Australian U17 Girls
2013 Esther Deason Shield winners, Qld
Image courtesy Donkin Gook
Since 1970 the Esther Deason Shield was awarded to the winning team of the U16 Girl's Australian Championship.
Esther Deason was instrumental in the formation of Softball Australia. She is honoured as a Life Member of the organisation and as an inductee to both the Australian and International Softball Hall of Fame. It is for this reason that the Shield for the U17 Girls' Championship bears her name. Esther devoted most of her life to Softball throughout Australia and is remembered for her in depth passion for her sport.
Australian U17 Girls' Teams
Australian U17 Girls' Squads
Updated 27 February 2013