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Girls to kick off season on May 7

By Lauren Bordin.. After a long build-up, the region’s new women’s football league has a start date.. Sunday, May 7, will mark the opening round for the joint competition between Goulburn Valley and Bendigo teams named the Northern Country

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 26 2017
Sport

Junior footy concerns

Benalla Saints president Graham Pollard says the number of kids playing footy is dwindling and it is affecting the Saints’ youth teams.. He says the quality of the players is still there, but he has noticed a drop off in terms of registrations at

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Fraser Walker...
Apr 26 2017
Sport

Thomas Street Ladies racquetball

Round eight of the Thomas Street Ladies racquetball tournament was played last week with Yones again defeating Wilson.. Results. Yonex d Wilson 5/1. J MacGregor d L Bamford 2/0. W Lea l/t I Woodman 0/2. S Straughen d M Fowles 2/0. C James d S Stubbs

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Apr 26 2017
Sport

Under-13s start season well

Benalla Hockey Club teams got their seasons underway on the weekend with mixed results.. In the under-13 game the Sixes played a strong first game against Strikers in Shepparton on Saturday.. With three of the team never having played hockey before

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Apr 26 2017
Sport

Benalla bowls results

Benalla. The Benalla Bowls Club hosted the 60 and over North Eastern Bowlers Group Jack Edwards Memorial Day on Thursday.. The North Eastern Bowlers Group consists of 25 clubs from North Eastern Victoria and the border. The trophy was named after

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Apr 26 2017
Sport

Benalla golf results

Benalla. Benalla Golf Club hosted a stableford event last Wednesday in which more than 60 players participated.. The winner of A-Grade was Robin Close returning a score of 40pts with Rod Squires a close second on 38 pts c/b.. The winner of B-Grade

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Apr 26 2017
Sport

Panthers outclassed

The Benalla All Blacks were outplayed and outclassed away against Bright on Saturday, losing by 45 points.. Bright was always in control of the match, extending its lead each quarter, while frustrating the Panthers’ attackers and denying them

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Apr 26 2017
Sport

Bannister on target

The return of the Martyn brothers was overshadowed by new recruit Jarrod Bannister kicking nine goals against the Echuca Bombers on Saturday.. Co-captain Sam Martyn and brother James ran out at the Showgrounds on the weekend for the Saints, but

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Fraser Walker...
Apr 26 2017
Sport

Saints win a thriller

The Saints came marching in the final quarter to clinch a three-point win over Echuca on Saturday.. Benalla Saints netball snagged the see-sawing match where both sides were leading for sustained periods of time. But it was the Benalla Saints that

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Fraser Walker...
Apr 26 2017
Sport

Hotly contested bakery handicap

The Hume Veteran Cycling Club held the Yarrawonga Bakery Handicap race on Sunday.. The race was run over the distance of 52.5km on a mostly flat course travelling to the small hamlet of Wilby and return.. The G.V. Vets joined the Hume Vets together

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Apr 26 2017
Sport

Players never stop...

A-Grade. A-Grade struggled all through the court against Whorouly, and was unable to get into the rhythm from previous games.. To their credit, however, all the players never gave up and continued to fight to the end of the game.. Carli Hogan played

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Apr 26 2017
Sport

Super Saints dominate...

The Saints got their season off to the perfect start on Saturday with a comprehensive 62-point victory over Mooroopna.. The Saints travelled to last year’s wooden spoon holders’ home ground for the season opener, unsure of what Cats side they

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Fraser Walker...
Apr 19 2017
Sport

Panthers show spirit...

The Benalla All Blacks made it two wins from two, defeating last year’s flag winners Bonnie Doon.. The Panthers made the journey to Bonnie Doon Recreational Reserve on Good Friday for round two of the WAW Credit Union Cup in the Ovens and King

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Fraser Walker...
Apr 19 2017
Sport

Panthers go hungry again

The Benalla All Blacks could not keep up with the frenetic pace of Bonnie Doon’s netball side when the two clashed on Good Friday.. After the first quarter the Panthers and Bonnie Doon were at 12 a piece, but the longer the contest went on, the

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Fraser Walker...
Apr 19 2017
Sport

Avenel defeats Molyullah

The Gardens Tennis Club held its senior grand final day last week and saw Avenel come out as section one winners.. Avenel defeated a weaker Molyullah in the section one grand final, with Paul Robinson and Stuart Locke being awarded best on ground

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Apr 19 2017
Sport

Saints rue rushing late on

The Saints could not claw back Mooroopna’s six-point half-time lead in Saturday’s season-opening netball match.. Mooroopna defeated Benalla 42-33 at Mooroopna Recreational Reserve on Saturday in a tight match that only blew out in the final

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Fraser Walker...
Apr 19 2017
Sport

Looking for next win

The Benalla Croquet Club Monthly Championship is well under way.. Debbie Hazell was the winner for February, and Trish Rogash the winner for March.. This week Benalla played Wodonga in the second round of the North Eastern District Croquet

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Apr 19 2017
Sport

Taipans on mission

With only three rounds of the table tennis summer pennant competition left to be played, many teams are producing spectacular matches in a last-ditch effort to make the finals.. A-grade. In A-grade action last week, Taipans showed they are a force

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Apr 19 2017
Sport

Aussie reps in Benalla...

Up to six Australian representative cricketers will descend on Benalla on Saturday for a one-off match before their tour to England in July.. The Benalla Gardens will play host to an historic match organised by the Benalla Bushrangers, which will

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Fraser Walker...
Apr 19 2017
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