Sport

Panthers dish out thrashing

The Benalla All Blacks were merciless in demonstrating the vast chasm between top and bottom sides in the Ovens and King Football League.. The Panthers put 183 points on lowly North Wangaratta, while conceding no majors and just two behinds in the

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Fraser Walker...
Jul 22 2017
Sport

Key Saints step up in wins

The Saints have won two matches on the trot thanks to central players stepping up at crucial times.. Benalla breezed past Echuca 43-32 in what could prove to be a vital four pointer for the Saints.. With five matches now remaining in the Goulburn

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Fraser Walker...
Jul 22 2017
Sport

Plummer’s hard work pays off

Mansfield’s Anthony Plummer, put in another great performance to take out this year’s running of the Life Members Handicap.. The race, set up to say thank you to the club’s life members a couple of years ago started in Benalla in

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Benalla Ensign
Jul 22 2017
Sport

Taipans win

Taipans recorded their maiden victory of the season last week in the Benalla Table Tennis Club’s winter domestic competition.. A-grade has been tough thus far for Taipans, but with a gutsy 3-2 victory over Echidnas, got their first points of

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Benalla Ensign
Jul 21 2017
Sport

Saints solidify fourth

The Saints fought hard to win away at Echuca on Saturday, pushing them one step closer to finals footy.. A close-run 13-point win for the Benalla side sees them solidify fourth spot in the Goulburn Valley Football League, and go eight points clear

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Fraser Walker...
Jul 21 2017
Sport

Outright win celebrated

Benalla’s Ellex Best and teammate Michael Gray won their class at the recent Australian Production Cars third round.. The third round in the championship saw four one hour-long races held at Sydney Motorsport Park, over a weekend recently

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Benalla Ensign
Jul 21 2017
Sport

Kirk relishes program

Benalla Bushrangers and Northern Knights all-rounder Vaughan Kirk was called up to partake in a Cricket Victoria program for promising youngsters recently.. Kirk, 16, was selected for the Diamonds in the Bush training program, held in Albury earlier

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Fraser Walker...
Jul 21 2017
Sport

Benalla United bounces back after shock loss

Benalla United has bounced back after a surprise loss to beat Snow Road Saints.. Held at City Oval on Saturday, the Saints began the stronger side, but missed straightforward opportunities on goal, allowing United back into the match.. United made

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Benalla Ensign
Jul 21 2017
Sport

B-women fly flag for Benalla

Benalla Hockey Club’s B-women’s side recorded a 4-1 victory over Strikers on Saturday.. In a tight game, the Tigers broke away in the second half to take all four competition points.. Benalla dominated the play, with centre-half Mel

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Benalla Ensign
Jul 20 2017
Sport

In-form Saints face true test

Benalla Saints’ women’s team is one win away from hosting a home final after defeating Mooroopna by 35 points at the Benalla Showgrounds on Sunday.. After an even first quarter, the Saints kicked six goals to two in the final three

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Benalla Ensign
Jul 20 2017
Sport

Goorambat delivers

Goorambat’s top side did the business against Moyhu on Saturday, recording its sixth win of the season.. Travelling away to 10th-placed Moyhu, the Bats needed to win to stay in the top six.. The Bats led at each quarter, with Brittany Button

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Benalla Ensign
Jul 19 2017
Sport

Cromie contributes

Benalla’s Tyson Cromie, 14, helped beat the Tasmanian under-18 bowls team recently as he competed for the state.. Tyson contributed to Victoria’s first win over Tasmania in the past three years, and by all accounts played exceedingly

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Fraser Walker...
Jul 19 2017
Sport

Score caps slammed

Riddell District Football League’s decision to enforce a mercy rule for scoring in youth grades has been met with criticism locally.. The league decided in May to cap scoring in the under-12 to 16 grades to avoid heavy defeats and keep juniors

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Fraser Walker...
Jul 19 2017
Sport

Hide scores grant

Up and coming basketballer Oscar Hide (pictured) has received a $1000 grant from the Benalla Young Sportspersons Trust to further his sporting career.. As well as being a part of the Benalla Basketball Association, Oscar also plays for the

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Benalla Ensign
Jul 15 2017
Sport

Heading to Gold Coast

The Benalla Young Sportspersons Trust alongside Benalla Saints Football Netball Club are jointly supporting local footballers Josh Jose and Tyreece Rhodes-Orton at the AFL National Inclusion Carnival.. The tournament, to be played on the Gold Coast

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Benalla Ensign
Jul 15 2017
Sport

Rosellas flying high

Benalla. A-grade. Rosellas have continued their fine form in the Benalla Table Tennis Club’s domestic competition.. A magnificent performance enabled the in-form Rosellas to move another step up the competition ladder when they convincingly

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Benalla Ensign
Jul 15 2017
Sport

Bats bounce back to win

Goorambat has bounced back after last week’s 148-point thrashing to overcome King Valley.. It was a crucial game to win for the Bats after losing the last two rounds. With injuries to both sides it made for an even contest.. The second quarter

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Benalla Ensign
Jul 14 2017
Sport

Dowe in state champs

Benalla Hockey Club’s Evan Dowe travelled to Melbourne last week to compete in the Junior State Hockey Championships.. Hockey Victoria hosted the Junior State Championships last week with 10 representative teams competing at the State

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Benalla Ensign
Jul 14 2017
Sport

A spectacular win

The Saints bounced back from a disappointing loss in round 11 to overcome the Mooroopna Cats at home by two goals.. A hip injury to Mooroopna teenager Paigan Impey in the third quarter saw an ambulance called and the game stopped for about 15

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Fraser Walker...
Jul 14 2017
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