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Junior Steelers ready to take on the world

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Australia’s Junior Steelers are about to head to Canada with the aim of securing World Championship glory. The 17-player team leaves on Saturday for the XII WBSC Junior Men’s Softball World

Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on June 22nd, 2018

Chicago Bandits add Australian flavour to US tradition

Taylah Tsitsikronis

The Australians who played for the Chicago Bandits in the National Pro Fastpitch league last year made quite an impression. So much so that they were acknowledged at a pre-game

Posted in Featured News, More News, News on June 19th, 2018

Spirit come oh-so close to ending Bandits’ winning streak

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The Aussie Spirit came within a whisker of ending the Chicago Bandits’ winning streak in their latest National Pro Fastpitch league series. In the first game of a double-header in

Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on June 18th, 2018

Aussie Spirit rising to the NPF challenge

Aussie Spirit

The Aussie Spirit’s debut season in the National Pro Fastpitch league (NPF) has been a steep learning curve on many different levels, according to Head Coach Fabian Barlow. The NPF

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

National Scoring Committee appointments

Softball Australia is pleased to announce the newly appointed members to the Softball Australia National Scoring Committee. The positions of National Chief Statistician and National Technology Development were recently advertised

Posted in More News, News on June 13th, 2018

Aussie Spirit regroup ahead of NPF road trip

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After 24 games in 22 days, the Aussie Spirit players and coaches now have a chance to catch their breath and make plans for the rest of their debut season

Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on June 12th, 2018

Positions vacant: National Umpiring Committee – staff

Softball Australia is seeking expressions of interest for the volunteer position of National Umpire Staff – Communication and Membership Engagement and Technical with the National Umpiring Committee. Two positions for

Posted in More News, News on June 8th, 2018

Spirit offence comes to life, but Bandits prevail

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A sensational outfield catch by Tamieka Whitefield and a much-improved offensive display were not enough to get the Aussie Spirit over the line against the Chicago Bandits. The Bandits maintained

Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on June 7th, 2018

Huskies fall short in College World Series bid

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Australian softball star Gabbie Plain gave it her best shot, but her Washington Huskies were beaten by Florida State in the NCAA College World Series in Oklahoma City. Having pitched

Posted in Featured News, More News, News on June 6th, 2018

Aussie Spirit swept by NPF’s top team

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The Aussie Spirit will be glad to see the back of the USSSA Pride as they move on to their next challenge in their debut season in the National Pro

Posted in Featured News, More News, News on June 6th, 2018