2019/2020 Season Awards

As we are all aware we were unable to do our presentation night. I believe you would all have had online presentations as a team.

I would like to congratulate all recipients.

Lorraine Parkinson has all the trophies and grand final medallions, we will endeavour to get those to you all in the not too distant future

2019/2020 Softball Awards

Softball Division Windup Sun 29th March

To be held @ Kingsway Football and Sporting Club

BYO nibblies, drinks at bar prices
Presentation of player milestone and team awards
Lets make it a fun afternoon

More details @ https://www.facebook.com/events/288306795466906/

New players wanted for Men’s Winter Ball

Chasing a few extra players for men’s winter softball

Season commences in April home and away Sunday 1pm or 3pm timeslot out of our home ground Birralee, there may include the occasional 11am game too

Cnr Shaw Road and Beatrice St Innaloo

Training Wednesday night at Birralee 6:30pm -8pm for the next few weeks, moving to Thursday night once summer comp finishes

Players father and son or siblings 15+ welcome, keep fit over winter in these amazing social sides

Contact Russell Berriman or softballchairperson@carinecats.com.au

We welcome plate or base umpires, scorers if you are free and would like to to be part or this great club


Tabitha Rewell in the U16 International Friendship Series

Delighted to advise ex Cats tee baller now softball Tabitha Rewell has been selected in the U16 Australian team

Aussie Diamonds U16 squads announced for IFS

Carine Cats players in the WBSC U18 Women’s World Cup

Congratulations to the following Carine Cats players who have made the squad:

Ashlee Harwood

Olivia Kuzminski

Softball Australia are pleased to announce the U18 Women’s team to compete at the upcoming WBSC U18 Women’s World Cup to be held in Lima, Peru from 23 – 30 August, 2020.

The team has been selected following the U18 Women’s National Championship held at Blacktown International Sportspark earlier in January.

A number of players have been listed as reserves and will be invited to compete in the Canada Cup as part of the Aussie Diamonds Pathway Program.

Newly appointed Junior Spirit Head Coach Chantelle ‘CJ’ James will lead the team and be joined by a host of qualified support staff ahead of the World Cup.

James and her staff will aim to steer the Junior Spirit to a sixth medal in international competition to add to Australia’s swag of five bronze medals.

A training camp is scheduled to take place at the Australian Institute of Sport from 14-16 February.

The final team, with reserve list, is listed below:

Final Team
Neve Adams SA
Ryleigh Arnott NSW
Brooke Clappinson WA
Mackayla Denney WA
Amelia Fidge SA
Amaya Foxover Qld
Mia Gilmore NSW
Ashlee Harwood WA
Jessie Keech SA
Hirari Kurihara Qld
Olivia Kuzminski WA
Stephanie Lowe Qld
Aislinn Morris WA
Charli Orsini NSW
Jessica Rohde Qld
Karah Schultz SA

Zali Adams SA
Madi Baker NSW
Indigo Beck De Silva SA
Alyssa Charter-Smith NSW*
Jayde Jensen NSW
Sophie Lawrence Qld
Isabella Lorenzo NSW
Alyssa Mighell NSW
Aroha Munroe SA
Mackenzie Peebles Qld
Paige Smith WA
Zali Summers Qld
Willow Swinbourn WA
Caitlin Wilde NSW

*Alyssa represented Softball Victoria at the 2020 U18 Women’s National Championship

Margaret Bailey – 75 years young, still playing

An inspiration and true ‘legend’.

We can all only hope we can still take the field at 75 years young!

“FLAMES” West Australian Open Womens Carine Cats Representatives

How exciting!

Get down and support our senior players representing WA in the Gilleys Shield at Mirrabooka, January 2020

Liv Kuzminski Sara Riou and Gemma Hooker

We are also reclaiming Amber Johnson, Amber arrived in WA as an import from the USA 2010

Once a Catter always a Catter, wishing you every success ladies

Softball Movie Fundraiser – Last Christmas

These movie tickets are kindly sponsored by Jodi Hackford from Connect Mortgages.

Junior Pre-Season Training

Starting early September. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Softball Preseason Training – Juniors

Pre-season training and grading is COMPULSORY for Juniors and dates are as follows:

As Winter Softball play games at Birralee on Sundays the following dates have been set aside for pre-season training.  Team Nominations for the summer season are to be lodged by early September 2019. Additional training sessions will be advised later.

 JUNIORS:  For U14’s, U16’s and U18 players – 3 sessions on Saturday 17, 24 and 31 August 2019 from 11.30am to 12.300pm at Birralee Upper Oval (cnr Beatrice Street and Shaw Road, Innaloo).  Extra sessions if required will be advised at a later date and will depend on ground availability.

If you are unable to attend please advise Registrar, Cheryl Poustie, 0412 883 194, 9447 4914 or Kerry Rispoli on 9448 4662, 0408 484 662.

Please wear appropriate sportswear (especially if cold and wet) and bring a water bottle, hat, jacket and your GLOVE.

 Any grading requests are to be in writing to Softball registrar softballregistrar@carinecats.com.au and will be referred to the Grading Committee for consideration and will be dependent on individual circumstances.