News Archives

News Archives

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

Top two face off in the Open Men’s semi-final

At the conclusion of the round robin of the Open Men’s Championship, the Qld Patriots did all they could to attempt to take fourth spot, winning 12-3 over rivals NSW.

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

ACT dominate the Open Men’s Championship on Day 4

Day 4 at West Beach was again dominated by ACT who went undefeated in their triple header putting on 22 runs and conceding only 2 for the day, well and truly

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Posted in Featured News, More News on March 4th, 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

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

Open Men’s competition for 33rd John Reid Shield starts today

The ACT 89ers are going for their sixth consecutive Open Men’s National Softball Championship in Adelaide when play begins today. ACT has been dominant, winning nine of 10 John Reid

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Posted in Featured News, More News on February 29th, 2016