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PASSING OF GEORGE WOODCOCK

24 Mar

 

SOFTBALL PRODIGY RUNNING IN HERO'S FOOTSTEPS

18 Mar

OPEN CLUB & SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS CANCELLED

16 Mar

 
George Woodcock has been a driving force of Evergreens softball for the past 40 years and a member of the inaugural 1971 side that played at the National Evergreens Tournament in Cambridge.

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Softball great Lara Andrews used to keep an eye on Caitlyn Lewin in after-school care; now Lewin is following Andrews to a softball scholarship in USA. 

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Based on the latest government advisory regarding Covid-19, we have come to a decision that the Open Clubs and Secondary School championships are to be cancelled.

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U-18 MEN'S WORLD CUP: A TOURNAMENT FOR THE AGES

14 Mar

 

PITCHER ALREADY ON LEGEND'S PATH

2 Mar

NZ FINISH 5TH AT U-18 MEN'S WORLD CUP

29 Feb

 
Four different continents were represented in the top four places at the WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup for the first time in another showcase of softball’s global expansion and development.

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Hineawe Crawford thinks it would be neat to follow a similar path to retired Black Sox legend Thomas Makea.

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NZ will finish fifth in Palmerston North, while Japan has secured home advantage in Sunday's world championship final.

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6x WEEK OFFENSIVE & DEFENSIVE PROGRAMME

The Rookie Sox 6x Week Offensive & Defensive Programme is designed to support the further development of 11-12 year old softballers. The programme has been developed to put your team (or identified players) ahead of the competition with six weeks of structured and innovative training. 

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NATIONAL UMPIRE PATHWAYS FRAMEWORK
The National Umpire Pathways Framework, is now available for download. 

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THANK YOU PAULO PICS NZ & DEBBIE BARKER PHOTOGRAPHY

Softball New Zealand would like to say a big thanks to our photographers Paul Hodgson and Debbie Barker for their ongoing support of our National Tournaments. We love your work!

 
 
NATIONAL SCORERS PATHWAY

The National Scorer’s Pathway provides a development pathway from being able to score at a youth softball game to officiating at a WBSC World Championship.

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SCORERS ONLINE MODULE
Softball season is just around the corner! Why not get involved this year by becoming a scorer?
It's simple to become a scorer with our online Softball Scoring Fundamentals course for $19.99 (including GST). You can learn at your own pace and dip into the training whenever you need a refresher
 
 
ONLINE COACHING MODULES
SNZ Coach Accreditation Modules are available online and they are free!

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WBSC APPROVED BAT LIST 
For the up and coming season covering all national and international tournaments only approved bats that appear on the WBSC Approved Bat List will be acceptable. Bats will conform to the bat checks that are currently in place but they must appear on the WBSC Approved Bat List.

Click here to view the latest WBSC Approved Bat List.
 
VACANCIES
  • New Zealand Junior Black Sox - Head Coach

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NATIONAL FACILITIES
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The 2018 NFP is now available online. 

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WORKFORCE PLANNING STRATEGY
This is an important document if we are to ensure; a future workforce, a workforce with a skill base and meet the changing needs of participants. Success of this strategy will only come from a willingness of our community to work together to increase knowledge, improve capability and most importantly, improve how we engage with staff and volunteers.
 
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