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Launceston

(lôn`sĕstən, lŏn`–), city (2016 pop. 65,274), on Tasmania, SE Australia, where the North Esk and South Esk rivers join to form the Tamar estuary; founded 1806. Launceston is the second most populous city in Tasmania and the main port for trade with the Australian mainland. The principal exports are dairy products, flour, and lumber. There are woolen mills and aluminum works. The city has teacher-training and technical schools.

Launceston

 

a city and port in Australia, in Tasmania, on the Tamar River. Population, 62,500 (1970, including suburbs). Launceston is a railroad and a highway junction. It produces electrical equipment, bearings, woven and knitted textiles, processed foods, and woodwork.

Launceston

a city in Australia, the chief port of the island state of Tasmania on the Tamar River, 64 km (40 miles) from Bass Strait. Pop.: 68 443 (2001)
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Between 350 and 500 delegates from around Australia as well as some international delegates will gather in Launceston for what will be an exciting CONASTA 58.
After Stour allowed a three-man overlap for winger Marc Dibble to score, Roberts had a penalty success, No.8 Sam Hocking capitalised on a strike against a Stour scrum, and Launceston were 17-14 ahead by the 33rd minute.
2007 is the centennial year of Australia's oldest ocean race, The Rudder Cup, the Kidder Williams Melbourne to Launceston Race.
An inability to cross the try line again proved crucial as did a yellow card issued to Richard Brad-shaw when, after Orrell had been awarded a penalty for a Launceston player lying on the wrong side at a ruck, Bradshaw was pulled out for stamping.
That may have been partly due to Launceston having their centres, Steve Parry and Marc Sweeney, sin-binned at separate times in the first half, while Waterloo lost their substitute, Nijike Tchakoute, midway through the second.
The Launceston City Deal is already working to make Launceston one of Australias most liveable and innovative regional cities commitments build upon this important work.
Cov had to withstand a testing first 10 minutes, falling behind to a Mal Roberts penalty, and after playing their way into a deserved half-time lead of 28-13 they were hit by a Launceston whirlwind which threatened to undo all the previous good work.
Launceston opened the scoring with a Mal Roberts penalty on 10 minutes, but Cov moved in front with a try by centre Andy McGrory on his debut, which Lee Audis converted.
Tynedale still hold a game in hand over Launceston, who only have Cinderford left to play next weekend - but should the Cornish All Blacks win their home tie then they will rubber-stamp that fourth position finish.
A Northumbria Police spokesman, said: "At around 1.30pm on Wednesday, officers were called to a property on Launceston Close, Kingston Park, Newcastle, where suspected ammunition had been found.
London, December 30 (ANI): The Launceston Steam Railway in Cornwall, England, is displaying a distinctive car-train, created by modifying converting a vintage Model T Ford car to travel on a railway line.
Launceston regained the lead soon after the turnaround when full-back Mal Roberts won a kick and chase but Stour came back with Adam Billig racing in from 20 metres.