34th Men’s National Softball Championship


Event: 34th Men’s National Softball Championship
Playing for the John Reid Shield
Date: 9 – 14 January 2017
Venue/location: Hawker International Softball Centre, ACT
Final Placings:
1 ACT 89ers
2 Queensland Patriots
3 New South Wales
4 Victoria
5 WA Western Blaze
6 South Australia
Draw/Results: Click Here for competition statistics, draws and results
2017 Champions: ACT 89ers
Defending Champions: New South Wales

Teams: ACT 89ers
New South Wales
Queensland Patriots
South Australia
WA Western Blaze
View all 2017 team lists here

Officials: Technical Delegate – Frank Curcio
Tournament Convener – Jon Wells
Tournament Chief Umpire – Patricia Sibraa
Tournament Chief Statistician – Sandra Palmer

Award winners: Best Batter Hayden Mathews (NSW)
  Best Pitcher Harri Peters (NSW)
  Most Valuable Player Hayden Mathews (NSW)
  Rookie of the Year Dayle Child (SA)
  Player of the Grand Final Andrew Kirkpatrick (ACT)

All Tournament Team: Pitcher Harri Peters (NSW)
  Catcher David Edwards (Vic)
  1st Base Aaron Cockman (WA)
  2nd Base Brendon O’Byrne (WA)
  3rd Base George Psimaris (Vic)
  Shortstop Julian Jemmott (Qld)
  Outfielders Hayden Mathews (NSW)
Zenon Winters  (ACT)
Jamie Sheehan (ACT)
  Designated Player Josh McGovern (ACT)

Sponsors: Australian Sports Commission, Easton, Greatrex