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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

World Cup Game 4: USA no-hitter hands Spirit first loss

The combination of a brutal schedule and a brilliant pitching performance handed the Aussie Spirit their first loss of the World Cup in Oklahoma City. After beating New Zealand earlier

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Posted in Featured News, More News, News on July 8th, 2016

World Cup Game 3: Porter blasts game-winning homer

Image courtesy Softball NZ Stacey Porter hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to snatch a dramatic win for Australia over New Zealand in Game

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Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on July 8th, 2016

International Friendship Series: Day Two

With a rain affected start to the day, teams had to keep themselves busy until 4:00pm when the sun came out and diamonds were playable. A revised draw saw all

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Posted in Featured News, More News, News on July 6th, 2016

International Friendship Series: Day One

All teams played through two games on a sunny, yet icy cold first day of the tournament down at Blacktown International Sportspark. Here is a  wrap up of the day’s

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

International teams give Under-23 event a lift

Teams from the USA and Indonesia will add an international flavour as the best young softball talent in Australia battle it out in Sydney this month. The four-day Under 23

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

Duff ready for 2016 Japan Cup

Softball Australia is pleased to announce Warren Duff will travel with the Aussie Spirit to umpire at the 2016 Japan Cup. Warren first umpired the Japan Cup in 2009 and

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Posted in More News, News on June 30th, 2016

Family support lifts Sandy’s spirit

By the time Emma Holden celebrates her first birthday, she will have travelled further than many people do in a lifetime. That’s because Emma is the baby daughter of Sandy

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

Japan Cup team announced

Australia’s team for the Japan Cup will be a blend of youth and experience, with the immediate aim of winning the tournament but also with longer-term goals in mind. The

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Posted in Featured News, More News, News on May 24th, 2016

Janice shows true Spirit

When Janice Blackman answered her phone recently, she had no idea the voice on the other end was about to change her life. The caller was Aussie Spirit head coach

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Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on May 20th, 2016