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Medal hopes dashed as Chinese edge out Spirit

Taylah Tsitsikronis

World Championship Game Six: China 2, Australia 0. The Aussie Spirit’s chances of earning a medal at the Softball World Championship vanished as they were beaten 2-0 by China in

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Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on July 22nd, 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

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

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

Aussie Spirit and U19 Men going to World Championships

North America is once again the host for the 2016 World Softball Championships.  The 15th WBSC Women’s World Softball Championship will take place in Surrey, BC Canada – a suburb

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Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News on March 9th, 2016

World Championships – umpire appointments

Softball Australia and the National Umpiring Committee are pleased to announce three Australian umpires have been appointed by the World Baseball Softball Confederation – Softball Division, to umpire at the

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Posted in More News, News, Umpiring Featured News on March 8th, 2016

Aussie Spirit Team named for 2016 World Championship

Aussie Spirit Head Coach, Fabian Barlow, today named his 17-person team for the WBSC XV Women’s World Softball Championship that will be played in Vancouver, Canada in July.  Queensland led the

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Posted in Featured News, High Performance, More News, News on February 26th, 2016