Competing in the Fistball World Championships for the first time in their very short history, the ‘Fisting Wombats’ performed admirably to finish 13th of 14 teams in the final rankings. Not only did the Aussies compete for the first time, but they also recorded their first ever international fistball tournament win. In fact, they recorded three of […]
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And they’re off to Sydney! As for the rest of the squad – Team Manager Greg ‘Huppo’ Huppatz and defenseman Brent ‘Jellyfist’ Lehmann will meet up with the boys in Sydney tonight, while Chris ‘Super Mario’ Milne and Richard ‘Buckfist’ Williams will join the squad in Villa General Belgrano on Friday. Fist on!
The fairy tale is complete! The Fist & The Furious are the inaugural F-League Champions in 2015, and took home the Roger Willen Shield after an incredible Fistivus XV. So let’s now reflect on the the Thunder Road Brewing F-League Season, and how it all went down. With 6 tournaments held across Melbourne and Geelong […]
The Geelong boys are once again in the news, this time getting a glossy two-page spread in The Weekly Review magazine! Carl was unavailable, but Brent ‘Jellyfist’ Lehmann got another crack a photo shoot, this time with President Rolf ‘Godfister’ Petersen by his side.
And the Australian fistball media coverage train keeps chugging along. This time they’re fired up about fistball in the Geelong Advertiser! They even got Carl ‘Carlossus’ Creasey and Brent ‘Jellyfist’ Lehmann practicing their epic ‘Usain Bolt-esque’ victory celebration for the cameras…
Eric “The Dog” Maddocks and Lee “The Power Station” Morony make front page of the Stonnington Leader Newspaper
The Australian media just can’t seem to get enough of our fistballers… this time it’s Eric “The Dog” Maddocks and Lee “The Power Station” Morony in the Stonnington Leader newspaper! And not only did they get an article in the paper, but they also secured the front page! Fistball will now surely be in the […]
After a hard-fought 11-7 11-7 straight sets win against The Fist & The Furious, the Westside Wombats have bounced back from consecutive Lantern Rouge (last place) finishes to take home the Peter Norman Trophy at Fistivus XIV! It appears to be “all or nothing” for this team of feisty wombats, although their results seem to […]
Fresh off an article about Chris “Super Mario” Milne and the Australian fistball journey to Argentina, he was also contacted to speak to Tom Elliott on 3AW Radio’s Drive program about the sport of fistball. Link to the 3AW article (with audio) can be found here: Tom Elliott discovers the curious sport of fistball In case […]
Setter/defender for the Australian national fistball team, Chris “Super Mario” Milne, has received some media coverage in his local rag (Heidelberg Leader Newspaper) for the upcoming World Championships in Argentina. Based on the photo, he seems to be showing a stoic and steely resolve in what appears to be the face of an impending fistball […]
Fistball Federation of Australia announces National Team for 2015 Men’s 15th Fistball World Championships in Argentina
The Fistball Federation of Australia (FiFA) is pleased to announce the official selection of the ten-man Australian national fistball team that will be competing this November at the 2015 Men’s 15th Fistball World Championships in Córdoba, Argentina. This will be Australia’s first-ever appearance at the Fistball World Championships. The final selections are as follows: Jason […]