Sport

Respectable fifth

Goulburn Region competed in the 52nd annual Inter-Regional Championships, which was held at Warrnambool on January 4, 5 and 6.. Many Benalla residents represented the regional side, which ended up finishing a respectable fifth this year, out of 11

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 19 2018
Sport

Johnson has high hopes for Saints

The new Benalla Saints president aims to see the club become an integral part of the community.. Lloyd Johnson was named the new club president on December11 at the Saints annual general meeting, after having been involved with junior football in

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Fraser Walker...
Jan 18 2018
Sport

Still searching

The Goulburn Valley Netball League starts in just over 11 weeks — but the Benalla Saints are still yet to appoint A and B-grade coaches.. But the new president of the club insists no-one is panicking yet.. Saints president Lloyd Johnson, who

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Fraser Walker...
Jan 18 2018
Sport

Get the hits started

The 2018 squash season in Benalla is starting up soon and Benalla Squash Club is hosting four evenings of free squash over two weeks in early February to get the hits started.. It is a great opportunity to try the game if you have been wondering

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 18 2018
Sport

Wang Blue defeats Gold

After a successful North East Junior Country Week with Wangaratta Blue, Benalla’s Jasper DeFazio was selected for the JCW team of the week.. Jasper competed in the under-14s competition, which beat fellow Benalla player Jack Fullager’s

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 17 2018
Sport

Results in Benalla’s...

Benalla has gone 13-points clear at the top of the Ovens and Murray Bowls weekend pennant after a convincing win over Yarrawonga away.. Played at the Yarrawonga green, Benalla’s A1 side put the hosts to the sword, winning three of four

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 17 2018
Sport

New chair looking to...

New Ovens and Murray League chairman David Sinclair is hoping to strengthen the relationship between his competition and Goulburn Valley League.. Sinclair, a Shepparton product and former Shepparton East president, is keen to see the two

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 17 2018
Sport

Benalla bowls report

Benalla. The Benalla Bowls Club has been quiet during the Christmas season, but started up again on Saturday.. Saturday’s open social bowls saw 20 players brave the heat in two games of 10 ends of three-bowl pairs.. Winners on the day were L

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 12 2018
Sport

Benalla golf report

Benalla. Benalla Golf Club had an early round on Saturday in an attempt to avoid the heat.. The club still had a good turnout, with 57 players competing.. Michael Levy topped the points charts with 44 in B-grade, while Brett Warnock won A-grade on

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 11 2018
Sport

Cricket legends in Euroa

Not many boasting a knighthood have graced the streets of the region.. But Sir Ian Botham will join Dean Jones for a sportsman’s night at Euroa Cricket Club next month.. Jones was responsible for securing the legendary English all-rounder for

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 11 2018
Sport

Benalla boys do us...

Two young Benalla cricketing superstars are set to shine brightly for the Northern Knights in the Cricket Victoria State Championships.. Benalla Bushrangers Vaughan Kirk, 17, and Jack Fullager, 13, have been selected for the under-18 and under-14

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 11 2018
Sport

Judy wins

Benalla Croquet Club rounded off a successful 2017 with monthly club championships held in November and December.. The format of the championship has been a successful one for the club and has attracted many new members throughout the year.. The

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 10 2018
Sport

Saker declared champion

Benalla’s cricketing veteran Trevor Saker has been recognised as Victoria’s Specsavers Community Cricket Champion, acknowledging his incredible efforts in making cricket great in the local area.. Saker has been involved in the sport for

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 10 2018
Sport

Players praised for efforts on the field

The Wangaratta and District Cricket Association’s junior co-ordinator has given high praise to Benalla’s youngsters competing in the Junior Country Week Carnival.. Seven Bushies are currently representing Benalla in country week, from

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Fraser Walker...
Jan 10 2018
Sport

Sportsmen’s gala looms 1967

On Saturday, February 10, in Benalla’s Chiswell Pavilion, the 1967 winner of the Benalla Ensign-Heinz sporting Award will be announced.. No fewer than 48 weekly winners will be eligible to compete for this coveted honour.. Included in the list

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 04 2018
Sport

The year that was in sport

JULY. July 5: Benalla Saints snatched defeat from the jaws of victory in a five-point loss to Euroa at home on the weekend.. July 12: An in-form Jack Ellis and Riley Moran led Benalla All Blacks to their 11th victory of the season on Saturday.. July

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 04 2018
Sport

Golf report

Benalla. Saturday was Stableford with 66 players.. In A-Grade Barry Wright was successful with 42 points followed by Michael Donehue on 41 points.. B-Grade saw Brendon Fear win with 43 points from Ken Dosser on 41 points.. C-Grade was won by Ben

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 03 2018
Sport

Juniors strut their...

Seven up and coming Benalla cricketers will test their mettle alongside the WDCA’s finest youngsters next week.. The annual Wangaratta and District Cricket Association Junior Country Week Carnival starts next week and will see several

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 03 2018
Sport

Squad hopes

Benalla footy boys Patrick Warner and Mark Marriott hope to create a spot for themselves in the 2018 Murray Bushrangers TAC Cup squad.. But it won’t be easy — they are two of 100 footy fanatics hoping to make the cut for the

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Fraser Walker...
Jan 03 2018
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