The Fistball Federation of Australia first entered a national team into competition in 2014, with the Australian Men’s National Fistball Team travelling to Pakistan to compete in the inaugural Asian Fistball Championships in April 2014. The Australian Women’s National Fistball Team competed for the first time in October 2016 at the Women’s World Fistball Championships in Brazil.
The Men’s National Fistball Team are commonly referred to as the Wombats, while the Women’s National Team are known as the Possums. The Men’s National Masters Team, competing for the first time in 2018, is referred to as the Dugongs.
National Team Honour Roll
|Year||Most Valuable Player (Men)||Best Team Player (Men)||Most Valuable Player (Women)||Best Team Player (Women)|
|2017||Rod Matthews||Jason Beelders||Clare Woodhouse||Jessie Lyon|
|2016||N/A||N/A||Lindsey Lehmann||Laura Simmonds|
|2015||Carl Creasey||Brent Lehmann||N/A||N/A|
THE LATEST NEWS ON THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL FISTBALL TEAMS...
Behold the 2018 Australian Fistball Calendar, including all Fistivus dates for the VFL, as well as the major international tournaments to come this year. Dates will be added as they come to light, in particular this year’s fundraising Quiz Night, deadlines for national team nomination, and national team training sessions. All VFL results and standings […]
Carl ‘Carlossus’ Creasey of the Bay City Fisters has capped off a great 2017 VFL season by claiming the highest individual honour in Australian fistball – the Klemens ‘Fistols’ Kronsteiner Medal. After claiming the highest number of votes at the first 3 Fistivi of the year (including maximum points at Fistivus XXIV), he raced away […]
Well, the 2018 Trans-Tasman Fistball Championships are over, but what a cracking good weekend! The Australian men’s team (aka the Wombats) were able to retain the Trans-Tasman Men’s Fistball Championship, winning the first 4 matches before dropping the final match in a thriller, while the New Zealand women’s team were once again too strong for the […]
It is with great delight that the Fistball Federation of Australia (FiFA) can now announce their first-ever international head coach for the Australian National Men’s Fistball Team, with experienced German fistball coach Thomas “Tommy” Helber accepting FiFA’s offer to come on board and lead Australian fistball through the next stage of its development. With 40+ […]
The Fistball Federation of Australia (FiFA) is pleased to announce the official selections for the Australian national men’s and women’s fistball teams that will be competing on January 26th-28th at the 2018 Trans-Tasman Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand. This will be the second time Australia has faced New Zealand on the international fistball scene, and the first time an international […]
With the deadline for National Team nomination expiring at Sunday’s initial training session, we can now officially name the extended Men’s National Team squad for the 2018 Trans-Tasman Fistball Championships. And what a squad it is! A whopping 20-man squad – the largest extended squad we’ve ever worked with – will be training over the […]