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  • 16
    May

    ESF to hold first-ever Masters Tournament in the autumn

    The European Softball Federation will be holding a first-ever European Masters Cup later this year.

  • 13
    May

    Standings stay tight in GBFL after Week 3

    Divisional races in the Great Britain Fastpitch League got even tighter after games played on Saturday 11 May at Farnham Park, as the league reached the halfway point of the season.

  • 10
    May

    GB Women select players for Olympic quest

    The Olympic adventure for the GB Women’s Team starts here.  A Selection Panel has now chosen the 15 players who will compete for GB in the European Women’s Championship in the Czech Republic and Poland starting at the end of June.

  • 8
    May

    Laura Hirai stars in US college playoff game

    GB fastpitch softball player Laura Hirai played a starring role for her Swarthmore College softball team in the United States recently as the team came from behind to win a post-season Centennial Conference playoff game over Ursinus College.

  • 6
    May

    Angels and Stags lead GBFL races after Week 2

    The second week of play in the Great Britain Fastpitch League (GBFL) took place on Saturday 4 May at Farnham Park on a cool day of wind, sun, cloud and rain, but it continues to look like the race for the title in both the Women’s and Men’s Divisions will be tight.

  • 30
    Apr

    GB Women appoint Hitting Coach for 2019 season

    The GB Women’s Fastpitch Team has appointed a new Hitting Coach for the 2019 season, which includes the European Women’s Championship and Europe/Africa Olympic Qualifier, in an attempt to enhance the team’s offensive potential.

  • 29
    Apr

    GBFL gets under way despite Storm Hannah

    It was bitterly cold and 40 mph gusts of wind battered the players and blew clouds of infield dirt and dust into their faces.  But at least it didn’t rain, and so the 2019 Great Britain Fastpitch League season was able to get started on Saturday 27 April at Farnham Park.

  • 23
    Apr

    Recruiting sessions planned for GB Under-18 Men’s Team

    The GB Under-18 Men’s Team will be competing in a European Qualifier in September for the 2020 WBSC Under-18 Men’s World Championship, and Head Coach Ian Tomlin is looking to add players to the squad.

  • 13
    Apr

    GB Cubs get pre-season games in Holland

    The GB Cubs, the competition arm of the GB Under-13 Girls’ Fastpitch programme, took an Under-15 squad to the Netherlands on the weekend of 30-31 March to compete against Dutch teams in a tournament at the Roef Softball Club.

  • 11
    Apr

    GB U-18 Women announce ‘Long List’ selections

    GB Under-18 Women’s Fastpitch Team Head Coach Robbie Robison has announced a ‘long list’ selection for the squad that will compete this summer in the Futures Gold Division at one of the world’s top invitational tournaments, the Canada Cup.

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