2019 Benalla Ensign Sports Quiz

By Meg Saultry

After an action-packed year of sport in Benalla and District in 2019, test your knowledge with The Ensign’s sports quiz.

  1. Which team beat Benalla Saints in the final round of the GVL to stop them progressing through to the league finals?
  2. Goorambat’s Ben Reaburn celebrated a major milestone last year for games played at the club. Which milestone did he reach?
  3. Which Benalla All Black finished second in the Ovens & King League Best and Fairest count?
  4. Which former Benalla Saints player was announced as the club’s coach ahead of 2020?
  5. Which Saints netball player finished highest in the GVL’s Wellman Family Medal (B&F count)?
  6. Only one local netball team made finals in 2019. Which club was it and what grade were they?
  7. Which major equestrian event was announced to be hosted in Benalla in 2021?
  8. Benalla football export Becky Webster had a big year in the AFLW/VFLW system after being drafted to Geelong with pick seven in 2018. What position was Webster named in the VFLW Team of the Year?
  9. Benalla Breakers scored their first-ever win in the Country Basketball League in 2019. How many games did it take to reach this milestone?
  10. Who was named the inaugural captain of the Benalla Lady Breakers?
  11. How many youth female football players made the Murray Bushrangers under-18 and under-16 development squads ahead of 2020?
  12. Where did Benalla teen driver Zak Best finish in the 2019 Kuhmo Super3 Series Championship race?
  13. Which Benalla local sunk a hole in one at the BMW Golf Cup?
  14. Benalla’s Meagan Webster’s star continues to rise after a strong soccer season in 2019. Where did the junior talent travel to for the School Sport Australia Championship?
  15. Benalla’s B-Men hockey team made it all the way to the grand final but failed to make it a hat trick after winning in both 2017 and 2018. Who did the team lose to and what was the final score?
  16. Benalla rider Rob Adelberg won X-games gold again in 2019. How many gold medals does Adelberg have to his name now?
  17. Benalla AFL export Caleb Marchbank endured a season-ending injury in Carlton’s round 16 loss to Melbourne. What type of injury did he suffer?
  18. Supercar driver Scott McLaughlin took out both races at this year’s Winton SuperSprint before going on to win the overall championship at season’s end. How many races did McLaughlin win all up in 2019?
  19. Which former player was honoured at a Benalla Saints game after passing away in 2019?
  20. Who won this year’s Benalla Gold Cup?

Scroll down for the answers

Becky Webster
Zak Best


  1. Rochester
  2. 200
  3. Alistair Jacka
  4. Jake Pallpratt
  5. Bridget Hill
  6. Benalla All Blacks, B-grade
  7. Pony Club Australia National Championships
  8. Half back flank
  9. 16 games
  10. Loni McBay
  11. 11
  12. Fourth
  13. Wayne Hocking
  14. Echuca, 6-2
  15. Four
  16. Brisbane
  17. Neck injury
  18. 18
  19. Brett Cooper
  20. Hang Man