton Saints’ senior side suffered a second consecutive loss for the season, falling to Latrobe at home by 24 points on Saturday. But the result looked to be a massive improvement on last week’s 107-point opening defeat to Penguin, with the Saints unlucky not to take advantage of an early surge …

4 years ago

Accurate kicking not enough

NWFL. Greenham Tasmania Smithton Saints’ senior team were given a tough welcome to the 2015 season, going down to Penguin by 107 points at the weekend. While others kicked off their campaigns on Good Friday, Smithton’s first away fixture for the year fell on Saturday; the round’s other three matches a hard act to follow with …

4 years ago

Time to shine

Promotion. She’s always had a small connection to football, but now 17-year-old Tayla Woods is looking to immerse herself in the sport through an off-field role. The Burnie-born teenager will take on the challenge of club ambassador for the Greenham Tasmania Smithton Saints this season, following in the footsteps of past representatives Rebekah Gale (2014) …

4 years ago

New year, new horizons

Preview. An array of changes in the off-season has the Smithton Football Club looking at the upcoming year with fresh eyes and a positive mindset. While a number of experienced heads from last year’s senior line-up have departed, the club welcomes a mixture of fresh blood and familiar faces along with the expected elevation of …

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