World Softball Day 2014

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Melbourne Softball Association 2014 AGM

MSA LogoANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

is to be held on  SUNDAY 1st JUNE, 2014 to commence at 10.00am  in the Northern Pavilion of Fawkner Park

 

Nominations are now being called for all MSA positions

The Executive Committee –

President, Secretary, Treasurer, Competition Manager, Representative Teams Co-Ordinator, Development Co-Ordinator and Event Marketing Co-Ordinator.

For those interested, position descriptions are available online and upon request from the Competition Manager.

ALL MEMBERS are INVITED TO ATTEND

Each MSA team MUST appoint ONE delegate to attend

Please ensure all members are aware – a full committee is needed to guarantee the ongoing success of softball at Melbourne

JOIN US FOR BREAKFAST (at 9.30am) AND THEN FIND OUT WHAT HAS BEEN HAPPENING AND WHAT PLANS ARE AHEAD!!

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MSA at the Mother’s Day Classic

10356174_659775864075570_1499695658328954037_nA few hardy souls from the MSA braved the chill and the pre dawn start to fly the flag at the 2014 Mother’s Day Classic as part of an Active Melbourne initiative to help Melbournians become and stay more active.A fantastic morning was had by everyone and we all had a blast promoting the great game of softball to those in the park.

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Even the stilt walkers couldn’t resist the temptation of hitting a wiffle ball. Mind you, his grip did need a bit of work.

 

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Tony and Poppy had the kids throwing balls and swinging bats like a pro and judging from the many smiling faces I’m pretty sure everyone left feeling pretty happy.

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Vic school girls take out Bronze medal

The Victorian school girls team has had a successful competition at Blacktown over the last week, taking out a Bronze medal.

Natasha Holt from MSA side Red Devils was named Victorian MVP. She, along with Narisse Privitera, who is also another rising Red Devil were also selected for the Australian team to tour Hawaii later in the year.

They, along with Kylie Steemers and Meaghan Grah, have been competing with the Red Devils at Fawkner Park for many years now and we are incredibly proud of their achievements and look forward to seeing them develop their skills further in the coming years. 

Scores from each game can be found on the School Sport website

 

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National Volunteer Week

This week marks the 25th anniversary of National Volunteer Week and the MSA would like to offer their thanks to all those who give their time freely to the Association and their clubs.

Without the help of such volunteers we would be unable to sustain the vibrant community and competition we have at Fawkner Park and as such we are appreciative of all the time and work that goes into keeping the competition sustainable and fun for all.

Sincere appreciation is extended to all those who volunteer their time for softball at Fawkner Park…

We should all give thanks, not just this week but every week, for their commitment and dedication and for the time and effort they put into their role

 

 

 

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MSA members competing in the School Sport Australia Softball Championships

Melbourne Softball and the softball community at Fawkner Park are cheering
on the Victorian Schoolgirls team currently competing in the School Sport Australia Softball Championships being played at Blacktown NSW from 3-10
May 2014.

We extend good luck to members of our community, Natasha Holt (vice
captain), Narisse Privitera, Meaghan Grah and Kylie Steamers and their
fellow team members as they strive for a national title.

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Social Slowpitch League

Thought the MSA only played Slowpitch over summer? Not a chance, we are crazy enough to be out swinging the bat all year round. So come down and join our Social SlowPitch Competition that begins Sunday June 22nd.

Cost

  • $5 per game 
  • $2 for MSA registered fastpitch players.

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Australasian Police & Emergency Services Games

M2014_Logo6‘Melbourne Softball is pleased to be assisting the Melbourne 2014 Organising Committee for the Australasian Police & Emergency Services Games.

The softball and cricket T20 components of the Games shall be played at Fawkner Park over the period Easter Sunday, 20 April – 24 April.  The softball competition shall be played on Easter Sunday & Easter Monday with finals on Tuesday.

Games commence at 10am and conclude at 3pm daily.  The official draw shall be available here soon.  Visit Fawkner Park over Easter to watch the fun and excitement of slowpitch softball.  Contact Us for further details or if you are interested in volunteering for a great experience.

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Pan Pacs – Gold Coast 2014

Gold-CoastOnce again the biennial Pan Pac Masters Games are being held on the Gold Coast from November 1st – 9th

Masters Softball, for those more mature players – interested in joining a team to compete in the softball component of this great event?  Melbourne Softball can assist you to find a team that will best suit you.  Email your expression of interest.

Entries will open on Weds May 7th at 9am (AEST) and close on Fri Sept 12th.

General Information

Softball Information

 

 

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Come ‘n Try Softball

Once again the MSA will be conducting a series of Come and Try days for those new to the game or those looking to join a team at Fawkner Park for the upcoming Metro League season.

These sessions will be held on Sunday April 13th and April 27th from 10am-12pm at Fawkner Park South Yarra

Click here Come ‘n Try Softball for further information or fill in our Contact Form.

 

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