NSW dominate Under-23 National Championship to take Gold

After five days of quality baseball, New South Wales came out on top at the Under-23 National Baseball Championships in Adelaide, overcoming Queensland 14-4 in the Grand Final. Alexander Jacobs was there. In a repeat of last year’s Gold Medal match, NSW went one better after a second placed finish, with an emphatic display of […]

Holloway Field New Home For Bandits

Brisbane will have a new home for baseball for the upcoming 2013/2014 season, as the Bandits move from the RNA Showgrounds to Holloway Field.  Alex Chisholm reports. General manager Paul Gonzalez expressed his delight at the move after the Showgrounds became an untenable option for the Bandits. “Moving to Holloway will have a positive affect. Unfortunately […]

Brisbane Bandits @ Sydney Blue Sox :: PREVIEW

  LAST SERIES :: Sydney (24-18) travelled down the Hume for a top of the table clash that had everything we love about Baseball – they split the series to leave the playoffs wide open. Brisbane (22-20) are playing incredible baseball at the moment, winning eight out of their last nine. WHAT’S COMING :: The ABL season […]

Brisbane outclass Perth to take third place

The Brisbane Bandits thrilled their fans on Sunday with a final home series victory that puts the team in third place on the ABL ladder.  John Grey with more.     Brisbane’s pitchers again led the way to give Perth a game-four thrashing 8-2, with another mature, commanding performance by Rhys Niit who is now […]

Brisbane pitchers dominate as Bandits catch Perth

The Brisbane Bandits rode pitching dominance to victory in Saturday’s doubleheader against Perth, putting themselves into shared third place in the ABL standings and setting up a thriller final home game.  John Grey reports.     With a 2-1 lead in the four-game series against the Perth Heat at the RNA Showgrounds, Brisbane have a […]

Perth fight back for vital win against Brisbane

The Perth Heat fought for a tight and vital comeback win against a surging Brisbane Bandits on Friday night. John Grey reports. After trailing most of the game, Perth got on the board with a solo home run by slugger Brenden Webb before their bats lit up for a four-run eighth inning. Perth, plagued by […]

Perth Heat @ Brisbane Bandits :: PREVIEW

WHERE AND WHEN: RNA Showgrounds (enter via O’Connell Tce). Fri Jan 18, 7pm; Sat Jan 19, doubleheader, 4pm & 7pm; Sun Jan 20, 1pm. LAST SERIES: The Brisbane Bandits have their heads high after taking the broom to the Canberra Cavalry. Perth make the long flight to Brisbane after splitting a disappointing series at home […]

Brisbane sweep Canberra to set up thrilling ABL finish

The battling Brisbane Bandits, having decisively swept Australian Baseball League leaders Canberra Cavalry, now step up for series against the two teams they need to beat for a finals berth. John Grey reports. Young pitcher Rhys Niit, in an impressive first professional start, led Brisbane to a dominating 9-5 victory against Canberra on Sunday to […]

Brisbane Bandits humble league leaders

A week after being swept by the team in the Australian Baseball League basement, the Brisbane Bandits have stormed home to take a series from league leaders Canberra — with a chance to sweep them and climb back into contention for a finals berth. John Grey saw it unfold. Brisbane fans gained new hope of […]

Do-or-die Bandits take first blood

The Brisbane Bandits started their do-or-die baseball weekend with two 6-1 wins on Friday over visiting Australian Baseball League leaders the Canberra Cavalry. John Grey with more.   In the first of a make-up doubleheader, James Albury continued his rain-affected November 17 start to pitch a complete game for his first season win. The game […]