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Positions vacant: National Selector

Softball Australia is seeking to appoint National Selectors for 2018/19 for both the women and men’s programs. Position Description – Women’s Program Position Description – Men’s Program Click here for

Posted in High Performance, More News on September 18th, 2018

Aussie Spirit team selected for Japan Cup

The Australian Open Women’s team for the 2018 Japan Cup has been announced today. The 16-player Aussie Spirit team will depart Australia on 27th October and return on 5th November.

Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on September 17th, 2018

Position vacant: Head Coach, Australian Open Women’s Team

The Aussie Spirit are on the lookout for a Head Coach to guide them into an all-important 2019 where the team will be preparing to qualify for the 2020 Olympic

Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on September 14th, 2018

Softball and study a good mix for Whitefield

Tamieka Whitefield

As if studying for a university degree isn’t hard enough, Tamieka Whitefield has been doing it from the other side of the world while also representing her country at softball.

Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on September 5th, 2018

Godfrey rises to the biggest challenges

Leigh Godfrey

The Aussie Spirit faced some edge-of-the-seat moments during the recent World Championship in Chiba, Japan. But perhaps the biggest moment of all was the final play of the playoff game

Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on August 31st, 2018

Workhorse Parnaby keeps on going

Kaia Parnaby

Few Australian sportspeople have spent as much time travelling as Kaia Parnaby has done this year. From Australia to Japan, over the the USA, back to Japan, back to Australia

Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on August 28th, 2018

Warwick shines with bat and glove

Clare Warwick

High-quality shortstops are worth their place in any team if their defence is good enough. If they can hit, that’s a bonus. And if they can do both, they are

Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on August 21st, 2018

Softball Australia launch bid to host Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifier in Sydney

Softball Australia has launched a bid to host the 2019 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WSBC) Olympic Qualifier at Blacktown International Sportspark in Sydney. The tournament will determine which nation from

Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News, Olympics on August 17th, 2018

Future looks bright as Aussie Spirit focus on Olympic qualifying

aussie spirit

Having finished fourth at the XVI Women’s Softball World Championship in Chiba, Japan, the Aussie Spirit are now looking with optimism to the future. The immediate focus now turns to

Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on August 13th, 2018

Aussie Spirit finish fourth at World Championship

Aussie Spirit

The Aussie Spirit lived up to their world ranking with a fourth-place finish at the XVI Women’s Softball World Championship in Chiba, Japan. In a dramatic penultimate day of the

Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on August 11th, 2018