13 Apr

Taverners & KSport Programs Help Families Have Fun – Peter Newlinds Reports

On the first Saturday morning of every month for the past four years… Jo Kellam and her two children, Damien and Chloe arrive at Zone Bowling at Moonah with a bounce in their step. The lights are dimmed, hip music is playing through the speakers and there’s the unmistakable and distinctive sound of a bowling ball rolling down the lane and crashing into the pins, sometimes for a strike (ten in one go). It’s kid heaven and a lot of fun. This routine...

06 Apr

2019 Tavs Tas Spirit of Cricket Award Winners & Reflections

The Tavs Tas Spirit of Cricket Award presentations are always full of celebration and reflection. To play the game ‘hard but fair’ is a guiding principle that unites all in cricket – at all levels. For the Tavs to recognise the best and fairest in the four major Associations is one we have great pride and commitment in fulfilling. Below are the winners of each Association in the 2018/19 season. Launceston Cricket Club (Cricket North) Alistair Taylor Captain and Coach, Robert Bilyk and...

16 Dec

Tavs Charity Days at Adelaide Test – Report and reflections

Taverners Charity Days at Adelaide Test Sunny and Andi Drury travel over to participate in and capture the experience. Here’s their report and reflections. Day 1 – Introduction to the week ahead         Today was day 1 of Adelaide Test, where Andi and I worked with the dedicated team collecting public donations for inclusion sport initiatives. Taverners Aust. proudly launched the Sporting Chance Fund, along with a refreshed brand to attract mainstream attention and support. There’s much to do, but together we can male lasting,...

01 Dec

Paraquad and Tavs Tas Strike The Perfect Partnership

Tenpin bowling with friends, the perfect pre-xmas gift. Saturday, December 1, 2018 – Anne Nalder, Tavs Tas Board Member, has a day out with the wheelchair tenpin bowling crew at the Moonah Bowl, Hobart. The pre-xmas get-together saw wheelchair bowlers being coached and encouraged to play with friends and family as a fantastic way to enjoy physical and social interaction. It’s all about fun!                 Earlier in the year… During June 2018, we have been busy building partnerships and we’re pleased to announce...

25 Nov

Tavs Tas Inclusion Shield – Nth-Sth Challenge Match 1 Report

The inaugural Tavs Tas Inclusion Shield – Nth-Sth Challenge was a huge success!           Tavs Tas, through our Inclusive Community Fund,™ and in collaboration with New Horizons and Special Olympics, proudly presented the inaugural TTiS Nth-Sth Challenge on Sunday 25th November, 2018. The first TTiS was a wash-out, but thanks to Mark Divin at the High Performance Cricket Centre, the game was played indoors.     Talented players from the Nth and Sth of the State came together to mark the first of a new style...

17 Nov

Adam Gilchrist Q&A – Spirit of Cricket & Sporting Chance Awards Event

Walk the walk – talk the talk! On Sunday November 11, 2018, Tavs Tas presented the Adam Gilchrist Q&A – Spirit of Cricket and Sporting Chance Awards Event at Bellerive Yacht Club. The packed room was entertained by so many inspiring guests and Award winners who both informed and delighted the crowd. All had truly inspirational stories and committed passion for inclusive sport – sharing insights to how they’ve experienced how Cricket builds confidence and skills, that in-turn help then to reach their...

03 Oct

Zoe’s back with new lighter bat

Zoe Lowry 2017 Junior Taverner ready to play with a new lighter bat! The Tavs Tasmania branch is thrilled to hand over a new bat for Zoe. The new lighter bat was loved as soon as Zoe picked it up.  Feature photo: Robert Bilyk ( left ) Chairman of the Tavs Tasmania branch describes Zoe as having a “lovely family and admirable girl, very worthy of our support.”           Photo above left: Paul Sheahan Ambassador Tavs Tasmania and Zoe Lowry Photo above right: Cath...

27 Jun

Barassi ‘LTT 31st Birthday’ Frame Winner!

The lucky winner of the Barassi ‘LTT 31st Birthday’ frame is: PAUL NILON All those who took up Tavs Tas Membership during the last year went into the draw to win. Thanks to our Legend Ambassador Ron Barassi for his past and continued support of Tavs Tas and our endeavors. Main photo: presenting the frame is Robert Bilyk, Chair Tavs Tas, to the proud winner Paul Nilon. Pictured here, Olwyn and Paul Nilon, the worthy recipients – just for taking out Tavs Tas Membership. Congrats!

05 May

A Mother’s Day Gift That Entertains & Changes Lives

Pre-order for Mum and support Tavs Tas causes as well. Give Mum an Entertainment Membership this Mother’s Day and she can enjoy more than 12 months of valuable dining, shopping and travel offers! Digital and printed book Memberships are available now. Just add a card and Mum will love receiving either Memberships she can use to discount the cost of some of the best food and experience based offerings you can imagine.