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World Cup Game 6: Blair sac fly wins it for Spirit

In yet another dramatic finish, the Aussie Spirit pulled off a come-from-behind victory over the Philippines in Game 6 of their World Cup game in Oklahoma City. This time the

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Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on July 10th, 2016

World Cup Game 5: Aussies win extra-inning thriller

An extra-inning sacrifice fly by Stacey McManus gave the Aussie Spirit a thrilling win after a see-sawing contest against China in Game 5 of their World Cup clash in Oklahoma

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Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on July 10th, 2016

Carmelle’s bold move pays off

A decade ago, a teenage New Zealand softball player happened to see a bunch of Australians at a training session. To say the least, she was impressed. So impressed, in

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Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on June 29th, 2016

Expressions of Interest at the 2017 Championships – Statisticians

Expressions of Interest for Statisticians at the 2017 National Championships are now open. If you are interested in being a statistician, assistant or spotter at the Championships, click here to complete

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Posted in More News, News on June 23rd, 2016

2017 Australian Championship dates and venues announced

Softball Australia is pleased to announce the host venues for the 2017 Australian Championship season, including the 34th Open Men’s National Softball Championship in January, the week following the 70th Open

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Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News on March 16th, 2016

NSW end 22-year drought to win the 33rd John Reid Shield

NSW has won their second John Reid Shield in dramatic fashion with a 3-2 win over five-time defending champions, ACT, in Adelaide. Harri Peters pitched a five hitter for the

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Posted in Featured News, More News on March 5th, 2016

Two wins for South Australia at Open Men’s Championship

Day 3 saw ACT suffer their first loss for the week, and WA, Vic, Qld and NSW each picking up wins. But the day belonged to event hosts, South Australia,

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Posted in Featured News, More News on March 3rd, 2016

ACT on top after day 2 at the John Reid Shield

Day 2 got underway with SA taking on WA bright and early for a 9:30am start. The hosts were competitive for the majority of the contest with the result really only getting away

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Posted in Featured News, More News on March 2nd, 2016

Perfect conditions on day 1 at the Open Men’s Championship

Teams arrived at the diamonds for a 10:30am start in perfect conditions down at West Beach, the home of softball in South Australia. Championship hosts faced up to last year’s champions,

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Posted in Featured News, More News on March 1st, 2016

Live streaming from Blacktown

The International Down Under Series starts today at Blacktown International Sportspark.  All games scheduled on Diamond 1 will be streamed live on Softball Australia’s YouTube game channel, SAL productions.  For more information

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Posted in Featured News, More News, News on February 5th, 2016