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Australian U23 Men’s & Women’s National Championships – Day 2

Play finally got underway on day two of the Australian U23 Men’s & Women’s National Championships in Blacktown, after play on day one was abandoned due to rain. It was

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Posted in Featured News, More News, News on July 22nd, 2016

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

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

World Cup Game One: Aussies off to a winning start

Erin Thras put on a powerful offensive performance as the Aussie Spirit began their World Cup campaign in Oklahoma City with a 7-2 win over the Netherlands. Thras homered, doubled

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Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on July 6th, 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

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

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

A Spartan life for Georgia

Like many thousands of other softball fans around the world, Georgia Blair has been glued to the TV coverage of the US college playoffs. But unlike most of the others,

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Posted in Featured News, More News, News on May 26th, 2016