Lucky 300 games

Milestone. Etching his name in Redpa Football Club history, Rocky Poke has become the third person to play 300 games. He joins Ross Hine and Dean “Dino” Nicholls in reaching the milestone, who collected 302 and 385 games respectively. Joining the club alongside brother Ken Poke in 1997, Rocky has held roles on the committee …

1 year ago

Canaries conquer Redlegs

CHFA. A season of large margins continued during round eight of the Circular Head Football Association on Saturday with Redpa and Scotchtown on the receiving end. An undermanned Redpa outfit travelled to meet with Irishtown where the home side took control of proceedings from the opening bounce. Booting two majors in the first quarter, Irishtown …

1 year ago

Teams tied at the top

CHFA. Round seven of the Circular Head Football Association saw two crowd pleasing matches on Saturday. Out at Redpa, it was an intense first half in which both teams were eager to get the win. Redpa were the first to falter, kicking an inaccurate 14 behinds which possibly cost them their maiden win. Rodney Franks, …

1 year ago
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Big wins, milestone moments

CHFA. Round four of Circular Head Football Association resulted in large margins within the Seniors games, with Irishtown earning a 75 point win and Forest Stanley claiming a 79 point victory. A tight opening quarter ensued between Irishtown and Scotchtown with the home side edging ahead by two points at the first break. Irishtown extended …

1 year ago

Get talking!

Redpa. Save Your Bacon will return to Redpa in two weeks’ time to continue the conversation on healthy living. The Rural Health Tasmania event focuses on the importance of talking to friends and family, and making healthy lifestyle choices. Following the success of last year’s roadshows, Save Your Bacon has returned to Circular Head thanks …

2 years ago

Two’s fun, four’s merry!

Family. Three-year-old twins, Frankie and Lila-Rae love to explore their grandparents’ farm at Redpa and one fine day in December the girls met some unusual friends. Haydn and Karalea Nicholls’ seven-year-old wiltshire dorper cross gave birth to the set of quadruplets on Thursday December 1, the very next day the twins came to play! Daughters …

2 years ago

Club’s innings continues

Launch. The Marrawah 50 and Over Cricket Club is celebrating four decades of memorable history this month by debuting a memoir four years in the making. The launch of 40 Not Out will take place at Redpa Recreation Centre on Sunday November 30, detailing the memories and statistics of a club that started from humble …

4 years ago
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Coaching trio confirmed

Football. The Smithton Football Club has finalised three of its five coaching positions ahead of the 2015 season, with a new face joining two seasoned Saints. Former Irishtown player Robbie Coates is the club’s newest addition, signing on to lead the recently restructured U/18 side following the appointments of Aaron Tuxworth (senior coach) and Dwayne …

4 years ago

Players see red

Transfers. Redpa Football Club has appointed two new coaches for next year in what continues to be a busy off-season for the Circular Head Football Association. Smithton Saints’ Chris Smith and Forest-Stanley’s Brandon Tonks will join the Redlegs’ coaching panel ahead of the 2015 season; Smith assisting new senior coach Zach Bransden while Tonks combines …

4 years ago

25 reasons to smile

Achievement. Football is a team sport, but Ashton Bransden’s haul of 25 goals against Trowutta-City on Saturday is an example of individual brilliance. The 20-year-old well and truly topped his previous season best of 11 goals against Scotchtown in round four, setting the bar high for others who might look to challenge the season record. …

4 years ago