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)||Most Valuable Player (Women)||Best Team Player (Men)||Best Team Player (Women)||Coach's Award (Men)||Coach's Award (Women)|
|2016||N/A||Lindsey Lehmann||N/A||Laura Simmonds||N/A||Erin Donnellon|
|2015||Carl Creasey||N/A||Brent Lehmann||N/A||Richard Williams||N/A|
THE LATEST NEWS ON THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL FISTBALL TEAMS...
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 […]
The Fistball Federation of Australia (FiFA) is excited to announce their commitment to hosting the 2nd Asia-Pacific Fistball Championships in November, 2018. While the final dates, structure and venue are yet to be finalised, the tournament is expected to take place in Melbourne, Victoria. The tournament will host national men’s fistball teams from across the […]
The inaugural Trans-Tasman Fistball Championships were held on Saturday 4th –Sunday 5th of February 2017, hosted by the Fistball Federation of Australia (FiFA) in Geelong, Victoria. Teams representing FiFA and New Zealand Fistball Association (NZFA) competed for the titles of Men’s Trans-Tasman Fistball Champion, Women’s Trans-Tasman Fistball Champion and Continental Club’s Trans-Tasman Fistball Champion. This […]
And so concludes a remarkable weekend of fistball at the inaugural Trans-Tasman Fistball Championships. Thanks again to the New Zealand Fistball Association and its players for making the trip over the pond to engage us in the legendary sport of fistball, thereby allowing us to host our first ever international tournament and get to know […]