Sport

Bats struggle

Youth was the redeeming factor in Goorambat’s second 100-plus-point loss of the new season.. The 15-129 loss at the hands of King Valley backed up from the opening round 223-29 defeat for the Bats at the hands of Milawa.. The Roos were

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 19 2018
Sport

Bandits win

The local baseball season has officially begun as round one of the North Eastern Baseball Association kicked off at Wangaratta during the weekend.. The Benalla Bandits faced Wangaratta Rangers Orange in the first match of the new season, with new

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 19 2018
Sport

A-grade endures tough contest

Benalla All Blacks sit ninth in the Ovens and King Netball League ladder after two consecutive losses in the opening rounds.. The club has won just four of its last 38 competitive matches in the league, a record that stretches back to 2016

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 18 2018
Sport

Test looms for Saints

The Benalla Saints are two wins without a loss in the Goulburn Valley League thanks to a team performance in horrid conditions.. Having convincingly beaten Seymour in the first round, the Saints held their own at Deakin Reserve against Shepparton

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Fraser Walker...
Apr 18 2018
Sport

Lighting Cup strong...

The Benalla Saints women’s side finished third in their pool at the NCWL Mass Nutrition Lightning Cup in Rochester on Sunday.. The pre-season tournament featured the Saints, who will begin the second ever Northern Country Women’s League

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 18 2018
Sport

Golf report

Benalla. The annual charity golf day for beyondblue, run by Kaitlyn Hocking, is being held on April 21.. It is a stableford event with a team combined section for $5.. The idea being to make as many pairs as you have money in your hand, with no

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 14 2018
Sport

Bowls report

Benalla. The Yackandandah team of P. Muller, B. Smith, I. Hobson and J. Holland won the BBC’s memorial day which has been running for 24 years.. Forty-six teams attended on Thursday, coming from all over north east Victoria, with four coming

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 14 2018
Sport

Plenty of positives

Goorambat has started the Ovens and King Netball League with a crushing defeat at the hands of Milawa.. Played away at Milawa Recreation Reserve, the Bats could not keep pace with last year’s premiers, losing 49-19.. Goorambat netball

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 14 2018
Sport

Fine form continues

Patrick Warner was among the goals in the Murray Bushrangers victory against the Geelong Falcons on Saturday.. In a hard-contested match, the Bushrangers came from not kicking a goal in the opening quarter to run out with a 16-point victory.. The

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 14 2018
Sport

Elliot to swim at championships

Fourteen-year-old swimmer Elliot McCallum will take part in his second state school swimming championships this month thanks to a generous grant from the Benalla Young Sportspersons Trust (BYST).. Benalla P-12 student Elliot, who was presented with

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 14 2018
Sport

Horror day for Bats

In a horror start to the season Goorambat was beaten by nearly 200 points, and lost four key players to injury.. ‘‘Have to say not much went right for us on the day,’’ a sombre Bats playing coach Shayne McKean said after the

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Fraser Walker...
Apr 13 2018
Sport

Double delight

Victoria’s leading jockey Linda Meech was again the star of the day at Thursday’s Benalla races, landing a double to help keep her at the head of the premiership table.. Her first winner was Social Secret in the $22000 McDonald’s

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 13 2018
Sport

Form key to success

The question on everyone’s lips in Benalla on Saturday was: where are the goals going to come from?. Following the departure of the club’s top goal kicker last year, Jarrod Bannister, to Therry Penola OB in the off season, the Saints

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Fraser Walker...
Apr 13 2018
Sport

Tigers excited for season opener

Benalla Hockey Club is looking forward to another season with many new faces in the black and orange.. Taking the field on Saturday with several of the club’s juniors trialling, and being selected, for representative teams in the Junior

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 12 2018
Sport

Benalla hosts championship

The North Eastern District Croquet Association held the 2018 Golf Croquet Singles Championship at Benalla recently.. A number of players from Benalla participated along with representatives from Wangaratta, Walla Walla, Beechworth, Twin City

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 12 2018
Sport

Season celebrated

Season celebrated. Recently Benalla Little Athletics Centre wrapped up the 2017/18 season with their annual presentation night celebrating efforts and achievements of all participating athletes.. The 2017/18 Athlete Of The Year went to Under-13

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 12 2018
Sport

Opportunity of a...

Racing on the country’s most prestigious track was not something Benalla’s Ellexandra Best expected she would do in her wildest dreams.. And yet last weekend it happened.. Ellexandra, 18, competed in the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6-Hour race

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 11 2018
Sport

Tough start

The Benalla Saints have a baptism of fire to start their season as the side plays two of the predicted top three teams, and the reigning premier.. Seymour, predicted to finish third, thumped a young Saints side at home on Saturday in a 26-53

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Fraser Walker...
Apr 11 2018
Sport

Saints crush Lions

The Benalla Saints have silenced pre-season critics after a crushing win over the Seymour Lions.. Saturday’s match, played at the Benalla Showgrounds, was dominated by the Saints from the outset, as they cruised to a 118-67 victory.. The

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Fraser Walker...
Apr 11 2018
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