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  • 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.

  • 4
    Apr

    2019 selections announced for GB Under-16s

    Selections have now been made for the GB Under-16 Women’s Fastpitch Team for the 2019 competition season.

  • 1
    Apr

    ESF releases schedules for women’s events

    The European Softball Federation has released schedules for all its Women’s Championships and Cup tournaments this summer, and three British teams now know who they will face when their tournaments get under way.

  • 27
    Mar

    London Cubs set off for pre-season tournament in Holland

    The London Cubs, the GB Under-13 Girls’ Fastpitch competition team, spent a day training and scrimmaging against High Performance Academy athletes on Sunday 24 March to prepare for an Under-15 tournament in the Netherlands this coming weekend.

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