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New Zealand JBS Team Positions
Applications are invited for the following positions with the New Zealand Junior Black Sox:
  • Assistant Coach
  • Battery Coach
Please go to our employment page for more info.
news-strip1(copy) 31 Oct
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Black Sox Interview on Sky Sport 2
Nathan Nukunuku, Ben and Thomas Enoka will be interviewed on Sky Sport 2, 6:30pm Saturday, 1 November. The interview will run for 25 minutes and focus on the upcoming ISF Men’s Qualifier between Australia, Samoa and New Zealand.

The programme will be repeated on Sky Sport over the upcoming weeks.

Lock it in. 
news-strip1(copy) 20 Oct 
Black Sox side gearing up for World Qualifiers 
The New Zealand Black Sox hope to have United States-based pitching ace Jeremy Manley back for the Oceania world men's softball championships qualifying series in Auckland in December.
news-strip1(copy) 3 Sep 
Softball NZ keen to work on White Sox team's progress 
As players and coaching staff return to their various bases around New Zealand the White Sox women’s softball team can look back at their recent world championship effort of eighth place and feel moderately satisfied.
news-strip1(copy) 31 Aug 
Darren Rea named as Black Sox pitching coach 
Former Black Sox outfielder Darren Rea has been confirmed as the new pitching coach of the Black Sox team. 
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The "Sport of Champions"
The Sport of Champions video highlights the strengths of previous World Series winning teams and the difficulties they overcame to be victorious. The video covers off 8 world titles in total featuring World Champion coaches and captains; Dave Sorenson -- 1976, Lower Hutt, New Zealand; Naomi Shaw -- 1982, Taiwan; Mike Walsh -- 1984, USA, Dale Eager -- 1985, Canada / 1989, USA; Mike Walsh -- 1996, USA; Don Tricker -- 2000, South Africa / 2004, Christchurch, New Zealand - Click here.
 Black Sox World Champions Poster
Available for download (12mg)
White Sox Poster

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Domestic News & Info
news-strip1(copy) 20 November
Black Sox players will head softball spectacular 
World class softball comes to Marlborough on November 29 when Christchurch's highly-rated Albion Pirates club side takes on the Marlborough senior men's side at A and P Park.

SNZ require selectors for the following National Tournaments
  • U19 Boys, 8-11 Jan, Nelson
  • U19 Girls, 8-11 Jan, Auckland
  • SI U15 Girls, 26 Feb-1 Mar, Blenheim
  • Div 1 Sec Boys & Girls, 23-27 Mar, Lower Hutt
For more information please contact SNZ
news-strip1(copy) 3 November 
Nga Hau e Wha Maori Softball 
The competition known as Ngā Hau e Whā brings together many Māori softball players.
news-strip1(copy) 3 November 
Softball scores a home run
Most people will hope the future of softball in the area is nothing like Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick's first swing of a bat on Saturday.
news-strip1(copy) 28 October 
Elson receives University Awards
Wherever Massey University's high-profile athletes may be around the world, some still find time to hit the books, but never head to class.
news-strip1(copy) 13 October 
SNZ  Chairman confirmed
The Softball New Zealand board had its first meeting  following the AGM on the 12th of October. Two new members were welcomed to the board: Lynda O’Cain and Trafford Wilson.
news-strip1(copy) 13 October 
Passing of Phil Packer 
It is with sadness we advise of the passing of Phil Packer on Sunday. More
news-strip1(copy) 8 October
Passing of Wayne Roper 
It is with great sadness we announce to the wider softball community the passing of a great man, a loyal friend, who was a dedicated and treasured member of our club, our Premier Woman's coach Wayne Roper. more 
news-strip1(copy) 6 October 
Passing of Margaret Adsett
It is with our deepest regret that we inform you of the passing of ASA Life Member Margaret Adsett yesterday.
news-strip1(copy) 30 September 
BNZ - Sports Club Supporters 
Sports Club Supporters is a unique and non traditional way to help sports clubs raise funds.

For more information please click here 
For terms and conditions please click here  
news-strip1(copy) 19 September 
Bringing back Softball in Rotorua
Softball is making a welcome return to Rotorua this summer.  
news-strip1(copy) 17 September 
SNZ 2013-14 Awards Winners
Congratulations to all recipients
To view all winners please click here
The Rookie & Emerging Sox National Pitching Workshops
Softball New Zealand has developed a national pitching programme targeting the under 13 (Rookie Sox), 15 and 18 (Emerging Sox) age groups. 

Want to find out more and be part of the programme, click here.
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SNZ has developed a number of resources to promote and support the Rookie Sox concept. The Rookie Sox manual in particular covers various topics designed to improve the quality of experience for this age group from; coaching modules, training plans, templates and player of the day certificates.
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