01 Feb

Defending champions Japan have maintained their unbeaten run in the Asia Pacific Cup winning both of their games on day two.

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Defending champions Japan remain undefeated at #APC2019

The Japan juggernaut rolled on in the opening game of day two at the Asia Pacific Cup recording a 9-2 win over Australia A and 10-0 win over New Zealand at Blacktown International Sportspark.

Travelodge Aussie Spirit share top spot with Japan

The Travelodge Aussie Spirit have kept pace with Asia Pacific Cup tournament leaders Japan after winning both of their games at Blacktown International Sportspark today.

Day 2 results
Japan 9 d Australia A 2
Japan 10 d New Zealand 0
Chinese Taipei 4 d Italy 3
China 4 d Italy 0
Travelodge Aussie Spirit 5 d Australia A 0
Chinese Taipei 10 d New Zealand 0
Travelodge Aussie Spirit 5 d China 0

Ladder after Day 2
Japan - 8
Travelodge Aussie Spirit - 8
Chinese Taipei - 6
China - 4
Italy - 2
Australia A - 0
New Zealand - 0

Day 3 schedule
11:00am - New Zealand v Italy
1:30pm - New Zealand v Australia A
1:30pm - China v Chinese Taipei
4:00pm - Japan v Italy
4:00pm - Travelodge Aussie Spirit v Chinese Taipei
6:30pm - China v Australia A
8:00pm - Travelodge Aussie Spirit v Japan

All times AEDT, times subject to change

For complete box scores and schedule, please click here

For images from day 2 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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