Sport

Teams in final battle for glory

It all comes down to Friday night for Benalla’s best basketballers.. The first half of the preliminary finals were played at Benalla Indoor Recreation Centre on Monday, with strong performances from the under-14 Thunder, the under-16 Suns and the

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Fraser Walker...
Mar 22 2017
Sport

Saints women have a league

It is official — the Benalla Saints women’s team has a competition to play in this season.. The Saints are one of eight teams that will contest the MBCM Northern Country Women’s League, run in partnership by AFL regional commissions Goulburn

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Fraser Walker...
Mar 22 2017
Sport

Rising stars awarded

It was the young Bushrangers in the limelight last week during the Wangaratta and District Cricket Association junior awards night.. Vaughan Kirk, 16, scooped the top prize on the night — under-16 player of the year for the association.. It topped

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Fraser Walker...
Mar 22 2017
Sport

Hundreds of kids have a go

Hundreds of sports-mad kids converged on Churchill Reserve for the Tomorrow Today Foundation’s ‘‘Come and Try’’ day during the weekend.. Held on Saturday at the reserve, 16 clubs and hobby groups from Benalla and nearby towns held

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Fraser Walker...
Mar 22 2017
Sport

FCJ College...

FCJ College students competed in an inter-school round-robin tournament last week for tennis and soccer.. Tennis was held at the Benalla Lawn Tennis Club last Thursday.. FCJ was represented by three teams in the the Year 8 boys’ section — with

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Mar 22 2017
Sport

Ladies racquetball...

Round five of the Thomas Street Ladies racquetball was played last week. The season is building nicely towards the grand final on June 28.. Wilson d Yonex 4/2. L Bamford d J MacGregor 2/1. I Woodman d W Lea 2/0. M Fowles l/t S Straughen 1/2. S

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Mar 22 2017
Sport

Owls bounce back for a...

Owls overcame Possums in the table tennis last week. It was a hard-fought 3-2 victory for the Owls, who bounced back from last week’s defeat.. A-grade. A determined Owls unit edged out Possums for a gallant 3-2 victory. John Bajada was impressive

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Mar 22 2017
Sport

Hume Veterans Cycling Club - 20 years on

In March 1997, 18 cyclists took to a course starting and finishing in Tatong to mark the first race in the history of the Hume Veterans Cycling Club, with the winner scratch-man, Ray Jarratt.. Last weekend marked the club’s 20th anniversary and

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Mar 22 2017
Sport

Benalla golf: Ledger results

Benalla. Saturday’s golf saw 68 players compete in the Ledger qualifying round four-ball better par with the top four pairs qualifying.. Winners on the day were Damian Cassidy and Peter Rigby with a +10. Runner ups were Ted Thompson and Trevor

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Mar 22 2017
Sport

Tennis results

In section two of the Benalla and District Junior Tennis Club the Millman team are clinging onto a six point lead, clear of Nishikori.. RESULTS. Tomic 6 (33) d. Gavrilova 3 (27) - Best Player: Henry Hill. Millman 4 (35) d. Dellacqua 3 (29) - Best

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Mar 22 2017
Sport

Badminton results

Last week in the badminton, there was two close games between Muscat and Riesling, and Pinot and Merlot.. Muscat edged Riesling, but the other game was so close it came down to just a point. Pinot 131 defeated Merlot 130.. This was the last of the

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Mar 22 2017
News

Benalla Travel's...

With the promise of autumn sunshine and a relaxed carnival atmosphere, racegoers at this year’s Benalla Travel's Fashion in the Field are being encouraged to hit the racetrack in a casual but stylish look.. Celebrity stylist Lana Wilkinson said

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Benalla Ensign
Mar 22 2017
Sport

Best on the track

Fifteen year-old Zak Best knows his way around the race track, smashing records at more than 200km/h - yet he is too young to legally drive on the road.. Best recently signed to have AGI Sport as a sponsor to help him make the move from go-karting

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Fraser Walker...
Mar 15 2017
Sport

Bowls

Benalla Bowls Club. Benalla Bowls Club held the annual Symes Memorial Day competition during the weekend.. The club hosted teams from Euroa, Moira and Mansfield, and played matches in different formats across the day.. There were 72 players

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Mar 15 2017
Sport

Bushies go down fighting

The cricket season is over for the Benalla Bushrangers following losses from A and B-grade sides during the weekend.. Both teams lost the toss and were asked to bowl.. A-grade against Beechworth away and B-grade against Bright at the Benall

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Fraser Walker...
Mar 15 2017
Sport

Wallabies assert authority

Wallabies are leading the pack at the Benalla Table Tennis Club, thanks to another strong performance against Owls last week.. In a match worthy of a finals, Wallabies jumped to the top of the ladder with an impressive 4-1 victory over second-placed

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Mar 15 2017
Sport

Racquetball

Round four of the Thomas Street Ladies racquetball was played last week, with another strong performance from Stella.. Results. Stella d Wilson 5/1. K Freeman d L Bamford 2/1. B Ross l/t I Woodman 0/2. S Johnston d M Fowles 2/0. L McKay d S Stubbs

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Mar 15 2017
Sport

Celebrations start...

It was not in the clubhouse but on the 16th green that Benalla’s Wayne Hocking knew his team had won the Crothers Joinery Classic on Monday.. Hocking’s team-mate Tyson Booker, 15, sank his putt on the 16th, and team-mate Cam McMahen followed

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Fraser Walker...
Mar 15 2017
Sport

Golf

Benalla. The winners of the Crothers Joinery Classic were Wayne Hocking, Cam McMahen, Tyson Booker and Sean Young with a team score of 185 points over two days.. Monday’s winners were Mark Vorkapic, Bob Munro, Micheal Lawler and Paul Train with 95

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Mar 15 2017
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