May2015

Hill United Australia Announcement

May 29, 2015

Ohsweken, ON


 

                                                                   

 

     The Hill United Chiefs are honored to announce a series of exhibition games against the Australia Steelers. The Steelers, Australia's National Team, are playing a series of exhibition games in Ontario to help prepare for this summer's WBSC Men's World Championship in Saskatoon, SK.

 

“What a fantastic opportunity to open our tour against the ISC's champions Hill United. It will be a great experience for our new players to see what level is required to compete against a World class team. To play in these communities is a lot of fun and great exposure for our sport” – Australia Head Coach Laing Harrow

 

     As in prior years, the Chiefs will start their season at home on the Six Nations territory. This year, for the first time, Hill United will broadcast the game live on Ustream (www.ustream.tv/channel/hillustream). Players from both teams will be available for autographs between games. 

 

“There is already a strong relationship between Australia and the Hill United Chiefs with four of our very own (Adam Folkard, Nick Shailes, James Todhunter and Joel Southam) all on the 2015 Hill United roster. This is a fantastic opportunity for both teams to compete on the diamond and enjoy each other’s company afterwards. We are thankful to Bryan Porter of the Hill United Chiefs and Becky Westman in Milverton for their generous offers of hospitality” – Australia Team Manager Mike Titheradge

 

The Australia Steelers will also host a skills clinic in Milverton on Sunday the 14th‎ from 9am to 11:30am at PERC park.

For info on the games in Ohsweken,

please contact Bryan Porter at 519-750-3524 or email huchiefs@gmail.com

 

For info on the games in Milverton,

please contact Becky Westman at 519-274-2296 or email bwestman@pertheast.ca


The schedule is as follows:

Saturday June 13  1:00pm Ohsweken, ON Gaylord Powless Arena, 1738 4th Line, Ohsweken, ON

Saturday June 13  3:00pm Ohsweken, ON Gaylord Powless Arena, 1738 4th Line, Ohsweken, ON

Sunday June 14     1:30pm Milverton, ON  PERC Park  40 Temperence Street, Milverton, ON

Sunday June 14     3:30pm Milverton, ON  PERC Park  40 Temperence Street, Milverton, ON

     In addition, Hill United and the Australia Steelers will both be in action at the Cephas Roth memorial tournament on June 19- 21 in Tavistock, ON along with several of the top rated teams on the ISC circuit.

 

     Both teams are looking forward to bringing world class ball to the communities of Ohsweken and Milverton. See you at the field‎!

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