The North-West Coast yet again took out the Launceston Show inter-association shield on Thursday.
The battle was decided over a six-leg relay with the victors – Josh Bakes, Andrew Kelly, Stephen Foster, Wes Foster, Peter Foster and Kody Steers – proving too strong for the North (second) and South (third).
In the individual events, Huonville brothers Will and Owen Lovell had a day out with Will winning the 250mm standing and the 300mm underhand handicap finals.
Owen claimed his maiden open title, the 275mm underhand handicap, and then secure the under-18 250mm standing handicap and 275mm events.
The South’s Kelly Oakley won the hot saw show championship in five seconds, Gowrie Park’s Steers prevailed in the the 300mm standing block and Stephen Foster was in his element to win the 325mm underhand.
The prestigious Dudley Eaves Memorial 375mm singled-handed sawing handicap was taken out by Deloraine youngster Daniel Gurr, while 81-year-old Launceston veteran Stan Sainty made good use of his handicap to win the 2500mm veteran’s standing handicap.
Burnie’s Bec Maine won the women’s 300mm single-handed sawing handicap and the Jack and Jill teams event.