31 Jan

The Travelodge Aussie Spirit are off to a perfect start in the 2019 Asia Pacific Cup, winning both of their opening games. They share the tournament lead with defending champions Japan.

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Tahli chasing Moore after dream debut

Tahli Moore has capped off a dream Travelodge Aussie Spirit debut, scoring the winning run in an eight inning thriller over New Zealand in the 2019 Asia Pacific Cup.

Australia A go down to Italy in Asia Pacific opener

Australia A are off to a shaky start in the 2019 Asia Pacific Cup after going down to Italy today 3-0 at Blacktown International Sportspark.

Day 1 results
China 5 d New Zealand 1
Japan 2 d Chinese Taipei 1
Japan 3 d China 1
Italy 3 d Australia A 0
Chinese Taipei 8 d Australia A 1
Travelodge Aussie Spirit 2 d New Zealand 1
Travelodge Aussie Spirit 7 d Italy 0

Ladder after Day 1
Travelodge Aussie Spirit - 4
Japan - 4
Chinese Taipei - 2
China - 2
Italy - 2
New Zealand - 0
Australia A - 0

Day 2 schedule
11:00am - Japan v Australia A
1:30pm - Japan v New Zealand
1:30pm - Italy v Chinese Taipei
4:00pm - Italy v China
4:00pm - Travelodge Aussie Spirit v Australia A
6:30pm - New Zealand v Chinese Taipei
8:00pm - Travelodge Aussie Spirit v China

All times AEDT, times subject to change

For complete box scores and schedule, please click here

For images from day 1 of the 2019 Asia Pacific Cup, click here. Please credit Softball Australia.

About the Asia Pacific Cup
From Thursday 31 January – Sunday 3 February 2019, Blacktown International Sportspark will host the second annual Asia Pacific Cup.

This world-class, international event will showcase some of the best softball players in the world, from Italy, China, New Zealand, Chinese Taipei and defending champions Japan, up against the Travelodge Aussie Spirit stars.

The four days will showcase some incredible talent with a few mouthwatering match-ups over the first three days of the tournament.

Grab your tickets today for a fun day out watching some of the world’s greatest softball stars!

Tickets available through Eventbrite starting from just $10.00 with ages 18 and under admitted for free, head to Eventbrite and book your spot today.

Purchase tickets here.

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