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)|
|2018||Jason Hughes & Ben Hughes||Rod Matthews & Lee Morony||Brooke McKay||Jessie Lyon|
|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|
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