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Third time’s a charm

Third time’s a charm

The Irishtown Canaries bucked their finals form slump on Saturday, following two years of Circular Head Cricket Association premiership disappointment.  Marrawah captain Shane Babcock won the toss and nominated to field, leaving Irishtown openers Joel Keep and Zaryn Monson to pad up. The boys in green and gold have finished atop the association ladder three years in a row, with a record...
New role for Joel

New role for Joel

SevenUp Youth Centre has a new face at the head. Twenty-two-year-old coordinator Joel Kay says he is excited by the new role and to be stepping up from assistant coordinator in previous years.  Five years of volunteering at the youth centre, coupled with experience gained through the Circular Head Youth Leaders has prepared Joel for the new venture.  “Being a leader was always a bit...
Underdogs devour Bulls

Underdogs devour Bulls

The Grand Final of Circular Head Cricket Association’s Tall Timbers Twenty20 Cup was a low scoring affair on a slow deck.  The Smithton Recreation Ground is looking luscious as a cool change starts the transition into footy season. Runs are looking increasingly hard to score and becoming more valuable on the long, slow grass. Marrawah won the toss and elected to bowl, backing in the hot...
Nursing ambitions

Nursing ambitions

Becoming a mum has set Kiara Thomas on a new study path. The Soroptimist International of Circular Head Scholarship recipient will begin a Bachelor of Nursing at the University of Tasmania this year.  Kiara moved to Circular Head two years ago, and welcomed son William into the world with husband Kane shortly after.  She has since dedicated her days to raising her little love, and...
Aiming sky high

Aiming sky high

Caleb Franks is the inaugural recipient of the Rotary Club of Smithton Bursary.  Presented at the Circular Head Celebration of Education event, the scholarship epitomises the club’s values of supporting education and growing local economies, Rotarian Ricky Tuck said at the presentation.  “We are all aware a good education has the power to change a life,” he says.  “Caleb’s...
Success on the horizon 

Success on the horizon 

Lewis Nicholls is this year’s recipient of the Mayor’s Education Fund bursary.  The 19-year-old accepted the scholarship at the Circular Head Celebration of Education event on February 1.  Growing up in Marrawah, Lewis attended Redpa Primary School and Smithton High School, then later Hellyer College in Burnie.  In 2017, Lewis achieved an outstanding ATAR of 98.5, placing him...

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